Royal Aberdeen Golf Club
Bridge of Don
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Coursetype: Two classic Scottish Links Courses, Balgownie Championship Links and the shorter Silverburn Course.
Number Of Holes: Balgownie Championship Links and the Silverburn Course are both 18 holes.
Yardage: White Tees Balgownie Links 6497yards, Silverburn 4021yards.
Par: Balgownie Links 71 Silverburn 64
Bar/Restaurant: A formal Lounge and Dining Room supplemented by a casual Lounge and Dining Room providing a high class catering experience
Drinks/Snacks: Snack menu available from the clubhouse
Changing Facilities: The Ladies and Gents locker rooms provide changing facilities for the visitor.
Shower Facilities: Showers available
Scorecard and layout
Royal Aberdeen Golf Club Scorecard and Course layout. Click or Tap Image to see full size
Pro-Shop: Fully stocked and equiped Pro Shop offering a selection of current clothing, with and without club logo, the very latest leading brands in golf clubs and golf equipment. Experienced PGA Professionals, offering first class tuition and advice whatever your level
Golf Club Hire: Golf Clubs are available to hire
Buggy Hire: A limited number of buggies which must be driven by a caddy, Caddies only available on request but must be pre booked
Trolley Hire: Pull and battery powered trolleys available to hire
Practice Area: None Available
Putting Practice: Large practice putting green available
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In their Words…….
Royal Aberdeen Golf Club in Aberdeen, Scotland, was founded in 1780 as the Society of Golfers at Aberdeen and became the Aberdeen Golf Club in 1815. Until 1888 members played on the Queen’s Links close to the city before moving across the River Don to the links at Balgownie.
The Course was originally designed by the Simpson Brothers, Archie and Robert of Carnoustie and later re-bunkered and lengthened by James Braid. Hawtree & Company are now engaged as the Club’s architects to ensure our classic links keeps pace with the modern game. The club’s ‘Royal’ designation was awarded by Edward VII in 1903.
Balgownie is one of the truest linksland layouts in golf. It’s a course to test the better golfer, one who can accommodate the many variable conditions this arduous links can throw at you. Balgownie’s front nine holes rank amongst the very best in the world. No two are the same within a natural ecosystem, interspersed with rich turf and tight rolling fairways, that is a sheer delight to behold.
he Balgownie course is a classic links layout – out through the dunes and back along a plateau.Royal Aberdeen Golf Club