Deeside Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Deeside Golf Club Est. 1903

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Deeside Golf Club: Sitting on the north bank of the River Dee, in an area frequently referred to as "Royal Deeside" (see our Did You Know section below), here you will find the Haughton championship course, complemented by the 9-hole Blairs course.

At times tree-lined, at others more open, the Haughton layout, which kicks-off with a downhill par-3, will certainly put your all-round game through its paces. You'll find plenty of good quality bunkering keeping you on your toes, while water ditches cross in front of the greens or cut through the fairways on half the holes.

On this out-and-back layout several holes get you down alongside the river, before quickly turning you back inland again. The par-4 11th and par-3 12th should be the pick of the "river holes," although there's plenty of vegetation on the leftside of these holes to obscure your view of the free-running River Dee.

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Deeside Golf Club
Golf Road, Bieldside,
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire AB15 9DL
Scotland
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Office   +44 (0)1224 869 457
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1224 869 457
Fax

  +44 (0)1224 861 800

Email   admin@deesidegolfclub.com
Website   www.deesidegolfclub.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Riverside (River Dee) and rural countryside.
 
Designer: Robin Hiseman designed the current 18-hole Haughton and 9-hole Blairs courses (1994).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6385 5916 5312
Par 70 70 72
SSS or Slope 72 70 72
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Haughton course. Also at Deeside GC is the 9-hole Blairs course (par-34; 2,515 yds from back tees; rating 33).

Sitting alongside Deeside GC (although separated by the River Dee) is the Paul Lawrie Golf Centre, boasting a nine-hole par-3 course, 27-bay driving range and excellent short game practice area.
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How2Get There?

1 mi SW of Cults / 4.5 mi SW of Aberdeen city centre.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct) on the Haughton course (all days): £100. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

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Did you know?

Deeside Golf Club is located alongside the River Dee, which rises deep in the Cairngorm Mountains and flows through southern Aberdeenshire and into the North Sea at Aberdeen. The term "Royal Deeside" is frequently used to describe the lands, forests, castles, towns and villages, fishing and hunting areas, and other various attractions that lie a few miles either side of the river. Although "Royal Deeside" was originally used to describe that part of the river flowing from Braemar to Banchory, it is also frequently applied to areas that lie downriver from Banchory, all the way east to Aberdeen itself.

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Location

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Latitude: (57.112030)
Longitude: (-2.190437)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa 5-star
North Deeside Road, Pitfodels, Aberdeen AB15 9YA.
+44 (0)1224 861 000
www.marcliffe.com

Set in its own picturesque grounds on the outskirts of the historic city of Aberdeen, The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa at Pitfodels is a five-star Scottish country hotel offering 40 luxury guest rooms and suites. Since its official opening in 1993 by Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev, this luxury hotel has earned wide acclaim as an ideal base for exploring the many riches that North-east Scotland offers ... not least an excellent array of world-class coastal and inland golf courses that includes Royal Aberdeen, Cruden Bay and Trump Aberdeen. The hotel is a member of the coveted Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Deeside; Royal Aberdeen (6 mi).
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Golf within 20 miles Murcar; Newmachar; Trump Intl; Newburgh-on-Ythan; Banchory; Meldrum House.
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Aberdeen Treetops Hotel (DoubleTree by Hilton) 4-star
161 Springfield Rd, Aberdeen AB15 7AQ.
161 Springfield Rd, Aberdeen AB15 7AQ.
www.hilton.com

Hilton Aberdeen Treetops is a traditional hotel close to Aberdeen city centre. An onsite Livingwell Health Club offers the chance to relax and use its 17m swimming pool, sauna, steam room and fully equipped gymnasium.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Deeside; Royal Aberdeen (6 mi).
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Golf within 20 miles Murcar; Newmachar; Trump Intl; Newburgh-on-Ythan; Banchory; Meldrum House.
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