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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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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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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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Swilcan Bridge and Old Course Hotel

The world famous Swilcan Bridge the crossing point of the Swilcan burn for many a golfer and tourist over the years. The 5 star Old Course Hotel stands in the background over looking the 17th Hole. The hotel sits on … Continue reading

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Old Course Hotel, St Andrews

The Old Course Hotel, St Andrews, Scotland. Built on the site of the old railway yard overlooking the famous 17th fairway of the Old Course. I took this HDR at Dusk on an extremely windy evening in April. You can … Continue reading

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The Swilcan Bridge and Royal and Ancient Clubhouse at St Andrews

Probably one of the most famous, (and most photographed) views in the golfing world. The Swilcan bridge on the 18th fairway of the old course in St Andrews. The Royal and Ancient Clubhouse stands proudly in the background over looking … Continue reading

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The Old Course, St Andrews

St Andrews has become known as the “Home of Golf”, with golf having been played there for at least 400 years. I’m fortunate enough to have this hallowed turf on my doorstep so I thought I’d post some of my … Continue reading

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