Golf in St. Andrews and the East Coast
St. Andrews is renowned, the world over, as the birthplace of golf, which has been played here for over 400 years. Few can fail to be awed by the sense of history, as they view the hallowed links of the Old Course, host of the Open on numerous occasions.
Synonymous with the game of golf, this historic town, with its equally ancient university boasts a further three courses of championship standard – the New, the Jubilee and the Castle – whilst the Eden and Strathtyrum offer a less challenging, but none the less enjoyable 18 holes of golf.
Just outwith the town, the superb links at Kingsbarns, combined with the Torrance and Kittocks courses at the Fairmont St Andrews Hotel, make this area truly vacation heaven for all golfers.
North of the river lies a further golfing paradise of some 25 courses, centred on the testing Championship links of Carnoustie, where the return of the Open in 1999 resulted in one of the most memorable finales to date.
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Arrive Glasgow/Edinburgh Airport and collect rental car. Drive to St Andrews, the Home of Golf. Ballot Old Course or play Elie – both optional. Over night St Andrews area.
Play Crail, the seventh oldest course in the world / ballot for Old Course. Overnight St Andrews area.
Play Carnoustie, with the reputation of one of the toughest of all Open courses / ballot for Old Course. Over night St Andrews area.
Play Monifieth, an open qualifier course for Carnoustie, or ballot for Old Course. Over night St Andrews area.
Play Kingsbarns, a regular on most golfers’ wish list ever since it opened in 2000, or ballot for Old. Over night St Andrews area.
Transfer to Edinburgh area and play Muirfield (must pay for 4 ball) where the 2013 Open Golf championship was held. Over night Edinburgh area.
Play North Berwick, one of the great traditional links courses, with bags of character. Over night Edinburgh area.
Travel to Glasgow/Edinburgh Airport, drop-off rental car and check in for return flight.
We will handle the Old Course ballot for you and if successful you will pay the Old Course direct.
Included in this package:
- 7 nights Standard Twin or Double room
- Accommodation 4* or above
- Breakfast daily
- 6 rounds of golf (final golf programme dependent on day of week of arrival)
- Car Hire: 4 people based on an Automatic MPV*
- VAT at 20%
*If you would prefer just transfers or a private driver let us know and we can provide a quote.
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