Blairgowrie Golf Club (Rosemount course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Blairgowrie Golf Club (Rosemount course) Est. 1889

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Blairgowrie Golf Club (Rosemount course): One of Scotland's bonniest courses and a long-time favourite with golfers from around the world. Blairgowrie's Rosemount course, designed by James Braid (with strong Alister MacKenzie influences), weaves its way through avenues of silver birch and pine, with heather also coming into the equation on many holes. The course is always presented in excellent condition, and for many golfers visiting Scotland, provides a welcome respite from the more dramatic and windswept links courses by the sea.

With generally good-width, gently undulating fairways, where the hazards are reasonably clear to see, you'll be able to make good use of the "big stick", before playing your approach to the excellent but not overly bunker-defended greens. Combined with the club's Lansdowne course, Blairgowrie offers the opportunity for 36-holes of championship golf in a beautiful Scottish woodland setting. If your visit can only accommodate one round, then you'll probably want to opt for the older and more famous Rosemount course.

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Making Contact

Blairgowrie Golf Club
Golf Course Road,
Blairgowrie, Perthshire PH10 6LG
Scotland
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Office   +44 (0)1250 872 622
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1250 872 622
Fax

  +44 (0)1250 875 451

Email   office@theblairgowriegolfclub.co.uk
Website   www.theblairgowriegolfclub.co.uk
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Golf Pro
 
Charles Dernie (Head Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
 
Designer: Original design by Dr Alister MacKenzie; substantially revised by James Braid.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6919 6229 5958
Par 72 70 74
SSS or Slope 73 72 74
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Rosemount course. Also at Blairgowrie is the 18-hole Lansdowne course (par-72; 6913 yds from back tees) and 9-hole Wee course (2357 yds).
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How2Get There?

15 miles N of Perth
From the centre of Blairgowrie (which is approx 16 miles north of the city of Perth) take the A93 (Perth Road). After approx 1.2 miles turn left into Golf Course Road. After approx o.5 miles golf is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Sept): £85; April and Oct: £65. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, day tickets, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 24; women 36. Proof of handicap required.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The original 18-hole course here at Blairgowrie was actually designed by the legendary architect Dr Alister MacKenzie; it opened for play in 1927. Just a few years later, in 1930, the club wanted to expand its facilities to include an 18-hole and a 9-hole course. James Braid set about this task, incorporating some of MacKenzie's original design, but also creating many new holes on what is now the Rosemount course.

It was here on the Rosemount course that Greg Norman recorded his first win on the European Tour in the 1977 Martini International.

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Published Ranking
2018 Golf World rating: 74th best course in Britain & Ireland.
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Location

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Latitude: (56.571873)
Longitude: (-3.329415)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Kinloch House Hotel AA Top 200 UK Hotel
By Blairgowrie, Perthshire PH10 6SG
+44 (0)1250 884 237
www.kinlochhouse.com

Kinloch House offers the best of Scottish hospitality and a fabulous dining experience in a peaceful Scottish country hotel, located in 25 acres of Scottish countryside.

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The Angus Hotel 3-star
Wellmeadow, Blairgowrie, Perthshire PH10 6NQ
+44 (0)1250 872 455
www.theangushotel.com

Situated in the centre of Blairgowrie, the Angus Hotel has always provided a warm welcome for guests. Inside this traditional town centre building is an attractive modern hotel, popular with visting tour groups and golfers.

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