Royal Dornoch Golf Club

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About Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Dornoch golf club, formed in 1877, has now been a Royal club for over 100 years! Royal Dornoch always aims to exceed the expectations of frequent visitors and loyal members. However, this is done in a relaxed, informal environment, with an emphasis on traditional highland hospitality. The responsibility for actually designing the Championship course fell to the legendary Old Tom Morris, who used the unique links-land features to create a magical golfing experience. Over the years the Championship course has been tweaked and enhanced. Open Champion, George Duncan added new holes after the war ensuring that the course has remained a challenge in the face of ever improving equipment and continues to be regularly ranked within the top 15 best courses in the world. It’s not just the Championship course that benefits from the challenges that links-land throws up. The recent addition of five new holes on the Struie have transformed this course into one that still maintains its role as an enjoyable and entertaining course for the whole family, but also one that tests even the lower handicap player. Royal Dornoch has a modern clubhouse and everyone is welcome to enjoy the facilities. For those who don’t golf, Dornoch’s superb ‘blue flag’ beaches and historic old town are just a short walk away.
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Golf school

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Total score of Royal Dornoch Golf Club

General impression9.1
Course maintenance9.2
Value for money8.8

Courses at Royal Dornoch Golf Club

59 Reviews
Championship Course 1/2
Holes: 18
The curving bay of the Dornoch Firth and its magnificent white broad beaches are backed by a narrow strip of softly contoured dune land rising in two distinctive levels, providing just enough room for parallel fairways. The ridges, hillocks, dunes and undulating links land have all the characters of the best of links courses, and most of the diffic
18 Reviews
Struie Course 2/2
Holes: 18
The course originally opened as a 12 hole Ladies course in 1899 and opened to the present 18 holes in 1999. The work of Donald Steel and his design team back in the 1990s encapsulates natural Scottish Links golf, working with the natural landscape, local plant and wildlife, the layout incorporates many of the unique Dornoch features. Eoin Ridde

Most popular reviews of Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Played on: 12 March 2018 Review date: 15 March 2018Handicap: 0
Championship Course
Recientemente votado el Número 2 del mundo (fuera de Estados Unidos) por Golf Digest. Y en verdad, este Links del Siglo XIX ofrece una experiencia única. A una hora al norte de Inverness, en la costa este de encuentra uno de los lugares más especiales del mundo para los amantes del golf. Muchos son los estadounidenses que vuelan overseas para llegar a este pueblo de…
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Played on: 18 October 2018 Review date: 18 October 2018Handicap: 3.7
Championship Course
è un must a chi piacciono i links. alla fine della scozia dornoch si distingue per i suoi paesaggi che dopo poche buche si possono vedre. il campo challenging bello e difficile ma giocabile dai normal tee non puo mancare in una visita in scozia.
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Played on: 15 June 2019 Review date: 19 June 2019Handicap: 8.7
Championship Course
Deze golfbaan opgericht in 1877 is een echte ledenbaan met traditioneel 9 holes out en 9 holes in... Prachtige vergezichten op de beukende Noordzee. De wind staat hier nooit uit. De baan is omzoomd met die typische gele doornstruiken en af en toe staat er mooie markering in de baan voor de juiste richting. De twee negen liggen wat ruiger in het landschap en zijn meestal …
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