EXPERIENCE ST ANDREWS & THE OLD COURSE

Travel to St Andrews and play The Old Course with your guaranteed Old Course Tee Time Golf Package

WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GOLFING IMMORTALS...

Our Guaranteed Old Course Golf Packages are fully inclusive of all  greens fees (including The Old Course), lodging, private transportation, Scottish breakfast, airport meet & greet and much more!

5 rounds of pre-booked guaranteed golf including: The Old Course, Carnoustie, Kingsbarns (or Dumbarnie), Lundin Links & The New Course (or The Jubilee Course)

5 Nights double accommodations

Private coach transport to and from airport and to and from golf courses

Full Scottish breakfast each morning

Welcome pack including all documentation and souvenir gifts

In country representation and services

Epic Golf Travel 24/7 Golf Concierge and more!

WHAT'S INCLUDED

5 ROUNDS OF GOLF INCLUDING THE OLD COURSE

The Old Course, St Andrews

Carnoustie Golf Links

Kingsbarns Golf Links or Dumbarnie Links

The New Course or Jubilee Course

Lundin Links Golf Club

5 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATIONS

The Ardgowan Hotel (3.5 Star)

Rusacks Hotel (4 Star)

The Old Course Hotel (5 Star)

PRIVATE TRANSFERS TO & FROM AIRPORT, GOLF COURSES & LODGING

You will be greeted at the Edinburgh Airport and taken to and from all golf courses from your hotel. You will be returned to the airport at the end of your trip.

FULL SCOTTISH BREAKFAST DAILY

A full Scottish breakfast is included each morning.

WELCOME PACK & GIFTS

This will have all documentation pertaining to your week and itinerary. It will also include souvenir gifts for you.

SOUVENIR PHOTOGRAPHS ON THE OLD COURSE

You will have souvenir photographs from your round on The Old Course at St Andrews. You will also receive complementary entry into the British Golf Museum, located directly behind the R&B Building at The Old Course.

IN-COUNTRY REPRESENTATION

Our representatives will be with you in St Andrews throughout your golf week to answer questions, coordinate golf and tranfers and help in any way possible.

GOLF COURSES

THE OLD COURSE
GUARANTEED TEE TIME

Ranked #5 in Top 100 Golf Courses in the World

Simply put, the oldest and most iconic golf course in the world. The Swilcan Bridge and Hell Bunker are recognizable names across the globe, yet the greatest feature of the Old Course is that despite its grand status, it remains a public golf course, open to all.

Rarely is the Old course ranked outside the top ten in the world, it's a very special links, designed by Mother Nature. It is probable that golf was played here back in the 12th century, what is certain is that the Old Course is one of the oldest golf courses in the world.

It's unlikely that the Old Course will feel familiar when you play it for the first time (except perhaps the 1st, 17th and 18th). Television tend to make the ground look very flat, but the humps, hollows and ripples in the fairways are much deeper when you get out onto the course, as indeed are the pot bunkers.

  • Handicap | Maximum 24 men, 36 ladies | Must have card for verification
  • Caddies | Available
  • Pull Carts | Available after 12:00PM only
  • Riding Carts | Limited and would need Dr's certification
  • Practice Facility | Putting green next to 1st tee | Five minute shuttle to driving range

CARNOUSTIE GOLF LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP COURSE

Ranked #26 in Top 100 Golf Courses in the World

The Championship Course at Carnoustie has hosted The Open Championship no less than six times and is a superb example of traditional links golf. It is widely recognized as one of the best seaside links golf courses in the world and many professionals have declared it as one of the toughest.

The original 18 hole course was designed by Old Tom Morris in 1857, but was revisited by James Braid in 1926 and has been hardly altered since.

With sloping fairways, fast greens and a selection of the most formidable bunkers in links golf, the Championship Course at Carnoustie certainly guarantees visitors an enjoyable but testing round on a memorable golf course.

KINGSBARNS GOLF LINKS

Ranked #43 in Top 100 Golf Courses in the World

Located directly on the North Sea coast only six miles from St. Andrews, Kingsbarns is without a doubt one of the most breathtaking links courses ever developed. Though it only opened for general play in July 2000, it's fair to say that the links appears to have been in place for the past century.

Kingsbarn is a real one of a kind and contrasts with Scotland's other famous links courses in that it is a new, man-made development. The significance of the development was highlighted by Sir Michael Bonallack, winner of 5 British Amateur Titles and present captain of the R & A when he indicated that "Kingsbarns might well be one of the last true seaside links sites capable of development in Scotland".

The sea figures prominently on every hole and you continuously see, feel and hear the ocean. The links boasts spacious fairways, which roll and twist through majestic dune ridges and hollows, while it's large inviting greens present the golfer with subtle challenges.

OR...

DUMBARNIE LINKS

Other than Pebble Beach, there are few world-class courses able to offer such an expanse of beach and water frontage as that we have been blessed with at Dumbarnie Links. This is a world-class, prestigious golf course on a site of genuine links land that is only minutes away from St Andrews, the “Home of Golf.” This rare piece of land has a mile and a half of sea frontage with panoramic views over the Firth of Forth.

The expansive 345-acre site at Dumbarnie is particularly special. Its dual elevations, which are connected by a flowing escarpment, have provided the opportunity to create a number of elevated tees where holes play directly towards panoramic views of the expansive Firth of Forth. A further outstanding feature is that a number of tees and greens are in close proximity to the water. In fact, fourteen of the holes have views of the Bay and the Firth of Forth.

THE NEW COURSE

Were it not for the proximity of its more illustrious and ancient neighbor, many experts feel that the Open Championships – as well as many other major golfing events – would have been fought out here, the world's oldest and most challenging 'new' course.

Designed by Old Tom Morris and opened for play in 1895, the layout was based on the traditional out and back routing, and among its most famous features are the shared fairways and a double green at the 3rd and 15th holes.

The New Course is known and loved for its well designed greenside and fairway bunkers, plus a series of genuinely difficult homeward holes. The undulating fairways and deep greens make the course a classic links and, just like the Old Course, it has a habit of looking deceptively simple, especially when the sun is high.

OR...

THE JUBILEE COURSE

In 1997, the Jubilee Course celebrated its centenary. In the space of 100 years, it had developed from a 12-hole basic layout into one of the toughest tests of golf at St Andrews.

Created on a narrow strip of land between the New Course and the sea, the Jubilee was originally a 12 hole course intended for ladies and beginners. It was the result of an initiative by the Town Council who had re-acquired the Links under the 1894 Links Act.

It was extended to 18 holes in 1946 and was now 6,020 yards long. In 1988 the re-design of the Jubilee to championship standards was carried out by Donald Steel of Cotton, Pennink, Steel & Partners, golf course architects. The teeing grounds were raised, not only providing wonderful views of the Links, but also exposing the golfers to the winds which sweep in from the bay. Mr. Steel's redesigned course was 6,805 yards and now a real test for all golfers.

LUNDIN LINKS GOLF CLUB

18 holes, 71 par, 6,371 yards

The Lundin Golf Club was founded in May of 1868 and the course remains largely as it was some 100 years ago. The first five holes are in classic links tradition playing from the Clubhouse to the Mile Dyke. Players then cross the now extinct railway line and play the nine 'new' holes on what one might describe as a cross between links and parkland turf. Then back across the railway, the last four holes revert to the genuine links tradition.

Today Lundin Golf Club offers some of the finest examples of links holes in Scotland and for many years has been a worthy participant in the Final Qualifying stages of The Open prior to its staging at St. Andrews.

ACCOMMODATIONS

3 1/2 STAR ARDGOWAN HOTEL

A wonderful family owned hotel, restaurant and bar located less than a two minute walk from The Old Course 18th green. A 3 star Scottish Tourist Board accommodation, the Ardgowan Hotel is also within walking distance of the University of St Andrews, the Castle, dozens of restaurants and all shopping in St Andrews.

4 STAR RUSACKS HOTEL

The Rusacks hotel is a 4 star hotel siting squarely in the center of St Andrews and right next to the 18th fairway of The Old Course. All the rooms have been styled to celebrate the greats of golf throughout time, so your experience doesn't stop when you leave the course. They feature large beds, tea and coffee making facilities, TVs, luxury toiletries and free Wi-Fi.

5 STAR OLD COURSE HOTEL

This prestigious AA Five Star-awarded hotel has 144 rooms, including 35 suites, and is recognized as one of Europe’s leading hotels and resorts. The Old Course Hotel features a combination of classically elegant and contemporary interiors with famous French designer Jacques Garcia designed many of the hotel’s suites.

DAILY SCHEDULE

DAY ONE

AM: Arrive Edinburgh International Airport

Meet & Greet by our in-country representatives

PM: Private coach transport to Lundin Links for your first round of links golf

Transfer to your accommodations and check-in for the week

Receive your welcome pack including all documentation and souvenir gifts

Relax or sightsee around St Andrews

DAY TWO

Full Scottish breakfast at your hotel

Golf at Kingsbarns Golf Links or Dumbarnie Links

Visit the British Golf Museum (entry included) or relax and sightsee

DAY THREE

Full Scottish breakfast at your hotel

Golf on The New Course or The Jubilee Course

Optional afternoon golf on The New Course or The Jubilee Course

Play The Himalaya's Putting Course near the 1st green of The Old Course or relax

DAY FOUR

Full Scottish breakfast at your hotel

Golf on The Old Course

Optional afternoon golf on The New Course or The Jubilee Course

Sightsee around St Andrews or visit the local pubs

DAY FIVE

Full Scottish breakfast at your hotel

Golf at Carnoustie Golf Links Championship Course

Relax, visit the St Andrews Castle or shop

DAY SIX

Full Scottish breakfast at your hotel

Check-out of your hotel for home or continue on an extension tour

Transfer to Edinburgh International Airport and depart for home

PRICING

Pricing for 2021 begins at $4,990.00 USD per person and will vary according to dates and availability.

Epic Golf Travel strongly recommends that all of our clients take out Travel Insurance at the point of booking to cover the "fully refundable for any reason" cost of your trip.

To inquire about your Old Course Guaranteed Tee Time Golf Package please contact Dave Redmond, Senior Partner, direct at 1.443.300.7975 or david@epicgolftravel.com.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

BOOKING

  • Your trip can be rescheduled with no penalty should there be any governmental closures, delays or travel bans specific to COVID-19
  • A 50% NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is due at the time of booking (you may transfer your trip to another individual if need be)
  • The remaining 50% balance is NON-REFUNDABLE and due 75 days prior to departure
  • No package is guaranteed until a deposit payment has been received
  • There is a 3% Service Fee for all payments made by credit card
  • There is no Service Fee for payments made by check or bank transfer

NOTES

  • Accommodations are based on 2 persons sharing a standard twin/double room
  • Airport, golf & lodging transfers based on 4 golfers sharing a Mercedes Vito coach or similar
  • The included breakfasts are served at your choice of hotel
  • All airline flights, travel insurance, meals, drinks, sight-seeing, caddies, equipment for hire, gratuities or anything of a personal nature are excluded unless stipulated
  • Caddies cannot be guaranteed, but if requested in advance, are widely available
  • Epic Golf Travel strongly recommends that all of our clients take out Travel Insurance at the point of booking to cover the "fully refundable for any reason" cost of your trip

TRIP OPTIONS

  • You may extend your trip in St Andrews or any region in Scotland. we will make all golf, lodging & travel arrangements for you
  • You may request a room upgrade or single rooms, as available
  • You may add a non-golfer to your package
  • You may request we arrange tours, dinner reservations or other advanced bookings

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