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Address: The Old Course | St. Andrews Links, St. Andrews, Scotland

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A golfing joy

The course is closed to golfers on a Sunday so you can wander over yourself and see where all (but one!) of the greats have stood. Playing the 18th and crossing it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

The course is closed to golfers on a Sunday so you can wander over yourself and see where all (but one!) of the greats have stood. Playing the 18th and crossing it is unforgettable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We stayed on in St Andrews due to the Open championship going over the extra day and were so very excited to discover that general public can actually access the bridge - because of course during Open Week it was totally out of bounds. As avid golfers, this bridge is a Mecca. So many famous golfers have stood on this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

The most Iconice scene in Golf. The home of Golf. The setting where the best professionals often breakdown at the end of their careers. Had to get our photo taken at this unique beautiful spot.

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Iconic. Every golfer should make the trip to the home of golf. What better place to create a lifetime memory? Many greats have walked across the Swilkin Bridge and many more will follow. Why not be part of it?

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Brooksville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Swilken Bridge is much smaller than I thought and if not for its location on the Old Course it wouldn't be much of a sight. It is a bucket list item for most golfers and even if you can't play the Old Course you can cross the bridge but please don't disturb the golfers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Even though was not my first time in St Andrews and walking the Old course, for a Golf player is always exciting to walk this bridge, especially in the atmosphere of the British Open.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Not sure why this is such a thing, Did it, but there are so many more beautiful places here. I guess because it's free, which nothing is in St. Andrews

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Linking the 17th and 18th holes at the Old Course, this landmark has been the scene of many photos of golfing greats of past and present

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I took my sister for a walk on the old course, and no walk is complete without pausing for a picture on the Swilken bridge! Absolutely surreal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A peace of paradise. My favorite place on Mother Earth. Walking the course every Sunday with my labs is brilliant.The history and the beauty in one.

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Address: The Old Course | St. Andrews Links, St. Andrews, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  St. Andrews

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