Golf courses in Scotland are among the best in the world and Fairmont St Andrews, situated in the "Home of Golf", is proud to be recognised as one of the top golf resorts - voted “Hotel Team of the Year” by Scottish Hospitality Awards & “Best Hotel (Over 50 Rooms)” by Scottish Golf Tourism awards in 2018.
In 2019, Fairmont St Andrews hosted the Open Final Qualifying utilising a composite course of the two courses, the Kittocks and the Torrance. For a few consecutive years, Fairmont St Andrews has also played host to European Tour events, with the Scottish Championship in June 2020 and the Hero Open in August 2021, both of which were played on the Torrance course.
The Torrance course is a traditional par 72 championship course where the front 9 works its way around the hotel prior to utilizing the property's sea views on the back nine. Blending the principles of links golf with a more modern style, the course provides memorable golf days for players of all abilities.
The Kittocks course makes full use of the property’s coastal location and is arguably more pleasing visually. It has large rolling greens, undulating fairways and holes perched on top of the cliff tops breath-taking sea views. The Kittocks course is a traditional outward and inward loop.
The practice area offers everything a golfer needs to prepare them for a challenging round or to tune their skills. With many practice targets on an all-grass driving range, an extensive short game area and a large putting green, you will certainly be ready for your round.
The Pro Shop, located within the Clubhouse, offers a variety of merchandise including branded clothing from Under Armour, Footjoy, J Lindeberg, Adidas & Kjus, in addition to golfing accessories.
All visitors and guests of the hotel are welcome to enjoy the stunning views overlooking the town of St Andrews and The Eden Estuary from the St Andrews Bar & Grill Restaurant, located within the Clubhouse. Ideal for soaking up the atmosphere by day, or a formal dinner by night, the menu offers golfers’ favourites, and a wide range of beers and spirits.