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The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews

St Andrews, Scotland
+44 1334 466666
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The Home of Golf is well served by this iconic Member's clubhouse

Having enjoyed our coffee and bacon buttie at the excellent, modern New Clubhouse before playing on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brian M
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London, United Kingdom
Top of the bucket list - ticked off

Simply fantastic. On a random golfing tour with mates and went into the ballot and got selected... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dudley S
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Maroochydore, Australia
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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 good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“holy grail” (4 reviews)
“pro shop” (5 reviews)
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St Andrews, Scotland
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+44 1334 466666
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Even if you are only a sometime golfer, there is something special about going back to the birthplace of golf. The gift shop is large and items are generally expensive, but you can pick up a golf hat for about $32. If you want to...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a must see for any golfers. My family and husband play golf so it was always going to be on the agenda. Gift shop very expensive!

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

St Andrews Golf Course is where golf was originated and known as the home of golf. Golfers come from around the world to play in this prestigious golf course. It was also named after St Andrew. Outstanding place with great views and great golf shops...More

Thank Olena S
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

St Andrews is named after Saint Andrew the Apostle, and the town is known worldwide as the "home of golf". This is in part because the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, founded in 1754, exercises legislative authority over the game worldwide except in the USA....More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had to visit even though we don't play golf. A very impressive attraction and enjoyed walking around the courses. The gift shop was very expensive though.

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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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