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The Castle Course, St. Andrews Links

A91, St Andrews KY16 8PL, Scotland
+44 1334 466666
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Tough course, brought out the worst in me

I loved the course. Unfortunately after 8 days of golf I was tired and The Castle brought out the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
loki61
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barcelona
Great views of St Andrews. A fine course to play.

A visit to St Andrews is not complete without a stop as the Castle Course. First, its a nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TheEdgeNYC
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Queens, New York
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The newest addition to St Andrews Links, The Castle Course opened in 2008 becoming the seventh course at the Home of Golf and part of the largest public golfing complex in Europe. Set on a rugged cliff-top with spectacular views over St Andrews, The Castle Course offers a memorable golfing experience.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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A91, St Andrews KY16 8PL, Scotland
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+44 1334 466666
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"golf course"
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"undulating greens"
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"average player"
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"signature hole"
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"light breeze"
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"high handicap"
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"golfing experience"
in 7 reviews
"views are spectacular"
in 3 reviews
"long par"
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"practice area"
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"moment you arrive"
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"locker room"
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"bacon roll"
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"round of golf"
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"in great condition"
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"open to the public"
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"pro shop"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved the course. Unfortunately after 8 days of golf I was tired and The Castle brought out the worst in my game (play off 10). Shots that aren’t good get punished, sometimes good shots get punished too. I wouldn’t recommend this for a high...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to St Andrews is not complete without a stop as the Castle Course. First, its a nice course, challenging but an excellent course. The best thing about this course are the views of St Andrews. They are spectacular. You will not be disappointed...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I played the Castle Course with a friend from home and two from Australia on a beautiful day in June. It was my first visit to St. Andrews and a wonderful introduction to what must be one of the finest areas for golf in the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Played here as part of St Andrews swing with my son. Beautiful views and the course was in great condition. The greens were a little severe but we really enjoyed the scenery and the course.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We were really impressed by this golf course. It was tough but fair. The views are spectacular and our caddies were great. The practice area is below average, small and you hit off mats. The practice putting green was also a bit odd. The restaurant...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful course and definitely worth playing once. Views stupendous and course in fabulous condition. The greens are large, heavily undulating and FAST! Almost impossible for the average player, be prepared! Clubhouse great, lovely position and food and service excellent. Very nice experience - would not...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

A week of links golf in St Andrews and the Castle Course has been far and away the highlight of the trip. Every minute detail is nothing short of exceptional. The course, the facilities and most of all the staff. I could not recommend this...More

Thank Rich D
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I felt moved to write this review as the ‘team’ at the Castle GC were so helpful to me and my son last Friday. We were playing the 9th hole when my sons shoulder popped out of its socket. As you can imagine he was...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Couldn't thank the staff anymore. I had no tee time and the lady in the pro shop asked husband and wife (Murray and Anne) could I join them and they happily accepted. Course is fabulous and the views are amazing. Tricky greens but very enjoyable....More

Thank Ian R
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Greeted with a very friendly gentleman who took time to explain where to go and about the course. All the staff were very friendly and attentive. We were taking advantage of a special offer but were still made to feel very welcome. Lovely clubhouse and...More

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Preston S
7 February 2018|
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Not that we ever saw today.
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virgil s
4 April 2017|
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Response from StAndrewsLinks | Property representative |
Hi Virgil. Dependant on traffic, in a car from the airport it should only take 1hr 15 mins roughly.
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Mark M
4 September 2015|
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Response from StAndrewsLinks | Property representative |
Hi Mark, 1-17 April: £84 adults, £42 juniors 18-30 April: £120 adults, £60 juniors For more information please visit our website. Just search St Andrews Links on Google. Many thanks
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