Royal Aberdeen Golf Course

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Balgownie Course
Hosted 2014 Scottish Open.
Balgownie Championship Links
Yards: 6850
Par: 70
SSS: 73

Royal Aberdeen Golf Course 8th Green

Royal Aberdeen Golf Course

Royal Aberdeen Golf Course

Royal Aberdeen Golf club is the sixth oldest club in the world. The course was originally designed by the Simpson brothers, Archie and Robert of Carnoustie and later re-bunkered and lengthened by James Braid. Donald Steel and company are now engaged as the course's architects to ensure the classic links keeps pace with the modern game.

The course runs essentially out and back along the North Sea shore. The outward nine, (which is arguably acknowledged as one of the finest links golf anywhere in the world) cuts its way through some wonderful dune formations and the inland nine returns south over the flatter plateau.

A traditional old Scottish links; it is well bunkered with undulating fairways. It is an excellent balance of holes, strong par 4's, tricky par 3's and 2 classic par 5's, with the 8th (our signature hole) protected by 10 bunkers. The ever changing wind, tight greens and a magnificent finish makes Balgownie a test for the very best.

Royal Aberdeen Golf Course number 2

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