ST. ANDREWS – THE HOME OF GOLF
Nowhere in the world of golf is more famous than St Andrews. The Links here are probably the most famous group of golf courses anywhere in the world. St Andrews is where the the rules of the modern game were formalized and where the governing body of world golf, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club still has its headquarters. This is truly a World Class golfing venue! (closest airports Glasgow, Edinburgh)
Go West can arrange rounds of golf on most of the courses which make up the St Andrews Links, including some great deals for golf on The Torrance and The Devlin courses which belong to the fabulous five star Fairmont St Andrews Hotel.
You may also enter the ballot (draw) for a tee time and round of golf on the unrivalled Old Course at St Andrews itself, home of the Open Championship – the oldest golf championship in the world.
Go West can arrange accommodation in a range of properties in St Andrews and the surrounding area according to your requirements:
5 star Luxury
The luxurious 5 star Fairmont St Andrews Hotel , overlooking its own golf courses that form part of the St Andrews Links, is one of the great golf hotels in Scotland . All rooms feature Satellite TV, DVD & CD player, minibar, bathrobes and hospitality tray and the hotel has 2 excellent restaurants, a heated indoor pool and a health spa.
4 Star Quality
The 4 star Rusacks Hotel overlooks the legendary finishing holes of St Andrews ‘ Old Course itself. Many of the world’s great golfers have stayed here and rooms with a course view come at a supplement but all rooms are well appointed with en suite bathroom, satellite TV, trouser press, hairdryer & hospitality tray. The hotel also has a restaurant and bar.
3 Star Comfort
Our range of 3 star hotels in and around St Andrews offer comfortable accommodation for those with a more limited budget
THE BELFRY – SPIRITUAL HOME OF THE RYDER CUP
The Belfry – a true golfing mecca – will always be associated with the European Team’s great Ryder Cup Victories over the USA and here you can follow in the footsteps of the world’s finest golfers and relive the moment yourself!. As the UK headquarters of the PGA, the Belfry is a golfing icon and its three courses are kept in tip top condition. (closest airports Birmingham, East Midlands, Luton, Manchester)
There are three courses, the Derby, the PGA and the Brabazon where the Ryder Cup itself is played and all 3 courses are excellent. Our basic package includes 2 rounds of golf on the Derby course. If you would like to play the PGA and/or Brabazon Ryder Cup course itself Go West can arrange this on payment of a supplement at time of booking (subject to availability)
The Belfry golf complex also includes a top quality driving range, putting green, state of the art golf swing analysis and a wonderful golf shop. We can also arrange expert tuition from some of the top teachers in the country
Included in our golfing packages at the Belfry is accommodation at the Belfry Hotel. This is a superb 4 star hotel located in the heart of the Belfry golf complex and features fully appointed rooms, fine dining and full leisure facilities including:
Heated indoor swimming pool, 2 spa pools, steam room, saunas, solaria, snooker & pool, fitness gym & technogym equipment, aerobic studio, tennis courts and squash courts.
Our Belfry Golf Packages include free entry to the Bel Air Nightclub in the Belfry hotel complex (open Wednesday to Saturday nights)
This classic and historic links course is rated amongst the six best golf courses in the UK. Home of the first professional golf championship in Ireland, Royal Portrush was also the first course in Ireland to host the Open Championship. This is a true test of golfing skill and a real gem. (closest airports Belfast, Derry)
Our golfing package includes one round of golf at Royal Portrush and one round at the highly rated Galgorm Castle Golf and Country Club. Galgorm offers a complete contrast to Portrush being set in 220 acres of mature parkland in the grounds of one of Ireland’s most historic castle. The course is bordered by two rivers and incorporates five lakes in a setting of outstanding beauty.
4 Star Quality
Our 4 star package is based at the Galgorm Manor Hotel – just one mile from Galgorm Castle Golf Club. Muted colours blended with fine fabrics bring opulence to each bedroom and personalised in-room amenities compliment the furnishings, whilst state of the art communication and entertainment are at your fingertips. The hotel also has two restaurants, a bar, fitness rooms and spa centre.
3 Star Comfort
Go West has negotiated special rates at nearby 3 star hotels such as the Tullygloss Hotel enabling us to offer a 3 star accommodation option so that golfers with an eye on their budget can still enjoy World Class links and parkland golf here in Ireland.