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Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD, Scotland
+44 1334 460860
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ONE OF MY ALL TIME FAVORITES

This is really a very nice golf course in all respects. The people are top notch as are the caddies... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hatso
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Wichita, Kansas
Golf with friends

Played at Kingsbarns late April and expected a few winter warnings however the whole experience... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nevbrian
,
Dublin, Ireland
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A traditional Scottish links golf course with sea views over 1.5 miles of coastline ranked in the top 60 courses worldwide and top 20 in Europe.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pebble beach” (30 reviews)
“great layout” (13 reviews)
“pro shop” (24 reviews)
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Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really a very nice golf course in all respects. The people are top notch as are the caddies and the experience is super. The food is good in the dining area and the fish and chips are very good.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Played at Kingsbarns late April and expected a few winter warnings however the whole experience from arrival at the course was truly excellent ,staff ,clubhouse ,practice facilities and the course were one of the best ,so good that we booked golf the following day and...More

Thank nevbrian
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This facility deserves its very top ratings. The course has great shot values and incomparable vistas. The clubhouse is beautiful. The staff was great as were the caddies. You will have a great day at Kingsbarns!

Thank BruceRP
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Audrey H, Business Development Manager at Kingsbarns Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to hear that you enjoyed your time spent with us Bruce, thanks for giving us such great feedback. We will look forward to seeing you back here again soon!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment the four of us arrived to the moment we left it was simply a 5 star experience, even the Scottish weather joined in. The natural warmth of all the team we met can’t be bought. They genuinely care about the people that...More

1  Thank Irishtraveller24
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Audrey H, Business Development Manager at Kingsbarns Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us recently. It is lovely to read that you enjoyed your day at Kingsbarns and our team treated you well. We will look forward to seeing you back here again soon. Enjoy the rest...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This course is everything all the 5⭐️ reviews say it is! I did not get a caddie but the two guys I paired up with did. There was a guy Gordon I believe that popped up on various holes to check on us and make...More

Thank Warren L
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I last played Kingsbarns about 7 years ago and the experience was amazing. I was in a group of 16 golfers and we played 36 holes of golf and had lunch and dinner there. I believe the bar tab is still behind the bar!!!. We...More

Thank Geoff N
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I play at Royal Melbourne Golf Club , one of the rated best 10 golf courses in the world ...so know what good is. KingsBarns is special ... starting with a short beautiful drive south from St Andrews, a simple small clubhouse fir a sandwich...More

Thank Simon D
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I did not play it well, but I did not care. Every hole was challenging, but when a shot went askew you looked around at the beauty of the setting and did not care. We played about 7 courses in Scotland and this one was...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Played here just 2 weeks before the ladies open . Course is unrivalled for its total golf package . The best course I've ever played. Staff were excellent , rangers on the course were friendly helpful and very nice . Great course in great nick...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

I recently played Kingsbarns 4 days ago in the Mercedes Trophy Amateur UK Championship. It was the best course I have played in my life. I come from Scotland and it was my greatest pleasure to play there. Please , please get a caddie!! these...More

Thank DJMCN55
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It's owned by a gentleman from Toronto and whatever it cost he spared no expense...
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