St Andrews, Where it all began

St Andrews, the home of golf. Old Course 18th hole looking over the Swilcan Bridge with the Clubhouse and 1st tee in the background

The Old Course at St Andrews is the oldest,most famous and iconic golf course in world golf and the Mecca to which every golfer aspires to make pilgrimage at least once in a golfing lifetime. The Swilcan Bridge and Hell Bunker are recognised across the globe, yet the greatest feature of the Old Course is that despite its grand status it remains a public golf course, open to all. Follow in the footsteps of Arnold Palmer, Jack Niklaus, Tom Watson, Seve Ballesteros, Gary Player, Tiger Woods and every golfer good enough to play in the Open Championship

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Recommended Scottish Golf Resorts from Golfbreaks.com

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    Carnoustie Golf Resort
    Carnoustie Hotel Golf Resort, Angus

    Hotel

    The 4* Carnoustie Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa is beautifully nestled along the sea front

    Golf Course

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    Turnberry Golf Resort
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    Cardrona Golf Course
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    The 4* Macdonald Cardrona Hotel mixes the traditional with the contemporary.

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Recommended Scottish Golf Courses from Golfbreaks.com

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    PGA Centenary Golf Course.
    PGA Centenary Course, Perthshire

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  • Royal Dornoch, Championship Course

    Royal Dornoch Golf Course.
    Championship Course, Dornoch

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  • Old Course, St Andrews

    Old Course St Andrews.
    Old Course, St Andrews

    Golf Course

    This golf course is very special, being where golf was first played over 600 years ago. Favoured by many golfing legends, this course is a great test of ability and experience. Like The Open, which returns every 5 years, for many golfers a trip to St Andrews is something to be undertaken regularly.

     
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