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Cruden Bay Golf Club

Cruden Bay Golf Club Aulton Road, Cruden Bay (Port Erroll) AB42 0NN, Scotland
+44 1779 812285
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Golf trip to No Ireland / Scotland

Very friendly and welcoming. Tee gift for golf was Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Eastendhw
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Louisville, Kentucky
Scottland golf trip

Fantastic views of North Sea in Scotland,great golf holes.driveable par 4, awesome Halibut and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Ranked in the top 60 in the world by "Golf Magazine," this 18-hole championship course, designed by Tom Morris, offers an internationally famous golfing experience, which is set against a backdrop of smoothly contoured greens and magnificent panoramic views.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“links course” (9 reviews)
“blind shots” (7 reviews)
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Cruden Bay Golf Club Aulton Road, Cruden Bay (Port Erroll) AB42 0NN, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Very friendly and welcoming. Tee gift for golf was Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Spectacular views and course. 9 hole course available to play free if you play the 18 hole course. We had lunch before golf.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic views of North Sea in Scotland,great golf holes.driveable par 4, awesome Halibut and Haddock fish entrees,lovely poeple, weather was perfect luckyMore

Thank Richard M
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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to comment. As we say here - chuffed to bits that you enjoyed your experience - we have a very unique golf course, offering so much variation of holes and one or two nice views. Delighted that your experience in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Played Cruden Bay for the first time last Thursday, what a track! A little course knowledge would have helped at various points of the round but the course demands you play every shot in your armoury and some you don't have! The greens were excellent,...More

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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for the comments, we are all loving the links feel to the course at the moment. The traditional links layout of the course is challenging especially to first time golfers at the course, with blind tee shots, hidden greens and a blind par...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow What a course. We were blessed by perfect weather. Everytime I play this course it reveals something new. The course was in good condition and the greens had me 3 putting... again. Keep it on the fair way is my advice. Too many lost...More

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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your comments after your game at Cruden Bay - it's not often that the words perfect weather and Cruden Bay Golf Club have been mentioned in the same sentence the last 5 years.The course is staring to to look very linksy, which...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an unbelievable course. Was in excellent condition, tees and greens were perfect. Views to die for. Best of any East course. Welcome was 2nd to none, friendly and informative. Complementary Whisky went down a treat and a great touch. Food in clubhouse was excellent...More

Thank Daza042
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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for the very positive comments - we pride ourselves on our welcome and customer service and are always delighted when we get it right. The course is starting to go "linksy" which is the first time in 5 years and we are relieved...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn't played here in years but the course was just as impressive as I remembered. Sadly now, as it's reputation has spread around the world, it is incredibly busy and you should be prepared for 18 holes behind a four ball with caddies... Staff in...More

Thank John S
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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry to hear your experience wasn't the best - we encourage the caddies to let faster golfers through, if there is a gap - but if the customer says no - then there is little they can do. We try and manage the tee times...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going to keep this short and sweet. This course is quite simply one of the best in Scotland. Layout, condition, views, staff on the limit of perfection.More

Thank gbettaney
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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning - what a great review to receive on a Monday morning thank you - we have a special place here, but it is all about the experience and we do work hard on it - we don't always get it rights - delighted...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing views, a great welcome at the pro shop and a lovely caddy- all make for a great experience! The course is fair for all levels of golfers and situated in s charming village b

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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for the review, we want to make the experience for all fantastic, but it does help when you have a wonderful golf course.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff. Course fantastic - even the 9 hole Olaf. No golf carts but electric trolley worked well. only hilly on one hole too. Went in May and the gorse was in full bloom, lovely.

Thank Peter H
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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon Peter Delighted to hear you enjoyed your trip - we are fortunate to have two great courses and work hard with our staff to make your experience special..

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Played this as part of the Aberdeenshire Links Championship. This was the pick of the courses. There are a lot of tees that are elevated looking over the course and sea. Many inviting holes. All of the holes require you to think a bit. Some...More

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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Many thanks for your comments, we are blessed with a course which offers some great vistas, and numerous holes which stick in your mind long after your game. The Links Championship highlights just some of the quality courses we have here in North East Scotland.

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elizabethbuchan
16 February 2018|
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Response from golfclub25 | Property representative |
Please see the menu on our website - please be aware due to our Club Licence that we are only open to members or members guests, or members from another golf club, we don’t want you to be disappointed. There is a carvery... More
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MelchesterNorthWales
18 October 2017|
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Response from golfclub25 | Property representative |
I'm sorry but due to the severe undulations on the course we are unable to offer buggies - even with a caddy. Our St Olaf 9 hole course is a much easier walk.
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Jocko12345
26 October 2016|
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Response from golfclub25 | Property representative |
Good morning - many thanks for the enquiry - best if you email Elaine (see website) - we will be on mat play only, potentially 4 frost greens, and half price @ £50.00 per person.
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