Booking St. Andrews tee times
It is easier to obtain a tee time on the Old Course than many might think. There a number of ways to do so if you have a suitable handicap (24 for men and 36 for women) and this page explains each of them in detail. No more first come first served - rather a 2 1/2 week window in which to submit your request. Successful applicants notified sometime in early October.
As a consequence of the ongoing pandemic, a large number of tee times from 2020 have been rescheduled for next year.
The second, and the recommended way for 2021, is to enter the Ballot (lottery) which is drawn 48 hours in advance. To enter there must be a minimum of two and a maximum of four players.
Thirdly, Single Golfers can approach the Starter on the day they wish to play and he will try to slot them in with groups going out that day. Finally, guaranteed premium tee times can be purchased below.
Nearly half of the total number of tee times on the Old Course each year are allocated to the Ballot to give people who have been unable to book a chance of playing. It is drawn 48 hours in advance and golfers should provide their names, home club and handicap details either by phone or at one of the clubhouses before 2pm, 48 hours before the day they wish to play.
Guaranteed Tee Times- Old Course Hotel St. Andrews
Scotland Old Course 4 nights Golf Vacations golf & whisky - INCLUDES CONFIRMED TEE TIMES ON 4 COURSES
St Andrews is a world-renowned golfing mecca. Golfers flock from around the globe to visit this sacred home of golf and to sample the unique atmosphere and historic coastal setting. Due to an overwhelming demand, the Old Course runs a daily ballot for the highly coveted tee times; however the 5 star Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa - which enjoys a unique location on the 17th Road Hole of this famous course - offers exclusive, guaranteed tee-off times for its guests thanks to its Suite Golf package
What's Included in the St. Andrews Old CourseTee Times - Old Course Hotel St. Andrews program:
Should you wish to extend your Scotland golf vacation we will be happy to
combine your St Andrews program with additional championship courses and
wonderful resorts throughout Scotland and Ireland.
All golfers playing the Old Course must be in possession of a valid handicap certificate showing a handicap of 24 or less for men and 36 or less for ladies.
A minimum of 4 golfers is required to make a booking
* A supplement will apply to programmes including the Castle Course instead of the New or Jubilee Course.
** For those opting to play Carnoustie, lunch is not included on this day