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The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews

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Address: St. Andrews, Scotland
Phone Number: 4401334466666
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The ruling authority of the game of golf that decides rules of the game,...

The ruling authority of the game of golf that decides rules of the game, organizes tournaments and serves as a private members club.

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St Andrews Day Visit

A must see place for any golfing enthusiast, particularly on St Andrews Day. Being shown through St Andrews by one of the many members who open their Clubhouse to the General... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A must see place for any golfing enthusiast, particularly on St Andrews Day. Being shown through St Andrews by one of the many members who open their Clubhouse to the General public each year on this day was a great experience. Love the collection of history, both old and new.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

It's a must visit place for avid golfers even though not being able to play a game there. Its also the place where how golf evolved to be one of the world's elite game for gentlemen & women. The layout is rather flat & not very undulating. But the speed & carry of the golf ball assisted with gusty winds... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

St Andrews is the home of golf. If you are a fan of golf, you have to go here! It is every bit as good as you would hope. If you're in the mood for a bit of putting, try the 'Himalayas' course just 250 yards from the R&A Building.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We are not golfers but a very close friend is so when he asked us to bring him back a souvenier from the ‘home of golf’ how could we refuse? Glad that was the only reason for visiting. It is full of history and may have meant more if we were mad keen golfers but the prices!! Make sure you... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Iconic golf course right on the North Sea with many historic structures, the old course, a museum, restaurants nearby and a short block or so to the main street down St. Andrews

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Amazing night visit to the club house on the doors open day on 30 November. Stuffy, needing refurbished, but this has now happened. Interesting history, original belt and claret jug. Tricky converse with a member trying to be helpful by inviting me back but indicating to my wife that she can go any do the shopping during my visit. Oops.... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I've been to the Masters and now the British Open at St. Andrews. My pilgrimage as a golfer is fulfilled. Walking around, we (spectators/golfers) all had smiles on our faces. Course is spectacular. Service from everyone involved with the tournament at least was top-notch. Now I know why (watching the British Open in the past) everyone is wearing jackets and... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

The Royal & Ancient St Andrews Golf course can be best described as a quintessential golf aficionados haven. Visiting for my first time this year, I was highly impressed by the high organisational standards and management in place. Access to the place was smooth and hassle free. Security at the gates always friendly and helpful - something not so common... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Go if your a lover of the game. I missed the ballot but went along as a single and got on within an hour of speaking with the starter. Staff were really helpful and made the experience even better. Played with an American (Jay) and two Germans (Ute and Gert) and we were asked to keep up the pace by... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

had a lovely trip up to the open from stoke on trent, not spoilt by the weather , well done to all , and well done to zak on your win,would like to go again for a stay in st andrews without the open, "maybe" one day!

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