Crail Gofing Society

Course Type
Balcomie 69; Craighead 71 
Golf Professional
Green Fees

Course Information

Balcomie Clubhouse, Crail, Fife, KY103XN, United Kingdom
01333 450686

The Crail Golfing Society, situated on the eastern edge of Fife (10 miles from St Andrews), dates back to 1796 andis reputedly the 7th oldest golf club in the world.The club has two 18 hole links courses (one either side of the road). The famous Balcomielinkswas laid out by golfing legend Old Tom Morris in 1895 and the new Craigheadlinksby Gil Hanse in 1998. Both courses offer fantastic links golf with the Balcomie, largely running along the shoreline,also adding magnificent views.Visitors are always welcome, contact club to make arrangements.

Courses Rating

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3.3 / 5

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Crail Gofing Society map and location.

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Course Scorecards

Course Tee Holes Par Rating Slope
Crail Gofing Society. Balcomie Links Yellow 18 72 67.5 119

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Golf Club Reviews

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Balcomie - Fantastic Links

Very old course on North Sea coast 12 miles south of St Andrews. Clubhouse is for members and players only - so dont waly there from Crail to have a look around and expect to have a pint and a sandwich if any members are lurking in the shadows. The course is short but very hard when the wind blows. Stunning views throughout. £49 green fees may seem expensive, but it's well worth it. Some fairways are a bit close to each other (or 4 holes share the same very wide fairway). I would play midweek when the course is quiet otherwise it might be a tad frustrating.
Date Tuesday, 25, April 2017
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Craighead - Is not Balcomie

Lovely course, set out for the American market, nice pretty condition, I'd dispute links over cliff top course, good greens, super fairways, however, if going for a true links test, take the Balcomie Course, they charge the same, but offer Craighead on certain golf deals, Next time Balcomie
Date Saturday, 12, October 2013