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The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews

St Andrews, Scotland
+44 1334 466666
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A must-see for a sports fan

Not much of a golfer myself any more, but this is one of the holy shrines of sports. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
DCfromKC
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Kansas City, Missouri
via mobile
It had to be done

The old course, the new course and the jubilee course. A trinity of golf Long summers days, a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
Mark-R-II
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Sydney, 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)
“hallowed turf” (2 reviews)
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St Andrews, Scotland
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+44 1334 466666
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Not much of a golfer myself any more, but this is one of the holy shrines of sports. Well worth a stop for pictures and you can make up your own gallery watching people play. Was fun to see the sites you've seen on TV.

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The old course, the new course and the jubilee course. A trinity of golf Long summers days, a gentle breeze and good company. It does not get much better. But it does. As we stood on the Old Course's iconic 17th tee our caddies dutifully...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

You can't visit Scotland without seeing the legendary St. Andrews Golf Course. In a country "Scotland" that has more than 500 golf courses, St. Andrews is the undisputed king. The location is absolutely magnificent. The closest I got to playing was just walking around, taking...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

If you are golfer, is this not the holy grail, the home of golf. Took me 2.5years through the ballot system to get on the Old Course, well worth the wait. Have never had so many people watch me tee off on No.1 or chip...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Known as the home of golf, this is a must visit. Apart from the historical and Mecca-like significance, the sheer beauty of the course and the surroundings is awesome. Just walk around or even try your hand at a 9/18 hole putting course. For the...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2016

Stopped briefly to see Scotland's most famous golf course what a beautiful place and to say that prince Willian studied around here

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

History: 'Birthplace of golf', maybe. Very nice greens. For those who aren't in the 'elite', it does offer a small course to play, for a price. No females can play on the main course -EVER. Quite snobbish. But, things are changing in the Scottish golf...More

Thank Ann M
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

A visit to this site will thrill any golfer. And the visit will make real the factor the North Sea brings to anyone's game. It is fun to watch all the golfers pose for pictures - they seemed excited to be there, doing that. Non...More

Thank NonFu
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

wow, I'm not even a golfer and I'm impressed! Of course the sunny skies didn't hurt! what a beautiful place, on the shore with waves crashing in, winds blowing and golfers in their glory. We watched a few tee off the first hole, and visited...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I have had the privilege of visiting St.Andrews twice in the past 8 years, this time with my adult Son who is an excellent golfer. One of the high lights of this trip was a visit in to the trophy room of the R and...More

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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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