Architect: Originally Old Tom Morris, then John Sutherland, George Duncan, and the greenstaff circa 1944
Stats: 6,626 yds, par 70, SSS 73
GF: £110

Visitor information: No restrictions
W: royaldornoch.com
2010 Ranking: 12 (up 3)

Improvements since 2010 Rankings:

Course: Enlarged 7th tee

Panellists’ Comments: “A truly remarkable and unique design”; “No matter how poor your relationship with your golf game, you will fall in love again here”; “Royal Dornoch is probably the only great championship links that you can really take to your heart”; “The course is to golfers what the North Star is to sailors – a reliable, unwavering companion – a beacon to guide you in your time of need.”

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