Kingsbarns Golf Linkswww.kingsbarns.com
"From the first visit to the site I could see the potential for a great course"
The moment you arrive at Kingsbarns, you know you’re somewhere special. The relaxed clubhouse, broad smile from each member of staff and hearty handshake of the first tee starter – all combine to ensure that your trip to play golf in Scotland includes what has been called the warmest welcome in golf. Located 7 miles south east of the ’home of golf’, the game has been played on the site since 1793 in an amphitheatre along the coast, nearly every hole boasts spectacular views of the North Sea. Each Autumn Kingsbarns joins the Old Course, St Andrews and Carnoustie Golf Links as a co-host of the European Tour’s prestigious Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
Location: Kingsbarns, St Andrews, Scotland
Year founded: 2000
Courses: Kingsbarns, 7181 yards
Architect: Mark Parsinen (2000), Kyle Phillips (2000)
Hole #15 - 212 yards par 3
Regardless of the hole position tee shots should be aimed on the bunker back left and allow the slope to feed the ball into the centre of the green. The trees will often block out the wind from the left so take plenty of club and remember don’t chase the sucker right hole.
Kingsbarns Golf Links - aerial view
Course played: Kingsbarn
Date played: 7th October, 2011