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British Golf Museum
at Bruce Embankment opposite the
R&A Club House has 500 years of golf history waiting to be uncovered.
All the facts you need for the next golf club quiz 01334 478800. Famous golf shops Like
nearby. The Scores Hotel is just behind you and further along the Scores
there is the Golf Hotel with Ma Bellís Tavern for some bar food and
The Old Course
mecca for golf enthusiasts the world over. Stand in the footsteps of Tom
Morris and the other golfing greats at the first tee, the Royal and
Ancient Clubhouse behind you and concentrate on your opening shot. Will your swing let you down,
you manage the second shot over the famous Swilcan burn, make sure to have
your photograph taken on the Swilcan bridge. If you are waiting for a start time or have been unlucky in the
daily ballot for the opportunity to play, watch from the Old Course
in five star luxury and enjoy the panoramic views from the first floor
lounge. See if you can recognise the faces in the entrance way near the pro shop. Interesting Japanese room at the west end
of the hotel and if you time it right there are original art
exhibitions of very talented Scottish artists. Meet friends at Jiggers Bar adjacent to swap golfing tales of the day 01334
Links No matter your golfing
ability, the links trust have five other courses to try - why not get a 3
or 7 day ticket. The Jubllee is now of championship standard - well worth
playing. The Eden can be challenging - but watch out for those bunkers! The
New Course (still over 100 years old) is an excellent links course - remember to allow for the wind! Great
new clubhouse - pop in for lunch. If youíre not a golfer try the
putting adjacent - you can always pretend! The Balgove and Strathtyrum courses
provide interesting rounds for the less experienced golfer although not without
surprises for the experts. Get your handicap down by visiting the very comprehensive
Golf Practice Centre and floodlit driving range at the western end of the courses.
The Golf Information Centre at
the links is 01334 466666.
a change to the links courses in town, try this parkland course which is
owned by the Old Course Hotel and boasts similar standards of luxury.
Peter Thomson designed this championship course which is probably the
longest in Scotland. Keep to the fairways, as finding your ball in the
rough could be a challenge. The climbs from the 9th and 18th are not for
the faint hearted. Great course with beautiful views of the town and sea.
Excellent club house and bar 01334 470214.
Bay golf course and spa
resort on the road to Crail overlooking the Tay estuary are new
luxury additions for the visitor. Covering over 500 acres this
should be well worth going to see 01334 472644.
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