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Address: Pilmour House, St. Andrews KY16 9SF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1334 466666
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Activities: Golfing
Description: A golfing Mecca for the most accomplished golfer to the enthusiastic...
A golfing Mecca for the most accomplished golfer to the enthusiastic amateur, a trip to St Andrews Links is one which 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 to become one of the most famous locations in golf. Perhaps most fascinating however, is the fact that all seven courses at St Andrews Links are public and open to everyone. St Andrews Links is the largest public golfing complex in Europe. From the terrifying sight of Hell Bunker on the Old Course to the gentle slopes of the Balgove, the Home of Golf has become the ultimate golfing destination for all ages and abilities. The three championship courses; the Old Course, New Course and Jubilee Course run parallel to each other along the famous St Andrews Links West Sands of St Andrews. Nestled on the opposite side of the Links are the Eden, Strathtyrum and the only nine hole course, the Balgove. A five minute drive from town is the seventh course, the award winning Castle Course which offers dramatic views over St Andrews from its spectacular cliff top location. Away from the course, explore the fantastic facilities St Andrews Links has to offer. Learn the game where it was first played at the St Andrews Links Golf Academy. The Academy offers first-class tuition from PGA-Qualified St Andrews Links professionals and is home the only Callaway Performance Centre (custom-fit) in Scotland. The driving range has over 60 bays, including 22 indoors, and a landing zone which is over 400 yards long. All mats are air cushioned, and five bays include the Power Tee automated system. There is short game area, which includes a replica of Road Bunker, and a putting green, once the second on the Eden Course and regarded as one of the finest in St Andrews. Shop our fantastic range of official merchandise from our five retail stores, the Old Course Shop, the 18th Green Shop, the Links Clubhouse Shop, the Castle Course shop and the oldest golf shop in the world – Tom Morris. Finally relax in the Swilcan Restaurant in the Links Clubhouse, The Eden Clubhouse or the Castle Course Clubhouse with a wee dram as you reflect on your visit to the Home of Golf.
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One ticked off the bucket list.

Most people have a bucket list.I do and to play the old course was on it. Myself and 3 mates arranged to play the old course on Monday 23rd March. We arrived way before our tee... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Most people have a bucket list.I do and to play the old course was on it. Myself and 3 mates arranged to play the old course on Monday 23rd March. We arrived way before our tee time of 12-10,to take in the atmosphere!! A quick breakfast in a hotel then a walk around the golfing shops before heading down to... More 

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LisaCameron, General Manager at St Andrews Links, responded to this review

Great review and great to hear you can finally tick us off the bucket list. We really appreciate your feedback. Many thanks. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Love the area around the links course, nice walk along the beach. plenty places to eat and drink. Shop have the usual, clothing , food and walking along the shopping area was nice . We watching golfers at the 10th hole.

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LisaCameron, General Manager at St Andrews Links, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Perhaps next time you can come back for a round of golf! Regards. More 

Shieldaig, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The beach lies alongside the famous St Andrews' Old Course. A gorgeous long walk with fantastic views of St Andrews town.

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LisaCameron, General Manager at St Andrews Links, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us five stars. We hope you can come back and visit us again soon. More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A chance to drive along the roads either side of St Andrews is a lifetime treat. The views are the best and the links are just outstanding

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LisaCameron, General Manager at St Andrews Links, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed your trip to the Home of Golf. Many thanks. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

From start to finish the experience of playing on the Old Course & the other links courses is unparalleled. On both days the welcome was warm & friendly, the starter kept us right with his informative chat whilst the on course banter with the Rangers & catering staff was entertaining & enlightening. Thanks to all the staff in the clubhouse... More 

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LisaCameron, General Manager at St Andrews Links, responded to this review

Six years in a row is no mean feat! Thank you so much for the review and for coming back year after year. We hope next year is as good as the last five have been. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our first visit to the Castle Course and we were made to feel like celebrities, the course is challenging but enjoyable ,you couldn't wish for a more enjoyable experience

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LisaCameron, General Manager at St Andrews Links, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us and great to hear you enjoyed your trip to The Castle Course. We hope it can be the first of many! Regards. More 

Texas City, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Loved every aspect of the area, stunning and plenty to do in the area. Would certainly go back here, amazing place

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LisaCameron, General Manager at St Andrews Links, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Home of Golf soon! More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

What a pleasure to play such great courses and to be given the warmest of welcomes at the same time. The Old Course is great with all of the character you'd expect, although none of it is forced. Players' Assistants are friendly and helpful really take pride in what they are part of. The Castle Course is spectacular, with amazing... More 

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LisaCameron, General Manager at St Andrews Links, responded to this review

Great to hear you not only enjoyed the Old Course but The Castle Course as well. They are two very different but equally enjoyable golfing experiences. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Regards. More 

Boynton Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Beautiful walk around the course, friendly staff who don't make you feel like you're walking around some sort of museum. My husband is a huge golf fan and he loved the history. I like a good walk, so walking around the course was fantastic!

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LisaCameron, General Manager at St Andrews Links, responded to this review

The Old Course is closed for play on Sundays so the public are free to walk the famous fairways. Thanks for reviewing us and we're happy to hear you enjoyed your experience! Regards. More 

Groton, Connecticut
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I was amazed at how good the condition of the course was. The experience was just unbelievable, the course is truly a natural gem. Caddies are really a must for full effect of the experience and they know how to play the course and all the breaks on the greens. While it is not cheap to play it is a... More 

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LisaCameron, General Manager at St Andrews Links, responded to this review

Very kind words indeed! Thank you so much for your review and we're glad you can now tick us off the bucket list. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Thanks. More 

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