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Royal Dornoch Golf Club

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Address: Royal Dornoch Golf Club Golf Road | Dornoch, Dornoch IV25 3LW, Scotland
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Designed by Old Tom Morris in 1886, this challenging, historic course has...

Designed by Old Tom Morris in 1886, this challenging, historic course has spectacular views of the North Sea and goes almost straight out and straight back, with the angle changing subtly at each hole.

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As much as I fancy myself a wordsmith. I found myself at a loss for words in trying to explain the experience we had at Royal Dornoch. Before I left, I came across this... read more

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As much as I fancy myself a wordsmith. I found myself at a loss for words in trying to explain the experience we had at Royal Dornoch. Before I left, I came across this review, and after playing, read it again. I felt it perfectly captured the feeling I was left with: "Royal Dornoch Golf Club is spellbinding. It seems... More 

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Naples, Florida
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We are here for a golf trip. Very convenient. Beautiful place. Breakfast is really very good. This was perfect for us.

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Thank Miriam W
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic golf course presented in immaculate conditions and super friendly staff. Four hundred years of golf history. Totally worth another visit.

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Thank SpanishGolfer
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Home of Donald Ross. A classic out and back links course. It is set along the Dornoch Firth with gorse covered hills providing many inspiring views. It's a remarkably natural setting that takes advantage the breathtaking landscape. The remote location adds to it's charm. Like many Scottish courses Royal Dornoch is tightly connected to the town. It has a nice... More 

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London, Ontario
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's easy to see why Royal Dornoch rates as highly as it does on lists of the world's best golf courses. It is challenging, but not unfair and can be played and enjoyed by high handicappers. It is picturesque and ingeniously designed. The staff are friendly and helpful. And the food in the clubhouse is good too. I can't think... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I played twice and both days it was quite windy. The fairways on the course were quite easy and I didn't loose a single ball, but the greens were tough to read. There is a lot of brambles so if your ball does go astray you are not going to recover it. The staff were very friendly in the pro... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We played Royal Dornoch for the second time yesterday. The temperature was 45F and the wind about 20+ mph, so it was testy. This is one of my top 5 courses in the world and it was great again. The views are outstanding as you trudge along the coast out and in. Several of the holes have blind shots over... More 

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Thank Gary C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a terrific 4 hours out on the course. I am a high handicapper but although is a hard course it is still exceptionally enjoyable . Playing in the open today allowed competition golf but today was not my day ( putting issues) I will however be back next year and maybe the greens will be more forgiving If... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Played in fairly calm conditions. A course hewn from the doons and the most natural course I have played. A challenge on all holes but particularly the par 3 holes. Whatever your handicap you can play this course - well unless the wind really got up. Friendly and welcoming from the pro shop to the club house. An experience to... More 

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Ottawa
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

I booked Dornoch as my one round while in Scotland. I looked at some of the "must place" spots but Dornoch was easier to book and wouldn't break the bank either. We were also driving fairly close by on our loop around the country. Lucked out with a sunny but windy day! Check in was ok, was expecting a little... More 

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