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The Duke's St Andrews

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Address: Craigtoun, St Andrews KY16 8NS, Scotland
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+44 1334 474371
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The Duke's, owned and managed by the Old Course Hotel, is a lush, heathland...

The Duke's, owned and managed by the Old Course Hotel, is a lush, heathland golf course perched on the hillside just a few minutes from the hotel. Noted in Golf World's Top 100 Courses in the Scotland, this championship 18-hole course has magnificent greens, beautiful fairways, a fleet of electric golf buggies and five tees on every hole, making it most appealing to golfers of all abilities. Don't forget to visit The Duke's Clubhouse, a popular and relaxed dining venue with stunning views of St Andrews and beyond. The award-winning Duke’s Clubhouse offers a hearty selection of traditional food to warm the cockles of any weary golfer’s heart - tune in to the post-golfing analysis over a pint of beer or head on to the deck and catch a few rays of sun with a gin and tonic in hand.

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Golfing day out

Visited here last weekend and loved it, no winter greens or tees, course was a little wet due rain day before. But still in excellent condition. Staff couldn't of been more... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Craig H
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Alnwick
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Alnwick
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited here last weekend and loved it, no winter greens or tees, course was a little wet due rain day before. But still in excellent condition. Staff couldn't of been more helpfull

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recently hosted a charity golf day at the Dukes in support of MND, to raise awareness and bring together friends and colleagues of the man who is suffering from the disease. The experience was absolutely phenomenal. The organisation from the golf team was military like from the first email, right through to the prize giving. We had a meeting... More 

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Thank chrisscoenghol
Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Chris, It’s so lovely to hear you had such a good day and that your event went so well – thank you very much for sharing your experience through TripAdvisor, it’s much appreciated. I’m delighted to hear you received such a great level of service from the team at the Duke's and the resort events team. I’ll be sure... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Played here with my teenage son on 2nd January. Check in was friendly and attentive. There were winter greens in play so we're given substantial discount on green fees which was great. The weather was cold but bright. The course was in great condition with most of the greens that were in play in superb condition. Really enjoyed the course,... More 

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Thank ADouglasBoy
Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! It’s lovely to hear you had such a nice time at The Duke's and that you enjoyed the course. We really appreciate you taking time to leave such a positive review and look forward to welcoming you back again soon! With best wishes, Lee More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

no every lesson I have had before has immediately improved my game but Tom Ogilvie at the Dukes Course St Andrews is a special tutor - intuitive and into the detail without an unwieldy download but with a sense of humour I would say he prepared me for my biggest golfing challenge (playing the Old Course) magnificently. Tm forever in... More 

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Thank johnb0401
Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with Tom at the Duke's with your fellow TripAdvisor users – we really appreciate it. It means a lot to us that you enjoyed and benefited from your tuition and we’ll be sure to pass on your positive review to Tom, he will be delighted! Please do come back soon!... More 

Edinburgh of the Seven Seas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I was treated to lunch here by a friend, gosh did I get a shock, soup cold and burgers served with blood running out them, I thought I'd be safe having a coffee but ha that was Luke warm, I work in a local hotel/ restaurant and pride myself on great service and was expecting to be looked after on... More 

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Thank suki692013
Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Suki, Firstly, I’d like to thank you for taking the time to review the Duke's. It’s only with feedback like yours that we’re able to maintain, and where necessary, improve, our services. I’m very disappointed to read about your experience and I’d like to sincerely apologise. We pride ourselves on our award-winning service and we’ll ensure the points you... More 

Hawes, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Totally different from any other course in St. Andrews.... great facilities.... excellent pro shop.... All staff attentive.... food good vfm... and the course... well maintained great design... some really good holes.... great views over the bay... really is a must play.

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1 Thank Ian William H
Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Ian, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It’s so nice to hear you’ve had a good time and I’m particularly delighted to hear you enjoyed so many aspects of your visit to the Duke's course and clubhouse. We’ll be sure to pass on your feedback and hope to see you at the Duke's again very soon. With... More 

Lewisville, Texas
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116 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Much different than playing the links courses. The course is protected by large trees which means this place is beautiful. Took a golf cart to get around since it is very hilly and a long walk. Great staff and course.

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1 Thank Zychman
Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Dear Zychman, Thank you so much for sharing the experience you had at the Duke's – we really appreciate it. It means a lot to us that you mentioned the staff and we’ll be sure to pass on your positive review. Please do come back soon! Best wishes, Lee More 

Scotland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Myself and 12 colleagues had a fantastic day at the Duke's where Ayden and Calum, the two professionals led a Golf Clinic followed by a Texan Scramble competition on the Par 3 Loop. What fantastic fun we had - a great team building event and the guys were absolutely first class in helping to make it such a success. We... More 

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Lee S, Marketing Assistant at The Duke's St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It’s so nice to hear that you and your team had such a good day and I’m particularly delighted to hear you enjoyed both the golf aspect and your meeting set-up afterwards. We’ll be sure to pass on your feedback to Ayden and Callum and hope to see you at the Duke's... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Me and a friend played The Duke in late August 2016. It was a very enjoyable course with many great, scenic holes. The fairways were hard so the ball would roll quite a bit. Greens were in great shape. The driving range and a very good short game/chipping green were inluded in cost. We got a great deal by booking... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

My husband and I had a great golf lesson with Tom yesterday. We have had a few lessons with others but this was by far the best and pitched at just the right level. Tom was very welcoming and very helpful and we both came away feeling more confident. Hope to go back for more lessons soon.

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