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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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Two contrasting evenings of golf

It says a lot about this course that I last played it in 1968 and remembered almost every hole... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adrian S
Incredible golf experience

8 of us had a 36 hole golf day here on the 09/07/17 we played the Struie in the morning a really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“greens” (32 reviews)
“links course” (28 reviews)
“pro shop” (19 reviews)
Royal Dornoch Golf Club Golf Road | Dornoch, Dornoch IV25 3LW, Scotland
+44 1862 810219
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It says a lot about this course that I last played it in 1968 and remembered almost every hole. There are few comparable links courses in the world, both in the setting and quality of the layout. We took the 'twylight' round on two successive...More

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

8 of us had a 36 hole golf day here on the 09/07/17 we played the Struie in the morning a really good warm up for the Championship course in the afternoon. We played St Andrews last year & Carnoustie the year before but the...More

Thank Rich3022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This famous championship course is a true test. A links course, with many offset tees, hard-running fairways and many elevated greens, add 5 to your handicap to do well. In good condition throughout, with sweeping views and fresh air, on a nice day it's a...More

Thank Iain N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant views, interesting course, friendly staff, all the elements of weather in one round. I've played 12 courses in SW Ireland and NE Scotland in the past year. This is in my top 3 including the Old Course. Go see.

Thank Columbia85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a golf tour of 12 courses in 2 weeks, this great layout was a very tough test in moderate winds and some rain. Some spectacular scenery along the ocean adds to the occasion. There are a number of very interesting holes, with a couple...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Theres nothing else to say about Royal Dornoch but an absolutely amazing experience that every true golfer needs to do at least once.

Thank CraigC309
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Dornoch. First, the course is superb. Challenging. Rewarding of good shots. #2 (a par 3) is referred to as "the shortest par 5 on the planet." And it is. The pro shop is efficient and well stocked. The bar and restaurant...More

Thank JPoulsbo
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We golfed the Struie Course at Royal Dornoch as there were no tee times available at the championship course. The Struie course should not be overlooked as it is challenging in its own right. One benefit of golfing Struie is it is much less crowded,...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

As much as I fancy myself a wordsmith. I found myself at a loss for words in trying to explain the experience we had at Royal Dornoch. Before I left, I came across this review, and after playing, read it again. I felt it perfectly...More

Thank CandCsk
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We are here for a golf trip. Very convenient. Beautiful place. Breakfast is really very good. This was perfect for us.

Thank Miriam W
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Jeffrey W
29 March 2017|
Response from Denise R |
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
Deniece C
22 March 2017|
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29 July 2016|
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Response from Harlyne H |
I would recommend one round on the championship course and play the second round at Brora.