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St. Andrews Links - Jubilee Course

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St Andrews Links Trust
Pilmour House
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9SF
Phone(s): +44 (0) 1334 466666
Fax: +44 (0) 1334 479555
St. Andrews: Jubilee - 15th green


The Jubilee Course plays 6,742 yards from the medal tees and has two other sets of tees, which play up to 5,956 yards. The course is extremely popular for tournaments and some of the most prestigious in Scotland are held there.

The greens are massive, the bunkering defines penal and the fairways are ultra-thin. Out of bounds comes into play on more than half the holes and several tee shots are blind. When all is said and done, Jubilee is one of the most difficult tests of golf in Fife.

The Course was laid out in 1897 by John Angus, who was paid less than 180 pounds to turn the sliver of land between The New Course and the sea into a 12-hole links. The name of the course came to be when in less than two months Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee was hosted there.

In 1902, Jubilee was expanded to 18 holes, a remarkable feat since the parcel of land it occupies appears too narrow to accommodate one fairway, much less two side by side (one running out and one running back). Further renovations to the course were made in 1938-1946 by former Open champion Willie Auchterlonie.

The final version was completed in 1988 by Donald Steel. These newest improvements include elevated tee boxes affording vistas of the firth and town and exposing tee shots to even more of the wind.

Type Public
Style Links
Holes 18
  • Cameron Sinclair
  • Donald Steel
  • Martin Ebert
  • Martin Hawtree
Year built 1897
Guest Policy Welcomed
Golf Season Low 11/1-2/29; High 4/18-10/16
Driving Range Available Yes
Putting Green Available Yes
Rental Carts Available Yes - medical certificate required
Rental Trolleys Yes
Caddies Yes
Rental Clubs Available Yes
Pro Shop Yes
Pro Available Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Golf School Yes
Tee Times Welcomed Yes
Price Range Weekdays £37 - £80
Price Range Weekends £37 - £80
Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MasterCard, American Express
Other facilities clubhouse, practice facilities, restaurant


Tee Par Length Slope Rating
White 72 6742 yd. 131 72.6
Yellow 72 6424 yd. 127 71.2
Red (W) 74 5975 yd. 128 74.6
Bronze 69 5683 yd. 121 67.7
Ladies/Bronze 72 5683 yd. 121 73.3

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