Overview of golf course named St Andrews - The Old Course

St Andrews - The Old Course

Saint Andrews, Scotland
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Holes

18

Par

72

Built

1850

Type

Links Course

Architect

Old Tom Morris, Alister MacKenzie

No club is more storied than St. Andrews, and the Old Course is its crown jewel and living museum. The game's earliest club and first organized course first was made up of twenty-two holes, eleven each way using the same greens twice (those working the front eleven were given precedence over those coming home). The next step in the evolution of the golf course was to make the greens sufficiently large to accommodate players moving in either direction. Over time the number of holes was whittled down to the eighteen that went on to become the standard for every other club. The Honourable Company at Edinburgh is actually a decade older than the Royal and Ancient, but St. Andrews took the lead owing in part to its claim to the first eighteen. St. Andrews offers a special combination of a historical setting and a great game of golf.

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Hcp 5 13 courses played
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16 September
History, just to walk there is something special, the course it self is not as „spectacular „as Kingsbarnes. How do they say up there, Old course is history, Kingsbarns , photography and Carnoustie, sporty,
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Golf Club Grand-Ducal
Hcp 16 14 courses played
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18 July
Really enjoyed the Old Course, could play my hcp and had a lot of fun
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Events

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Hosting golf course for the event: Jouez le Old Course Saint Andrews
15 May 2016
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St Andrews - The Old Course
Hosting golf course for the event: The Open
15 - 18 July 2015
The Open
St Andrews - The Old Course
Hosting golf course for the event: Jouez le Old Course Saint Andrews
15 May 2016
Jouez le Old Course Saint Andrews
St Andrews - The Old Course
Hosting golf course for the event: The Open
15 - 18 July 2015
The Open
St Andrews - The Old Course

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