Tips for Enjoying Golf in St Andrews

Tips for Enjoying Golf in St Andrews

There are ten golf courses to choose from in St Andrews, with each offering something a little different. Whether you want to play in or out of the town, St Andrews invigorating sea air and breathtaking natural landscape make it among the choicest golfing destinations in the world.
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Why choose St Andrews? 

There are ten golf courses to choose from in St Andrews, with each offering something a little different. Whether you want to play in or out of the town, St Andrews invigorating sea air and breathtaking natural landscape make it among the choicest golfing destinations in the world.

There’s a course for everyone, making St Andrews a fantastic choice whether you’re new to the game or a seasoned professional. The Old Course is the only which requires a handicap, while other options ring in smaller green fees and equally beautiful holes.

Choosing the Fairmont St Andrews 

Voted 18th in the World’s Top Golf Resorts by Condé Nast Traveler’s readers’ poll and coming in at number 22 in The World’s Best Gold Hotels by Golf Digest , Fairmont St Andrews golf course is proud to be recognised among the best destinations out there.

Having also been awarded IAGTOEuropean Golf Resort of the Year 2012 and Resort Hotel of the Year at the Gold Tourism Scotland Awards, Fairmont St Andrews makes elevating your game easier than ever.

The Torrance Course 

Designed by Sam Torrance, this course has classic Scottish revetted bunkers and large greens. Rated number 26 in the Golf Weekly ratings 2013, the Torrance Course played host to the 2010 Open Championship’s qualifying course and was home to the Scottish Seniors Open between 1009 and 2011.

The Kittocks Course

The Kittocks Course was originally designed by Bruce Devlin with assistance from Gene Sarazen and is home to some of the most beautiful holes in Scottish golf. The course hugs the dramatic Fife coastline, which lends to its unparalleled vistas. Rated number 37 in the Golf Weeklyratings 2013 and awarded Golf Club & Course Experience of the Year 2013 by Golf Tourism Scotland, the Kittocks course is another fantastic choice at Fairmont St Andrews.

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