It’s no secret that St. Andrews is serious golfing territory. Located only a short distance away from Silverdyke Park lays a golfer’s paradise. With championship links courses easily accessible and stunning grounds available to play on, we bring you the top golf courses near St. Andrews. Some may say we have our selection down to a Tee.
The Duke’s, St. Andrews
A championship course, the Duke’s is a highly regarded course to play on by both amateurs and pros. With challenges that demand technical skill, accuracy as well as a range of conditions to play in, it’s down to you how heavy you approach the course. A great opportunity to practice power golf, the course is played inland. As the hosting ground for the 2014 International European Amateur championship event, the course is a must-visit for all golf-enthusiasts.
Fairmont, St. Andrews
Recognised by readers of Conde Nast Traveller as 18th in the “The World’s Top Golf Resorts” poll, Fairmont, St. Andrews is not a course to be missed. Composed of two courses known as the Torrance and the Kittocks, the courses present magnificent views of the local natural beauty for those that take the opportunity to play. With the Torrance having played host as the qualifying course for the 2010 Open championship as well as the Kittocks being awarded Golf Club and Course Experience of Year by Golf Tourism Scotland (2013) it comes with little shock that enthusiasts from all over the world travel to play here.
Kingsbarns Golf Links
Ranked as one of the Worldwide Top 100 courses, the Kingsbarns Golf Links is located 7 miles outside of St. Andrews. However, don’t let the distance sway you – the short travel is well worth it. As an official venue of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, the course presents a myriad of technical difficulties to challenge players. Founded in 1793, the links course is home to history gone past and is considered a true privilege to play on by enthusiasts alike.
Visiting Golf Courses near St. Andrews
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