The St Andrews Golf Week is an event for amateur golfers, held in “The Home of Golf” – St Andrews. It was established in 1974 and attracts golfers from all over the world, including USA, Japan, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Canada, Argentina, the Netherlands, Brazil, Germany, Australia, Ireland, Singapore and France. Also! The best walking trails Scotland has to offer are located in an around the St Andrews area. Catch a glimpse of what a walking holiday with EasyWays would be like!
This year Golf Week runs from 10th – 16th April.
Competitions throughout the week include: scramble, stableford, am-am, medal play, nearest the hole and longest drive. For those wishing to work on their game there is golf tuition from PGA Professionals available throughout the week.
The week is open to any amateur golfer. However, Golf on the Old Course, is only open to golfers with handicaps of 24 for men and 36 for ladies.
Those with handicaps outside these limits are provided with an alternative.
If you like the area so much, book a walking holiday for one of the best walking trails Scotland has to offer, the Fife Coastal Path!
Going to St Andrews but not golfing? Why not walk the Fife Coastal Path?
If your travelling to St Andrews with someone who loves golf – but you don’t! – why not experience the Fife Coastal Path while they are on the course?
Along the Path, you can expect to see stunning, dramatic cliffs and caves, rocky seashores, beaches, small Scottish fishing villages, castles and sea views across the famous Firth of Forth. The area is extremely popular for wildlife and you can expect to see basking seals and an incredible range of seabirds. These include puffins, kittwakes, razorbills, guillemots, terns, oystercatchers and elder ducks!
The walk is popular among seasoned and inexperienced walkers due to the wide range of sights and wildlife to be seen and isn’t one to miss, especially if you’re visiting the area!
Walk the Best Walking Trails Scotland Offers!
It doesn’t have to be Golf Week to combine walking and golf in Fife. Get in touch with us today – we can help you book your holiday on the Fife Coastal Path and offer advice on the best places to stop, the sights you simply cannot miss and if you’re an inexperienced walker, some advice to help you along the way – walking holidays in Scotland are always the best!
Are you interested? Our last post can give you all the information needed about the best rucksack to use for the best walking trails Scotland has to offer.
Get in touch today to book or ask any questions! We look forward to hearing from you.