Once you are finally safely on the putting surface they are good, the ball runs true and they are a decent pace. I was expecting to pay 59pds + trolley charge but given the weather (mind you, no rain just cold & windy) I was charged a total of 10pds. 1, 2 and 3) and Muirfield – so the opening of Craigielaw Golf Club in that year may have surprised some who felt there already was a more than adequate provision of golf … But the tee off areas, fairways and greens are maturing nicely ensuring a nice links tight shot at most times, with panoramic views of Gullane Hill, Aberlady Nature Reserve and the Firth of Forth across to Edinburgh & Fife. Was this review helpful? It makes up for this in the challenge it presents and to a large part succeeds. Cancellation. E.G. View Status. Ed is the founder of Golf Empire – click the link to read his full review. I'm old and wise enough to decide myself which tees suits my game. Golspie Golf Course are also delighted to be rated at Number 74 in the top 100 courses in the UK under £100.00 by National Golfer magazine for 2016. Speaking as a 5-handicap golfer who plays 90% links golf I feel I have an idea of what a good links test should be. Just like Kilspindie sneaking into 4 balls Craigielaw just earns 5 balls. I also thank you for your assertion that it is "something I know nothing about" - I do not claim to be a golf pro or course architect but it is my opinion (as a decent-standard golfer who plays a lot of links golf) that the golf course fails in the regard that good shots are simply not rewarded at many of the holes. So having ALL the white tees at the fixed blue tee markers was a very unwelcome surprise: the course is simply to short from the blue markers. It is a policy I expect on a resort course in Spain, not on a proper links course in Scotland. 2 people found this review helpful The best way I can describe them is that it is like hitting the ball onto a concrete surface where the chances of holding the green are nigh on impossible on quite a number of holes. Some interesting holes and great views across the bay. There is one very simple reason for the poor ranking I have given Craigielaw - the greens. We accept payment by Visa (debit and credit) card, MasterCard and American Express. Having played Kilspindie in the morning (cold & windy the whole day) I saw the course and thought Kilspindie had the better of the land but possibly Craigielaw the more interesting features. I don’t know what has been done but it’s taken a massive U-turn in its quality. Gullane having a couple new changes for their recent hosting of the Scottish Open.But what has been amazing for me is the remarkable change that has occurred on this course in the last 2 years. Near Aberdeen and Fraserburgh and 30 minutes from Trump International Golf Course, this old course (over 120 years old) offers the areas unspoilt beauty as a backdrop to an enjoyable and challenging game of go Respond to above review See other reviews from Warren. I would of thought a lining probably should have been incorporated in it in the alteration, but I am just one guy.While people may be able to pick faults here and there, there is no denying that the difference in the condition and quality of the course has improved so vastly it really is hard to pick fault at these areas as there has clearly been a lot of work done to improve the condition of the course as it is. The gorse added colour and the rough was manageable and you are unlikely to lose too many balls if you have a wayward day. Incorporate some meandering burns and some ancient stone dykes into the design and you have a layout to find favour with the most hard-to-please golf purist; full of character, true to links traditions and presenting as strong an examination as any in the area. An excellent opening hole that got me confidently aiming up what felt like left of the target (something I often don’t commit to when required in a howling cross breeze and float it miles away) due to the tee box angle compared to fairway. At several points in the round the course touches the border of neighbouring Kilspindie. I played this course for the 6th time last week. Ian Walton, General Manager, Ferndown Golf Club Provided by Club Systems Int Ltd Powered by HowDidiDo.com A modern and progressive club, Niddry Castle has a more relaxed dress code than most with smart jeans permitted outside of competitions, while good food is guaranteed in the cosy clubhouse. Was this review helpful? 0 people found this review helpful From the the 1st tee you can see out onto the 9th, 1st and 18th and straight away you can see the beauty of the course but not just cause of its remarkable views but also how uniformed the course looks, the shapes in the fairways have changed a lot and are more “linksy” with straight shapes and gradual curves rather than dramatic waves like they used to be, adding more of the links to the hybrid American/links style of the course. Warren from Aust. Surrounded by the rolling hills of the Highlands, Alness Golf Club is a beautifully situated 18-hole golf course that has seen many new developments to the course. 0 people found this review helpful New Flexible Membership at Gogarburn Golf Club Visitor On Line Booking All visitors are reminded of Government Policy on self isolation if you have returned from abroad within the last 14 days. The 5,710-yard course, which owes its well draining nature to its gravel base, is easil... During a recent family holiday to Edinburgh an afternoon pass from the wife gave my son... Where to begin with RVGC. The aforementioned rock solid greens then ensure that you have absolutely no chance of stopping the ball and you are left with devillish "up-and-downs" on a number of occasions. With stunning views over the Ribble Valley, Forest of Bowland and Fylde coast, our 5904 yards par 70 White Tees layout provides an … The course offers a challenge for all level of golfers, the lush fairways and fast undulating greens are beautifully presented in a mature parkland setting with spectacular views of the Angus Glens. We would love to tell you all about our club and show you around our fantastic facilities. 'Kilspindie is one of Scotlands hidden treasures. 0 people found this review helpful I cannot understand your assertion that saying the greens are hard is "definitely not true" - this was a 100% fact the day I played and I can't imagine this was just a one-off given it was late summer when I played. Measuring 6,601 yards with a par of 71, the inward half is nearly four hundred yards longer than the front nine with a very strong string of holes starting from the downhill, 540-yard, par five, 11th named “Quarry Park” and ending at the 467-yard, long par four, 16th entitled “Kirk Park.” If anything near the combined par of 25 for these six holes is scored then a very good round must have ensued! the Greens have a lot more definition between them and the aprons with a crisp edge.There is also a noticeable difference in the condition of some areas. It boasts an ultra modern clubhouse with panoramic views across the water to the Fife coast – don’t be surprised to find a large number of non-golfers in the lounge or courtyard as the clubhouse now plays a large part in the social fabric of the nearby village. It plays a moderate 6600 from the tips which are unlikely to be the tee of the day. 1 person found this review helpful However, saying it is the "failing" as you put it, of the green keeping staff and course designer's for all of that, clearly shows the ignorance that you have as a golfer, good round or not, if the course is not to your taste you cannot say that it is a failing when it is something you have no idea about, considering the course was designed by Donald Steele, a world renowned golf course architect, I reckon he would know more than you about the matter and have a good idea what the original intentions of the designs were. Welcome, with some restrictions at weekends. Golf and nature meander side by side on this lovely links. Kilspindie Golf Club is known locally, nationally and internationally for its welcome and friendliness – and as a Club, we look forward to welcoming you, too. 0 people found this review helpful Thanks for your response Liam. 1, 2 and 3) and Muirfield – so the opening of Craigielaw Golf Club in that year may have surprised some who felt there already was a more than adequate provision of golf courses in the area. I always love visiting this area with it having so many brilliant courses and its always interesting to see how some have changed in the matter of a couple years. Was this review helpful? Same in regards to what work is put into the care of the course by the greenkeepers. Given all the debate about this golf course on this website involving the greens, the turf and the surroundings of hole 10, I decided to play this course on our second trip to Scotland. The club, formed in 1890, has always had equal membership for men and women and was recently voted the friendliest golf course in the Scottish Borders. Was this review helpful? A really enjoyable day on a very good course, 4.5 stars but I always round down ! While it looks brilliant compared to what it was complimented with new bridges, and is much more of a hazard now that there is a clear distinction, it still doesn’t hold water? Holes. Playing these traditional Scottish links, you may witness sea-birds diving for food, migratory geese, and seals sunning on the sand. Alness prides itself on offering no two holes that are alike. Donaghadee welcomes players of all backgrounds and abilities. Unsure what the fuss in the reviews below is about regarding the greens at Craigielaw. If you have used the service before you can login now. A recommendation I never hesitate to provide. In fact, the course at Craigielaw has blended so well into the landscape, you would be hard pressed to know that it was anything less than a century old. Kilspindie Golf Club - The Clubhouse, Aberlady, EH32 0QD Telephone: 01875 870358 | Pro Shop: 01875 870695 | Email: email@example.com shortlisted by wales golf for welsh club of the year 2017 As featured in Golf Monthly, ranked 16th best course in Wales by Golf World magazine and described by some visitors as “The Friendliest Golf Course in Wales” “A Jewel on the Welsh Riviera” and “Fantastic Golf Course, Stunning Views” the golf club at Abersoch is one to put on your North Wales golfing list. 22/03/2021: Links Golf Cup - East Lothian @ Kilspindie, North Berwick & Gullane Golf Club - £ 325.00 per person 03/04/2021 : Gents Individual Open @ Duns Golf Club - £ 10.00 per person 18/04/2021 : Links Golf Salver - Archerfield Links @ Archerfield Links Golf Club - £ 199.00 per person See other reviews from David Worley. Pro Shop enquiries for Club … 2 people found this review helpful Longniddry Golf Club is the closest links course to Edinburgh, with spectacular sea views from many holes. Respond to above review When we visited the course (May 2017), Scotland had experienced an exceptional long period of dry weather, so I was a bit afraid I would be faced with some trouble when aiming for the greens. After a warm and dry summer by Scottish standards and on a lovely morning the course was in wonderful condition. (Last orders 4.30pm) To make your reservation call 01506 871131 opt 3. I thought the contentious 10th hole up in the estate was a well framed hole providing an interesting backdrop. I liked the design of the par 3, hole 10 - I agree it is a bit quirky - but the hole has a nice design and the houses are so far away, it could hardly be of any distraction when shooting for the green. Kilspindie Golf Club. Booking Powered by BRS GOLF Calendar Calendar . See other reviews from Michael Lumsden. 18. Meanwhile, should your iron shot to the green not be true and straight it is likely to find one of the many run-offs, or worse still, the bottom of one of the many steep faced bunkers. A bit of a let-down for a course opened in 2001. The fairways can get very hard and fast – a deliberate policy as there are no sprinklers other than on tees and greens. Respond to above review The views were great, the greens had been sanded but ran true enough and the tee boxes and fairways were looking pretty good given growing season isn’t in full bloom yet. This is a brilliant golf course. It is arguably the top 5 courses in the area. See other reviews from Gary Ormiston. If I had been advised prior to play, I would not have spend a day at Craigielaw, but would have chosen a different golf course. 5647718 Vat No. Forfar Golf Club has the 4th oldest 18 hole course in the world and is the very first Club to have an 18 hole course from inception and inauguration. All Rights Reserved. But I have other concerns, and I do not recommend to play this course when visiting the Lothians. Many of the greens were simply impossible to hold when hitting anything above a 7-iron into them and having to carry the whole way. Unfortunately Craigielaw fails in that regard. Was this review helpful? ', Golf.com – the best 25 sub-6000 yard courses in the world, 'The epitome of the short-but-charming Scottish links that seduces us so easily.'. The rough, though light and wispy in places, can be tough and strategically placed bunkers, both fairway and greenside, provide a formidable set of obstacles on many holes. Having read the reviews it seems Craigielaw divides opinions but in my humble opinion it could be ranked much higher than its current position amongst Scottish courses in the Top 100 standings. Also the burn at the front of the 11th green has been revamped and been made to be a feature. Broomieknowe Golf Club | 36 Golf Club Golf Course Road, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, EH19 2HZ | 01316639317 Created by intelligentgolf version 10.1.2. You must not only drive the ball well here but also be pin-point accurate with your approach shots. Was this review helpful? Welcome to Longridge Golf Club On behalf of one of Lancashire’s oldest golf clubs, we extend a warm welcome to our course and clubhouse. Don't take our word for it, see what our customers have to say. ', 'A perfect links in miniature, this course will have you smiling the whole way round. Professional (Bookings) Tel: +44 (0) 1241 852460 (or 855120) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Catering Tel: +44 (0) 1241 853120 . Inverallochy Golf Club, a beautiful links golf course on the coast of North-East Scotland. One of Craigielaw's biggest problems is where it is situated, being in amongst links courses of the tradition and quality of courses such as Muirfield and the Gullane’s among many other amazing courses in the area. 09.12.2020 09:02. When the celebrated golf writer Bernard Darwin first saw it, he ‘fell deeply in love’. Craigielaw is somewhat of the New Kid on the Block when it comes to easily accessible links golf courses in East Lothian. Was this review helpful? 4 balls are permitted with a maximum of 6 per group including caddies and chaperones. See other reviews from Dan Hare, Respond to above review Our Golf Club office is open Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm with our Bistro 19 Restaurant operating with COVID19 restrictions Friday through to Monday 11.30am to 6pm. 0 people found this review helpful If an entire booking is cancelled, our policy is: Craigielaw Golf Club has blended so well into the landscape, you would be hard pressed to know that it was anything less than a century old. The greens as a whole are also so much truer, less bumpy and less patchy and run at a fair and consistent speed from green to green, they are one of the most noticeable advances in quality that I have seen.Additionally there seems to be interesting changes made around certain bunkers making them features like growing a portion of rough round certain ones like 15th and 16th fairway, catching the ball but also making it look a bit different from just bunkers sitting there. The fairways were browned off and playing with lots of bounce and run. I agree with most of your comments, especially on the greens being upturned saucer design and well-guarded with bunkers making the greens difficult to play on and get too, and it isn't classic links that's for sure, but it wasn't meant to be as I'd imagine if it was trying to be a links then the first thing that would be done would be to put flat greens, so it’s clearly a hybrid trying to separate itself from the surrounding courses. It is and to say it takes away the credibility of my review is utter nonsense. Welcome to The Dunbar Golf Club online booking facility. Designed by Harry S Colt, with no par 5s and 8 par 4s measuring over 400 yards, Longniddry Golf Club offers a very good test of golf for both members and visitors who come to enjoy some of the best golf available in Scotland. There has been plenty of times when I have loathed courses I loved playing the previous week or month, including Craigielaw, as a result of the way I played, the weather that day, even the condition of certain parts being different etc. I probably got that wrong. The greens whilst not fast were very true and immaculate. Kirkintilloch Golf Club: Course and clubhouse are open - visitors welcome and book by calling 0141 776 1256. Registered office, Stoneacre, Omega Boulevard, Capitol Park, Thorne DN8 5TX.Company No. Was this review helpful? Golspie Golf Course are delighted to be rated rated as 54th in Golf World's Top 100 courses in Scotland for 2015. Around 20 years after opening, Craigielaw is finally coming together as the success of this years Scottish Seniors Open would testify. There are also a number of stone walls across parts of the fairways and the rough so that an errant drive is punished accordingly. Sure they are built on higher ground but that just means it questions your ability to bump ‘n run it to the green rather than through the air. As well as the 18th being changed with a big section of rough grown in from both sides at the fairway bunkers making it separate the fairway which nice change up for the last quarter of the last hole to the course. The second comment I like to make, is that the course is relatively short, especially on a calm day. The old wall running throughout the course comes into play numerous times and was well used. National Golfer’s Dan Murphy noted: The bunkers are all quite steep and are very well placed. This was the very first 18-hole course built from inception anywhere in the world. View Course Status Course Status . I also like your assumption that I just had a bad round when in actual fact I played 1 over my handicap which on the day felt like shooting under par! It is a shame as the general layout of the course is good and in decent condition (I am even willing to grudgingly accept the holes at the start of the back 9 encircled by houses) but you certainly cannot help but look across to Gullane and the like and wish that you were playing there instead. Darrington Golf Club - Havercroft Lane, Darrington, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 3BP Tel: 01977 704522 Email: email@example.com Darrington Golf Club. Let’s not forget the excellent practise areas, 6 hole par 3 course and friendly clubhouse with great food and beverage. I played from the white tees that were usually set near the blue permanent marker which measures the course at 6043 yards. 3 people found this review helpful Visitor tee times are limited to one per day which is bookable through GolfNow. E.g. Kirkintilloch. But to say the greens are hard is definitely not true, if you speak to anyone who plays/ is a member at this course then you will know that its most common complaint is the greens are too slow and soft, so for you to say basically the polar opposite shows you just had a bad round and possibly not playing the course as it was meant to be played. GB 108 8814 00 I expected more risk-reward decisions from the tee. Not a long course, but tight and the small … I hIghly recommend Craigielaw to anyone who enjoys Links golf. It is certainly a challenging links with deep bunkers and upturned greens the main obstacles to a good score. To check tee-time availability and register or login later click 'Skip Login'. Scotland is a land of hidden gems – and for golfers Kilspindie Golf Club is one of the finest, lying hidden among the nature reserve of Aberlady Bay, the quaint village of Aberlady, and the teaming waters of the Firth of Forth. Short by modern standards this fair golf course is a lot of fun to play. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Respond to above review But also everything is much more neat and orderly than I experienced in prior visits. Nothing could be further from the truth, of course, in a country where golf is a national passion and Craigielaw – owned and run by Wemyss & March Estates on whose land the nearby Longniddry course is laid out – has been a very welcome modern addition to the historic links in the locality. Longniddry Golf Club, Links Road, East Lothian, EH32 0NL, Scotland. Downwind, short sided, over a bunker, on a thin lie, sure you’re not going to get it close but that then tests your smarts. Scotland is a land of hidden gems – and for golfers Kilspindie Golf Club is one of the finest, lying hidden among the nature reserve of Aberlady Bay, the quaint village of Aberlady, and the teaming waters of the Firth of Forth. See other reviews from Douglas Allan. Was this review helpful? The well appointed clubhouse caters for all pre and post round needs and overlooks the closing three holes of the course. The rough was long in places but helped add definition to the holes and added to the links feel of the course. Established just before the turn of the millennium there is much to praise this course for. Sometimes they were a bit longer, so maybe 6200 all up – no matter how you look at it hardly a long course. I'm afraid I doubt I would return anytime soon. The course is secreted away from the village via a few hundred yards of private, single-track road. But the real let-down of this course was the overall state of maintenance. Currently open. Top marks to all involved! All 18 holes open. But golf was never intended to be easy is it ? Having read the previous reviews and looking for a new course... Summary: Great course (especially the 9 holes called "Sur) but facilities have gotten o... We played Craigielaw the first weekend in July as a 10 ball visiting society and had a great day.Given that the Gullane courses and North Berwick (West) were closed for the Scottish Open and its Qualifying competition the course wasn't too busy. Contact Us Kilsyth Lennox Golf Club Tak-Ma-Doon Road, Kilsyth, G65 0RS Secretary, Clubhouse, Catering & Booking Enquiries: Tel: 01236 824115 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The right hand side of the 5th green had a hollow that was worn out and bare soil but is now velvet grass. What? Respond to above review The East Lothian coastline is blessed with a fine stretch of top ranked links courses from Musselburgh right along the coast to Dunbar, with the heaviest concentration in the few miles from Aberlady to Gullane. Before 2001, there were no fewer than six courses between the two villages – Kilspindie, Luffness New, Gullane (Nos. The greens are firm, hard to hold and often wickedly undulating but always fast and true. Respond to above review If you were going to pick out a composite course then K would get maybe 5 holes, C the rest. All members have the benefit of an excellent practice academy, opened by Norman Drew in 2010. There are many courses that have holes or greens that need a certain approach that if not done can cause problems to your round. Season tickets are £144.00 for an adult, £72.00 for a junior and £96 for an adult of pensionable age. There could be plenty people that love it and plenty people that hate it, nothing wrong with even despising the course, but saying a “failing” is total ignorance and takes away the credibility of your review. 3 people found this review helpful Mostly strong holes starting at the par 4th 1st coming in at the par 4th 9th then out with a strong testy par 3 10th and finishing up on a strong 18th home hole. Situated less than half a mile west of Aberlady, Craigielaw is routed over gently undulating land to the south of the Kilspindie course which lies on the banks of the Firth of Forth. See other reviews from Findlay, Respond to above review Greens were quite poor which was a shame as the rest of the course was in fantastic condition, still a great day out. Anything just slightly offline from the tee could find a bunker where the main goal quickly becomes extraction rather than advancement. Respond to above review I thought the greens were great, interesting contours and strategically protected. Boldon Golf Club is currently in a Tier 3 area (Very High Alert) so the clubhouse, office and locker room/toilets will remain closed. Before 2001, there were no fewer than six courses between the two villages – Kilspindie, Luffness New, Gullane (Nos. See other reviews from oscar balhuizen. I think that the course is better established than Craighead due to more natural bunkering and more varied ground, but similarly suffers a little from many holes being somewhat "samey", which will hopefully diminish as the course ages.The "stockbroker stadium" feeling on the otherwise very good par 3 10th hole is bizarre, as noted by other reviewers.We finished with very good golf club food in a nice open air courtard before heading back to our digs. First of all, the course layout is a bit underwhelming: the design of the holes are a bit dull, except the green complexes. In general, even if I dislike a course I can normally think of a reason that I might go back, however, in this case there are just so many better alternatives in the surrounding area that I am struggling to think of a reason to return. I played Craigielaw on the Saturday of the Scottish Open which was being held across the bay at Gullane. So I don't really understand all the fuss about the accessibility of the greens of Craigielaw. We have very strong Ladies and Juveniles Sections that have been particularly successful in recent years. A James Braid course nestling at the foot of the Angus Glens, Kirriemuir Golf Club is a true gem. 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