Golfing, St Andrews
St Andrews got its title as ‘home of golf’ due to its 8 courses which allow for all abilities and experience. It is very easy to immerse yourself in a town which is so unique with it atmosphere steeped in six centuries of sporting history. Not to mention that St Andrews regularly plays host to major golfing tournaments, such as the Open which it will next host in 2010, as well as the annual Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.All St Andrews courses also have their own private practice areas where guests can hit range balls and also provide access to professionals who give individual and group tuition.
The easiest way to plan your golf trip, book your tee-times and discover more about the ‘home of golf’ is to book online at http://www.standrewsgolf.org/booking.asp. Other methods are via telephone: +44(0) 1334 474799 or via email: email@example.com. This will allow you to plan your schedule in advance and also save time on your arrival. If the tee-times you require are not available online don’t worry, more tee-times may be available, for further details please give them a call!In addition to these 8 courses, St Andrews has its own state-of-the-art Golf Academy.
As one of the foremost practice facilities in Europe, their 51 bay centre incorporates the latest video and digital analysis technology to allow golfers of all experiences to improve their performance and ability. A team of PGA Golf Management professionals delivers a unique instruction programme at the venue.Below is a list of local courses; please go to www.standrewsgolf.org/courses for further information.
The Old Course - Par 72 – 6,721 yards
The New Course - Par 71 – 6,625 yards - Voted in 2007 top 100 list
Kingsbarns Golf Links - Par 72 – 7,126 yards - Voted in 2007 top 100 list
The Castle Course - Par 71 – 5,600 to 7,200 yards - Newest Edition to the St Andrews golfing circuit
The Jubilee - Par 72 – 6,742 yards
The Torrance - Par 72 – 7,037 yards
The Duke's - Par 71– 7,512 yards
The Strathtyrum - Par 69 – 5,620 yards
The Eden - Par 70 – 6,195 yards
The Devlin - Par 72 – 7,400 yards