Scotland Golf Trip to St. Andrews and The West Coast

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St Andrews & Turnberry

The Home of Golf is where legends of the game have been forged and as a result, some of the most incredible moments in golf have happened. In addition, whilst it is true the area of St Andrews has a magical presence to it, with all golfers appreciating its significance to the sport, the town more than lives up to it's reputation.

The area of is so rich in great golf and historic courses that it is impossible to do them all credit, however, the most iconic course remains the Old Course. Regarded by many as an absolute must-play and for good reason, the course exudes class and the history of the course is something of a marvel.

During this Scotland Golf Trip to the Old Course and Turnberry Ailsa, you will golf at the top championship courses on both the Scottish West coast and Fife. These golf courses include: Royal Troon Golf Club, Trump Turnberry Ailsa, Carnoustie Golf Club, New Course, Kingsbarns Golf Links and The Old Course. In conclusion, this tour features four of the five Open Championship golf venues in Scotland.

Sample Itinerary Summary

St Andrews & The West Coast

6 Nights Hotel Accommodation & 6 Rounds of Golf

Day 1  Depart USA For Scotland
Day 2  Hotel:  Lochgreen House Hotel       Golf:  Trump Turnberry Ailsa
Day 3  Hotel:  Lochgreen House Hotel       Golf:  Royal Troon Old Course
Day 4  Hotel:  Rusacks Hotel                       Golf:  Carnoustie Championship
Day 5  Hotel:  Rusacks Hotel                       Golf:  New Course, St Andrews
Day 6  Hotel:  Rusacks Hotel                       Golf:  Old Course, St Andrews
Day 7  Hotel:  Rusacks Hotel                       Golf:  Kingsbarns Links
Day 8  Depart Scotland for Home

Guaranteed Old Course tee-times are restricted to Executive or Luxury level with a driver/guide

The following categories of accommodation are available:

Standard    Piersland House Hotel & Ardgowan Hotel
Classic       Marine Hotel Troon & Scores Hotel
Executive   Lochgreen House Hotel & Rusacks Hotel
Luxury        Trump Turnberry & Old Course Hotel

The following transportation options are available:

Self-Drive   Fully automatic rental vehicle
Escorted     Luxury vehicle with personal driver/guide

For more information, please click on the "request quote" tab or call SGH Golf at 1-800-284-8884.

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Golf courses in Ayrshire

Golf Courses

Full practice facilities

One of the great links courses in Scotland, the Old Course is a challenging test of golfing ability. With the wind to contend with, and deep rough interspersed with gorse and broom, accurate shot making is essential. Players should make their scores on the outward nine, as the prevailing north-westerly wind can make the back nine extremely difficult.

Full practice facilities

Home of four Open Championships, the legendary Ailsa course has hosted some of the most iconic names in golf. Reborn in June 2016 at the hands of renowned architect, Martin Ebert, the transformation makes the Ailsa the number one ranked golf course in the UK & Ireland. Set alongside the glorious Ayrshire coastline, with Arran and Ailsa Craig as a stunning backdrop, it is one of the finest golfing destinations in the world.

Warm-up swing room, driving nets & putting green

The Championship Course has hosted eight Open Championships, one Women’s British Open and two Seniors Open making it one of the very few to have done so in the UK. It is one of three courses used for the annual Dunhill Links, the others being Kingsbarns and the Old Course in St Andrews.

“Carnoustie is the toughest course anywhere.” – Gary Player

Practice range ½ mile from the course

The oldest ‘new’ course in the world, the second course at the Home of Golf was built by the Keeper of the Green, Tom Morris in 1895 and it was imaginatively named to differentiate from its famous neighbor. Boasting undulating fairways and challenging greens, the New Course is a classic test of links golf.

Practice range ½ mile from the course

The oldest and most iconic golf course in the world. The Swilcan Bridge and Hell Bunker are recognized across the globe, yet the greatest feature of the Old Course is that despite its grand status it remains a public golf course, open to all.

“I fell in love with it the first day I played it. There's just no other golf course that is even remotely close”
- Jack Nicklaus, Open Champion 1970, 1978

Full Practice facilities

A client’s favorite, Kingsbarns Golf Links is situated 7 miles from St Andrews along 1.8 miles of picturesque North Sea coastline, where each hole embraces the sea. In addition to enjoying a worldwide Top 100 ranked course, friendly and attentive service complete your “Kingsbarns Experience”.

Standard Hotels

PIERSLAND HOUSE

Piersland House is a stunning country mansion house style hotel in glorious grounds and gardens in Ayrshire. This architectural masterpiece, the former home of the Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky family, is now the scene for one of Ayrshire’s truly outstanding guest experiences. An engaging, timeless ambiance of quiet sophistication, elegance and charm will strike you as soon as you enter.

Piersland House is perfect for golfing parties.

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ARDGOWAN HOTEL

Enjoy complete relaxation and a warm Scottish welcome at The Ardgowan Hotel and The Pilmour Hotel in St Andrews. The Ardgowan was designed by the famous Scottish architect, George Rae, and was built in 1847. Now a family run hotel, The Ardgowan comprises of 29 comfortable en suite bedrooms across the two adjoining Georgian town houses. The Pilmour Hotel, located just next door, dates from 1820 and has a further 7 en-suite bedrooms.

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Classic Hotels

The Marine Hotel - Troon

Located on the beautiful South Ayrshire coastline with bespoke views over the Royal Troon Golf club, this 4-star hotel has everything you need for a relaxing getaway. The Marine Hotel promises to deliver both an elegant and comfortable experience for all guests through their vast selection of luxury bedrooms, some of which offer breath-taking views over the isle of Arran. The hotel has recently undergone an extensive upgrade.

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BEST WESTERN SCORES HOTEL

BEST WESTERN SCORES HOTEL Location: St Andrews

Set in a pair of classic Victorian townhouses across from the sea, this warm hotel is a 15 second walk from golf at the Old Course at St. Andrews and a 10-minute walk from St. Andrews Castle.

All of the elegant rooms come with period-style decor and desks, plus free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffee making facilities. Suites add separate living areas.

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Executive Hotels

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LOCHGREEN HOUSE HOTEL Location: Troon

Awarded Five Stars by Visit Scotland, Lochgreen House Hotel is set in thirty acres of woodlands and beautifully manicured gardens. Lochgreen House Hotel is also home to an award-winning restaurant in Troon and thirty one elegant spacious en-suite bedrooms. The hotel is a great base when playing Royal Troon, Western Gailes, Dundonald Links, Prestwick and further afield, Trump Turnberry.

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Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews

RUSACKS HOTEL Location: St Andrews

Rusacks Hotel is within a sand wedge of the 18th hole of the world-famous Old Course. Stylishly remodeled on a golfing theme, Rusacks Hotel offers luxurious accommodation occupied by some of the great names in the game’s history.

Rusacks hotel is an ideal base for golfing trips to St Andrews and is a popular choice with our many returning clients.

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Luxury Hotels

TRUMP TURNBERRY

TRUMP TURNBERRY Location: Turnberry

Enchanting and exceptional in every way, Trump Turnberry, A Luxury Collection Resort Scotland, has long been an iconic landmark on the spectacular Ayrshire coastline. Impeccably designed and well-appointed with your comfort in mind, Trump Turnberry’s diverse choice of guest rooms, suites, and self-catering Scotland cottages showcase the legendary beauty of the country. Celebrate in pure luxury at one of the most incredible hotels in Ayrshire.

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OLD COURSE HOTEL & SPA

OLD COURSE HOTEL & SPA Location: St Andrews

Bordering the renowned 17th Road Hole of the Old Course, the Old Course Hotel overlooks the famous links courses and the West Sands Beach. This prestigious AA Five Red Star-awarded hotel has 144 rooms including 35 suites and is recognised as one of Europe’s leading resorts.

Located just a short stroll from the historic university town of St Andrews, it’s a great vacation spot for golfers and non-golfers alike.

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Self Drive

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Hyundai Tucson (or similar)

  • Suitable for 2 golfers
  • Fully automatic transmission
  • 40 miles MPG (approx)
  • Air-conditioning
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Mercedes Vito (or similar)

  • Suitable for 4 golfers 
  • Fully automatic transmission
  • 30 miles MPG (apprx)
  • Air-conditioning

Escorted

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Ford Tourneo Custom (or similar)

  • Suitable for 4 golfers& luggage
  • USB charging points
  • Stocked with water, soft drinks & snacks
  • Driven by your personal driver-guide
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Mercedes Sprinter VIP (or similar)

  • Full privacy glass
  • Suitable for 6 - 8 golfers & luggage
  • Leather reclining captain's chairs
  • Tables & TV's
  • USB charging points at each seat
  • Stocked with water, soft drinks & snacks
  • Driven by your personal driver-guide

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