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.

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

Tel: 01334 466666

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

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

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Course Information:
Other holes | Private | Links

Driving rangeGolf club hireBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Handicap required

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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.

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St Andrews The Home Of Golf Reviews & Information


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  5

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 307
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4.60 ... Overall Rating
4.62 ... The Course
4.80 ... Course Cond.
4.66 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.31 ... VFM
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4.28 ... Pace of play
4.72 ... Hospitality.
4.51 ... Prac. Facil.
4.52 ... Food + Drink
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307 ratings & 209 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1 out of 2090.

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Highly Recommended 2018

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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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Reviewed May 5 2019 by Tom M - rated 5 out of 5
Got to play this on a mid teens sunny with only light winds day. Was a truly great experience. The course is absolutely stunning start to finish. The views on some holes are the best you’ll find. The greens alone are worth the visit. Played well which always helps. Can imagine this course beating you up during a winter medal round ! If you hit a wide right don’t even both looking. Hit the fairways and you’ll enjoy you’re day. Must play in Scotland
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Reviewed Apr 12 2019 by Robert R - rated 5 out of 5
Great experience would recommend to anybody as a must play. Very open and forgiving course but tough enough to make you think about every shot a joy to play

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 93 Handicap: 14.3)
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Reviewed Mar 24 2019 by Malcolm B - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic

All the St Andrews courses are perfection, but try and play when not windy ruins your score. The greens are beautifully kept. The off course facilities are first class won't find better anywhere else
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Reviewed Mar 22 2019 by Dean watson co durham - rated 5 out of 5

Castle course

From the minute you arrive until the minute you leave you are treated like royalty.its the best and most friendliest golf club ive ever been to.the golf course is a masterpiece and a must.ive played all the St. Andrews courses and in my opinion the best.
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Reviewed Dec 24 2018 by Steven K - rated 5 out of 5

Always a terrific trip

Played the Castle Course for the first time. Forget any reviews you read about it being too hard/greens are ridiculous etc etc. This is a top course, giving golfers a real test (especially if the weather turns bad, which it did for us!). The rough can be brutal, the greens do test you and the wind can upset your swing, but for the views, hospitality & golfing test, it?s magnificent.
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Reviewed Oct 23 2018 by Kevin A - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 3 2018 by Neil M - rated 5 out of 5

Can't beat it

Old Course is a great experience. New and Jubilee are a better test of golf. Great all round golfing experience though.
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Reviewed Sep 4 2018 by Robert C - rated 3 out of 5

Balgove 9 holes

Nice simple course fine for a relaxing afternoon. Quite expensive at £15 but it's not usually very busy and you can get great food at the Eden clubhouse.

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 43 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Aug 29 2018 by Brad D - rated 5 out of 5

The Old Course

As a single golfer on a weekend in Scotland I was hoping to play this famous course - note as a single golfer you probably need to arrive the night before and camp out to guarantee yourself a tee time!
It's more an experience than a round of golf, starting on the first tee aiming towards the burn and finishing with the Road Hole and the 18th.
Golf wise, a great course that really tests your shot making ability and allows you to get creative to navigate the contours of the land. Putting needs to be on point as does the ability to read the pin sheet - 140 to the front may end up being 180 to the pin!
Just an amazing experience! Caddies and marshals keep 4-balls to about a 4 hour round which is fine. Play if if you can, the home stretch is incredible.

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 91 Handicap: 20)
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Reviewed Aug 25 2018 by Alexander M - rated 4 out of 5
Excellent course, beautifully kept and reasonably priced for Saint Andrews, didn't need to book, just turned up early

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 89 Handicap: 13.8)
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Reviewed Aug 20 2018 by Steven T - rated 5 out of 5

A must do for any golfer

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Reviewed Aug 16 2018 by Jon D - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic facilities, very much a must visit

Course was in great condition, greens were fantastic. Made to feel very welcome.

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 96 Handicap: 12.2)
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Reviewed Aug 2 2018 by Steven S - rated 5 out of 5

Brilliant course, excellent facilities

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Reviewed Jul 28 2018 by Paul K - rated 5 out of 5

Difficult but excellent

Really great layout on the outskirts of St Andrews. A bit trickier than the courses in the town but a fantastic course with some really hard to read greens. A must play if you are in the area.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 95 Handicap: 11.7)
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Reviewed Jul 25 2018 by Mark L - rated 3 out of 5

Castle Course St Andrews

Great views, great condition, nice friendly staff, great course lay out, great facilitys. The only thing that spoils this course is the rediculas over undulating greens, the tenth hole is quite an easy 4 putt. There are some greens you can hit a good shot into then the ball runs away from the hole.
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Reviewed Jul 19 2018 by Stewart A - rated 5 out of 5

The Best Golf Course in the World

This is an old municipal course, probably nobody has heard of it. Played it in perfect conditions the day before The Open, burnt out fairways, greens had been watered so were slower than the fairways! Now my 3rd time playing and I will be back.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 88 Handicap: 17.6)
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Reviewed Jul 17 2018 by Tony R - rated 5 out of 5

Brilliant

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Reviewed Jun 12 2018 by Steven K - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed May 22 2018 by Terry B - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed May 9 2018 by Richard S - rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic golf course , stunning views , wonderful condition and perfect greens. A real treat to play

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 84 Handicap: 12.6)
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