Royal Troon Golf Club - The Old Course: #8Royal Troon Golf Club - Old Course

Royal Troon Golf Club - Old Course
Craigend Rd
Troon, Scotland KA10 6EP
South Ayrshire

Phone(s): +44 (0) 1292 311555
Fax: +44 (0) 1292 318204

The Troon Golf Club sprung up way back in 1878 and quickly attracted golfers from all over to the Old Course, then the new golf course, of course, which still provides a real golf exam.

The Old Course at Royal Troon Golf Club ranks among Scotland's top links golf courses and provides real challenges with its winds and lush rough, its gorse and its broom, requiring straight and sure shooting.

Start strong on the Old Course at Royal Troon Golf Club because the back nine gets tough when you're golfing into the northwesterly winds.

Royal Troon Golf Club - Old Course
3.5 stars out of 5 (based on 2 reviews)
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The No.8 ('Postage Stamp') on the Old Course at Royal Troon Golf ClubA view from a tee at Royal Troon Golf Club

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: James Braid, Willie Fernie
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Year opened: 1878
  • Golf Season:
  • Guest Policy: Limited non-member play
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways:
  • Greens:


  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

  • Week days: £250
  • Weekends: N/A

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed:
  • Dress code: Jeans, tee-shirts, training or sports shoes and shorts are not permitted in the Clubhouse or on the Courses.
  • Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Delta

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Length Slope Rating
Championship/Blue 71 7208 yd. 0 0
White 71 6632 yd. 0 0
Yellow 71 6170 yd. 0 0
Ladies/Red 75 6108 yd. 0 0

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • Royal Troon Golf Club - Old Course
    4.5 stars out of 5
    by alec dunlop
    on October 21st, 2010 09:50
    a true test of golf. keeping your nerve when when driving the ball especially coming back into the wind.we also found everyone we met or delt with to be friendly and gracious.
  • Royal Troon Golf Club - Old Course
    2.5 stars out of 5
    by Gor Cowl
    on September 01st, 2008 20:35
    Other than the Postage Stamp and #18 skip it..And go to Preswick which is a better course and a lot cheaper and friendly to visitors.
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