Scotscraig Golf Club

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Scotscraig Golf Club is the 13th oldest golf club in the world. It was established in 1817, and has been an Open Qualifier venue six times, most recently in 2010. With a mix of heathland and links holes, and superb hospitality, this is a memorable course that wins admirers easily.

What style is the course at Scotscraig Golf Club?

This championship course was designed by Tom Morris and James Braid. It's just a 15 minute drive from St Andrews, 20 minutes from Carnoustie and only 10 minutes from Dundee airport.The clubhouse opened back in 1896.

What is the feature hole?

Today's Golfer magazine has said that the trees, along with the gorse and heather, make Scotscraig's heathland one of the country's toughest courses. It is also seen as a strategic course that rewards accuracy and forward thinking.

What sort of course features can the player expect?

The course layout is based on a loop set-up, and it has hosted quite a number of tournaments over the years, such as the Scottish Seniors Championship, the Ladies Home Internationals and the Scottish Boys and Girls Amateur Championships.

Other Information

Justin Rose almost qualified for the 1995 Open here, and he has described the course in glowing terms. Scotscraig was used as a qualifying course for the 2018 British Seniors Open.

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Golf Course Details: 18 Holes, 6550yds, Par 71 SSS 72
Green Fees: Mon to Fri: 18 holes £75, Day £85. Twilight (after 1.30pm) £45. Weekends: 18 holes £90 (morning), Twilight (after 1.30pm) £45.
Green fee/food packages available, see website.
Visitor Information: Visitors made very welcome. Green fee/food packages available, see website.
Societies Information: Catered for subject to approval. Company Days available. All Corporate and Society bookings are based on a minimum of twelve golfers.
Founded Date: 1817
Designed By: James Braid
Catering: The Dining Room is a lovely setting overlooking the 18th green. Dinners and high teas are served in the Dining Room. After a round of golf on one of Scotland's finest championship golf courses, why not sit down in the unique atmosphere of the bar and have a refreshing drink and a meal.
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Arrival information & directions

Address: Golf Road, Tayport, Fife, TayportDD6 9DZ, United Kingdom

Scotscraig Golf Club is situated on the Tay Estuary, 10 miles north of St Andrews. Follow the A919 & B945 to Tayport or take the Tay Road Bridge 4 miles south east of Dundee. Then follow the B945 east to Tayport. From Tayport the route to the club is well signposted.


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