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St. Andrews Links - The Castle 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
Castle Course in St. Andrews - 17th tee


St. Andrews' Castle Course plays on cliffs overlooking the sea and the historic townscape below, making for one of golf's more unique stages. It comes complete with blind shots, cliff carries, severely sloped greens and stunning vistas (you can see St. Andrews Bay from every hole, and the city from most greens and/or tees). Given the preponderance of blind tee shots and visual illusions around the greens, first-time visitors are strongly encouraged to heed the advice of their caddie.

Type Public
Style Links
Holes 18
  • David McLay Kidd
Year built 2008
Guest Policy There is no handicap restriction on The Castle Course. It is not possible to book The Castle Course as a single golfer.
Golf Season Low 11/1-3/31; High 4/18-10/16
Driving Range Available Yes
Putting Green Available Yes
Rental Carts Available No
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 £60 - £120
Price Range Weekends £60 - £120
Other facilities clubhouse, practice facilities, restaurant


Tee Par Length Slope Rating
White 71 6759 yd. 139 73.6
Yellow 71 6376 yd. 135 71.9
Red (W) 71 5460 yd. 131 73

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