The Torrance Course at the Fairmont, St Andrews

torranceThe Torrance Course at the Fairmont, just outside of St Andrews, is a much underrated course. As the name suggests, it was designed in 2001 by former Ryder Cup Captain, Sam Torrance, and after an impressive refurbishment it reopened in 2009.

History of the St Andrews Cathedral

PerryGolf clients enjoy a beautiful day at the St Andrews Cathedral.
PerryGolf clients enjoy a beautiful day at the St Andrews Cathedral

Why not check out the ruined St Andrews Cathedral before or after that round in the Home of Golf? The
St Andrews Cathedral dominated the history of the medieval church in Scotland from the time of its construction in the 12th century until the Protestant Reformation in 1560. Scotland’s largest and most magnificent medieval church,

The Old Course – It’s Not Only About the History

The Old Course, St. Andrews, courtesy of Russell Kirk
The Old Course, St. Andrews, courtesy of Russell Kirk

 
 
 
The Old Course at St. Andrews has been named as the world’s number one course by a poll of golf course architects from all over the world.

 
 
 
 

Scotland’s 4 Gold Star Meldrum House

Meldrum House

 

The Meldrum House is a fantastic country house style property located to the north west of Aberdeen, Scotland.  It’s in the ideal location if your next stop is the Dornoch / Castle Stuart / Nain region, as you’re already on the correct side of Aberdeen, while it’s a very handy base for the best courses in the Aberdeen area; being only 25-45 minutes drive from Royal Aberdeen, Cruden Bay and Trump International.

Blairgowrie Counting Down to the Junior Ryder Cup

Blairgowrie is set to host the Junior Ryder Cup the week before The Ryder Cup next year; and the club are already counting down to the event!  They hosted the ‘500 Days To Go Open’ on Saturday with an entry fee of £20.14 and various other events and competitions will be planned to highlight the event over the coming months.  The Junior Ryder Cup aims to showcase golf’s next generation of golfers and notable past players include Rory McIlroy, Matteo Manassero, and Hunter Mahan.

By Gary Sheppard.  Gary is one of PerryGolf’s Golf Travel Specialists.