Often called the “Ballybunion of Scotland” because of the mammoth dunes on the property, Cruden Bay is a links that defies description, except to say that it comes straight from the imagination when fantasizing about golf in Scotland! Situated on the east coast of Scotland, Cruden Bay offers an internationally famous golfing experience - old-fashioned links golf at its best. In fact, evidence in the form of a ballot box inscribed 'Cruden Golf Club 1791' suggests that a nine-hole golf course existed before the 19th century.
The layout, set against a backdrop of subtly contoured greens and magnificent panoramic views, creates unique challenges demanding the skills of power, placement and fine judgement upon the discerning golfer. While the blind shots and course knowledge required to score well may frustrate first time visitors, it is upon returning to the course that its genius is exposed.
- Year of Opening - 1899
- Designer - Old Tom Morris & Archie Simpson
- Par - 72
- Holes - 18
- Length - 6876 Yards