Royal Aberdeen Golf Club

Royal Aberdeen Golf Club
Links Road
Bridge of Don
AB23 8AT

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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

Clubhouse Facilities

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

Golf Facilities

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
Royal Aberdeen Golf Club
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Neil Farquhar
Neil Farquhar
19:39 31 Jul 20
Brilliant links course and beautifully maintained
Stevie Harrison
Stevie Harrison
14:57 06 Jul 20
Many thanks to Royal Aberdeen Golf Club. Great day out on the links. Course in great condition and the weather was... more
John Miles
John Miles
19:58 23 Jun 20
maurice shields
maurice shields
19:40 27 Jan 20
Fabulous course, immediately in my top 5 anywhere.
Andrew Deans
Andrew Deans
18:04 10 Aug 19
Astonishing golf course! Wow, just one of those courses that's one of your real treats in life! Every hole is so... majestic and beautiful, you don't want the day to end. Thanks to a friend of mine being a member, I got the exclusive tour and got to take the whole course in, in all it's glory!read more
Fraser Stewart
Fraser Stewart
18:30 12 Apr 19
Superb, challenging links golf course always in great condition.
Aurelia Hewitt
Aurelia Hewitt
19:44 06 Mar 19
I work here. You have to be a member to get into the clubhouse but you can get a visitors pass. Very very nice views... and the course is the 6th oldest in aberdeen so worth a gander!read more
Brian Currie
Brian Currie
16:14 26 Oct 18
Up there with the best. True links awesome test. Bring your A game.
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