The Open Tour

Day One

From Glasgow airport, you will be transferred to the 5 red star Turnberry Resort. The Turnberry Resort is one of the most enchanting hotels in Scotland and enjoys a spectacular coastal setting with views of the Isle of Arran, Ailsa Craig and Irish Sea breathtaking views of Isle of Arran, Ailsa Craig and Irish Sea. Upon arrival at the hotel, you will receive the managers champagne welcome and check in.

In the evening, you may dine in any one of the hotels fine restaurants.


Day Two

Today you will play the famous Ailsa course – currently ranked as Britain’s number one golf course by two leading golf publications and regularly rated within the world’s best.

Home to 4 Open Championships, the Ailsa course has shaped some of the most remarkable moments in the tournament’s history: in 1986 Greg Norman won the Open at Turnberry; in 1977 Tom Watson beat Jack Nicklaus by one shot; in 1994 Nick Price was victorious; and in 2009 Stewart Cink conquered the title at what was, quite simply, an incredible championship.

Following your day on the golf course, you will return to the Turnberry Resort for an evening of relaxation and dinner.


Day Three

Enjoy a day’s golf at the Royal Troon Old Course, one of the great links courses in Scotland. Host to the Open Championship 8 times, the course is both challenging and steeped in golfing history. In addition, the course is also home to both the longest and shortest holes in Open Championship golf.

Following your day on the golf course, you will return to the Turnberry Resort for an evening of relaxation and dinner.


Day Four

After breakfast, you will travel to Edinburgh where you will enjoy a morning of sightseeing. Whilst in the capital of Scotland, you may wish visit the magnificent Edinburgh Castle. Perched on an extinct volcano, this instantly recognisable fortress is a powerful national symbol and part of Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site.  Alternatively you may wish to partake in some retail therapy or enjoy a memorable visit to The Scotch Whisky Experience for a full tour and tasting.

Late afternoon, you will be transported to Greywalls Hotel. Uniquely situated on the edge of Muirfield championship golf course, it not only overlooks the world famous greens of the 9th & 18th holes, but it also provides stunning views over East Lothian and the Firth of Forth. It is for these reasons therefore that the Greywalls Hotel has earned itself a reputation as ‘a golfer’s paradise’!


Day Five

Today you will play your 3rd round on the Open venues at Muirfield Golf Course. A renowned host to major championships and 15 Open Championships, Muirfield Golf Course is a challenge to the world’s great golfers.  Despite being the world’s oldest golf club, the design of the course layout is considered to be a ‘masterpiece’, an unusual description for links courses of this era.

After lunch you will transferred to the Old Course Hotel Resort & Spa in St Andrews where you will be welcomed by the manager and will enjoy a glass of champagne. Following check-in, you will receive a short familiarisation tour of the Old Course Hotel Resort & Spa.


Day Six

Your 4th round of golf will be played on the Carnoustie Championship course, home to 7 Open championships. The course – which is currently in the finest condition it has ever been – not only offers the ultimate challenge to every golfer but it provides a playing quality which is second to none.

After lunch you will be transferred back to St. Andrews where you are free to shop or relax and unwind at the Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel – the first KOHLER spa experience outside the USA.


Day Seven

Enjoy a round of golf over St Andrew’s New Course or Jubilee Course. The New Course is a classic links course and is often regarded as the oldest “new” course in the world, having been set out in 1895 by Old Tom Morris. The Jubilee Course meanwhile has developed from a basic 12-hole layout into what many consider to be the toughest test of golf at St Andrews.

Following lunch in the Links Clubhouse you will be taken to Glamis Castle, the ancestral home of the Earls of Strathmore for over 600 years. Glamis Castle is a living, breathing monument to Scottish hospitality; a place of enjoyment, reflection, laughter and wonder for all. Depending on numbers you may have the opportunity to enjoy evening dinner in the Victorian family dining room.


Day Eight

Today brings you the moment you have been waiting for – the moment when you step onto the 1st tee of the world famous Old Course, known as the traditional “home of golf”.

“Victory anywhere is always sweet, but to win at St. Andrews is so special it rises above everything else” – The Old Course, as described by Seve Ballesteros, after winning the Open at St. Andrews in 1984.

To end a perfect day of golf at St. Andrews, enjoy evening dinner in the Road Hole restaurant overlooking the famous Old Course.


Day Nine

Departure day and transfer to Edinburgh airport.

Please note this is only a sample itinerary and can be lengthened, shortened or altered to suit your individual requirements.

 

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Royal Troon Golf Club

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Muirfield Golf Club

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