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Kinghorn Golf Club

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Kinghorn Golf Club
MacDuff Crescent
Kinghorn
Fife KY3 9RF
Phone(s): +44 (0) 1592 890345
Website: kinghorngolfclub.co.uk
Kinghorn GC

Description

Kinghorn Golf Club is a links-style course located in Fife on the east coast of Scotland. Many holes lead right out to sea and feature beautiful views of the ocean and town, with the best view coming at the 17th green.

The course was founded in the 19th century and built by the legendary Old Tom Morris. Much of the course was redesigned in 1947 after the grounds were used to grow food during World War II and most of the course remains the same from that time period. The club is private and owned by the Town Council, but visitors are welcome.

Kinghorn is an 18-hole club and is a par 65. It plays 5,145 yards, but feels far longer on windy days. The greens are also small making precision with irons crucial to a good round.

Two back-to-back par 3s on holes No. 2 and 3 are a difficult way to start out the round, both playing more than 200 yards. Most par 4s are less than 350 yards, but mixed in them is "Mill Lum," which is a 462-yard monster, followed by a drivable ninth hole dubbed "Inch Keith."

The front nine plays out in 2,788 yards. The back nine's par 3s aren't much easier with a 245-yard 11th and 190-yard 14th. The 18th, "Crying Hill" is a 200-yard par 3 as well.

You won't use long irons much anywhere on the course besides the par 3's tee boxes. Hole Nos. 12 and 13 are also difficult par 4s, playing more than 430 yards.

 
Style Links
Holes 18
Architect(s)
Year built 1887
Guest Policy Welcomed
Putting Green Available Yes
Rental Trolleys Yes
Tee Times Welcomed Yes
Price Range Weekdays £17
Price Range Weekends £22
Other facilities clubhouse, bar, practice facilities, locker rooms, showers, meeting facilities

Scorecard

Tee Par Length Slope Rating
White 65 5141 yd. 0 0
Yellow 65 4587 yd. 0 0
Red (W) 67 4347 yd. 0 0

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