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Peterhead Golf Club

Craigewan Links, Riverside Drive,

Peterhead, Aberdeenshire AB42 1LT

  • Office

    +44 (0)1779 472 149
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1779 472 149
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1779 480 725
  • Golf pro

    Harry Dougal (Resident Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland alongside the North Sea and riverside (River Ugie).

  • Designer:

    The Craigewan Links began as a 9-hole course designed by Willie Park Jr (1892); extended to 18 holes by Archie Simpson (1908). A second 18-holes, the New course, was established in 1923; today it exists as a 9-hole course.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6147
5704
5382
Par
70
70
72
SSS or slope
71
68
71

Location

Latitude:

57.517891

Longitude:

-1.801402

How to get there:

1 mi NW of centre of Peterhead / 32 mi NE of Aberdeen.

Peterhead Golf Club

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1841

Peterhead Golf Club is home to a pleasant yet challenging seaside links course, also known as the "Craigewan Links". The current 18 hole layout began as a nine-hole course in 1892, designed by Willie Park Jr. It was extended to 18 holes in 1908. A second 18-hole layout, the “New Course”, was established in 1923 and exists today as a 9-hole course layout.

The wonderfully scenic Craigewan Links occupies a natural peninsula of duneland, bounded by the River Ugie on two sides and the North Sea on its east side. Beach and headland views abound, as do a plethora of pot bunkers, in range from the tee and stoutly defending the greens. When the wind blows across the course, you'll experience the joys of "raw" links golf at its most challenging.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: weekdays £60; weekends £80.

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.

Did you know?

Peterhead Golf Club was established in 1841, making it the 18th oldest golf club in the world. By 1800 there were in fact only about ten golf clubs in existence (according to the R&A's records), with most of them on the east coast of Scotland. It appears that it was not until the second half of the 19th-century that golfers formed themselves into clubs, which places Peterhead amongst the elite in terms of longevity.

Published ranking

Scotland: 63rd best course in Scotland (Golf World, 2021).

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