August 5 to 13, 2016
(An historical golf adventure for parents or grandparents to travel with children or grandchildren, boys or girls)
Fri. Aug 5: Depart USA, for Edinburgh, Scotland (overnight flight).
Sat. Aug 6: Arrive Edinburgh International Airport, Scotland. Transfer by coach or mini-van to St. Andrews, check-in the
New Hall, University of St. Andrews. After lunch at the Eden clubhouse, warm-up on the Links driving range. Play a
practice round on the Eden Course. Welcome to St. Andrews dinner at the New Links Clubhouse. (Enter the Old
Course ballot for Monday play)
Sun. Aug 7: Breakfast at New Hall. Practice round parent-child tournament on the Jubilee, Eden or New Course. An
afternoon historic tour of St. Andrews, including a pilgrimage to the Cathedral ruins, the Tom Morris family gravesite,
the Castle and the Links Trust Golf Museum.
Mon. Aug 8: Breakfast at New Hall. Play the first round of the parent- child tournament on the Jubilee, Eden or New
Course or Old Course at (subject to availability) enter Old Course ballot for Tuesday play. An afternoon golf-clinic at
the Links driving range.
Tues. Aug 9: Breakfast at New Hall. Play the second round of the parent-child tournament on the Crail Golf Society's
scenic Craighead Golf Course. Travel along the Neuk of Fife to visit the picturesque Crail Harbor and fish and chip
lunch at Anstruther's award winning chip shop.
Wed. Aug 10: Breakfast at New Hall. Remainder of day spent visiting Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh. Start with a
historic City tour with guide, including Holyrood Palace and the Edinburgh Castle, Leith and the Royal Yacht, dinner at
the King's Wark in Leith and then attend an evening performance of the famous Military Tattoo on the
Castle Esplanade. (enter the Old Course ballot for Thursday play)
Thus. Aug 11: Breakfast at New Hall. Play the third round of the parent-child golf tournament on the Castle Course,
the latest addition to St.Andrews golf legacy. An afternoon visit to Mary Queen of Scots favorite home, the fifteenth
century French Renaissance Falkland Palace. (enter the Old Course ballot for Friday play)
Fri. Aug 12: A special treat today, play the final round of the Parent-Child tournament at the nearby Kingsbarns Links,
one of Scotland's most scenic course. Time left for last minute shopping in the Royal and Ancient town. Farewell
banquet and awards presentation at the New Links Golf Clubhouse.
Sat. Aug 13 : Check-out New Hall return to Edinburgh International Airport for the journey home.
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This is an opportunity for fathers and grandfathers, mothers and 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 the Roman Church in Scotland, ruled by Bishops and Archbishops and visited
for centuries by Kings and Queens. Along with golfing 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 among the great Bishops. St. Rules Tower within the Cathedral grounds,
said to have guarded relics of St. Andrews the patron saint of Scotland, still dominates the ruins. Some say the
nearby Castle, a fortification reaching out of the sea, existed as far back as 700BC, but it is better known for murder
and executions during the 15th century, where countless victims were burned at the stake for treason and witchery.
The British Golf Museum, founded in 1990, contains a huge collection of documents and the implements related to
the history of golf and the foundation of St. Andrews as the birthplace of golf. Historians claim golf was played in St.
Andrews earlier than the 1400s.
Parent-child lodging is at the University of St. Andrews New Hall Residence with each participant in a single adjoining
rooms. New Hall offers 3-star bed and breakfast accommodations in modern en-suite bedrooms and a friendly
service. New Hall is located just a few hundred yards from the world famous golf courses and less than a 10 minute
walk from the historic centre of St Andrews. There is plenty of car-parking spaces for guests so once you arrive you
can park your car and then explore the town on foot. It is the ideal base for exploring St Andrews, playing golf on the
famous links courses and for discovering the summer attractions of Kingdom of Fife. All bedrooms feature an en-
suite shower room, a double bed, a television and tea and coffee making facilities. A full Scottish breakfast is served
from 07:30 to 09:30 each morning in the New Hall dining room, and a full service pub is located in the foyer for adult
During the week, we will conduct an informal, handicap, stableford Parent Child team tournament with rounds as
specified on the schedule. Participants playing the Old Course under the ballot process during a competition round
on another course will use their score points from the old course round towards the event.
The estimated cost per participant is $2795 and includes:
A deposit equal to 25% ($698) of the tour cost or is required for enrollment. Some items of the tour such as golf
course deposits, Tattoo tickets and New Hall accommodation require payment at the time of booking. Therefore
cancellation within 45 days of departure will result in a penalty equal to the deposit .
We recommend that all participants purchase travel insurance.
Note parents or grandparents can escort one or two children. Golf courses have handicap limits of 24 for men and 36
for women and junior golfers. Children should be experienced golfers and know the rules and etiquette of the game.
Play on the Old Course is in addition and is made through the daily ballot. On a daily basis, we will submit the names
of participants (four golfers per tee time) wishing to play the Old Course until they are accepted in the ballot. Old
Course golf fees of 160 pounds per person (approximately $250), and are paid directly to the Old Course starter prior
to play. Payment can be made credit card or sterling cash
Price is subject to availability and exchange rates at the time of booking. This programs can be arranged on any
date for two to sixteen individuals wishing to travel independently with friends.
Deposit policy: A 25% deposit is required before booking with full payment 45 days before departure
Note. See full details of our tour policies link to Golfon International Terms and Conditions
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