St Andrews The Home Of Golf

  Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

St Andrews The Home Of Golf, Fife is a 117 hole Club with the 18 hole Old, New, Jubilee, Eden, Strathtyrum, Castle Courses and 9 hole Balgove Course. A private, links golf course established in 1754.

Contact Information

St Andrews Links, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9SF United Kingdom

Tel: 01334 466666

Website: http://www.standrews.org.uk

Golf Pro: Steve North - St Andrews Links Golf Academy | Tel: 01334 466 606

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: £££££
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  • Weekend Guide: Depending on course *

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Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: Other holes | Private | Links

Facilities: Driving range, Golf clubs for hire, Golf buggies for hire, Golf pro shop, Changing rooms, Golf clubhouse, Bar, Food available, Available for functions, golf course.

Visitors: To obtain a tee time on the Old Course; there are four main ways to do so if you have a suitable handicap (24 for men and 36 for women). Please vsit the clubs website for more details.

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available
  • 7 Day Membership Available

Location: http://www.standrews.org.uk/Getting-Here

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Course Tee Par SSS Yds
The Strathtyrum CourseWhite6966 [107.000]5620
The Strathtyrum CourseYellow6963 [101.000]5004
The Strathtyrum Coursered6867 [120.000]4705
The New CourseWhite7173 [126.000]6625
The New CourseYellow7172 [125.000]6362
The New CourseRed7572 [126.000]5992
The Old CourseWhite7273 [130.000]6721
The Old CourseYellow7271 [128.000]6387
The Old CourseRed7676 [143.000]6032
The Jubilee CourseWhite7273 [131.000]6742
The Jubilee CourseYellow7271 [127.000]6424
The Jubilee CourseRed7475 [128.000]5956
The Eden CourseWhite7071 [125.000]6250
The Eden CourseYellow7069 [121.000]5869
The Eden CourseRed7372 [122.000]5450
The Castle CourseWhite7174 [139.000]6759
The Castle CourseYellow7172 [135.000]6376
The Castle CourseRed7173 [131.000]5460
The Jubilee Bronze CourseBronze6968 [121.000]5666
The Jubilee Bronze CourseRed7073 [121.000]5666
Balgove CourseWhite6058 [100.000]3040
Balgove Courseyellow3001520

St Andrews The Home Of Golf Reviews & Information

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Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 277
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4.58 ... Overall Rating
4.61 ... The Course
4.63 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.29 ... VFM
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What the club says: St Andrews The Home Of Golf is a golfing Mecca for every golfer and realises the ultimate dream for golfers worldwide. From the iconic Swilcan Bridge on the Old Course to Tom Morris's masterful architecture on the New Course, St Andrews Links has developed over 600 years. The three championship courses; the Old Course, New Course and Jubilee Course run parallel to each other along the famous West Sands of St Andrews. Nestled on the opposite side of the Links are the Eden, Strathtyrum courses and the only nine hole course, the Balgove. A five minute drive from the town is the seventh course, the award winning Castle Course which offers dramatic views over St Andrews from its spectacular cliff top location.


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David G rated 5 out of 5 - Nov 12 2017

Wonderful
Was an honour to play at the 'home of golf'. Could not have had a better day. Even having to use fairway matts didn't take the shine off (it actually helped my game)

(Round played: Nov 2017 - Score: 92 Handicap: 18)
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Mark R rated 5 out of 5 - Nov 4 2017

Great test of golf
A true test of your game on a true links course. Highly recommend a visit.

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 107 Handicap: 17.8)
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Charlie S rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 25 2017

Fantastic course worth visiting
Outstanding course with greens in ideal conditions and a fun enjoyable round. It was a really brilliant afternoon.

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 90 Handicap: 22)
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Gary S rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 19 2017

Bucket List item well and truly ticked!! Playing the Old Course at the home of golf was outstanding!

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 95 Handicap: 17.2)
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Brett G rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 9 2017

First time on the old course and what an amazing experience. A very special place indeed.

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 80 Handicap: 13.9)
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Neil R rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 5 2017

Great Course
Fantastic Course - the Home of Golf - always coming back! Here's to many more rounds!

(Round played: Apr 2017 - Score: 83 Handicap: 19.2)

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David C rated 3 out of 5 - Sep 11 2017

The Home of Golf
I suspect most golfers would like to play the Old Course at St Andrew at least once in their lives. We got a tee time after three attempts in the Ballot, and were really lucky with the weather - a few light showers, but hardly any wind. You can't help but be impressed by the history of the course, and think about the famous names that have played before.

Whilst the course was in great condition, and the greens were in fantastic shape, the only real disappointment of the day were the caddies. It must be hard to have lots of experienced caddies on hand, given the number of people who play the course every day, but we were pretty disappointed with the experience and advice of our caddies. My caddie was ok, but with him being a 12 handicapper who rarely played, I didn't feel he was experienced enough to advise me. My girlfriend's caddie made the cardinal sin of not really asking how she played - as a result he was always asking her to go for greens in regulation, and not really asking how she preferred to play. His efforts pretty much ruined the back nine for her, and put a real downer on a day that should have been one of the highlights of her golfing life.

In summary - course good, overall experience not so good!
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Toby Mitchell rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 29 2017

What an experience
I recently got lucky enough in the Ballot and got the most perfect experience of the Old Course. The first tee will definitely grab your attention with the nerves but after that its a course to attack and enjoy!

Off the tee, it is very wide open and if you do have a caddy (recommended as I did not have one) it will definitely gain you at least 4 shots! The approaches are full of imagination and there are definitely multiple ways to create lots of chances.

Having said that, make sure your putter is hot! the greens are huge and very undulating in areas which is the biggest test on this course. Make sure you shoot at the right flag on the 7 double greens and fire in those birdies!

Walking down 17 & 18 is surreal! fans lining the course and watching you is something amazing and tops off an incredible experience at the home of golf.

We were lucky in just having a 10mph breeze but it is definitely a course to attack. I managed 6 birdies and could of easily been 9-11 if I'd made some more 20ft'ers.

Overall a day I'll never forget, but I definitely recommend a caddy if you want to gain shots 4+ shots.
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Lee S rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 12 2017

Eden course,
Course was in impeccable condition, greens were really well maintained and fast. fairways were in excellent condition.

(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 79 Handicap: 13.3)
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Gill L rated 4 out of 5 - Aug 9 2017

Pleasant course
For a first time visit to St.Andrews this was a good course to choose as it is a well maintained course with wide fairways and no major challenges and the weather was kind to us! The staff were lovely and there is a good range for warm up.

(Round played: Aug 2017 - Score: 96 Handicap: 32.9)
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