Crieff Golf Club (Ferntower course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Crieff Golf Club (Ferntower course) Est. 1891

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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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Making Contact

Crieff Golf Club
Ferntower, Perth Rd,
Crieff, Perthshire PH7 3LR
Scotland
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Office   +44 (0)1764 652 397
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1764 652 909
Fax

  +44 (0)1764 655 096

Email   secretary@crieffgolf.co.uk
Website   www.crieffgolf.co.uk
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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).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
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).
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How2Get 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.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Sept): Mon-Thur £35; Fri-Sun £40. [Contact club for full details, discounts, weekday day tickets, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire if booked in advance.

Practice facilities
Limited
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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.

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Location

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Latitude: (56.379447)
Longitude: (-3.828108)
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Crieff Hydro 4-star
Crieff, Perthshire PH7 3LQ
+44 (0)1764 655 555
www.crieffhydro.com



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Knock Castle Hotel & Spa 
Drummond Terrace, Crieff, Perthshire PH7 4AN
+44 (0)1764 650 088
www.knockcastle.com

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.

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