Scotscraig Golf Club, Tayport, Fife, Scotland. Founded in 1817, Scotscraig is the 13th Oldest Golf Club in the World. St Andrews and more particularly The St Andrews Society of Golfers, later to become The Royal and Ancient Golf Club, played a leading part in founding The Scotscraig Golf Club in 1817. The lands of Scotscraig have always been closely connected with St Andrews. The Gold Medal was first played for in 1818 and is still played for and treasured to the present day.