Kingsbarns Golf Links

Kingsbarns Golf Links

Key information

– #1 – Golfweek Top 20 Courses GB & Ireland built since 1960
– #12 – Golf Digest Top 50 Links of Great Britain & Ireland 2011
– #11 – Golf Monthly Top 100 Courses UK & Ireland 2010
– #18 – Golf Digest Top 100 outside US 2009

Why Kingsbarns Golf Links is a ‘must play’ – Kingsbarns – a success story

– Ranked No.1 “Best Golf Club and Course Experience of the Year” Scottish Golf Tourisim Excellence Awards 2011, 2012, 2013
– Best New International Course – Golf Digest 2000
– Host RICOH Women’s British Open 2017
– Local Final Qualifying venue for 2010 Open Championship
– Co-host Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

Kingsbarns Golf Links is without doubt the best new golf course I have ever played

Sandy Jones, Executive Director of the PGA

Kingsbarns, designed by Kyle Phillips, opened in 2000, is set on a levelled amphitheatre-like slope down towards the coastline, so nearly every hole has views of the sea. Other holes, such as the par 5 12th and par 3 15th, require a tee shot over the sea.

The only Scottish course to be built on links land in over 70 years, Kingsbarns enjoyed immediate acclaim by being awarded Golf Digest’s Best New International Course in 2000. Kingsbarns has joined the great old courses of nearby St Andrews and Carnoustie, bringing with it a new dimension to the traditional Scottish game.

Golf has been played on the present site since 1793 when the Kingsbarns Golf Society was established as the 11th earliest golf society in the world. The Society was later reconstituted as The Kingsbarns Golf Club which remains active to this day.

At more than 7,100 yards from the championship tees, Kingsbarns is a formidable enough test to be included in the Dunhill Links Championship rotation each fall that includes the Old Course at St Andrews and Carnoustie Golf Links.

Why playing The Old Course, Kingsbarns, Carnoustie and Gleneagles make The best golfing weekend ever

Location Information:

Kingsbarns Golf Links, Kingsbarns, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 8QD

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