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The Castle Course, St. Andrews Links

A91, St Andrews KY16 8PL, Scotland
+44 1334 466666
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Great Course with asterisk

First, the Castle Course is a great course that is fun to play. It offers outstanding views, the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Doug W
Wheaton, Illinois
Great views, good food

We had a decent snack here after going on a walk from the centre of St. Andrews - the scones were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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A91, St Andrews KY16 8PL, Scotland
+44 1334 466666

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Reviewed 5 days ago

First, the Castle Course is a great course that is fun to play. It offers outstanding views, the chance to score well with good placement, but penalties for wayward shots. All in all, it is a good test, and an enjoyable round of golf with...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a decent snack here after going on a walk from the centre of St. Andrews - the scones were good, as was the tea. The view from the Castle Course restaurant is beautiful and is highly recommended. A good place to come after...More

Thank MaxKlein274
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This was a special treat and so much fun. There are tons of blind holes and layups so we were happy to have caddy Tony Clarke along to lead us through this challenging course. He made it much more pleasurable and saved us many strokes...More

Thank CapeCodTravler
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

WOW, just WOW!!!! From the moment you arrive, the Castle Course & Staff deliver what is the perfect golf experience. Every hole is unique and without the help of our Stroke Saver that was included in our goodie bag, each hole could easily just swallow...More

1  Thank SWN68
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Played Castle Course in 7/17. Layout is good; condition is fine; scenery is excellent. Greens are horrible. Goofy golf--belong on a kids mini golf course. Hard to imagine what designers were thinking. Spoiled the whole thing. Plus it ain't cheap. Have to mention pace of...More

Thank jarydzel
LisaCameron, Marketing at The Castle Course, St. Andrews Links, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi Jarydzel. We're glad you enjoyed the condition and surroundings of The Castle Course - it is a unique setting. We appreciate the course is one of our more difficult layouts and with this in mind our rangers do their best to maintain a steady...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic golf course. Great alternative if you can't get on at the Old Course. Restaurant is great with an outstanding view. The Beef Bourguignon is fantastic.

Thank Gvnr67
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I cannot stress how much we enjoyed this course. It is a must. It is so much fun! So different to the old, new and Jubilee but truly special. Only opened in 2008 it is the newest links. Not located down next to the town...More

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 7 July 2017

You arrive at The Castle and immediately the welcome is impressive - someone takes your bags, gives you a quick guide of the clubhouse. You have a free tray of balls to hit and that you can then have a putt by the first so...More

2  Thank David G
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The course was really nice, we played in the rain. 😞. Reception was exceptional, coursebook was included and very usefull. Nice shop and good facilities. I would definately go again. We played in the first weeks of june.

1  Thank Basvanmaren
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I have to rate this above average, but it is not what I expected. The good- better views of the city and sea than other courses in St A due to it being a couple miles up and out of town. The clubhouse has the...More

1  Thank Nick G
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virgil s
3 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.
Mark M
4 September 2015|
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