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The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews

St Andrews, Scotland
+44 1334 466666
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A Reputation Well Deserved!

I’m not a golfer, but this is a very impressive place. Home of golf. I couldn’t get over the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
1zenergygal
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Billings, Montana
Gorgeous Course!

We went out of our way to St. Andrew's just to see the Old Course and my husband looked like a kid... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elksmommy
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Frisco, Texas
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The ruling authority of the game of golf that decides rules of the game, organizes tournaments and serves as a private members club.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“holy grail” (4 reviews)
“hallowed turf” (2 reviews)
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St Andrews, Scotland
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+44 1334 466666
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m not a golfer, but this is a very impressive place. Home of golf. I couldn’t get over the grounds here and for someone who knows their golf...well, you just have to come here! Every blade of grass is trimmed to perfection:). We went inside...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went out of our way to St. Andrew's just to see the Old Course and my husband looked like a kid in a candy store. It was absolutely beaufiful. While we did not play the course, we enjoyed the beauty of the course.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To any golfer - this is the place - the Home of Golf! One of the oldest in existence and the course and the club mean so much to golf! Was a beautiful day for our visit.

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

At the center of golf history . The lounge overlooking the 16th hole .Walk the course on Sunday and enjoy.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This was a bucket list place for my husband who is not a regular golfer but has a love of the game. The landscape is beautiful but it's essentially part of the town of St. Andrews---just at the end of the street. You must pay...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Having enjoyed our coffee and bacon buttie at the excellent, modern New Clubhouse before playing on the Jubilee Course, it was a great privilege to be invited by R&A Members to join for a drink in the main Clubhouse. We sat by the window on...More

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Simply fantastic. On a random golfing tour with mates and went into the ballot and got selected first time so had to hastily rearrange the other courses. 7.15am hit off (Aug 2017) and whilst a bit of a chill in the air it was a...More

Thank Dudley S
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Went to view St Andrews during the Dunhill Links golf tournament and got to actually spend time on the Old Course and walk across the Swilcan Bridge which has been on my bucket list for a while. The whole atmosphere of the town is just...More

Thank Nick S
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

the gift shop had lots to offer golfers visiting the birthplace of golf. However, you pay dearly for the privilege. But you may only visit once so bite the bullet and buy something to commemorate your visit. The items were of good quality.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent day on the links yesterday, the old course was in excellent condition and we had a great time. Weather was great which obviously helped. If you ever get the chance to play the old course grab it with both hands 👍👍👍

Thank Kenny B
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Diane C
15 January 2017|
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Response from Don L | Reviewed this property |
They do offer tours from time to time but in truth it's not very interesting as it's fairly flat and barren. Not like perfectly crafted fairways has in the night states.
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