We invite you to join us for an authentic Scottish sporting
holiday. "It’s much more than golf."
Link to Golf and Fishing the Tay Slideshow From your base
at stately Balathie House Hotel, you will golf on St. Andrews
links, see the Royal and Ancient town and learn its history, fish
salmon in the famous River Tay, visit Scottish Castles, see how
uisge-beatha (Scotland’s water of life) is produced and sample a
dram or two, take a train ride to Edinburgh, Scotland’s Capital
City, visit Bruce’s Castle and shop the elegant Princess Street
stores, drop into Scotland’s oldest Highland Games, march to
Pipe Bands and watch brawny Scots throw the hammer, toss the
caber, kilties dance the Highland fling and taste Scotland’s best
There’s also plenty time for golf at some of Scotland’s best links
under the watchful eye of your tour director, David Paterson,
PGA golf professional and Yale University Golf Coach Emeritus
who will help you play your best golf on Scotland’s ancient links
and bring you up-to-date on Scottish history.
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returning golfing veterans. You will fly into Shannon early on
west of Ireland at dawn and make your way to the coast to play
Lahinch Old Course and nearby Doonbeg. Take a pause here
to visit the Cliffs of Mohr before heading south to play the best
known Irish course, Ballybunion and then onto Tralee, an
audacious dunes layout built by Arnold Palmer. Dooks, a
pleasurable, less exacting links is available for a second round
on the way to Killarney. You will drive the Ring of Kerry to
Waterville, a majestic, scenic links just past Caherciveen, where
you can buy the best Irish tweeds in the country. Killarney's
Killeen Course winds up the tour unless you would like to take
an extra day to play the Infamous Doonbeg.
You will lodge in traditional Irish Country Hotels offering a
excellent country fare in a pub setting, patronized by local
golfers who willingly supply golf advice for the price of a pint.
grandmothers to play the famous St. Andrews links together
with their children or grandchildren, boys and girls, and learn the
history of the Royal & Ancient Game of golf as it grew to
dominate a town with a history reaching back to the Bronze Age
and Roman legionaries. A town once known as the ecclesiastical
heart of Scotland’s Roman Church, ruled by Bishops and visited
for centuries by Kings and Queens is now celebrated for golf.
Along with playing the great links, participants will visit St.
Andrews historical sites including the ruins of the 12 century
Cathedral where the great champions of golf, Auld Tom Morris
and his son Tom Jr., winner of five Open Championships, lie in
the graveyard among the great Bishops. Participants will visit the
nearby British Golf Museum, founded in 1990, which is an
important resource for golf historians and displays a huge
collection of documents and implements related golf history and
the foundation of St. Andrews as the birthplace of golf.
Historians claim golf was played in St. Andrews earlier than the
1400s. Join us in
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