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Kingsbarns Golf Links

(30 reviews)

St Andrews, Scotland

course description

No better links course has come into being in recent times than Kingsbarns, which was in fact built on the site of nine early links holes. Developers Mark Parsinen and Art Dunkley from the US convinced local landowners and officials to build on the site, and they enlisted architect Kyle Phillips to help design the quintessential links. Through careful study of other layouts in the area, attention to the unique coastal landscape and discreet excavation, the team has created a pair of nines that begin and end at the clubhouse, and from which the ocean is always in view. The front nine is nice, but the back is exquisite. These holes take full advantage of the coastline, including the standout short 15th, which plays across a small rugged bay to a green surrounded on three sides by water and is the very image of Cypress Point's fabled 16th.

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Total of 30 reviews for Kingsbarns Golf Links

very nice course


If this course had 100 years of history it would be an Open course

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Greg Baumann

No handicap32 courses played

Marvelous links in Scotland ;-)

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Seb Seb

54 Hcp1 course played

Love this course !

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Alain Sturm

22 Hcp7 courses played

Sun is always shining in Scotland when you play Kingsbarns.


A very special course.

(Very good)

Kingsbarns Golf Links was designed by Kyle Philipps and opened to much acclaim in the year 2000. Kingsbarns is a modern links but there is evidence that once a 9 hole golf cou ...


The best course I have ever played. Amazingly scenic.

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Markus Rath

Pro32 courses played

Definitely a must for every experienced golfer. Was a pleasure to play


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30 Nov 2015