Best golf courses: Scotland - North East

Scotland - North East: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key for the rating definitions.
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Aberdeen
Braid, James

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

James Braid

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Wkends restrictd
Aberdeen
Unknown

Visitors?

Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Unknown

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Aberdeen
Morris, Old Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Original layout by Old Tom Morris, with significant redevelopment in 1926 by Tom Simpson and Herbert Fowler.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Inverness
Morris, Old Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Inverness

Designer

Old Tom Morris

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Aberdeen
Hiseman, Robin

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Robin Hiseman designed the current 18-hole Haughton and 9-hole Blairs courses (1994).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Aberdeen
MacKenzie, Dr Alister

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Original course laid out by James Braid (1910). Later redesigned by Dr Alister MacKenzie, working with his brother Major Charles A. MacKenzie (1923).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Aberdeen
Braid, James

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

James Braid

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Rsrt guests only
Aberdeen
Webster, Graeme

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Graeme Webster

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Wkends restrictd
Aberdeen
Simpson, Archie

Visitors?

Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Archie Simpson

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Aberdeen
Greens of Scotland

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Original 9-hole course laid out by Mr McAndrew (1918), extended to 18-holes by Greens of Scotland (1996).

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Aberdeen
Thomas, Dave

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Dave Thomas designed both the Hawkshill course (1990) and Swailend course (1997).

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Aberdeen
Park Jr & Simpson

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Aberdeen

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.

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Aberdeen
Unknown

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Unknown

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Wkends restrictd
Aberdeen
Simpson, Robert

Visitors?

Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Originally designed in 1888 by the Simpson Brothers (Archie & Robert) of Carnoustie. Later re-bunkered and lengthened by James Braid. Donald Steel has made recent alterations.

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Aberdeen
Smith, George

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Original layout designed by George Smith (golf professional of Lossiemouth).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Aberdeen
Hawtree, Martin

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Aberdeen

Designer

Dr Martin Hawtree

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