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Value
4.8
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.9
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4.5
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4.5
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Parkland
Par 71
Length 6493 yards
Slope 133
Rating N/A

The Ferntower Course is the 18-hole championship layout at Crieff Golf Club, which has been voted 29th best golfing facility in the UK by the readers of Golf World magazine. Ferntower is built on gently sloping parkland, with views over the Strathearn Valley that dramatically improve and unfold as the round progresses. With mostly wide fairways and the rough cut short enough to avoid prolonged ball searching, Ferntower appeals to all categories of handicapper. The par-71 golf course starts with a par-3 hole, a change from the norm. Although the opening hole measures 163 yards, it's all uphill, and there are three par 5s, among the remaining holes on the front nine.

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Course Details

Year Built 1891
Architect James Braid Old Tom Morris (1891)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - £25
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Delta, Mastercard, Switch
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Catering

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

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Reviews

4.7
59 Reviews (59)
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Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

pete's game

course in good condition and not too busy - perfect

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First time

Cracking course with plenty of variety and space for the slight off line!
Good test for any golfer.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Well worth the money

Crieff is a lovely course and always well presented. Great fun - fair and you can get away with the odd wayward drive.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Friendly clubhouse staff & cracking wee course

We booked this at the late minute and were so glad we did, course was in great condition considering the time of year. The clubhouse and pro shop staff welcomed us in a warm friendly manner.

Clubhouse food and bar are value for money and our breakfast rolls were excellent and just what we needed before teeing off.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course course was in great condition considering the wet weather staff at starters office very friendly and helpful

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Far too slow

Course was in good condition considering the time of year but the pace of play was very slow.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Lovely course...very friendly team at pro shop and clubhouse

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyable autumn golf at Crieff

The course looked good from the car park. It was even better out there. Great condition given time of year. Played the day after latest round of heavy rain and only a handful of patches that were muddy underfoot.
Definitely going back to play in the summer.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Crieff ferntower 18 hole course

had a great round here with 3 friends wide fairways only problem strong wind which hampered shots but on the whole easy walking course with electric cart course conditions were great greens were quite slick even in October would thoroughly recommend it to play and a beautiful part of Scotland

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Superb course

Played this a few days ago. Course was in unreal condition considering we had a day and half of heavy rain Friday and Saturday. Great layout with some good holes. Wide open fairways to help off the tee but hitting into small greens surrounded by bunkers that require accuracy. Greens ran true and fast. Will definitely be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Very impressed

Couldn't fault our round at Crieff Ferntower, course condition for October was excellent, greens immaculate & fast paced, course quite wide off the tee, but protected by small-medium sized greens which are very well bunkered. Best value golf I can remember & we will definitely return next year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Excellent

The course was in lovely condition, credit given to the green keepers.
Lovely views of the surrounding countryside, all the staff were very friendly and helpful.
Would definitely recommend this as a course to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Great Course, very long round !!!

Great Course played second time in a week. Sadly on this occasion due to a Fog delay we were 60 minutes late teeing off before loads of 4 balls. Waited on every shot, and every tee, not good. Think they may have overbooked course !!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fabulous

What is there not to like about this course......if I lived nearby I would be excited being a member

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Absolutely stunning course, will definitely play again if we are in the area

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Good days golf

Ideal holiday golf, gentle introduction on 1st nine holes,
Back nine more challenging with some excellent par 4’s
That make club selection critical .
Disappointing 18th hole to finish though. Would play again if on holiday in this region in future.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

4 ball

Course in great condition only downfall was never having an even lie.everything running to road some severe slopes.take a few rounds to get used to slopes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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