Visitor Information

Royal Aberdeen Visitor Brochure Information

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Payment of Green Fees

Visitor Direct Reservations

1. Visitors may book in advance subject to the receipt of full payment of green fee within 30 days of booking. Royal Aberdeen Golf Club retains the right to close the course(s) in exceptional circumstances without liability. In such circumstances the Club will offer all options outlined below in 1(a) however with no price differential to the customer. All cancellations shall be subject to the undernoted policy:

(a) Cancellations outwith 14 days of date of play will be offered the options of (i) rescheduling up to 12 months in advance at the same rate retaining 100% of the initial booking value (ii) a credit note, subject to difference in price when redeemed or (iii) a refund to the value of 75% of the initial booking.

(b) Any booking cancelled inside of 14 days of date of play shall not be entitled to any refund. However, the General Manager may exercise their discretion under exceptional circumstances in which case he/she may revert to offer one or all the options outlined above in 1(a).

Tour Operator terms and conditions vary from above and are available upon request from


Members, guests and visitors are respectfully reminded of the expected standards of dress for the Clubhouse and courses at Royal Aberdeen Golf Club.

Golf shirts must have collars although polo necks are permitted and must be tucked in at all times. Collarless shirts, T-shirts, Football shirts or any shirts carrying Non-golfing slogans, numbers or Illustrations are strictly prohibited. Trousers and shorts must be tailored and appropriate for golf. Any form of denim trouser, camouflage design, cargo pants, cut-offs or tracksuits are strictly prohibited.

Recognised golfing head ware is acceptable to be worn on the courses but strictly prohibited to be worn inside the Clubhouse.

Spikes or rubber soled golf shoes must be worn on the course(s). Trainers are not recognised or approved as suitable footwear for use on the course by any golfer, they are not permitted to be worn in the Clubhouse. Spiked shoes may be worn to and from the locker rooms but are not permitted to be worn in other areas of the Clubhouse.

Jacket and tie and commensurate Non-golfing attire for ladies should be worn in the dining room at all times and on Saturdays in the Archie Simpson Lounge.


Visitors are made extremely welcome at Royal Aberdeen and welcomed to experience our Championship course, Balgownie Links. The club recommends the course for players holding a handicap of 24 or under due to the testing nature of the course, however the Club can recommend a mixture of tees for the higher handicapper to ensure they enjoy their experience of playing Balgownie.


Pull Trolley hire - £10.00
Electric Trolley - £20.00
Club hire - £50.00
Caddy on request - £60.00
Fore caddy on request - £90.00
Ride on Buggy- £90.00 (Medical certifcate only - cost inclusive of caddy to drive the buggy)

We will endeavour to provide caddies if requested but unfortunately at certain times during the season our caddy pool is limited.



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