Golf in Aberdeen City and Shire

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  • A view down one of the holes at Braemar Golf Club
    Braemar Golf Course, Royal Deeside
  • Wide shot of golfers playing at the King's Links Golf Course at the beach front in Aberdeen
    The King's Links Golf Course
  • A view of Stonehaven bay from one of the holes on Stonhaven Golf Course
    Stonehaven Golf Club, Aberdeenshire

Aberdeen City and Shire has an incredibly rich golfing heritage and is home to over 50 courses, including a range of stunning links and lush parkland venues.

Hazlehead No. 1 is a terrific parkland course and widely regarded as one of the best courses in the north east of Scotland. Designed by Dr Alistair MacKenzie, this course provides a real test of your shot-making skills with gorse and woodland hazards for any wayward strokes. Royal Aberdeen is the sixth oldest golf club in the world and venue for The Scottish Open in 2014. The outward nine of Royal Aberdeen’s revered Balgownie Links is believed to be among the best stretches of links golf in the world.

Further up the coast lies Fraserburgh, the seventh oldest golf club in the world, which was founded back in 1777. Enjoy a true slice of golfing history by playing among the huge sand dunes which make for an epic experience. Braemar Golf Club is the highest 18-hole course in Britain, with fine greens and magnificent views at around 1,200 feet above sea level.

Stonehaven is a cliff-top course with some dramatic short holes played over deep gullies and beautiful greens. Enjoy astonishing views across the North Sea and also see Dunnottar Castle, an ancient fortress in the most dramatic of settings. The Trump International Golf Links on the stunning Aberdeenshire coast is said to be one of the most ambitious golf courses ever created.

Check out the Aberdeen City and Shire golf guide and suggested itineraries for more inspiration.When booking your accommodation remember to look out for the Golfers Welcome scheme. They accredit accommodation providers that offer dedicated golf facilities like secure club storage, weather updates and details of local golf suppliers.

Browse the list below for more golf courses in Aberdeen City and Shire.

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  1. Royal Aberdeen Golf Course

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    Aberdeen

    In the league table of golf course antiquity, the Royal Aberdeen Golf Club stands at number six and by rights should be known to a much wider audience around the world than it already is.

  2. Ballater Golf Course

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    Ballater

    Ballater was founded in 1892 and was originally a nine-hole course. A match was staged in 1906 between two very well-known golfers, James Braid and Harry Vardon, to celebrate the construction of a pavilion and the extension of the course.

  3. Balnagask Golf Course

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    Aberdeen City Centre

    Balnagask Golf Course is a challenging coastal course with many hills, situated within a nature conservation area on the small Balnagask headland.

  4. Buckpool Golf Club

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    Buckie

    Buckpool is a raised links course just on the west side of the fishing town of Buckie on the Moray Coast.

  5. Kings Links Golf Course

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    Aberdeen City Centre

    Kings Links is a traditional, well-established 18-hole links course with a wide variety of holes that will make you sit up and take notice.

  6. Portlethen Golf Club

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    Portlethen

    Portlethen opened in 1990 and was designed by Donald Steel. The course is a good example of a parkland layout with many excellent natural features.

  7. Murcar Links Golf Club

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    Aberdeen

    Archie Simpson laid out the first course at Murcar in 1909 in spectacular links land in the north east of Scotland near Aberdeen.

  8. Hazlehead No.2 Golf Course

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    Aberdeen

    Situated right next to its more famous No.1 course, Hazelhead's No.2 layout, originally a nine hole course, gained an extension in the early seventies and, although often in the shadow of its bigger brother, has never looked back.

  9. Alford Golf Club

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    Alford

    Surrounded by the hills of Donside with Bennachie dominating, the course is challenging to golfers of all ages and ability without being physically demanding.

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    Peterhead

    In a remote and beautiful area of rolling and massive sand dunes, a few miles to the north-east of Aberdeen lies a brooding seaside links like no other.

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