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Cruden Bay Golf Club

Cruden Bay Golf Club Aulton Road, Cruden Bay (Port Erroll) AB42 0NN, Scotland
+44 1779 812285
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Very good

Our group consisted of 4 gents on an away trip and from the moment we arrived at the Pro shop until... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PhillipStirlingshire
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Stirlingshire
Superb links

8 of us played here twice whilst on our week long tour of the Aberdeenshire coast. We did play... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rich3022
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Ranked in the top 60 in the world by "Golf Magazine," this 18-hole championship course, designed by Tom Morris, offers an internationally famous golfing experience, which is set against a backdrop of smoothly contoured greens and magnificent panoramic views.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“blind shots” (7 reviews)
“links course” (9 reviews)
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Cruden Bay Golf Club Aulton Road, Cruden Bay (Port Erroll) AB42 0NN, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group consisted of 4 gents on an away trip and from the moment we arrived at the Pro shop until we left after dinner, every thing was excellent, everyone was so friendly and our waitress in the dining room served us fish and chips...More

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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Phillip thank for taking the time to review your recent experience. Your positive comments encourage everyone to keepupmthe high standards set.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

8 of us played here twice whilst on our week long tour of the Aberdeenshire coast. We did play it’s illustrious nieghbour Royal Aberdeen but for myself the whole experience of Cruden Bay made this the pick of our tour. On a day ticket you...More

Thank Rich3022
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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to comment on your experience, it is important to us that we provide an experience for the golfer. Our championship golf course with all its unique and memorable holes speaks for itself, but delighted to hear our customer service was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently (July) went to Cruden Bay Golf Club to play for a few days. The course was in excellent condition. The layout of the course had some great holes with each one being unique and different from the rest. If you are not up...More

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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the comments Scott - It was important that you, your Dad and the others in the group felt welcome in our club - that is our aim. Both courses speak for themselves - tradition Scottish links, with each hole having it's own uniqueness....More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Back for the third time at Cruden Bay. Even better than my two previous visits. Lack of rain has made fairways dry, but greens in very good condition. Changes on holes 9 and 10 has made the course layout even better. Can’t wait to return!

Thank Geir L
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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Your comments are appreciated. Hole 9 has gone from one of our poorest holes to one of the best. After 4 years of wet summers,we finally have a links course again. Until the next time.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Very friendly and welcoming. Tee gift for golf was Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Spectacular views and course. 9 hole course available to play free if you play the 18 hole course. We had lunch before golf.

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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Those first 4 words are music to my ear - delighted that we continued to provide great customer service. The course speaks for itself. Hopefully see you back some day.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic views of North Sea in Scotland,great golf holes.driveable par 4, awesome Halibut and Haddock fish entrees,lovely poeple, weather was perfect luckyMore

Thank Richard M
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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to comment. As we say here - chuffed to bits that you enjoyed your experience - we have a very unique golf course, offering so much variation of holes and one or two nice views. Delighted that your experience in...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Played Cruden Bay for the first time last Thursday, what a track! A little course knowledge would have helped at various points of the round but the course demands you play every shot in your armoury and some you don't have! The greens were excellent,...More

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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Many thanks for the comments, we are all loving the links feel to the course at the moment. The traditional links layout of the course is challenging especially to first time golfers at the course, with blind tee shots, hidden greens and a blind par...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Wow What a course. We were blessed by perfect weather. Everytime I play this course it reveals something new. The course was in good condition and the greens had me 3 putting... again. Keep it on the fair way is my advice. Too many lost...More

Thank Ewie007
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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Many thanks for your comments after your game at Cruden Bay - it's not often that the words perfect weather and Cruden Bay Golf Club have been mentioned in the same sentence the last 5 years.The course is staring to to look very linksy, which...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

What an unbelievable course. Was in excellent condition, tees and greens were perfect. Views to die for. Best of any East course. Welcome was 2nd to none, friendly and informative. Complementary Whisky went down a treat and a great touch. Food in clubhouse was excellent...More

Thank Daza042
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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Many thanks for the very positive comments - we pride ourselves on our welcome and customer service and are always delighted when we get it right. The course is starting to go "linksy" which is the first time in 5 years and we are relieved...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Hadn't played here in years but the course was just as impressive as I remembered. Sadly now, as it's reputation has spread around the world, it is incredibly busy and you should be prepared for 18 holes behind a four ball with caddies... Staff in...More

Thank John S
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golfclub25, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Sorry to hear your experience wasn't the best - we encourage the caddies to let faster golfers through, if there is a gap - but if the customer says no - then there is little they can do. We try and manage the tee times...More

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elizabethbuchan
17 February 2018|
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Response from golfclub25 | Property representative |
Please see the menu on our website - please be aware due to our Club Licence that we are only open to members or members guests, or members from another golf club, we don’t want you to be disappointed. There is a carvery... More
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MelchesterNorthWales
19 October 2017|
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Response from golfclub25 | Property representative |
I'm sorry but due to the severe undulations on the course we are unable to offer buggies - even with a caddy. Our St Olaf 9 hole course is a much easier walk.
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Jocko12345
26 October 2016|
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Response from golfclub25 | Property representative |
Good morning - many thanks for the enquiry - best if you email Elaine (see website) - we will be on mat play only, potentially 4 frost greens, and half price @ £50.00 per person.
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