Course reviews

  • Kingsbarns Golf Links Kingsbarns Golf Links: High on St. Andrews' top shelf

    Eleven years after opening in the shadow of St. Andrews, Kingsbarns Golf Links has never been better. It's also pricier than ever, but it's well worth it. Why? Kingsbarns offers a top-shelf golf experience, which includes phenomenal sea views, European Tour-worthy conditions and shot values, Brandon Tucker writes.
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  • Jubilee Course in St. Andrews Jubilee golf course in St. Andrews: Locals' stomping grounds and a championship links

    The locals rave about the Jubilee Course in St. Andrews. Less crowded than the historic Old Course, the Jubilee still has that unmistakable St. Andrews aura. The Jubilee may be behind the Old Course, New Course and Castle Course in the St. Andrews pecking order, but it's a favorite course among locals and repeat visitors to the home of golf, Brandon Tucker writes.
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  • St. Andrews - Old Course Ten reasons the Old Course at St. Andrews is the best golf course in the world

    About 40,000 courses around the world have been built since the Old Course at St. Andrews was laid out over 600 years ago. But despite all the game's advances in design and technology, many of the world's best players call the Old the best out there. Brandon Tucker offers 10 unique reasons why.
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  • Devlin Course  - 7th Hole The Devlin Course at Fairmont St. Andrews Resort plays like a champion

    The Fairmont St. Andrews Devlin Course in Scotland still has a somewhat "new" feeling in the home of golf. But the combination of golf and luxury at the resort can arguably be met by only one or two other destinations in all of Scotland (maybe Europe). And this would be true even if the resort were not located in the birthplace of golf. One of the best aspects is that the resort's courses are open to the public at very reasonable rates.
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  • Castle Course in St. Andrews - Hole 17 The Castle Course at St. Andrews: The "Home of Golf" receives a very modern addition

    The Castle Course, designed by David McLay Kidd, is an intriguing and - dare we say it? - sexy addition to the six existing courses administered by The St. Andrews Links Trust. The course will leave many golfers utterly gob-smacked, whether it is by the panoramic cliff top views over St. Andrews, or the breathtaking vistas out over St. Andrews Bay, or, perhaps, by the vertigo-inducing greens.
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  • Old Course in St. Andrews Make the pilgrimage: Playing the Old Course at St. Andrews

    Playing the Old Course at St. Andrews is a pilgrimage every golfer should make at least once during his life time. For the Old Course has been an epic stage for some of the greatest moments in world golf. Every where you look their are images which instantly generate personal memories for every lover of the game. Arnold Palmer's fond farewell to the British galleries in 1995 is amongst my personal favourites.
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  • The Jubilee Course - No. 15 Green St. Andrews Links: The Jubilee Course

    The Jubilee Course was laid out in 1897 by John Angus, who was paid just under 180 pounds to turn the sliver of land between The New Course and the sea into a 12-hole links. In just under two months, Angus and his crew of 20 men had the course ready for play, in time for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee (hence the name).
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