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Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD, Scotland
+44 1334 460860
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Our Favorite Course During Our Trip to Scotland

On our trip to Scotland we got to play Kingsbarns and we all agreed out of the courses we played... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TheEdgeNYC
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Queens, New York
Nice Property Poorly Managed

I played here years ago and had a wonderful time. I recently returned and had a bad experience... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen F
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A traditional Scottish links golf course with sea views over 1.5 miles of coastline ranked in the top 60 courses worldwide and top 20 in Europe.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pebble beach” (30 reviews)
“great layout” (13 reviews)
“pro shop” (24 reviews)
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Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD, Scotland
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+44 1334 460860
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our trip to Scotland we got to play Kingsbarns and we all agreed out of the courses we played, this one was our favorite. Our caddies were great, the scenery was great, the weather was phenomenal. We could not ask for anything more. I...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I played here years ago and had a wonderful time. I recently returned and had a bad experience, though, which was completely unnecessary. I think the management has just gone downhill. I paid more than $1,000 US for a threesome teeing off mid afternoon. Management...More

2  Thank Stephen F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue. Friendly staff. Course is awesome. Views are awesome. Used a fore caddie. Okay information. Practice area is great. Driving range, chipping area, and sand bunker. Within walking distance of the starter's area. Women are given a break on the tee boxes. Course was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay, I’ll tell you upfront my review will be in the minority given the reviews I have read from others who have played Kingsbarns. To be clear, the service received from all of the Kingsbarns staff was excellent. They assisted with bags on arrival, organized...More

1  Thank barnhartg1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Concluded a long International trip with a round at Kingsbarns and what a great way to end the trip. The course layout is fantastic and is forgiving enough to make it enjoyable for every handicap. Make sure you have a decent camera in your group...More

Thank Tom M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Do yourself a favor and play this course twice if you can. We just returned and I can stop gushing about how incredible a course this is. I have played Pebble, Shadow Creek, Pinehurst, Bandon Dunes etc and I would rank this among the best...More

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Audrey H, Business Development Manager at Kingsbarns Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Damandel for your kind review of Kingsbarns. We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your time with us on your recent visit. The coastline here at Kingsbarns is truly beautiful does make the course a special place. Hopefully you...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Here it is 3 days after playing Kingsbarns Links and I’m still telling my wife how much I enjoyed the round. Everything you read in all the reviews is true and I think my caddy Fraser made all the difference as I scored better than...More

1  Thank Claude_O
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

From start to finish this course was amazing. Our caddies made the experience just great. Every hole has an amazing view. Not one bad hole on the course. The range was great for warming up and the pro shop had some great gear. Overall this...More

1  Thank Rabs22
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Audrey H, Business Development Manager at Kingsbarns Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to review your experience here at Kingsbarns. We are delighted to read that you had a great time and look forward to seeing you back sometime soon. I'll pass on your feedback to the whole team. Best wishes!

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

This is really a very nice golf course in all respects. The people are top notch as are the caddies and the experience is super. The food is good in the dining area and the fish and chips are very good.

Thank Hatso
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Played at Kingsbarns late April and expected a few winter warnings however the whole experience from arrival at the course was truly excellent ,staff ,clubhouse ,practice facilities and the course were one of the best ,so good that we booked golf the following day and...More

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Alex P
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Response from DaFactor | Reviewed this property |
It's owned by a gentleman from Toronto and whatever it cost he spared no expense...
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Response from DamoCary_NC | Reviewed this property |
Kingsbarns wins hands - no contest.
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