The town of St Andrews is recognised the world over as the golfing mecca. The ten full St Andrews golf courses below suit golfers of all abilities. In addition there is a host of nearby world-class course, within a 15-mile radius of the town.
The most famous golf course in the world. The Open was first played on the Old Course in 1873, and has returned to the home of golf 25 times since. From the medal tees, it averages 6566 yards.
The second golf course in St Andrews - and named "The New" to distinguish it from its illustrious predecessor. Designed by Old Tom Morris, the New was opened in 1895. From the medal tees, it averages 6604 yards.
Opened in 1914 to alleviate some pressure from the other courses the game's ballooning popularity was having. The Eden is 6112 yards from the medal tees.
This course was designed to offer a shorter, less testing round, making it very popular with novices. It is 5094 yards long.
Where the children of St Andrews learn the game. After upgrading in 1993, this 9 hole course measures 1530 yards.
7,100 yards, is the only links course in St. Andrews built in this century and it is becoming very popular. It opened in June 2000.
And - opened in 2001 & 2002, both St Andrews Bay courses have matured well given their excellent start in life at the hands of Messers Gene Saracen, Bruce Devlin and Sam Torrance. Whichever course you choose, you are guaranteed a good round - although higher handicappers might find the Devlin a tad stretching.
St Andrews Bay, Torrance Course, Fife -br 18 holes, 7037 yds, par 72
St Andrews Bay Devlin Course, Fife -
18 holes, 7049 yds, par 72