St Andrews and The East Coast

St Andrews Golf Tours

Our Golf Trip To St Andrews includes golf on the Old Course St Andrews via the Daily Ballot Process

Also included are further rounds on the Jubilee Course, Carnoustie Championship Links, Crail Balcomie, Dumbarnie, and Kingsbarns

 

GOLF COURSE SELECTION

 

Old Course St Andrews – Via Ballot  

The Old Course at St. Andrews is one of the most iconic and revered golf courses in the world. Located in St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, it’s often referred to as the “Home of Golf” and has a rich history dating back centuries.

Established in the 15th century, it’s one of the oldest and most historic golf courses globally, contributing significantly to the sport’s development.

It has hosted numerous prestigious golf tournaments, including The Open Championship, which has been played at the Old Course more times than any other venue.

HOW TO GET AN OLD COURSE TEE TIME

 

Known for its unique layout with shared fairways, double greens, and challenging bunkers, it offers a distinctive golfing experience.

 Iconic holes like the “Road Hole” (17th) and the “Home of Golf” (18th) are renowned worldwide for their challenges and history.

Despite its prestige, the Old Course is a public course, allowing golf enthusiasts from around the world to play.

 

Jubilee Course St Andrews 

The Jubilee Course is one of the esteemed courses at St. Andrews Links, situated alongside other renowned courses like the Old Course, New Course, and Eden Course.

Established in 1897, the Jubilee Course is the third oldest at St. Andrews Links, showcasing a rich heritage in golfing history.

Known for its testing layout and demanding nature, the Jubilee Course presents golfers with strategic challenges, featuring undulating fairways, deep bunkers, and subtle elevation changes.

Set against the stunning backdrop of the North Sea, the Jubilee Course offers picturesque coastal views, providing a captivating ambiance for golfers.

Embodying the classic links-style design, the course boasts firm fairways and fast greens, incorporating elements of the natural landscape into the playing experience.

 

Carnoustie Championship Course

Carnoustie is thought to be the most demanding of all the current Open Championship venues, hosting it 7 times. 

The first record of golf played there was in 1527 with 10 holes being constructed in 1842, before Old Tom Morris extended the course to 18 holes in 1857.

It was once again altered and lengthened by James Braid in 1926. The 6th hole – Hogan’s Alley is infamous and reckoned to be one of if not the greatest Par 5 hole in the world of golf.

The final 3 holes at Carnoustie are about as tough as you will find anywhere in the world of golf.

 

Crail Balcomie

Crail Golfing Society’s Balcomie Links is a revered and historic course located in Crail, Fife, Scotland.

Balcomie Links is one of the oldest courses in Scotland, dating back to 1895, designed by legendary golf course architect Tom Morris.

The course embodies the traditional links-style design, with undulating fairways, rugged coastal terrain, and natural hazards like pot bunkers and roughs that blend seamlessly with the surrounding landscape.

Situated along the Fife coastline, Balcomie Links offers spectacular views of the North Sea, providing golfers with breathtaking vistas as they play through the course.

 

Dumbarnie Links

Dumbarnie Links is a contemporary addition to Scotland’s renowned golfing scene, situated in Fife along the coastline.

Opened in 2020, Dumbarnie Links is a recent addition to Scotland’s golfing landscape, designed by award-winning architect Clive Clark.

The course features a traditional links-style layout, blending seamlessly with the natural coastal terrain, incorporating dunes, and offering panoramic views of the Firth of Forth.

Positioned along the picturesque coastline, the course provides stunning views of the sea, incorporating rugged coastal features and expansive vistas throughout the round.

Dumbarnie Links offers golfers a challenging yet fair experience, with wide fairways, natural hazards, and undulating greens that require strategic shot-making and course management.

 

Kingsbarns Links

Kingsbarns Golf Links is an acclaimed and modern links golf course situated near St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland.

Established in 2000, Kingsbarns is a relatively new addition to Scotland’s golfing landscape but has quickly gained recognition and acclaim.

Designed by Kyle Phillips, the course offers a championship-level layout that combines traditional links characteristics with modern design elements, providing a challenging yet enjoyable experience for golfers of all levels.

Positioned along the rugged coastline of the North Sea, Kingsbarns boasts breathtaking views of the sea and expansive vistas, creating a scenic backdrop for golfers.

The course features a series of memorable and visually striking holes that wind through the dunes, offering a mix of challenges, including strategic bunkering, undulating fairways, and fast greens.

 

ACCOMMODATION SELECTION

 

Exclusive Use Property (4 People)

Other Exclusive Use properties available for more than 4 persons

On entering the apartment there is a central hall from which all the rooms are accessed. There is also a store cupboard off the hall which houses the washer/drier.

The principal rooms are as follows:-

Kitchen/Dining / Sitting Room:- This is a fabulous room with commanding views over central St Andrews and the countryside beyond.

The kitchen is very high specification with Siemens appliances throughout. These include a four zone induction hob, stainless steel oven, combi-oven microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and coffee machine There are two bar stools at the breakfast bar and a dining table for 6/8.

The living area is bright and spacious with comfortable sofas. There is a large flat screen TV with satellite facilities available.

Bedroom 1:- Good sized double/twin bedroom with fitted wardrobes including ample hanging space and a chest of drawers. Large en-suite shower room with walk-in shower.

Bedroom 2:- Good sized double/twin bedroom with fitted wardrobes including ample hanging space and a chest of drawers.

Bathroom:- There is a luxury modern bathroom with WC, WHB and shower over bath.

Additional information:-

All gas and electricity costs are included

Luxury linen and towels are provided

GCH, WiFi, BT TV,

1 reserved parking space.

High chair and travel cot available on request (charges apply) – no cot linen supplied.

May we respectfully advise there is no lift/elevator in the building and there are four short flights of stairs to climb leading to the apartment.

 

Hotel Du Vin St Andrews 

The 4 star Hotel du Vin, refurbished in April 2014, is located on The Scores next to the Old Course St Andrews. This former family home is now a boutique hotel featuring stunning views over St Andrews Bay. The luxurious rooms feature Egyptian cotton sheets, rain-effect showers, tv, luxurious toiletries and free wi-fi.

 

Rusacks Hotel

The Rusacks Hotel is a historic and iconic hotel nestled in the heart of St Andrews, Scotland, offering stunning views of the renowned Old Course and the North Sea.

It boasts an unbeatable location, directly opposite the 18th hole of the famous Old Course in St Andrews, making it a haven for golf enthusiasts who want to immerse themselves in the golfing history of the area.

The hotel provides comfortable and stylish rooms with modern amenities. Some rooms offer breathtaking views of the Old Course, allowing guests to experience the beauty of the golf course and the sea.

The hotel’s restaurant and bar offer a delightful culinary experience, serving delicious dishes crafted from locally sourced ingredients. Guests can enjoy fine dining with views of the golf course.

For golfers, the Rusacks Hotel is a dream come true. It provides easy access to the Old Course and other golf courses in the St Andrews area, catering to players of all levels.



TOUR ITINERARY

 

DAY 1

Arrive in Scotland for your golf trip to Scotland where you will be warmly welcomed by a Meridian Golf Tours Representative who will assist with the collection of your rental van. If you have chosen our Chauffeured Transport option your driver and tour guide will assist you with your golf clubs and luggage.

Travel to St Andrews and play the St Andrews Jubilee Course.

Overnight at either an Exclusive Use Property, the 4-star Hotel Du Vin or the 5-Star Rusacks Hotel.

 

DAY 2

Play Carnoustie Championship Course

Overnight at your Hotel

 

DAY 3

Play Crail Balcomie Links

Overnight at your Hotel

 

DAY 4

Play Dumbarnie Links

Overnight at your Hotel

 

DAY 5

Play St Andrews Old Course – Via the Daily Ballot

Overnight at your Hotel

 

Day 6

Play Kingsbarns Golf Links

Overnight at your Hotel

 

Day 7

Depart for home with some wonderful memories of your St Andrews Golf Tour.

 

INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING

 

ACCOMMODATION

6 nights’ accommodation, sharing twin or double rooms, with full Scottish breakfast.

 

GOLF

6 rounds of Championship Golf over the Old Course St Andrews, Jubilee Course, Carnoustie Championship Course, Crail Balcomie Links, Dumbarnie Links and Kingsbarns.

 

TRANSPORT

Rental of a mini-van with automatic transmission or Executive Coach

 

MERIDIAN GOLF TOURS SERVICE

24/7 Comprehensive Tour Management Service

THIS PACKAGE IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AND BASED

ON 4 GOLFERS TRAVELLING IN SUMMER 2020.

 

Staying at an Exclusive Use Property:

Cost Per Person

From – £2,442 / $3,064

 

Staying at Hotel Du Vin, St Andrews:

Cost Per Person

From – £3,342 / $4,193

 

Staying at the Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews:

Cost Per Person

From – £3,972 / $4,984 

Conversion Rates are based on £1 = $1.254

 

To enquire or book this golf trip to St Andrews 

CONTACT US

 

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