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Scottish Highlands and St Andrews

6 Nights | 6 Rounds including the Old Course, Kingsbarns, Royal Dornoch & Castle Stuart




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This six-night, six-round package spans the championship courses in the north of Scotland, down to St Andrews, the ‘home of golf’ and is available from April to October. Royal Dornoch is the most northerly championship course in the British Isles. The home of renowned architect Donald Ross, you’ll recognize many of the features he instilled on his famous layouts in the United States. Castle Stuart opened in 2009 and quickly received recognition and acclaim for its challenge and beauty along the shores of Moray Firth overlooking the Black Isle. Kyle Phillips crafted a modern classic links at Kingsbarns in 2000, yet golfers have walked these grounds since 1793. The Old Course at St Andrews is known for its wide double fairways and seven extensive double greens. Successfully navigate the Valley of Sin and the 18th hole presents an opportunity for a pleasing finish. Read More.

Deluxe accommodations are available at Kingsmills Hotel and Fairmont St Andrews.

A VIP Coach with Concierge Driver is available for parties of eight, while self-drive options are available for parties of four.

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Sample Itinerary in Brief
Day 1: US Depart
Day 2: Castle Stuart
Kingsmills Hotel
Day 3: Royal Dornoch
Kingsmills Hotel
Day 4: Nairn
Kingsmills Hotel
Day 5: Kingsbarns
Fairmont St Andrews
Day 6: St Andrews - Old Course
Fairmont St Andrews
Day 7: St Andrews - New Course
Fairmont St Andrews
Day 8: UK Depart

<Day 2 ~ Castle Stuart Golf Links

Today play Castle Stuart (tbc). Once Kingsbarns opened, developer Mark Parsinen began his search for an encore.  He found it in the Highlands overlooking the Moray Firth less than ten miles from Inverness where he and Gil Hanse fashioned another modern links classic.  The first three holes on each nine run away from the clubhouse and along the water. The remaining six on each side play on top of the escarpment offering spectacular views on your way back to the exceptional clubhouse.  Castle Stuart is a true links course in every sense with revetted natural bunkers, waste bunkers, rumpled fairways and run-up greens.  This three-time host to the Scottish Open complements any visit to the Highlands.

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<Day 2 3 nights ~ Kingsmills Hotel

Bed & Breakfast.
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Your Itinerary

Originally a Scottish mansion house, the Kingsmills Hotel is set in 4 acres of beautiful gardens and is just one mile from Inverness city centre. The hotel presents a seamless blend of style and substance, proud of a reputation for warmth of welcome, traditional values of service, yet, flexible to the needs of today's business executive. Rooms are spacious and if you need to work in your room, there’s plenty worktop space for papers and laptops and high speed wifi is available throughout. Fine foods from exciting menus sourced locally served in the restaurant or the garden conservatory are complimented by an excellent wine list and a large selection of single malt whiskies. In 2010 saw the opening of the stand alone Kingsclub and Spa. Small and very select with 37 bedrooms with a choice of Cocoon or Retreat luxury air-conditioned bedrooms, a beauty spa, mezzanine lounge, business centre, massage suites, relaxation area, nail salon, green space, golf course views, exclusive bar and restaurant all with a city centre location. In the club spirit the bar is exclusive to guests of The Kingsclub; informal and peaceful it's a cocktail before dinner or dissect the day's sucesses on the golf course. Jump on our golf buggy and relax over dinner in our Inglis Restaurant or Conservatory Brasserie in the Kingsmills Hotel.

<Day 3 ~ Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Golf today on Royal Dornoch (tbc).  An hour north of Inverness, along a crescent shaped stretch of the Dornoch Firth is a narrow strip of softly contoured dune land rising on two distinctive levels, providing just enough room for fairways framed by heather and gorse. It is here where Royal Dornoch was founded in 1877.  Old Tom Morris extended the layout to 18 holes in 1886 which has been modified over the years to produce a layout consistently ranked today among the world’s top 20.  MacKenzie & Ebert improved four holes and built a new 7th.  The club was Donald Ross’ famous inspiration for raised, domed greens.  A very limited supply of golf carts are available for hire. Certain restrictions may apply, please advise your Golf Travel Specialist. Please note strict handicap limits are set and enforced by the club. Men 24 & Ladies 35.

WEBCAST - A Greenside Chat: "The Story of Royal Dornoch" ~ Neil Hampton

Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Scotland by LINKS Magazine

Click here for the golf course IMAGE GALLERY

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<Day 4 ~ Nairn Golf Club

Play today at Nairn (tbc).  Nairn was among the first of the Highlands courses to make an international name for itself when it hosted the Walker Cup in 1999. It has gone on to host the British Amateur and the Curtis Cup.  Founded in 1887 on an elevated piece of linksland overlooking the Moray Firth, an all-star collection of architects have had a hand in the layout including Old Tom Morris and James Braid.  Most recently, the club commissioned MacKenzie & Ebert for a major modernization including numerous new greens, bunkers and tees.  The result capitalizes on what are some of the very best turf conditions in Scotland – a Nairn trademark.

Nairn Golf Club, Scotland by LINKS Magazine


Click here for the golf course IMAGE GALLERY

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<Day 5 ~ Kingsbarns Golf Links

Today play Kingsbarns (tbc). Golf dates to a nine-hole layout here in 1793.  It was commandeered by the military during the Second World War not to reappear until Kyle Phillips took an interest in the late 1990s. His design ushered in the era of “modern classics” when it opened in 2000 looking like it had been there for years.  The terrain is links style perfection with tumbling fairways and sandy soil that produce the fine-bladed fescues which are the cornerstone of fast-and-firm playing surfaces that characterise links golf.  The fairways are spacious, the greens are large, exceptional views of the North Sea are found on every hole.

Click here for the golf course IMAGE GALLERY

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<Day 5 3 nights ~ Fairmont St Andrews

Bed & Breakfast.
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Your Itinerary

The 5 star Fairmont St Andrews is located on the outskirts of St.Andrews on the road to Crail. Sitting on the summit of a spectacular cliff formation, the hotel and its two championship golf courses have breathtaking panoramic views of the River Tay estuary, the North Sea, the Fife countryside and the medieval skyline of St Andrews. This international resort opened in the spring of 2001 and was then taken over by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, providing an excellent standard of service and a meticulous attention to detail. In addition to the two excellent golf courses on site, you may enjoy the Spa, a haven of peace and tranquility. Enjoy a few easy lengths of the 18-metre pool, relax in our Jacuzzi, sauna or steam room. Included in your rate is full wifi internet access in the public rooms and guest bedrooms.

<Day 6 ~ PYOT Courses

Today challenge the Old Course of St. Andrews (tbc), the ''Home of Golf''. The Old Course has played host to the greatest golfers in the world and produced many of golf's dramatic moments. Wide double fairways, seven extensive double greens, and a multitude of intimidating bunkers are just some of the unique features you will encounter.

We invite you to view a video of the course click here.

Learn how to play the famed 17th hole on the Old Course with Colin Dalgleish of PerryGolf click here.
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<Day 7 ~ PYOT Courses

Play today on the New Course of St. Andrews (tbc). Rated by many as the toughest of the St. Andrews Courses, the New Course was laid out by Old Tom Morris and opened in 1895. A great emphasis is placed on hitting the fairways as several holes have been carved through blankets of gorse bushes.
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Day 1:

This evening depart the United States.

Day 2:

Today play Castle Stuart (tbc). Once Kingsbarns opened, developer Mark Parsinen began his search for an encore.  He found it in the Highlands overlooking the Moray Firth less than ten miles from Inverness where he and Gil Hanse fashioned another modern links classic.  The first three holes on each nine run away from the clubhouse and along the water. The remaining six on each side play on top of the escarpment offering spectacular views on your way back to the exceptional clubhouse.  Castle Stuart is a true links course in every sense with revetted natural bunkers, waste bunkers, rumpled fairways and run-up greens.  This three-time host to the Scottish Open complements any visit to the Highlands.

Click here for the golf course IMAGE GALLERY

On arrival at the Airport you will be met by PerryGolf personnel who will assist you with your luggage and transfer to your transportation.

Your preferred arrival & departure airport options are dependent on your personal preferences. The closest airport to your first hotel/golf course is listed first. Some airports have direct transatlantic flights from US cities while others only offer service with connections through European hub cities. Our air department is available to talk through your air travel options.

OVERNIGHT: Kingsmills Hotel - Classic Room

Day 3: Royal Dornoch image

Golf today on Royal Dornoch (tbc).  An hour north of Inverness, along a crescent shaped stretch of the Dornoch Firth is a narrow strip of softly contoured dune land rising on two distinctive levels, providing just enough room for fairways framed by heather and gorse. It is here where Royal Dornoch was founded in 1877.  Old Tom Morris extended the layout to 18 holes in 1886 which has been modified over the years to produce a layout consistently ranked today among the world’s top 20.  MacKenzie & Ebert improved four holes and built a new 7th.  The club was Donald Ross’ famous inspiration for raised, domed greens.  A very limited supply of golf carts are available for hire. Certain restrictions may apply, please advise your Golf Travel Specialist. Please note strict handicap limits are set and enforced by the club. Men 24 & Ladies 35.

WEBCAST - A Greenside Chat: "The Story of Royal Dornoch" ~ Neil Hampton

Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Scotland by LINKS Magazine

Click here for the golf course IMAGE GALLERY

OVERNIGHT: Kingsmills Hotel - Classic Room

Day 4: Nairn image

Play today at Nairn (tbc).  Nairn was among the first of the Highlands courses to make an international name for itself when it hosted the Walker Cup in 1999. It has gone on to host the British Amateur and the Curtis Cup.  Founded in 1887 on an elevated piece of linksland overlooking the Moray Firth, an all-star collection of architects have had a hand in the layout including Old Tom Morris and James Braid.  Most recently, the club commissioned MacKenzie & Ebert for a major modernization including numerous new greens, bunkers and tees.  The result capitalizes on what are some of the very best turf conditions in Scotland – a Nairn trademark.

Nairn Golf Club, Scotland by LINKS Magazine


Click here for the golf course IMAGE GALLERY

OVERNIGHT: Kingsmills Hotel - Classic Room

Day 5: Kingsbarns image

Today play Kingsbarns (tbc). Golf dates to a nine-hole layout here in 1793.  It was commandeered by the military during the Second World War not to reappear until Kyle Phillips took an interest in the late 1990s. His design ushered in the era of “modern classics” when it opened in 2000 looking like it had been there for years.  The terrain is links style perfection with tumbling fairways and sandy soil that produce the fine-bladed fescues which are the cornerstone of fast-and-firm playing surfaces that characterise links golf.  The fairways are spacious, the greens are large, exceptional views of the North Sea are found on every hole.

Click here for the golf course IMAGE GALLERY

OVERNIGHT: Fairmont St Andrews - Fairmont Room

Day 6: St Andrews - Old Course image

Today challenge the Old Course of St. Andrews (tbc), the ''Home of Golf''. The Old Course has played host to the greatest golfers in the world and produced many of golf's dramatic moments. Wide double fairways, seven extensive double greens, and a multitude of intimidating bunkers are just some of the unique features you will encounter.

We invite you to view a video of the course click here.

Learn how to play the famed 17th hole on the Old Course with Colin Dalgleish of PerryGolf click here.

OVERNIGHT: Fairmont St Andrews - Fairmont Room

Day 7: St Andrews - New Course image

Play today on the New Course of St. Andrews (tbc). Rated by many as the toughest of the St. Andrews Courses, the New Course was laid out by Old Tom Morris and opened in 1895. A great emphasis is placed on hitting the fairways as several holes have been carved through blankets of gorse bushes.

OVERNIGHT: Fairmont St Andrews - Fairmont Room

Day 8:

Depart the United Kingdom from Airport.



Golf Schedule

Castle Stuart image

Once Kingsbarns opened, developer Mark Parsinen began his search for an encore.  He found it in the Highlands overlooking the Moray Firth less than ten miles from Inverness where he and Gil Hanse fashioned another modern links classic.  The first three holes on each nine run away from the clubhouse and along the water. The remaining six on each side play on top of the escarpment offering spectacular views on your way back to the exceptional clubhouse.  Castle Stuart is a true links course in every sense with revetted natural bunkers, waste bunkers, rumpled fairways and run-up greens.  This three-time host to the Scottish Open complements any visit to the Highlands.


Royal Dornoch image

An hour north of Inverness, along a crescent shaped stretch of the Dornoch Firth is a narrow strip of softly contoured dune land rising on two distinctive levels, providing just enough room for fairways framed by heather and gorse. It is here where Royal Dornoch was founded in 1877.  Old Tom Morris extended the layout to 18 holes in 1886 which has been modified over the years to produce a layout consistently ranked today among the world’s top 20.  MacKenzie & Ebert improved four holes and built a new 7th.  The club was Donald Ross’ famous inspiration for raised, domed greens.

WEBCAST - A Greenside Chat: "The Story of Royal Dornoch" ~ Neil Hampton

Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Scotland by LINKS Magazine


Nairn image

Nairn was among the first of the Highlands courses to make an international name for itself when it hosted the Walker Cup in 1999. It has gone on to host the British Amateur and the Curtis Cup.  Founded in 1887 on an elevated piece of linksland overlooking the Moray Firth, an all-star collection of architects have had a hand in the layout including Old Tom Morris and James Braid.  Most recently, the club commissioned MacKenzie & Ebert for a major modernization including numerous new greens, bunkers and tees.  The result capitalizes on what are some of the very best turf conditions in Scotland – a Nairn trademark.

Nairn Golf Club, Scotland by LINKS Magazine


Kingsbarns image

Golf dates to a nine-hole layout here in 1793.  It was commandeered by the military during the Second World War not to reappear until Kyle Phillips took an interest in the late 1990s. His design ushered in the era of “modern classics” when it opened in 2000 looking like it had been there for years.  The terrain is links style perfection with tumbling fairways and sandy soil that produce the fine-bladed fescues which are the cornerstone of fast-and-firm playing surfaces that characterise links golf.  The fairways are spacious, the greens are large, exceptional views of the North Sea are found on every hole.


St Andrews - Old Course image


St Andrews - New Course image




Accommodations

Kingsmills Hotel image
Originally a Scottish mansion house, the Kingsmills Hotel is set in 4 acres of beautiful gardens and is just one mile from Inverness city centre. The hotel presents a seamless blend of style and substance, proud of a reputation for warmth of welcome, traditional values of service, yet, flexible to the needs of today's business executive. Rooms are spacious and if you need to work in your room, there’s plenty worktop space for papers and laptops and high speed wifi is available throughout. Fine foods from exciting menus sourced locally served in the restaurant or the garden conservatory are complimented by an excellent wine list and a large selection of single malt whiskies. In 2010 saw the opening of the stand alone Kingsclub and Spa. Small and very select with 37 bedrooms with a choice of Cocoon or Retreat luxury air-conditioned bedrooms, a beauty spa, mezzanine lounge, business centre, massage suites, relaxation area, nail salon, green space, golf course views, exclusive bar and restaurant all with a city centre location. In the club spirit the bar is exclusive to guests of The Kingsclub; informal and peaceful it's a cocktail before dinner or dissect the day's sucesses on the golf course. Jump on our golf buggy and relax over dinner in our Inglis Restaurant or Conservatory Brasserie in the Kingsmills Hotel.
Fairmont St Andrews image

The 5 star Fairmont St Andrews is located on the outskirts of St.Andrews on the road to Crail. Sitting on the summit of a spectacular cliff formation, the hotel and its two championship golf courses have breathtaking panoramic views of the River Tay estuary, the North Sea, the Fife countryside and the medieval skyline of St Andrews. This international resort opened in the spring of 2001 and was then taken over by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, providing an excellent standard of service and a meticulous attention to detail. In addition to the two excellent golf courses on site, you may enjoy the Spa, a haven of peace and tranquility. Enjoy a few easy lengths of the 18-metre pool, relax in our Jacuzzi, sauna or steam room. Included in your rate is full wifi internet access in the public rooms and guest bedrooms.




Ground Transportation

Ford Galaxy Automatic or similar

SELF DRIVE BASIS - THE FOLLOWING RENTAL VEHICLE IS INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR COSTING

Europcar: Ford Galaxy with automatic transmission or similar. Includes Unlimited Mileage, Damage Liability Waiver and Full Insurance Cover, with no excess applicable should your vehicle sustain damage or loss.



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Castle Stuart Golf Links
Kingsmills Hotel
Kingsmills Hotel
Royal Dornoch by Gary Lisbon
Royal Dornoch by Gary LisbonRoyal Dornoch by Gary Lisbon
Royal Dornoch by Gary Lisbon
Nairn Golf Club
Nairn Golf ClubNairn Golf Club
Nairn Golf Club


 

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