Photo of Crieff Golf Club (Ferntower course)

Crieff Golf Club

Ferntower, Perth Rd,

Crieff, Perthshire PH7 3LR

  • Office

    +44 (0)1764 652 397
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1764 652 909
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1764 655 096
  • Golf pro

    David Murchie

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Original design by James Braid. Extension and alterations designed by John Stark (1980).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6474
6091
5609
Par
71
71
74
SSS or slope
72
70
74

At the same location:

9-hole par-32 Dornoch Course (2270 yards).

Location

Latitude:

56.379447

Longitude:

-3.828108

How to get there:

17 miles W of Perth / 10 miles N of Gleneagles

From Crieff town centre head east back towards Perth on the A85. After o.6 miles Crieff Golf Club is on your left.

Crieff Golf Club (Ferntower course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1891

Crieff Golf Club (Ferntower course): Located just a few miles north of Gleneagles, Crieff's Ferntower course also benefits from stunning views across the wonderful Perthshire hills from all parts of the course. Laid out on the gentle south-facing slope of the Strathearn Valley, the course is relatively open, especially so on the front nine, where trees, large and small, are lightly spread around and the "rough" is cut to a very amenable ball-finding length. The course is always maintained in excellent condition, not least the firm and fast greens, full of tricky slopes and some ball-carrying run-offs. Things tighten-up a fraction on the slightly more interesting back-nine, which occupies the higher part of the layout and brings you closest to the ruin of Ferntower House. In the pine forest above the course you may catch a glimpse of eagles (if not up there perhaps on your scorecard ?). Occupying its lovely park like environment, Crieff is a thoroughly enjoyable layout, offering a good test of golf and some stunning views into the bargain.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Sept): Mon-Thur £35; Fri-Sun £40.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire if pre-booked.

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

The "Ferntower", from which the course takes its name, was formerly a feature of Ferntower House, the ruins of which are clearly seen from the 12th, 13th and 14th holes. The tower you see looking down the par-5 5th hole is part of the large Crieff Hydro Hotel.

Where2Stay

  • Crieff Hydro4-star

    Crieff, Perthshire PH7 3LQ

    +44 (0)1764 655 555

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Crieff

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Gleneagles (King's, Queen's and PGA Centenary courses).

  • Knock Castle Hotel & Spa

    Drummond Terrace, Crieff, Perthshire PH7 4AN

    +44 (0)1764 650 088

    Visit website

    Formerly the 19th century baronial home of Scottish shipping magnate Lady MacBrayne, Knock Castle enjoys uninterrupted views across the beautiful Perthshire countryside and the historic Drover's town of Crieff.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Crieff

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Gleneagles (King's, Queen's and PGA Centenary courses).

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