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Cullen Links Golf Club

The Links,

Cullen, Moray AB56 4WB

  • Office

    +44 (0)1542 840 685
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1542 840 685

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes.

  • Designer:

    Old Tom Morris

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
4623
4376
4259
Par
63
63
67
SSS or slope
64

Location

Latitude:

57.693470

Longitude:

-2.834306

How to get there:

o.5 mi W of Cullen / 60 mi E of Inverness.

Cullen Links Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1870

Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides.

Laid out in a relatively small area between a ridge of cliffs and Cullen Beach, the course is brimming with interesting features, not least the need to put you on top of the cliffs for four of the 18 holes. The short blind par-3 2nd (Farskane) gets you onto the upper level ... with views to die for. The signature par-3 7th (Firth View) brings you back down again.

A small stream (Den Burn) smartly cuts across the course as you play round the turn. Two very distinctive red rocky outcrops (not of Old Tom Morris's making) are integral to the middle of the back-nine, not least at the par-3 12th (Neaves) ... a hole that defies description! Likewise the blind par-3 13th (Red Craig). The few pot bunkers scattered here and there are merely incidental to the drama, scenery and surprises served up by this unique coastal gem.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, day ticket: £30 (all days).

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, weekly tickets, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Did you know?

The small town of Cullen is the original home of a well-known Scottish delicacy ... Cullen Skink ... a thick Scottish soup made of smoked haddock, potatoes and onions.

The Royal Burgh of Cullen, originally known as Inverculen, was first developed at the mouth of the Cullen Burn, but around 1300 moved inland to what is now known as Old Cullen. In 1327, King Robert the Bruce’s Queen, Elizabeth de Burgh, died at Cullen.

Where2Stay

  • Cullen Bay Hotel

    Cullen, Moray. AB56 4XA Telephone: 01542 840 432

    +44 (0)1542 840 432

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    The renowned Cullen Bay Hotel occupies an outstanding positon just 1/4 mile west of the Royal Burgh of Cullen. From its commanding vantage point, guests enjoy magnificent panoramas of Cullen Bay and its “singing sands”. Washed by the warming gulf stream, the Moray Firth frequently delights guests with sightings of Dolphins, Porpoises and Minke Whales.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Duff House Royal; Royal Tarlair

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