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  • A view across Lundin Links
    Lundin Links, Fife
  • A view along one of the holes at Scotscraig Golf Course, Tayport
    Scotscraig Golf Course, Tayport
  • Golfer teeing off on The Old Course in front of the Royal and Ancient clubhouse, St Andrews
    The Old Course, St Andrews

Fife boasts over 45 famous, historic and challenging golf courses. A wide range of beautiful parkland, inland and links courses await your arrival in The Home of Golf.

Follow in the footsteps of past champions and enjoy breathtaking views with a round of golf at The Old Course in St Andrews, which is set to host the prestigious golf tournament The Open Championship in July 2015. This 600-year-old golf course still challenges today and has hosted The Open Championship more times than any other venue. As well as the Old Course, there are 10 other courses at St Andrews where you can also take a swing, including seven run by St Andrews Links. The New Course is, oddly, more than a century old and was designed by ‘Old’ Tom Morris, the four-times Open Champion who designed Muirfield, Carnoustie and Royal Dornoch.

In addition to the stunning courses of St Andrews, the region of Fife has other magnificent courses to choose from. The likes of Ladybank Golf Club, Lundin Golf Links or Scotscraig Golf Course all offer an exceptional game, with bags of history. A more recent addition to Fife’s hallowed golfing greens is Kingbarns, located six miles down the coast from St Andrews. Opened in 2000, it was immediately praised as one of the region’s finest courses.

The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship takes place over three venues - Kingsbarns, the Old Course at St Andrews and Carnoustie in Angus - every October. You can also experience the game of a bygone era and try golfing with a difference. Kingarrock Golf Course is the only place in the whole of Europe where you can play hickory golf with old wooden shafted golf clubs. Modern clubs are banned on this 2,022 yard course where you will be provided with a spoon, driving iron, mashie, niblick and putter to work your way around. 

Check out the Fife Golf Guide, The Fife Golf Trails, or the area's golfing itineraries for more information. To make organising a golfing trip to Fife easier, book up to five separate rounds of golf, on five different courses, on five different days, at First in Fife  Golf.

Finally, when booking your accommodation remember to look out for the Golfers Welcome scheme. They accredit accommodation providers that offer dedicated golf facilities like secure club storage, weather updates and details of local golf suppliers.

Download the Golf in Fife brochure or browse the list below for more golf courses in Fife.

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    St Andrews

    St Andrews Links Golf Shop sells official merchandise of St Andrews Links, the Home of Golf.

  2. Elmwood Golf

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    Cupar

    Stunning 18 hole parkland golf course set in the north east of Fife. Floodlit driving range with full coaching facilities. Renowned Fairways Restaurant. Cupar, Fife, Scotland KY15 5RS www.elmwoodgolf.co.uk

  3. Links with History

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    Kirkcaldy, Leven and District

    Welcome to Links with History

  4. Auchterderran Golf Course

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    Burntisland

    Auchterderran is an interesting nine-hole course set in the heart of the 'Home of Golf' that opened to great acclaim in 1904. The course itself is set in the former mining village of Cardenden and boasts wonderful views of the local countryside.

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    The Kingdom of Fife

    Professional and pro-am players compete in the international championship.

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    1 Oct 2015 to 4 Oct 2015
  6. Craighead Links Golf Course

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    Crail

    Crail’s newest course was designed by award winning American architect, Gil Hanse and offers a modern interpretation of links golf using the natural undulations of the land at Fifeness.

  7. Tom Morris

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    St Andrews

    Welcome to Tom Morris

  8. St Michaels Golf Club

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    Leuchars

    St Michaels Golf Club lies beside the village of Leuchars in Fife, just four miles from the National Golf Centre in Drumoig, St Andrews. Its rolling, undulating parkland terrain offers a distinct, unique test of golf.

  9. St Andrews Links Old Course

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    St Andrews

    The Old Course at St Andrews is the most famous golf course in world golf and the Mecca to which every golfer aspires to make pilgrimage at least once in a golfing lifetime.

  10. Kingsbarns Golf Links

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    Crail

    Since it was opened in 2000 Kingsbarns Links has shot to stardom as one of the world's outstanding courses.

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