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Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD, Scotland
+44 1334 460860
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MY MOST FAVOURITE GOLF COURSE

It all started back when a game was arranged for me and three friends at a place called Kingsbarns... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Moose3737
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Toronto, Canada
Georgeous place

Often playing along the North Sea, this course has that links feeling about it, complete with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wppfeifer48
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Waterville, Maine
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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%
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“pebble beach” (28 reviews)
“greens” (45 reviews)
“great layout” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
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Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD, Scotland
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+44 1334 460860

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It all started back when a game was arranged for me and three friends at a place called Kingsbarns, I thought what the hell are you sending me to, this was a new course not far from St. Andrew's...so off we went. It is by...More

Thank Moose3737
Reviewed 1 week ago

Often playing along the North Sea, this course has that links feeling about it, complete with a whistling wind and challenging playing conditions. The course is well maintained. The practice facilities were awesome. Since this was our first visit, our group used a fore-caddie for...More

Thank wppfeifer48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Host of this year's women's British Open, make it a point to play this track if you're in St. Andrews. Beautiful links golf, right on the North Sea, pristine conditions, and the best caddies in Scotland.More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We are so looking forward to hosting the Ricoh Women's British Open, make sure you watch it on TV. Thanks again and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must play if you are a golfer. It is pricey and I recommend getting a caddie but you can't enjoy it as much without a caddie. They were great and helped me shoot an 81 on fast greens. Views were amazing along...More

Thank Jordan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic golf course, superb practice and warm up facilities, very friendly and helpful staff, great value and wonderful food and service

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think that I have every been so disappointed with a golf course...not the course itself...but the clubhouse and attitude of the staff. My husband and I are both golfers and planned a day in the St Andrews area to check out the ambiance...More

Thank Pandabear1966
Audrey H, Business Development Manager at Kingsbarns Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pandabear 1966, On behalf of myself and our entire Kingsbarns staff, I want to express our sincerest apologies for the service you experienced in our lounge during your visit. Kingsbarns prides itself on providing the best possible service to all visitors. The clubhouse is...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Beautiful course with 18 good challenging holes. Stunning setting which does cause some hold ups with people admiring the view, but you will find yourself doing it to. I would say its worth the money.

Thank Rob67P
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Fantastic views, challenging holes but fair. Great customer service and nice pro shop. A must play if in St. Andrews.

Thank LSquared_11
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The kingsbarns course is rightfully rated top in ghia League. I had thw pleasure to play with friends there again and it was another spectacular event. Great layout and a scenery. We played at good weather conditions. Caddies ade recommendable to make sure you can...More

Thank travelinomuc
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Great experience but bring your A Game. This is a tough links course overlooking the ocean. A lot of elevation changes and great views. Take a caddy it is worth it.

Thank Gary L
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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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I thought Carnoustie was over rated. Poor conditions. No clubhouse I was disappointed.
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