St Andrew’s Old Course (Ballot)

The Home of Golf

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Overview

Arguably the most historic course in world golf, where every golfer will dream of playing once, and any player will want to savour each moment. Shake off the first-tee nerves and there’s a surprisingly playable course to enjoy. The hard part is securing your place on the ballot. Once you’re on, every green seems familiar, and every footstep follows history.

Key Info

Location

St. Andrews

Architect

Allan Robertson

Established

c 1400

Par

72

Course Length

6,670 yards (Black tees)
6,352 yards (Blue)
6,037 yards (Green)

Signature Holes

Hole 1 - Burn - par 4
Hole 12 - Heathery (in) - par 4
Hole 17 - Road - par 4
Hole 18 - Tom Morris - par 4

Notable Events Hosted

The most popular venue for The Open Championships, with 30 tournament editions hosted - the first in 1873, the most recent in 2022.

Included in these tours

Fife and St Andrew’s
Self Drive

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Fife and St Andrew’s
4-Star - Coach & Driver

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Fife and St Andrew’s
5-Star - Coach & Driver

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