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Your Personalized custom golf tour itinerary. Suggested itinerary commences:
Sun 24 Jul 2022
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Your itinerary at a glance
|Sun 24 Jul||Fairmont St Andrews Bay Hotel||St Andrews New||2:08 - 2:16 p.m.|
|Mon 25 Jul||St Andrews Old||09:30 - 09:40 a.m.||The British Golf Museum|
|Tue 26 Jul||Kingsbarns G.C||07:10 - 07:20 a.m.||Kingsbarns Distillery|
|Wed 27 Jul||Carnoustie G.C||4:15 - 4:22 p.m.||Glamis Castle|
|Thu 28 Jul||Marine Hotel & Spa North Berwick||North Berwick G.C||11:40 - 11:50 a.m.|
|Fri 29 Jul||Gullane No.1 G.C||2:40 - 2:50 p.m.||Tantallon Castle|
|Sat 30 Jul||Depart
The full itinerary
Arrive at Edinburgh / Glasgow Airport. Met by AGS representative who will assist you with your rental car.
Travel to St Andrews.
Play St Andrews New 2:08 - 2:16 p.m.
The oldest ‘new’ course in the world, the second course at the Home of Golf was designed by the Keeper of the Green Tom Morris in 1895 and it was imaginatively named to differentiate from its famous neighbour. Boasting undulating fairways and challenging greens, the New Course is a classic test of Links golf. 18 holes, 6625 yards, par 71.Lunch in the Clubhouse included
Set on a 520 acre estate with a unique coastal setting, Fairmont St Andrews encapsulates luxury, elegance and truly breath-taking surroundings in the 'Home of Golf'. A truly unique and special venue that makes your visit one to remember with its peaceful setting and stunning cliff top views of St Andrews and the North Sea. The resort has a plethora of facilities, including two world-class golf courses The Torrance and The Kittocks, diverse yet luxurious eating facilities including the two AA Rosette St Andrews Bar & Grill serving the finest Scottish steak and seafood with stunning views over the medieval town, and the magnificent La Cucina serving authentic Italian recipes by authentic Italian Chefs. The indulgent Fairmont Spa comprises a fully equipped gymnasium, 16 metre indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, and locally themed treatments using the finest Ishga Skin Care products. Whatever the visit you can be confident you will experience the best of St Andrews in luxury surroundings with outstanding service.
Fairmont Rooms (3 twins and 2 kings for sole use)
Play St Andrews Old 09:30 - 09:40 a.m.
The most famous golf course in the world will undoubtedly be the highlight of your trip, with a unique tradition more than six centuries old. A caddy is recommended if this is your first game on the Old Course. 18 holes, 6721 yards, par 72. A current official handicap card (Golf Club affiliated to a Golf Union/Association) record or certificate must be presented to the starter prior to play. Maximum handicaps - 24 Men, 36 Ladies.
Lunch in the Clubhouse included
Sightseeing Suggestion: The British Golf Museum
Welcome to the British Golf Museum. From the 16th century to the present day, the whole history of the great game is explored under one roof. Discover the equipment, personalities and prizes of our much loved sport. Brought to life with hands on activities, interactives and modern interpretation, this is a must see attraction. Over 500 years of golfing history is displayed in the British Golf Museum. Come and experience the history of golf in a unique location, just yards from the world famous Old Course.
Play Kingsbarns G.C 07:10 - 07:20 a.m.
8 caddies requested
Sir Michael Bonallack then Captain of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club was quoted "Kingsbarns might well be one of the last true links sites capable of development in Scotland. Mere words cannot convey just how extraordinary the place is. It must be seen to be believed, and once seen never forgotten". 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.
Sightseeing Suggestion: Kingsbarns Distillery
Start your visit in our exhibition, exploring the history of the name Kingsbarns and by watching our film, explore the local area in the context of the whisky year. You can watch the story of our renovation of our farm steading unfold before seeing our first cask filled at the distillery nestling inside the doocot. Test your sense of smell by identifying the common whisky aromas intriguingly presented in cow horns. Your friendly guide will explain our distillation methods inside the distillery and then take into one of our tasting rooms for a tutored tasting across a selection of our whiskies.
Play Carnoustie G.C 4:15 - 4:22 p.m.
8 caddies requested
Held the dramatic "99 British Open" won in a play off by Paul Lawrie after Jean Van De Veld made a mess of the 18th. Walter Hagen described this course as the best course in Britain. Watch out for the Barry Burn - Jean didn't - sand, rough and out of bounds. 18 holes, 6941 yards, par 72.
Sightseeing Suggestion: Glamis Castle
Glamis Castle is a living, breathing monument to Scottish heritage, hospitality and enjoyment for all. The family home of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne, Glamis Castle is the legendary setting for Shakespeare's Macbeth, the childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother and the birthplace of Princess Margaret. As soon as you enter the Queen Mother Gates at Glamis and see the Castle's turrets and towers nestled at the end of the mile-long drive, you can't fail to be impressed by its majesty. Steeped in history, Glamis Castle has evolved over the years to create a stunning architectural treasure that is full of vitality to this day. Once inside, every room has its own story and the evolution of the castle and its legendary tales and secrets are brought to life by your own enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guides.
Travel to North Berwick.
Play North Berwick G.C 11:40 - 11:50 a.m.
8 caddies requested
North Berwick G.C. A classic championship links, it has many hazards including the beach, streams, bunkers, light rough and low walls. The great hole on the course is the 15th, the famous “Redan”, selected as one of the best 18 holes in the U.K. One of the finest true links courses in Scotland, set along the shore of the Firth of Forth with fine views of the Bass Rock and the distant green hills of Fifth. The ocean and its winds are a factor constantly in play. 18 holes, 6420 yards, par 71.
Stay 2 nights at Marine Hotel & Spa North Berwick.
The Marine Hotel. This is the leading hotel on Edinburgh’s golfing coast, 30 minutes from Edinburgh Castle. The Marine commands breath-taking ocean views, international cooking, Scottish hospitalities and glorious 19th century Victorian architecture. The facilities include swimming, tennis, sauna and award winning gardens in the sunniest and driest corner of Scotland. All 83 bedrooms are en-suite and incorporate all the modern facilities. The hotel is also home to the award-winning Craigleith restaurant, where you can enjoy the finest Scottish cuisine in a very Scottish setting, with views of the Firth of Forth.
3 Classic Twin Rooms and 2 Deluxe King Rooms for sole use
Play Gullane No.1 G.C 2:40 - 2:50 p.m.
8 caddies requested
Gullane No.1 G.C. Established in 1884, the well maintained greens, links grasses, numerous bunkers and sea breezes make a unique challenge for the serious golfer. The 3rd hole was recently voted one of the top 500 holes in the world by Golf Magazine (USA). The world famous view from the highest point of the Course on the 7th tee across the course and over to Edinburgh, Fife and way beyond is worth the green fee alone. 18 holes, 6466 yards, par 71.
Sightseeing Suggestion: Tantallon Castle
Set on the edge of the cliffs, looking out to the Bass Rock, this formidable castle was a stronghold of the Douglas family. Ascend Tantallon’s towers for spectacular views of the Bass Rock and to watch gannets plunge into the North Sea. Then descend into the depths of a particularly grim pit prison. The castle was home to the powerful Red Douglas dynasty, which often clashed with the Crown. It was besieged by both James IV and James V but was ultimately destroyed by Oliver Cromwell’s troops in a siege of 1651. Many artefacts are displayed to help tell its dramatic stories.
Depart from Edinburgh Airport.
Our self-drive programs offer a range of vehicles each with appropriate space for golf clubs and luggage. An AGS Golf representative will 'meet and greet' you at the airport with detailed directions, sightseeing information and we 24 hour telephone support. A popular choice for 4 golfers is an Automatic People Carrier, Mercedes Vito or Similar. Fitted with CD/ Radio, 7 seats, luggage for 4 and ABS Brakes.
Your personal proposal
Package includes 6 rounds of golf. Option to play one extra comp round at Fairmont Golf Courses (Kittocks or Torrance).
A souvenir photo taken at the Old Course and a gift voucher to St Andrews Links shop.
Proof of handicap required. Maximum handicaps are 18 - 24 Men, 24 - 36 Ladies (depending on the golf course).
Twin/single accommodation as per itinerary
Full breakfast each day and two lunches in the Clubhouse.
A credit of GBP 60.00 per person applied to each guests account to use on food & beverage in any of Fairmont dining outlets
A medium size car with basic insurance included.
Full use of all golf clubhouses including access to the changing rooms, showers, lockers, dining room and bar.
VAT and local taxes.
Information pack. Dining recommendations and reservations. We vet the local restaurants and pubs continually.
Airport meet and greet.
Support from our UK office. 24 Hour Total Satisfaction Assurance. To make certain all goes smoothly during your expedition, one of our senior travel counsellors is available to our travellers all day, every day
|St Andrews Old Course||
Guaranteed Booking - has the advantage that you can pre-book now but is more expensive than Advance Reservations. We will arrange a luxury package for you to stay in St Andrews between April and October with a guaranteed tee-time for St Andrews Old Course. This is a great method of booking any time of year and allows you to plan your itinerary in advance and guarantee all golf courses.
|Ts and Cs||
Please check our link to the Terms and Conditions: https://www.agsgolfvacations.com/homepage/terms-payment-method/
We are also pleased, as part of our service, to request caddies and book carts, suggest and arrange sightseeing tours and other non-golf activities.
|Caddies or Golf buggies||
Caddies need to be requested in advance and cannot be guaranteed. Caddie fee is £55.00 plus tip per round. Golf Carts are available at some courses but often require a medical certificate and a caddie driver.
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with any trip questions or additional info we can customise this trip further to suit your requirements.