The Highlands & Deeside - new format

  • Castle Stuart
    Castle Stuart
  • Cruden Bay
    Cruden Bay
  • Nairn
  • Royal Aberdeen
    Royal Aberdeen
  • Trump International Golf Links Scotland
    Trump International Golf Links Scotland

Highlands & Dee Side Golf Tour

Links Golf Ireland is an Authorised Provider of St. Andrews tee times and packages. This status is only granted to established and reputable international golf tour operators with a track record of delivering excellence. As an Authorised Provider we have advance access to guaranteed Old Course tee times and can guide our clients through the selection process of securing the vital tee times for their dream golf vacation.

We have an office in Edinburgh and are your ideal partner on the ground for corporate incentives, events and special trips to the Home of Golf.

Golf Map of Scotland - St. Andrews Area

An abundance of options....

Some of the courses to include on an itinerary to the St. Andrews are featured here  and you can also add one or two from the area you arrive/depart - Edinburgh and East Lothian is a mecca for golfers.

  •  St. Andrews New or Jubilee Course
  •  St. Andrews Castle Course
  •  Kingsbarns Golf Links
  •  Carnoustie Golf Links
  •  Montrose Golf Links
  •  Scotscraig Golf Club
  •  Crail Balcomie Golfing Society 
  •  Panmure Golf Club
  •  St. Andrews Old Course

Call us about this tour

You could quite easily come to Scotland and focus on St. Andrews or the Dundee areas alone. Many of our clients enjoy multiple rounds on courses like Kingsbarns.

Day 1 - Welcome to Scotland

Day 2 - St. Andrews Castle Course

Arrive Edinburgh or Glasgow Airport where you driver will be waiting or collect your rental car. Drive north through the Highlands to the town of Inverness where you will base for 3 nights. 

Stay in Inverness at Kingsmill Hotel or similar

An instant classic

Stay in Inverness at Kingsmill Hotel or similar

Day 3 - Play Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Day 4 - Play Nairn Golf Club

Stay in St. Andrew

Stay in St. Andrews

Day 5 - Play Cruden Bay

Day 6 - Royal Aberdeen

Considered the main feature of the Home of Golf - The Old Course St. Andrews is the most sought after tee time in golf. Links Golf Ireland is an Authorized Old Course St. Andrews Provider.

Stay in Aberdeen at Meldrum House or similar

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Stay in Aberdeen at Meldrum House or similar

Day 7 Play Trump International Scotland Aberdeen

Day 8 - Depart from Edinburgh Airport

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All good things must come to an end...unfortunately! Time to begin the process for your next trip to the Britain, Ireland or beyond.


Guaranteed Old Course St. Andrews Tee Times 2019

At present we have the following guaranteed Old Course St. Andrews 2019 tee times which can packaged for a stay based in St. Andrews - Minimum of four nights.

  • April 29th - Tee time for 4 golfers
  • May 30th  - Tee time for 4 golfers
  • June 3rd - Tee time for 4 golfers (could be combined with the May 30th time to suit party of 8)
  • July 23rd -  Tee time for 4 golfers
Read carefully: We are not available to offer any of these tee times as a standalone booking. They must be booked as part of a four night packages inclusive of accommodation, 4 rounds of golf and transportation via rental car or scheduled transfers.

Tour Costs

Due to a number of variables, the cost for this tour is flexible and will be determined once we create a customized tour proposal for your group.

Plan your tour St Andrews Old Course today

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How do I book tee times at St. Andrews Old Course?

So you have started seriously thinking about ways to play the Old Course St. Andrews and are wondering about the various ways to secure the most coveted tee time in golf? Here are our tips on planning a great St. Andrews Scotland Golf Trip.
  • Establish who will be playing and get financial commitment from your golf pals. You will need to have names, addresses, handicap, home club if applicable and email addresses for all guests planning on playing the Old Course.
  • Plan well in advance. We suggest being organized to have your group committed by June of the year in advance of your travel.
  • Applications for tee times are accepted late August of each year for following season. High season is May to September and certain months are a challenge - August and September (applications are not accepted for September).
  • Tour Operators like ourselves who are Authorised Providers by St. Andrews Links Trust (SALT) are your best option when planning a trip to Scotland as they will be able to guide your though all the options.

Frequently asked questions - The Old Course. St. Andrews

  • What is the max handicap for men & women? For men its 24 and for ladies its 36.
  •   Can I take a golf cart on the Old Course? This is a challenge and for the few available carts you must have a handicap certificate from your doctor and a copy of your drivers license and or vehicle handicap placard. Should a cart be available it is required to be driven only by your caddy.
  •   Are caddies required? No but they will enhance your experience. Caddy fee guidelines for St. Andrews are £50 pounds plus tip of £20 pounds.
  •   Are there things to do in St. Andrews for non golfers? Yes absolutely, the town is stunning and we can advise on great sightseeing options including boat trips nearby from Anstruther to The Isle of May.