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Recognised the world over as the Home of Golf, St Andrews Links has borne witness to over 600 years of golfing history. That the game evolved and developed into its final form here has never been in question. Golf has been played on the famous Links...more
Pilmour House, St. Andrews KY16 9SF, Scotland
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Very different from TV as first and final holes are just open to all. You can take a photo at several locations just making sure you lookout for players. Lots of pubs nearby but this place must be a nightmare when tournament is on. Very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Waited in line from 1am but got a guaranteed tee time the next day. Was great experience to meet other golf addicts wanting to play at the home of golf and learn about there stories during the long night! Old Course was great...so many nuances...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A yearly trip to St Andrews and every year I almost get goose bumps as we drive into the auld toon. All of the courses are wonderful including the Himalayas at only £1 for over 60s. Yes the old course is special but try The...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 321rodd
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an opportunity to see the18th hole at the Old Course and walk across “the Bridge”. I am not a golfer but to be able to walk on the course was awesome.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jayharper2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Played on a very windy day. Didn't bother with a caddie but another 2 did. Found the caddies initially irritating as they would not help to look for a ball that was not their players and wanted to move on quickly. After the 2nd when...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 031ci
Reviewed 1 week ago

The grass is so green! And if you go on Sunday like we did the course is closed to golf but open for guests to walk or picnic on.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was with my husband who is a golf fanatic - and the joy of him walking the course and playing both Jubilee and the Old Course was tremendous. It’s pretty special

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BradandJanet
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great course in wonderful condition. It was great to finally play it but for it to be in such great shape was a bonus.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank airplanefanatic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great place to walk round and take in the atmosphere. Even if you dont like golf it's great to walk round the courses and surrounding area

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Chiz1098r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Playing the Old Course was a bucket list item... after experiencing it with a great caddy ( Paul Mullen) I have to say it was actually better than I expected! The St Andrews Links Trust make this a wonderful golf destination with history, the culture,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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September 4, 2019|
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Response from Angela P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can bring your child on the tour. Enjoy!
July 12, 2019|
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Response from dkrisl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you are a golfer and like the history, it is well worth the drive. There is also a great cathedral ruins there so much for the family to do as well.
April 3, 2019|
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Response from Dennis M | Reviewed this property |
They arrive all day long. I didn't see a crowd of people along the road next to the bridge when I was there.