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3.9
122 Reviews (122)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
77.7%
Recommend this course
102 out of 122 reviews
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4.0
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
80.0%
Recommend this course
16 out of 20 reviews
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3.8
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
73.5%
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25 out of 34 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6308 yards
Slope 129
Rating 71.7

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
Golf Season Year round

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 Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Reviews

3.9
122 Reviews (122)
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Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent links course on a budget.

Best of the 3 at Troon links in my opinion, tough but fair with a variety of holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

New Layout

Played this many times. Loved the new layout but some of the fairways were being worked and had been scarified which we only found out about on arrival

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good challenge and good length for players who don’t hit ball far.

3rd time played in recent weeks. More enjoyable with each round as we’re getting to know the course. Definitely recommend it for average, intermediate players.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

THE BEST VALUE FOR MONEY LINKS ON THE WEST COURSE

if you love real links where the fairways are burnt an very bouncy and the only green on the course are the teeboxs and the actual greens then get yourself to this smashing course its real links golf for a fraction of the price of all the courses round about this area . It was once the hardest municipal golf course in europe to play to your handicap on and for me is a lot more of a challenge than lochgreen . Had read a few reviews saying fairways were in a bit of a state this is just how it should be in the height of summer the greens were an absolute dream to putt on and the new routing changes really work and balance the course out better i feel so if your able to get a time get yourself down to troon an play the darley course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging but fair

Played the course for the second time recently. I enjoyed it more this time as I was more familiar with the course. Challenging but more shorter holes than Lochgreen, many greens reachable with driver and iron. Par 3s are interesting and fun to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course has excellent layout

We played Darley on Sunday 31 July, it was a nice day and we were looking forward to it. The layout is really good and the greens were in great condition but the fairways are awful! Rabbit holes everywhere! In this course u can be punished for hitting the fairways off the tee!! Loads of bunkers don’t have any rakes so as a result they are a mess!! I know it’s council owned but we played Irvine Ravenspark and Routenburn in Largs recently ( both council owned) and they both were in much better shape all round

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Two ball

Again scored with playing down troon on a scorcher of a day . Course was good condition . Could be better signage for finding the next tee on a few holes . Apart from that had a good round .

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tougher challenge than Lochgreen

Although shorter than Lochgreen, this course is more challenging. Narrower fairways, tough carries to green and some some fairways in not-so -good condition. Still a good links course with holes 5 to 8 the most challenging. Looking forward to playing it again soon.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Darley

Fairways in very poor condition. Take plenty of balls. Greens superb.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Greens Good

Layout was fine but some holes between 3 and 16 were in need of some TLC, greens were fine.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Change of course

Changed course since I played last year. Less shrubs and course layout means quicker pace of play.

Very tough course. Bad bounce on even the best drives can land you in bother. Links conditions take a hole or 2 to get into again.

Greens look great and are well watered to slow the pace after solid fairways.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Layout change

The layout of the course had changed from the last time i had played it. We were a little lost for a few of the holes and the gps didnt pick up the new layout

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Darley

The course was in bad condition, I struggled to find a section of grass to play off of. The greens got slightly better the further around the course you got.

Staff were great.

Got held up quite a bit, took over 4 hours for a 2 ball which isn’t a great pace.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Superb days golf

Great course, brilliant value for money when booking on the GolfNow App.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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