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Episode 53 – Kingsbarns Golf Links

As one of Scotland’s ultimate golf experiences Ru & Graylyn discuss whether the £226 green fee is worth it as we continue our winter series profiling Scotland’s great links golf courses.

Located just 6 miles from St Andrews, golf on the Kingsbarns estate dates back as 1793. After a 200 year exile golf returned to this part of Fife after the Kyle Phillips designed modern links opened in 2000. After continued success in the annual staging of the Dunhill Championship the course will host the Ricoh Women’s British Open in 2017.


Kingsbarns Golf Links Episode


Golf Course Review

“No golf trip to Fife would be complete without a round at Kingsbarns.”

Kingsbarns Golf Links minutes from St Andrews

Kingsbarns Golf Links minutes from St Andrews

Graylyn, a past caddy at Kingbarns provides another excellent course review. Check it out here.

Kingsbarns Golf Links 2015 Green Fees 

Per Round £226

Repeat round within 7 days £113

Number of Visitors

A huge influx of international golfing visitors descend on Kingsbarns given it’s close proximity to St Andrews. As Graylyn points out, less golfers are excluding a trip to this modern links during a visit to the Home of Golf. A visitor only course, the tee sheet allows visiting golfers exclusive access.

Message to Golfers Visiting in 2015

“Kingsbarns hopes to provide golfers the ultimate golf experience in Scotland, combining a world class golf course with impeccable service throughout.”

(Alan Hogg, Chief Executive Kingsbarns Golf Links)

Advice from your Hosts

“Fun golf in a scenic setting all with service unmatched anywhere in Scotland, I can’t wait to return. Its worth doing once, enough to get you saving for a second visit.” (Ru)

Elements of the course design are truly exeptional and the close proximity to St Andrews makes a visit here a no brainer. Just remember the camera.”  (Graylyn)

Until Next Week..


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Stay with us as we continue our winter series profiling Scotland’s best links golf courses you will likely visit on a golf vacation to Scotland in 2015. Subscribe on itunes.

For Scottish golf course reviews including a St Andrews Story section where golfers are asked to share their visit to St Andrews check out co host Graylyn Loomis’ website.

If left with any questions don’t hesitate to contact Ru or Graylyn by emailing question@scottishgolfpodcast.com.

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