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Royal Aberdeen Golf Club

Links Road | Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8AT, Scotland
+44 1224 702571
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Very tight and punitive

This was the second course we played on the same day, finishing at near 9 p.m. We were BEAT and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Fordyce, Arkansas
via mobile
Brilliant track in wonderful condition - tres difficile!

Went off as a single at half 3 on a Saturday following the members' tourney in the morn. I striped... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Award-winning layout with greater changes of elevation than are usually found at other links-style golf courses.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Links Road | Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8AT, Scotland
+44 1224 702571
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This was the second course we played on the same day, finishing at near 9 p.m. We were BEAT and maybe that contributed to poor play and generated a bad feeling about the course. In addition, we played in a high wind that was not...More

Thank santhony
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Went off as a single at half 3 on a Saturday following the members' tourney in the morn. I striped a driver 300 yards down wind off #1, parred in and then proceeded to dump a dozen Pro V1's into the gorse. Wind was howling,...More

Thank Columbia85
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We played it in 40 degree Fahrenheit weather and sideways rain, and still had a blast. Absolutely beautiful.

Thank oak06
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We played this course for the second time this past week. The temperature was about 45F and the winds were in the 20's but we still enjoyed the course. We walked and enjoyed the sound of the ocean and the natural beauty. This course has...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

It has been 4 months since my last visit to Scotland. Kingsbarns, Carnoustie, etc.;and it is Aberdeen that lingers in my memory. Nothing in Fife compares. Car-"nasty" is almost tame compared to the outward nine here. Some say the club is unwelcoming, but it is...More

1  Thank LAHust
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Royal Aberdeen was the fourth and final course we played during our week in Scotland (North Berwick, The Old Course and The Jubilee came before us). The weather was beyond bad when we arrived - raining sideways, serious winds - in other words, nothing out...More

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Course is in great shape but is living on its name. Very snobbish! Was not made to feel welcome. Definitely a members club. There are better links courses in the area and much cheaper and friendlier.

1  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Royal Aberdeen is the quintessential Scottish Links golf course, which is what you'd expect from the 5th oldest golf course in the world. As good as any of the St. Andrews courses. A great test of golf, but fair. Excellent service and conditions. HIGHLY recommended!

Thank MannySchwartz
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Loved it, thats all I can say. Having played Royal Dornoch / Nairn / Trump International, Royal Aberdeen was definitely my favourite. Carved from the land among the dunes, Royal Aberdeen is a tough challenge with narrow fairways, pot bunkers and undulating greens. Fantastic layout...More

Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

An amazing links course, a must play if you are in the Aberdeen area. The front nine are quite a test. Narrow fairways, humps that feed the ball off the fairways and strong winds. Nicely set along the bay of Aberdeen. Course is in a...More

Thank Timmie B
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