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Durness Golf Club

Durness, Scotland
+44 1971 511364
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Pull out your mashie - this is golf the way it was meant to be

It was a special treat to be able to play this beautiful course recently. I imagine this is how... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
makeitbetterguy
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Dallas, Texas
A must play.

Played here mid April started about 11am and ended about 3pm but a 25min break half way round. A... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
wahaejock
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Fochabers, United Kingdom
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Golfers at this remote course face challenging hilly terrain, but are rewarded with a picturesque setting.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Durness, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

It was a special treat to be able to play this beautiful course recently. I imagine this is how golf started in Scotland. Yes, you are playing on a vast sheep meadow and the fairways and greens are not "perfectly manicured" but there is nothing...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Played here mid April started about 11am and ended about 3pm but a 25min break half way round. A small but able clubhouse with all you need open even though not manned toilets locker rooms to change a seating area with great views also available...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Travelled a long way to get here , but hey , well worth the trip !! Don t be looking for your posh clubhouse..... no golf shop...or the snobbery associated with many courses .!! What is here is a cracking coastal course , a nightmare...More

Thank Ralph B
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The best 9 holes I ever played. The 18 teeboxes also really make a difference! I'd go back any time If it weren't that far! Great scenery, difficilt conditions, real golf... Friendly hosts as well !

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Played Durness 23rd July 2016 in windy but dry conditions. The course is in good condition and has very nice greens. For a nine hole course it has some outstanding holes 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 and especially 9. Only played nine holes but can...More

2  Thank Stuart M
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Really lovely course, very up hill and down dale but stunning views, and lovely people in clubhouse. When I played I got caught in a very heavy downpour and was soaked through when I got back to the clubhouse I was given towels and a...More

Thank Valerie S
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

Thanks to Lucy and Martin McKay and John I had a brilliant day at Durness. Like most first holes, which don't benefit from great land near the clubhouse, the first at Durness is quite ordinary but beyond that the holes are attractive, challenging and varied....More

Thank Beccy K
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Played 18 holes here and basically had the course to myself apart from sheep and their lambs which were free to roam apart from the greens which were protected by fences. Some superb holes and the greens themselves were some of the best greens I...More

Thank AllyGuest0911
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

We knew this to be the most Northerly of Britains golf courses and had to play it on our trip. It has 9 greens but 18 tees which are different enough at each hole to make it very interesting. The clubhouse was open, as most...More

Thank DoriWoodger
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Wow - the condition of the course and greens is superb, - it was hard to concentrate on my game because the views wherever you are on the course are wonderful. Each hole was a unique challenge - one hole played around a loch, and...More

Thank Philip K
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