The old Balcomie Links in the old burgh of Crail near St Andrews is one of Scotlands finest golfing treasures.
There is great antiquity here. The Crail Golfing Society was founded in 1786, at a time when there were only six other golf clubs in existence anywhere in the world. Set in an exposed corner on the most easterly point of the Kingdom of Fife on a promontory known as Fife Ness, the present course remains much as it did after Old Tom Morris from St Andrews laid out the first nine holes in 1895 and then added a second nine four years later. Balcomie has many admirers from all over the world and when the Open Championship is at St Andrews it is not unusual to see the famous faces of the games greatest players taking on this delightful little course.
Address: Crail Golfing Society, Balcomie Clubhouse, Fifeness, Crail KY10 3XN
Type of course: Links
New developments: N/A
Catering: Bar & Restaurant 8.00 until 9.00 pm http://www.crailgolfingsociety.co.uk/Clubhouse/Caterers/ ; http://www.crailgolfingsociety.co.uk/Clubhouse/CurrentMenu/
Club pro avail: Yes http://www.crailgolfingsociety.co.uk/Facilities/
Club shop avail: Yes
Date established: 1895
Online booking avail: No
Pricing Information: Weekday Round £60;
Weekend round £75;
Weekday Day £80;
Weekend Day £100