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3.9
88 Reviews (88)
5 Stars
33
4 Stars
37
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
84.8%
Recommend this course
77 out of 88 reviews
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3.7
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.2
80.8%
Recommend this course
21 out of 26 reviews
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3.8
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
80.0%
Recommend this course
28 out of 35 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6321 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

The first Troon Municipal Darley Golf Course dates from about 1910, though the current one, with its original bogey par of 71 opened June 9, 1951.

Troon Links - Darley plays shorter than Lochgreen, meaning a tight round of golf with heather and gorse clogging the edges of several fairways, and an easy enough start makes the tests between the fifth and 15th holes all the more frustrating.

Shoot straight on Troon Links - Darley, as, in addition to the heather and gorse, there's plenty of whin.

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Course Details

Year Built 1910

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No vests, sleeveless t-shirts, football shirts, torn denim or dirty work wear permitted. Shoes should not damage the golf greens, golf shoes are preferred although trainers are permitted

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Reviews

3.9
88 Reviews (88)
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Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Good layout

We turned up early to get breakfast in the clubhouse, excellent clubhouse friendly staff and food was excellent value.
Course has a great layout no 2 holes the same good test of golf.
Greens were a bit soft but due to the recent rain this is understandable.
No rakes in the bunkers but good sand only down side was quite a few cans and bottles lying on the course.
1st time playing the course and will definitely go back and play in the summer excellent value.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf course or dog walking park ?

Played this course and just about every hole had a dog Walker on it and at 1point a dog not on a lead changed at me trying to steal my ball ! I did get a sorry from the dog owner but after 15 holes of being put off and interrupted by dogs and there owners I would not go back to this course ! I complained to the course starter about the goings on around this course and he was unapologetic, and said that there is nothing can be done about them ! So this course it being ruined by a selection of ignorant people ! This course cost me £20 to play ! And my day was ruined by Shyte people and they’re shyting dogs ! The people who run this course should hang there heads in Shame ! Do your job !

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fantastic day out

What a great day. The sunshine was out and the course was in great condition. For value you cannot beat any of the courses in Troon. Darley is tricky but a real treat for any golfer.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great test of golf

Played Lochgreen which was good , but this is easily the best of the three courses and well worth the money.
Challenging but playable.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

An opportunity to play in Troon

In terms of availability and fitting in with holiday schedules- this was my best option.
Overall I would say this was a fair test of golf over a different terrain (my home course is parkland) - and I got a round in for a modest fee.
I enjoyed it - it was a little slow pace at times- greens good - and for the money- you can’t ask for much more.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very poor

Very poor overall not worth £33 typical council golf course greens were the only good point about the round would not play there again

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hard course

Very good and testing course. Be prepared to lose balls if your not going down the middle. Ninth hole is now an absolute disaster though. What were they thinking. Good course but £36 is steep. Better coursed locally for less.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very enjoyable round

The course was well mentained. Challenging but fair. Very nice municipal course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

So much potential

The greens were fantastic.
Fairways could do with a lot of work and look as if they have just been left to bake in the hot sun.

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

links golf

Course played very well greens in fabulous condition only down point was fairways very burnt but can't help the weather

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Good value

Recent weather made the fairways very fast, some undulating fairways where the ball could roll off, greens superb and holding a good shot.
Overall a good test.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Good course ruined by dog walkers

Darley is actually a pretty decent course for being a public course but it is absolutely ruined by dog walkers. I like to play in the mornings and you probably see 10+ dogs in your round all off the leash running around.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course

Great course, played many times. Lots of work being done to strengthen the layout. An idea could be to return the third to load layout and place new tee just behind second green as it used to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great days golf

True links golf, testing layout, green in great condition. Time to get back to rakes in bunkers and removing flags when putting. Staff need to improve their attitude although pro shop staff are great. If you have never golfed here it’s a must, and a must return. Lochgreen and Darley are great tracks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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