Cruden Bay Golf Club

Cruden Bay Golf Club
Aulton Road
Cruden Bay
Aberdeenshire
AB42 0NN

Coursetype: Old fashioned links golf at its best, Cruden Bay offers an internationally famous golfing experience on one of the best links courses in Scotland. The 9 Hole St Olaf course is a lovely test of golf guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

Number Of Holes: Championship Course 18 holes and the St Olaf 9 holes.

Yardage: Championship Course 6263 yards from the white tees, St Olaf Course 2463 yards from the Blue tees.

Par: The Championship 70, St Olaf 32.

TeeYardsParSlope Rating
Choose Blue Tee as slope rating playing option.660971131
Choose White Tee as slope rating playing option.626370125
Choose Yellow Tee as slope rating playing option.586270118
Choose Red Tee as slope rating playing option.572472138
Choose Green Tee as slope rating playing option.M 534067113
Choose Green Tee as slope rating playing option.F 534070129

Clubhouse Facilities

Bar/Restaurant: First class catering and dining experience available in the clubhouse

Drinks/Snacks: Full snack menu available from the clubhouse

Changing Facilities: The Ladies and Gents locker rooms provide changing facilities for the visitor

Shower Facilities: Showers available for visitors to use

Scorecard and layout

Cruden Bay Golf Club Scorecard. Click or Tap Image to see full size

Golf Facilities

Pro-Shop: Fully stocked and equiped Pro Shop offering a selection of current clothing and the very latest leading brands in golf clubs and golf equipment

Golf Club Hire: Golf clubs available to hire

Buggy Hire: No buggy hire available

Trolley Hire: Pull and Motocaddy battery powered trollies available to hire

Practice Area: Driving Range and Chipping Green.

Putting Practice: Large practice putting green available

Weather Summary

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Location, Route Planning and Google Reviews

Cruden Bay Golf Club Reviews

Cruden Bay Golf Club
4.7
Based on 14 reviews
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Ed CopperEd Copper
19:59 01 Sep 19
Magical part of the golfing world. Hard but not ridiculously long. Very good bar and restaurant staff
John SeniorJohn Senior
07:39 11 Jul 19
Beautiful links course, with friendly welcoming staff 😊
Dave McleanDave Mclean
23:01 23 Jan 19
Great day at Cruden Bay GC, played on”frost course” which was unavoidable due to weather. Still it was a lovely day and the course was fun.Special mention for the catering team: superb service and great lunch - fresh fish from Peterhead. A++++Recommend the “strong” coffee.Always thought the golf course was a wee bit overrated, i have changed my mind. With the ongoing improvements I now think the accolades are merited as it’s only going to get better.Plan to come back in the summertime.
Margaret PetersMargaret Peters
21:39 16 Dec 18
First class meal. Great service and very helpful staff
Charlene McintoshCharlene Mcintosh
10:35 13 Jun 22
Very nice club set in a beautiful location with views over the course. Lovely food available. All the staff are lovely too.
Michael TrotterMichael Trotter
11:35 07 Jun 22
The golf course is a challenge but one you'll remember. The view from the 9th tee is as good as it gets. For all of you that want a true Links experience, add Cruden Bay to your list.
Dave NaylorDave Naylor
10:23 26 Jan 22
A fantastic course to play even in January! Greens were exceptional for this time of year. Matts in use off the fairways the day we played but that was fine. Friendly welcome from the Pro on arrival.
Callum LordCallum Lord
05:58 10 Nov 21
Delightful course with breathtaking views. Warm welcome for visitors
Dave GDave G
22:30 08 Sep 21
Absolutely beautiful course, lots of hidden and quirky holes, met a group from overseas who were gobsmacked by the quality.This is a must play course
Audrey BergAudrey Berg
18:28 12 Aug 21
Beautiful course. Lovely clubhouse with great views and even better food. The complete golf package for a golf outing
Malcolm RobertsMalcolm Roberts
19:59 08 Aug 21
Fantastic day on a spectacular links and great food and service in the clubhouse which has an amazing view over the course, what's not to love!
Phil BarlowPhil Barlow
18:48 26 Jul 21
A brilliant day at Cruden Bay . All the staff were excellent and the food was superb. Highly recommend to all
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In their Words…….

It is claimed that golf was played in the village of Cruden Bay as early as 1791. The original course, on the present site, was commissioned by the Great North of Scotland Railway (GNSR) following the expansion of the railways at the end of the 19th century, designed by Old Tom Morris of St Andrews, and opened in 1899.

One of the many courses built in the great railways expansion era at the end of the 19th century; Cruden Bay is a magnificent testimony to the quality of links golf in the north of Scotland. Towering sand dunes at the north end of the course dominate the play early in the round.

Beautiful swathes of fairway amid the giant sand dunes, combined with excellent firm greens offer ‘a unique and unforgettable experience’. It is no surprise that Cruden Bay is one of the most highly rated golf courses in the world.

Visitors are made very welcome at Cruden Bay Golf Club seven days a week. We are very proud of our Club and welcome the opportunity to share our golf course and clubhouse facilities with visiting golfers.

Cruden Bay Golf Club