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St Andrews - The Castle Course

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Saint Andrews, Scotland

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The 6180-meter, par 71 Castle, constructed in 2008, is the most recent of the seven courses managed by the St. Andrews Links Trust, which is the largest European golf complex open to the public. The Old remains the major draw, but for those who are in line for a chance on that legendary course, these others offer some fine golf. The Castle is a ways up the central route outside of St. Andrews at a place on the shore known as Kinkell Braes, on a rugged bluff with scenic views of the city. The environmentally sensitive setting abuts a meadow full of native flora and fauna, and natural rough defines the holes. David McLay Kidd is responsible for a layout in which the greens are unabashedly artificial and distinct from the level ground, an approach that was controversial enough for some to be reworked to be less contoured.

Total of 3 reviews for St Andrews - The Castle Course
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Alain Sturm

22 Hcp7 courses played

Loved it. Had a great round although the rain pourring down. Typical scottisch weather which I survived :-)

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Julien Tizot

4 Hcp57 courses played

For my friend's birthday, we took a trip to Scotland and played the Castle Course twice among other courses. Despite the very difficult greens, we both loved the course very much. Most of the holes...

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Kevin Murray

9 Hcp9 courses played

Icon publishers are going to produce a book of my photographs based on all of the courses around St Andrews. Before my trip to Alabama I needed to fit in a very quick trip to St Andrews to cover...

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18 Dec 2015