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THE great championship golf exerience

RDGC is probably the best course in Scotland on the Cooks Tour of the Home of Golf fabulous views... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brora, United Kingdom
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Lovely visit to RDGC 😊 Visit for a university team event, lots of room, very comfortable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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Designed by Old Tom Morris in 1886, this challenging, historic course has spectacular views of the North Sea and goes almost straight out and straight back, with the angle changing subtly at each hole.
Royal Dornoch Golf Club Golf Road | Dornoch, Dornoch IV25 3LW, Scotland
+44 1862 810219
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly, professional and welcoming. Beautifully maintained course. Greens in excellent condition and all the fairways well-maintained. The calm, dry weather added to the the overall quality of the golfing experience. Excellent value for money and the 19th hole is well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

RDGC is probably the best course in Scotland on the Cooks Tour of the Home of Golf fabulous views of sea sky and mountains, rolling fairways and huge greens--as someone said God invented golf then laid out Dornoch to play it on! This is a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely visit to RDGC 😊 Visit for a university team event, lots of room, very comfortable surroundings, attentive staff and a stair lift to help with disabled access. Well worth a visit ❤️

Thank Mrs-D-Mackay-1606
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this course and the little burg of Dornoch. We enjoyed the full range of Scottish golf: it rained, blew, and then the sun came out and warmed us up. The course is just perfect for the land that supports it. The views are...More

Thank winstonskin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As per the title, really. We got all 4 seasons in one day and the course was fantastic - would definitely play again if we ever got the chance. Will leave the golf review to other specialist sites, but the breakfast was hearty, as was...More

Thank Lee_n_Dee123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Scotland, one must golf. We loved Royal Dornoch. We scheduled in advance to ensure we could get a tee time. We rented clubs (hubby loved his). The staff at the golf course were so nice, as most in Scotland are. We had a...More

Thank DiverLuv2travel
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This course CAN NOT be missed if you travel to Scotland to golf! I had my lowest score ever, mostly because of my fantastic caddie. The caddies were fantastic - great people as well as great caddies. I would recommend spending the money to get...More

Thank FrequentFlier512674
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We were lucky enough to go here for dinner whilst doing the NC500. The staff were friendly, efficient and served us great good and drink. Very reasonably priced. Next time we hope to play golf too, as the course looked fantastic.

Thank Kath J
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Playing Royal Dornoch was on our bucket list. We were fortunate to have two experienced caddies named Alan and J.D. We struggled with the numerous bunkers and elevated greens but would score better if we played it again. We loved the location and thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Wonderful experience, had excellent weather, which is hit and miss in Scotland mid September. Place is run like a well oiled machine, my caddie was a great help and extremely pleasant thanks Eric. Gold as it should be, wish my game was as good as...More

Thank Geoff H
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There are several members at Royal Dornoch who are also keen fishermen. Best advice would be to ask the ladies in the administration office who might be able to put you in touch
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