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    Golf in the aberdeen area

    Hi all, i've literally not been on here for years but am just looking for some advice.
    I've been offered free accommodation in aberdeen over the next month so am thinking of having a golf weekend up there.
    Can anyone recommend what courses to play?
    I've looked at trump international and royal aberdeen but ideally would be looking for green fees for less than £100.
    Trump international looks amazing but is it worth the £200 plus green fee?
    Thanks

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    Re: Golf in the aberdeen area

    newmacher is a quality course

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    Re: Golf in the aberdeen area

    trump is special, if you don't play it you will regret it one day!
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    Re: Golf in the aberdeen area

    Yep treat yourself at trump, or even play twice as the replay rate is a lot less, so you may get 2 rounds for about £300. If not, bunk on.

    After Trump, I'd rate them as:-

    Cruden bay
    Royal Aberdeen
    Murcar.

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    Re: Golf in the aberdeen area

    Quote Originally Posted by Liverbirdie View Post
    Yep treat yourself at trump, or even play twice as the replay rate is a lot less, so you may get 2 rounds for about £300. If not, bunk on.

    After Trump, I'd rate them as:-

    Cruden bay
    Royal Aberdeen
    Murcar.

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    Re: Golf in the aberdeen area

    absolutely amazing area to play golf. I went for the first time this year
    http://www.golf-monthly.co.uk/course...enshire-134427
    Can't guarantee you'll get the weather I did but can'y guarantee you'll love the courses!
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    Re: Golf in the aberdeen area

    What weekend are you thinking of? I'll host you at Cruden Bay if its after my jollies.
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    Re: Golf in the aberdeen area

    Quote Originally Posted by Liverbirdie View Post
    Yep treat yourself at trump, or even play twice as the replay rate is a lot less, so you may get 2 rounds for about £300. If not, bunk on.

    After Trump, I'd rate them as:-

    Cruden bay
    Royal Aberdeen
    Murcar.
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    Re: Golf in the aberdeen area

    Played trump, royal Aberdeen and cruden in an epic trip in June. I would rate them all highly but in that order. There isn't an ugly view from anywhere on trump. Cruden I found a little "quirky" but can't really tell you what I mean by that. Royal Aberdeen was great as well.

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    Re: Golf in the aberdeen area

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeH View Post
    absolutely amazing area to play golf. I went for the first time this year
    http://www.golf-monthly.co.uk/course...enshire-134427
    Can't guarantee you'll get the weather I did but can'y guarantee you'll love the courses!
    Thanks for the link, that has certainly wet my appetite!

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