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The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews

St Andrews, Scotland
+44 1334 466666
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2017 UK visit

Had to visit even though we don't play golf. A very impressive attraction and enjoyed walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hervey Bay, Australia
What to do if you don't play golf

Just because I don't play golf, that does not mean that I am not interested in the golf course! We... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Auburn, Alabama
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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%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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St Andrews, Scotland
+44 1334 466666

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to visit even though we don't play golf. A very impressive attraction and enjoyed walking around the courses. The gift shop was very expensive though.

Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Just because I don't play golf, that does not mean that I am not interested in the golf course! We booked a one hour walking tour through the St. Andrews golf course website. The price is reasonable and the experience truly enhanced our visit to...More

Thank AnnaS005
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Fabulous course. Gorgeous setting. Didn't play. But husband was lucky enough to. 60th birthday present to himself. Not cheap. But far, far cheaper than Pebble Beach, USA.. Enjoyed the walk around the course.

Thank Nathalie E
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful grounds around the course. Did not play, but was able to walk around and few parts of the course. Hopefully one day will be able to play

Thank travelman1979_10
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Even the empty benches by the club house on the 18th are marked as members only. The historic feel of the area is great and for any golfer a must see Unfortunately you can feel the other side of golf which is not very inclusive...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Historic golf course in a gorgeous setting. Even though I didn't join the others for a round of golf, I was happy walking around and taking in the breathtaking scenery. I was mesmerized by a couple of horses frolicking on the beach. Incidentally, the beach...More

Thank BlueBeachGlass
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Not everyone is able to visit the R&A Club and yet, the group I was with, we were able to visit. This was an honour and I do want to thank those who made it possible. Having said that, if you are lucky enough to...More

Thank Pierre_Kingston
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Very enjoyable visit to see the 'home of golf' and to see people hitting off on the old course, a dream come true for many avid golfers. It has a good Cafe from where the greens can be observed.

Thank Judy J
Reviewed 20 June 2017

It is great how you can walk right up to the golf course hole one and watch the golfers. I think there should be someone there to tell tourists what they can and cannot do. Fabulous historic buildings and views.

1  Thank ryck
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a must for all golf enthusiasts from around the world. The home of golf is a must see if you are in the area. Fantastic setting with beach and sea right next to the course, no wonder some golfers find it really...More

2  Thank nezzaman70
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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.