Category Archives: Golf

Hamilton Hall

Opening in 1895 this building was originally called the Grand Hotel. Commissioned by Thomas Hamilton allegedly after the Royal and Ancient Golf Club rejected his membership application. During the Second World War the Hotel was requisitioned by the Armed Forces … Continue reading

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Bow Butts

Bow Butts is an open piece of grassy parkland lying behind the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews. The name Bow Butts comes from the ancient requirement for all able bodied men to be able to bear arms … Continue reading

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Golf Place

Golf Place, St Andrews. This is the road that leads down to the Home of Golf, The Old Course. With Auchterlonies golf shop pretty much taking up the entire left side of the street. Opposite you have the Dunvegan and … Continue reading

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The Hotel in the Winter

The Old Course Hotel in St Andrews, orginally built in 1968 this Hotel has become a landmark on the St Andrews Skyline. The hotel, built on the site of the switching yard of St Andrew’ now gone railway station, has … Continue reading

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Snow Golf Today!

The 1st and 18th fairways of the Old Course at St Andrews covered in snow. This winter the courses have been closed for the best part of 4 weeks due to the weather, much to the annoyance of many a … Continue reading

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Tree of Lights

This tree stands outside the Jigger Inn at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews. Someone has spent a fair amount of time wrapping the branches in fairy lights!. The Jigger Inn building itself used to be the Station Masters … Continue reading

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17th @ St Andrews

The 17th @ St Andrews. View from the 17th tee. The world famous skyline of St Andrews in the distance.

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