Gleneagles Hotel (King's Course)


5-star : simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.
   Gleneagles Hotel (King's Course) Est. 1919

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Gleneagles Hotel (King's Course): Although the PGA Centenary course is now Gleneagles' preferred layout for top flight professional tournaments (including the 2014 Ryder Cup), the estate's King's course is still the undisputed King of the Perthshire hills. The time-honoured King's is a delight to play and lays down a worthy challenge for golfers of all abilities.

Braid’s magnificent layout has endured the test of time. It meanders across the undulating moorland and parkland terrain, with one memorable hole following another. There are some short par-4s to take advantage of, provided your tee-shots are accurately hit. There are also one or two "fiddly" holes to contend with, but a little local knowledge will sort out your strategy on these. Essentially, the King's is a course that appeals as much to the heart as the golfing brain. With glorious views onto the surrounding Perthshire hills and straths (valleys), here you'll find inland Scottish golf at its very best.

Stay & Play at Gleneagles: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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Making Contact

The Gleneagles Hotel
Auchterarder,
nr Perth, Perthshire PH3 1NF
Scotland
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Office   +44 (0)1764 662 231
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1764 662 231
Fax

  +44 (0)1764 662 134

Email   sales@gleneagles.com
Website   www.gleneagles.com
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Golf Pro
 
Andrew Jowett (Head Golf Professional)
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Academy
 
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
 
Designer: James Braid
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6790 6125 5230
Par 71 68 71
SSS or Slope 71 71 71
 
At the Same Location:
The three 18-hole golf courses at Gleneagles are: PGA CENTENARY course (par-72; 7366 yds from back tees; rating 74); KING'S course (par-71; 6790 yds; rating 71); QUEEN'S course (par-68; 5965 yds; rating 70).
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How2Get There?

16 miles SW of Perth
FROM PERTH take the M9/A9 (Perth-Stirling road). After 15 mi turn right onto the A823 direction Crieff. Gleneagles is less than 1 mile on your left. FROM STIRLING take the A9 (Perth-Stirling road). After 13 mi on the A95 miles turn left onto the A823 direction Crieff. Gleneagles is less than 1 mile on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (July thru' Sept): £210 (all days). Hotel guest: £160 (all days). Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Proof of handicap not required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire. Caddies available if requested in advance.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

When it opened in 1993, the PGA Centenary course took over from the King's course as Gleneagles' No.1 tournament layout for top level competition. Prior to that the King's course had hosted the Curtis Cup in 1936 and the Scottish Open and Scottish PGA championships on many occasions. For more details see Top Golf Tournaments at Gleneagles GC.

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Published Ranking
2018 Golf World rating: 49th best course in Britain & Ireland.
2018 Golf World rating: No.1 Stay&Play golf resort in Britain & Ireland.
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Location

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Latitude: (56.280550)
Longitude: (-3.750002)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Gleneagles Hotel  5-star
Auchterarder, Perth & Kinross PH3 1NF
+44 (0)1764 662 231
www.gleneagles.com

Gleneagles, The Palace in the Glen, is one of the leading golf and spa luxury hotels in Europe. As a 5 Red Star hotel and resort Gleneagles offers three world renowned championship golf courses, a leading spa, a myriad of sporting pursuits and leisure activities, and an unforgettable dining experience in the main restaurant.

Golf at this hotel Gleneagles (King's, Queen's and PGA Centenary courses).
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Crieff
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Cairn Lodge 4-star
Orchil Road, Auchterarder, Perthshire PH3 1LX
+44 (0)1764 662 634
www.cairnlodge.co.uk

A lovely boutique hotel located close to Gleneagles, characterised by a timeless elegance in its rooms, facilities and gardens.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Gleneagles (King's, Queen's and PGA Centenary courses).
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Golf within 20 miles Crieff
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