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St Andrews New Course. Opened in April 1895, the course was built in response to increasing demand for golf at St Andrews, both from locals and from the visitors who were flocking to the town in increasing numbers on the recently constructed railway.

 

Eden Course. Opened for play in 1914, the Eden course was designed by Harry S. Colt, internationally renowned for his course design skills. His use of the natural features and of the partially buried field boundary walls gives the course an entirely natural feel.

Jubilee Course.
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.

Old Course. The oldest and most famous 18 holes in the world. The Old Course has played host to the greatest golfers that have ever lived. Please note that although tee-times on the Old course are limited, certain slots do become available. So, if you do want to play the Old Course, please be in touch. 18 holes. Par 72. 6,609 yds. Links.

Strathtyrum Course. On 1 July 1993, the Strathtyrum Course became the first new 18 hole layout to come into play at St Andrews for almost 80 years. It takes its name from the adjacent Strathtyrum Estate, from which the land was purchased.

St. Andrews and GolfSt. Andrews and Golf Offers an artist's perspective of historic St Andrews which is known throughout the golfing world as the 'birthplace of golf' and home of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club. Arthur Weaver, a premier golf artist for three decades, depicts many of the events and personalities which have influenced golf in St Andrews for more than 500 years. Also featured are the interesting sights and traditions of the town, which dates back to the Roman Empire. Interspersed among the hundreds of illustrations are exclusive essays by noted golf personalities. Discover the appeal of the 'auld grey toun' and why more famous golfers have set foot on the Old Course than on any other golf course in the world.

St Andrews and the Open ChampionshipSt. Andrews and the Open Championship: The Official History When one thinks of the Open Championship, British Open, it's hard not to think of the Old Course at St Andrews as well. And no wonder, the Open Championship was first played at St Andrews in 1873. Since then, the Open has returned to St Andrews again and again. Each time, the game has been better for it. "St Andrews and The Open Championship: The Official History", is a detailed, chronological record of all the Opens that have taken place on the Old Course in the past 130 years. The text, by third generation St Andrean David Joy, is fully researched and highly informative. The colour photography, by Iain MacFarlane Lowe, is some of the most beautiful of the Old Course or any other course that you will ever see. Plus, the book is filled with vintage photos and additional documents that help define the true importance of this historical event.

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