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Royal Aberdeen Golf Club

Links Road | Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8AT, Scotland
+44 1224 702571
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Terrific Course

We played it in 40 degree Fahrenheit weather and sideways rain, and still had a blast. Absolutely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Still great

We played this course for the second time this past week. The temperature was about 45F and the... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Gary C
Noblesville, Indiana
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Award-winning layout with greater changes of elevation than are usually found at other links-style golf courses.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Links Road | Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8AT, Scotland
+44 1224 702571
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We played it in 40 degree Fahrenheit weather and sideways rain, and still had a blast. Absolutely beautiful.

Thank oak06
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We played this course for the second time this past week. The temperature was about 45F and the winds were in the 20's but we still enjoyed the course. We walked and enjoyed the sound of the ocean and the natural beauty. This course has...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

It has been 4 months since my last visit to Scotland. Kingsbarns, Carnoustie, etc.;and it is Aberdeen that lingers in my memory. Nothing in Fife compares. Car-"nasty" is almost tame compared to the outward nine here. Some say the club is unwelcoming, but it is...More

1  Thank LAHust
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Royal Aberdeen was the fourth and final course we played during our week in Scotland (North Berwick, The Old Course and The Jubilee came before us). The weather was beyond bad when we arrived - raining sideways, serious winds - in other words, nothing out...More

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Course is in great shape but is living on its name. Very snobbish! Was not made to feel welcome. Definitely a members club. There are better links courses in the area and much cheaper and friendlier.

1  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Royal Aberdeen is the quintessential Scottish Links golf course, which is what you'd expect from the 5th oldest golf course in the world. As good as any of the St. Andrews courses. A great test of golf, but fair. Excellent service and conditions. HIGHLY recommended!

Thank MannySchwartz
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Loved it, thats all I can say. Having played Royal Dornoch / Nairn / Trump International, Royal Aberdeen was definitely my favourite. Carved from the land among the dunes, Royal Aberdeen is a tough challenge with narrow fairways, pot bunkers and undulating greens. Fantastic layout...More

Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

An amazing links course, a must play if you are in the Aberdeen area. The front nine are quite a test. Narrow fairways, humps that feed the ball off the fairways and strong winds. Nicely set along the bay of Aberdeen. Course is in a...More

Thank Timmie B
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Played in april 2015, last day of shoulder season so got the greenfee at a reduction, with blue skies and a small breeze. The hospitality of the staff and pro is great, it was easy to feel welcome. I took a caddie (recommended) and took...More

Thank Th0msan
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Hands down one of the hardest links courses in the land, especially if the elements come into play. Played in very testing conditions - driving rain and 50mph gusts - an absolute test and beast. Design wise, a treat and in excellent condition. Should be...More

Thank CulturedBacillis
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