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Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Royal Dornoch Golf Club Golf Road | Dornoch, Dornoch IV25 3LW, Scotland
+44 1862 810219
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Bucket list tic off

A 60th birthday trip with loads of anticipation. Walked away with a smile on my face and a hop in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brooke M
via mobile
One of the Best Golf Courses in the World

This course is a must for avid golfers Great links set up and very challenging Accuracy more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James A P
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Maine, United States
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“links course”(29 reviews)
“pro shop”(21 reviews)
“great links”(9 reviews)
About
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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Royal Dornoch Golf Club Golf Road | Dornoch, Dornoch IV25 3LW, Scotland
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+44 1862 810219
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"links course"
in 29 reviews
"pro shop"
in 21 reviews
"great links"
in 9 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 9 reviews
"donald ross"
in 8 reviews
"true links"
in 8 reviews
"tee times"
in 8 reviews
"bucket list"
in 9 reviews
"st andrews"
in 5 reviews
"green fees"
in 5 reviews
"blind shots"
in 5 reviews
"in great condition"
in 5 reviews
"tee box"
in 4 reviews
"world class"
in 3 reviews
"golf club"
in 9 reviews
"remote location"
in 3 reviews
"visiting scotland"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A 60th birthday trip with loads of anticipation. Walked away with a smile on my face and a hop in my step. Wonderful staff, excellent caddy, on time play, and the course was incredible both in play and condition. The views alongside the ocean were...More

Thank Brooke M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This course is a must for avid golfers Great links set up and very challenging Accuracy more important than distance

Thank James A P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is rightly a highly prized course in the Highlands and the course is as beautiful and challenging as the reviews indicate. The practice area is simple nets and the mats were uneven and clumsy to use with the rubber tees; the area compared unfavourably...More

Thank Graeme W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another wonderful golfing experience in Scotland. The layout was challenging but not brutal and the views were excellent. Ian our caddy was a gem.

Thank mhh_hlstr
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I haves played the course for 25 years and it never disappoints. The shot values are great and the vistas are incomparable. The club is very welcoming to visitors.

Thank BruceRP
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We recently visited the club and we were warmly accepted. The shop staff were very friendly and the bar staff even more so. We had the feeling that we go every week. The coffee was great and the club is steeped in history. The golf...More

Thank Fishypro1
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This course didn’t disappoint at all. It was better than i could have ever expected and was an amazing challenge. Caddies were helpful but one never showed til the 3rd hole... lol Best course in Scotland!!!!

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The Championship course is among the best in the UK. Have played it many times and it never fails to impress. The greens are always superb and it offers a stern test to the best of golfers, although it is playable for the highest handicapper...More

Thank Stuart R
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Have been coming to Scotland and specifically Dornoch for a dozen or so years now and love it more every time. Make sure you stay at the new 5 star Links House Hotel and enjoy as many meals as possible there. Accommodations, service and dining...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

It doesn’t get much better than playing here, the local weather can be so changeable, be prepared for everything.

1  Thank gordon m
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4 October 2017|
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I’ve not had a response to the review but when we booked their responses were immediate and timely.
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There are several members at Royal Dornoch who are also keen fishermen. Best advice would be to ask the ladies in the administration office who might be able to put you in touch
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