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Trump International Golf Links

Trump International Golf Links

The course was built amidst the fantastic dunes just North of Aberdeen and offers spectacular views along the coastline. The architect, Martin Hawtree, has created a world class layout which one day may host a major championship.

1st Hole – Par 5

The first hole is a medium length par 5 which is reachable in two shots for the longer hitters. Three cross bunkers guard the lay-up area so decide how aggressive you want to be and play accordingly.

Course Yardage
White 478
Stroke Index 11

2nd Hole – Par 4

The Menie Burn, which bisects the hole, can be carried off the tee by the strongest players seeking a shorter second shot. The green is very gently contoured but severe run off areas will test the players missing the green on their approach shot.

Course Yardage
White 381
Stroke Index 7

3rd Hole – Par 3

This hole is sheltered by the surrounding dunes and is the closest point on the course to the sea. An excellent par 3 in stunning surroundings.

Course Yardage
White 147
Stroke Index 13

4th Hole – Par 5

A great par 5 played to a green set high into the dunes. Watch out for the Blairton Burn which runs the full length of the hole and the bank of bunkers sitting short of the green in the lay-up area.

Course Yardage
White 460
Stroke Index 1

5th Hole – Par 4

The layout turns back towards the North at this point with another fine par 4. A drive short and right of the large fairway bunker leaves the best line to attack the green.

Course Yardage
White 349
Stroke Index 9

6th Hole – Par 3

A gem of a par three and the shortest hole on the course. In a strong south-westerly wind, the line of play over the dune needs careful consideration.

Course Yardage
White 165
Stroke Index 15

7th Hole – Par 4

The 7th is reachable from the tee and with no greenside bunkers it looks a tempting target. However, a rise short of the green hides the deep swales and hollows awaiting any misplaced shots.

Course Yardage
White 230
Stroke Index 17

8th Hole – Par 4

The 8th is the longest par 4 on the course and it is another hole with no greenside bunkering. Set below a large dune system the putting surface is protected by clever contouring and run off areas.

Course Yardage
White 422
Stroke Index 3

9th Hole – Par 4

The tee shot here looks a lot tighter than it really is because the fairway opens up on the right side at the landing area. That said, it requires two straight shots to reach the green which is guarded by three bunkers of which only one or two are visible from the fairway.

Course Yardage
White 427
Stroke Index 5

10th Hole – Par 5

The back nine begins with a strong par 5 where the green lies in a natural amphitheatre created by the surrounding dunes. Avoiding the bunkers on your lay-up could well lead to a bridie.

Course Yardage
White 495
Stroke Index 13

11th Hole – Par 4

The 11th hole is a slight dog-leg right played from an elevated tee. The longer players can try to cut the corner slightly off the tee to shorten their approach into this well protected green.

Course Yardage
White 392
Stroke Index 6

12th Hole – Par 4

From the fairway, the approach shot is played across a small ravine which makes the judging of the distance to the false-fronted green difficult. Aim to end up in the heart of green which will offer a birdie opportunity.

Course Yardage
White 367
Stroke Index 16

13th Hole – Par 3

The 13th hole plays from an elevated tee onto an elevated green. With bunkers awaiting any weak shots correct club selection is paramount.

Course Yardage
White 178
Stroke Index 8

14th Hole – Par 4

The fairway on this hole follows a valley skirted by dunes on both sides. It appears a lot narrower than it really is which adds to the difficulty of both the tee shot and the approach.

Course Yardage
White 372
Stroke Index 2

15th Hole – Par 4

A short par 4 which presents the player with several strategic options. With four fairway bunkers and only one greenside, the emphasis is on an accurate tee shot.

Course Yardage
White 319
Stroke Index 18

16th Hole – Par 3

The various tee options here offer different angles and yardages into the green. Regardless, all seven greenside bunkers are in play from each of them.

Course Yardage
White 157
Stroke Index 14

17th Hole – Par 4

The penultimate hole rises steadily from tee to green whist following a valley on the left-hand side of the fairway. The long and relatively narrow three-tiered green is among the largest on the course.

Course Yardage
White 404
Stroke Index 10

18th Hole – Par 5

The 18th hole has eighteen bunkers and all of them are well placed. The easiest approach is from the left-hand side of the fairway as it will give access to the full length of the green.

Course Yardage
White 586
Stroke Index 4

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