Golfing in the Kingdom of Fife – St Andrews Golf Tour 2
St Andrews IS the most famous golfing destination in the world. Using St Andrews as a base for your golfing vacation will ensure that you enjoy one of the most wonderful experiences ever. St Andrews is home to the Old Course and golf has been played here for over 600 years. Fife has some of the world’s best links golf courses and so many things to see and do – whether you are interested in the history of Scotland or looking at simply enjoying the atmosphere the Mecca of golf this area has it all.
- Day 1
Arrive in Scotland where you will be met by a company representative and escorted to your vehicle. Transfer to St Andrews to the ancient and historic old town. Check into the Old Course Hotel and relax at your leisure
- Day 2
Play The Jubilee Course St Andrews – Traditional links course. First laid out in 1897 and upgraded to championship standard in 1989. A severe test. Catch the view of the auld grey toon at sunset from the 18th tee. 18 holes, 6,805 yards, par 72 (SSS 73). A shorter version of the Jubilee Course is also available, known as the Bronze Course, it measures 5,674 yards, par 69.
- Day 3
Play The Old Course – golf’s Mecca. Clients tell us that their legs turn to jelly when they stand on the first tee of the Old Course for the first time. Once they have played on the most famous golf course in the world they always vow to return.
- Day 4
Play The Eden Course – this is a traditional links course laid out by H. S. Colt and opened in 1914. A good test with well positioned bunkers and home of one of Scotland ‘s oldest amateur tournaments, the Eden Trophy. 18 holes, 6,112 yards, par 70 (SSS 70).
- Day 5
Play Scotscraig – an Open Championship qualifying course. The 13th oldest club in the world Scotscraig has a great history and provides the visiting golfer with a very traditional bump and run type of golf. Look out for the gorse bushes and heather.
- Day 6
Play Crail Craighead – a relatively new links course designed by American architect Gil Hanse the Craighead course can be a tough challenge when the wind blows.
- Day 7
Play St Andrews Castle Course – the newest of the St Andrews links golf courses the Castle Course opened in 2008. It is a spectacular cliff top golf course which has been designed by David Maclay Kidd the Scot who is now famous for designing Bandon Dunes in Oregon.