really missing is the Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa in the triumvirate of legendary Scottish golf resort. The facility south of Scotland’s oldest university town of St. Andrews, with its built in 1968, compared to Turnberry and Gleneagles really young. This can be found next to the 144-room resort’s oldest golf course in the world: the eponymous Old Course. For about 600 years ago is here already played golf. In general, the town of St. Andrews is confidently calls “Home of Golf”, probably the oldest and most spectacular of all golf destinations there. In the immediate vicinity there are ten places on the same championship level – and many more in this class in the surrounding villages.
The Old Course is one of the most coveted golf courses and tee times are rare. Who has not already been reserved well in advance can only hope to have in the daily lottery luck. Even for the namesake five-star Golf Resort and Golf Hotel of the Year 2009 “(Scottish Hotel Awards) – the more it directly on 17 Hole of the course is’ – there is no special access. In order to offer its guests yet guaranteed playing time on an outstanding championship course to the resort in addition to the Old Course has an on-site golf course and consecrated 1995th The Duke’s Course is from Peter Thomson, the only golfer who managed the way, ever, the Open Championship three times in a row just to decide for themselves. Even the challenging 18-hole course of the Old Course Hotel, Thomson designed course on the most traditional of all golf tournaments. Some later added to make the Duke’s haircuts but also for less experienced golfers well playable.
Who hungry after a long match back to the resort can choose from a total of five first-class restaurants and bars. Culinary flagship is excellent with three AA rosettes Road Hole Restaurant. For gourmets, there is the first stop in the resort. The Road Hole Bar can satisfy themselves with a view over the Old Course course at a selection of over 200 excellent single malts from the rich nuances of Scottish whiskey. Here is the famous Old Course Afternoon Tea celebrates – with homemade scones and pancakes as well as exquisite coffee and tea specialties. The Sands Grill has the sophisticated atmosphere of a trendy downtown restaurant. Click here for more loose. The kitchen is still first class. The Jigger Inn is a small souvenir golf, quaint pub with lots of crackling log fires, rustic kitchen and a small but fine selection of Scottish beers. Who wants to stay right in the clubhouse after the game of our own place, turns into Duke’s Bar & Grill. From here you have a wonderful view of St. Andrews and enjoy in a casual atmosphere a hearty snack.