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St Andrews 2020 green fees

The 2019 & 2020 winter green fees for the Old Course St Andrews have been published along with those for the full 2020 golf season.

1st Jan - 31st March, low season, 95 British Pounds 1st - 19th April, shoulder season, 133 British Pounds 20th April - 18th October, high season, 195 British Pounds 19th - 31st October, shoulder season, 137 British Pounds 1st November - 31st December, low season, 98 British Pounds
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2019 - 2020 St Andrews Winter Golf

There is a common misconception that little golf is played in St Andrews and Scotland during the winter months because of our extreme weather.

May I assure you all that we are not buckled under a ton of snow, rain and howling arctic winds through our winter, well not all the time. LB and I are now in our 4th year living in the historic village of Kingsbarns, only 6 miles down the coast from St Andrews and winter golf is very much apart of life for local St Andrews golfers.

All the local golf clubs, including mine at the St Andrews Golf Club, have a full program of winter competitions from beginning of January through to the end of March that I can participate in, if the mood takes, as well as just playing some fun golf with family and friends.

The visiting golfer should be made aware that golf on the St Andrews Links courses during the winter months, November through to March, is played from an astro turf mat. These are used to protect the fairways from heavy divots when there is obvious…
The "Flynn Party" of 12 Chicago golfers returned to Scotland after their 2013 St Andrews golf trip for a Highland golf tour last month, September.

A true joy to work with the lead golfers, Mr Flynn and Mr Baker, and arrange the golf tour that they desired which we began putting together in September 2018. Rather than golf in and around St Andrews, which they had done on their previous visit with Caddie Golf Tours, it was the lure of golf in Highlands that excited them.

The golf begins at the legendary Carnoustie Championship, recent host to 2018 Open won by Francisco Molinari, straight off the overnight flight from USA and a 2 hour transfer to Carnoustie. A lovely lunch then onto the golf course with a little Scottish rain to begin the tour. The rain stopped after an hour and did not return for the rest of the highland golf tour.

A transfer to Inverness after golf at Carnoustie and a 2 night stay at Kingsmills Hotel with golf at Nairn and then a full day of 36 holes at Cast…