Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - hole 2
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - hole 2
The second hole of the Corbie Hill links at Fraserburgh Golf Club climbs a dune hill to reveal a great view of the course and the water. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - clubhouse
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - clubhouse
The clubhouse at Fraserburgh Golf Club sits across the street from the seventh oldest golf course in the world. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course
The Corbie Hill links at Fraserburgh Golf Club delivers outstanding views from a massive dune early in the round. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 4th
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 4th
Climbing up the dune makes the fourth hole on the Corbie Hill links at Fraserburgh Golf Club play much longer than just 328 yards. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 5th
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 5th
The "Hump" guards the par-3 fifth green on the Corbie Hill links at Fraserburgh Golf Club in Aberdeenshire. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 7th
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 7th
Three cavernous bunkers gobble up approach shots to the 165-yard seventh hole on the Corbie Hill links at Fraserburgh Golf Club. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 13th
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 13th
Two bunkers and a gap in the dunes frame the 13th green on the Corbie Hill links at Fraserburgh Golf Club in Aberdeenshire. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 14th
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 14th
An elevated tee overlooks the 198-yard 14th hole on the Corbie Hill links at Fraserburgh Golf Club. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 15th
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 15th
The par-5 15th hole of the Corbie Hill links at Fraserburgh Golf Club enters a narrow corridor of dunes. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 16th
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 16th
No. 16 on the Corbie Hill links at Fraserburgh Golf Club, a demanding par 4 called "The Valley," runs through dunes. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 17th
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Fraserburgh Golf Club - Corbie Hill Course - 17th
A golfers tees off on the par-3 17th hole on the Corbie Hill links at Fraserburgh Golf Club. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor

Classic Corbie Hill at Fraserburgh Golf Club is one of Scotland's most underrated links

FRASERBURGH, Aberdeenshire, Scotland -- Golfers driving by Fraserburgh Golf Club probably aren't tempted to stop. The first and 18th holes of the Corbie Hill Course across the street from the modest two-story clubhouse look mostly non-descript.

Hidden away from view, however, is one of Scotland's most underrated links, a James Braid classic.

Put Fraserburgh, the seventh oldest club in the world, dating to 1777, on your next golf tour of the Highlands.

The dunes on the other side of Corbie Hill frame a unique collection of holes. The par 4 second climbs up the hill to review stunning views of Fraserburgh Bay and the town. The 331-yard, par-4 third plays downhill from this elevated perch, but the payback comes swiftly at the next, a 328-yarder. The par 3s on the front nine are spectacular, the fifth hidden by a dune hump and the treacherous seventh surrounded by deep bunkers.

The highest dunes pinch the par-5 15th hole and par-4 16th hole, delivering a fine climax to a rewarding round of golf that costs much less than the other bucket-list links of the region.

Jason Scott Deegan has reviewed more than 700 courses and golf destinations for some of the industry's biggest publications. His work has been honored by the Golf Writer's Association of America and the Michigan Press Association. Follow him on Twitter at @WorldGolfer.
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