Royal Troon – Old Course

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  • Architects:
  • Holes of Merit:
    6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 15, 17
  • NCG Rank:
    22/100 in GB&I
  • Rank:
    51/100 in the World

At A Glance

Tom Doak recommends golf architecture students pay special attention to the bunkering.

Royal Troon is home to the world-famous, par three 8th, Postage Stamp.

Additional Reading

Jaeger Kovich contributed an analysis of the 8th hole to The Fried Egg.

Additional Watching

Erik Anders Lang visited Royal Troon. The video can be seen by clicking here.


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The Essentials

Everything you need to know before you go!