St Andrews & Fife Golf Breaks
Known as The Kingdom of Golf, Fife is golfing Mecca and it is widely established that here was the original birthplace of golf. A hub for some of the best and most challenging courses in Scotland. For St. Andrews, the birthplace of golf, there is a diverse range of courses in the area with the highest numbers of visitors and tourists to the region.
There are seven courses alone operated by St. Andrews, including the oldest course in the world – The Old Course. Reaching the 18th fairway of this established course is to follow in the footsteps of golfing greats from every generation. And to top it off, this world-famous course remains open to the general public despite its iconic status!
Visitors to this area are not merely limited to St. Andrews courses, as this much sought after region has over fifty courses available to all levels of ability. Take for example Ladybank Golf Club in Cupar. Regularly used for the Final Open Qualifier this course offers a beautiful heathland backdrop. One of the best inland courses in Scotland. Fife is a region rich in culture and natural beauty, and of course a celebrated golf region, so should be at the top of your list of places to visit for Golf breaks in Scotland.
Playing golf in St Andrews, The Home of Golf, is one of the best golf experiences you can have. This is the place where the game was invented after all, way back in the 15th century.
There are 10 unique St Andrews golf courses for you to play either within or just on the outskirts of the town. Including the world-famous Old Course. Breathe in the fresh sea air as you hone your golf skills on St Andrew’s famous links courses. Some of the finest and most authentic links courses in the world. Anyone can play golf in St Andrews. Of the town’s 10 golf courses only the Old Course requires a handicap and there are plenty of options depending on your budget.
OTHER GOLF COURSES NEAR ST ANDREWS
Just a short trip outside St Andrews there are plenty more beautiful golf courses to discover. Enjoy a round at the 13th oldest golf club in the world, Scotscraig, or find out what it’s like to play links golf on a beautiful modern course at Kingsbarns. For golf with a historic twist head to Kingarrock, where you can experience what it’s like to play with traditional hickory golf clubs.
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