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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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Fantastic

The Championship course is among the best in the UK. Have played it many times and it never fails... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Stuart R
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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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Authentic Gem!

Have been coming to Scotland and specifically Dornoch for a dozen or so years now and love it more... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Livewell230
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Ottawa, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“links course” (32 reviews)
“pro shop” (21 reviews)
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Royal Dornoch Golf Club Golf Road | Dornoch, Dornoch IV25 3LW, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The Championship course is among the best in the UK. Have played it many times and it never fails to impress. The greens are always superb and it offers a stern test to the best of golfers, although it is playable for the highest handicapper...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Have been coming to Scotland and specifically Dornoch for a dozen or so years now and love it more every time. Make sure you stay at the new 5 star Links House Hotel and enjoy as many meals as possible there. Accommodations, service and dining...More

1  Thank Livewell230
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

It doesn’t get much better than playing here, the local weather can be so changeable, be prepared for everything.

1  Thank gordon m
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Deserves its reputation as one of the top courses in Scotland. Will test all of your skills, especially if the wind is up. In great shape when we played it. As with most of the other links courses we played, taking a caddie is essential...More

1  Thank Carl S
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We had a magnificent day of golf with friendly people who made us feel right at home. And I am NOT a good golfer. The weather was amazing and the views unbelievable. After golf we enjoyed beverages in the bar and ate a wonderful dinner....More

1  Thank leemstewart
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

What a great round of golf! Spectacular setting and challenging layout made for a great day. No wind no rain on our round made it pleasant walk. We hired caddies and while a bit pricey well worth it. Colin and Donald were excellent support and...More

1  Thank Jedda1
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

If you are planning to go here, you are already likely a golfer looking for spectacular venues. The Championship Course has been in existence seemingly since the beginning of time, an Old Tom Morris course. It is seaside, links layout, with the usual Scottish contours...More

1  Thank prakthomas
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Royal Dornoch is a must play for any golfer visiting Scotland. The layout is as scenic and challenging as you will find. A true links experience on a course that requires all the shots. You could easily use every club in the bag depending on...More

1  Thank Dukeman14
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Good lunch! Good soup and sandwiches! Nice views of golf course and water. Very friendly staff. Great for lunch and drinks after golf or walk on the beach.

Thank Don m
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We booked to play Struie as we have only been playing golf for 3 years. The lady in the coffee lounge was lovely and helpful as was the girl who booked us in for our game. There were 2 problems thereafter 1. The course loos...More

5  Thank fiona20000
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I’ve not had a response to the review but when we booked their responses were immediate and timely.
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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
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