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Address: Victoria Road, Ballater AB35 5LX, Scotland
Phone Number:
01339755567
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Founded in 1892, this scenic 18-hole golf course offers its toughest...

Founded in 1892, this scenic 18-hole golf course offers its toughest challenge on its opening six holes, which include two difficult par threes.

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A miracle

How the supporters of Ballater Golf Club have rescued the course after the winter devastation is a miracle, all credit to all concerned, on our recent visit we played the course... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 September 2016
grooby186334
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

How the supporters of Ballater Golf Club have rescued the course after the winter devastation is a miracle, all credit to all concerned, on our recent visit we played the course twice and had a meal in the club house ,course in super condition and the meal was fine and the people friendly. The club professional in a great guy... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Played here an number of times and never disappointed. Always in great condition and everyone very friendly and helpful. Yellow tees easier on the body but for the serious golfer the whites are a good challenge.

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Thank HaweaPeter
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Played here a couple of days ago and was pleasantly surprised. Course in great condition despite the devastation last December. Everyone is recovering in Ballater following the storm / flooding and there's still evidence of that. It's work in progress but the golf club looks great, fairways and greens in lovely condition. I'll definitely be back next year.

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Thank micmky007
Aberdeen UK
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We are a group of golfers, and for the past 26 years we've come to Ballater Golf Club and it never disappoints. From the minute you arrive you're made welcome, breakfast rolls, coffee etc. Bill Yule the long time Pro has a well stocked shop and all at competitive prices. The course is parkland set around the majestic river Dee,... More 

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1 Thank Nadal17
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Booked 2 rounds of golf for 6 plus afternoon buggies, would have thought that would be a nice earner for devasted Ballater and its economy. Unfortunately the pro didn't see it that way he came to the sixteenth green and said " the buggies should be back by now you have been on the course over 4 hours " .... More 

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3 Thank Rob G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
69 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Great morning playing golf. Scenic course. Lucked out with the weather which always makes a difference. I had expected to see more evidence of the flooding from January but was pleasantly surprised that the course appeared intact.

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1 Thank Cuckooscot
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Ballater sadly suffered terribly as a result of storm Frank. However it's now getting back to being one of the best parkland layouts in Scotland. Greens true and firm, fairways in good nick and stunning scenery all round. Clubhouse first class for service and catering. A must for any true golfer

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1 Thank StewartR216
Ballater, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

If you are a member or a guest you are guaranteed a good meal at Ballater Golf Club Chef Brian and Margaret the Floor Manager will guarantee excellent service with a smile

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

This was the second time we visited with my elderly parents who both golfed here in the 1970's and '80's. First time the the barman was down right unfriendly and unwelcoming. Thought he was having an off day. No. Second time we visited he was just as bad. My parents are in their 80's and they commented how they'd never... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Such a beautiful course. The scenery is breathtaking, the course itself puts most in Hampshire to shame, and the staff are so helpful I was taken aback. If I didn't live so far away I would play here every week.

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