Old Course Golf Packages

The ‘Ultimate Golf Experience’. A chance of a lifetime to play the hallowed St Andrews Links where the game of golf started, walk The Old Course in the footsteps of The Open Champions past and present and enjoy the special atmosphere that is unique to the ‘Home of Golf’.

Winter/Off-Peak Package 2017

The Special Off-season Rates Include:-

1 Guaranteed Tee-time on The World Famous Old Course plus 2 rounds from a choice of four St Andrews Links Trust Courses, The New, The Jubilee, The Castle, or The Eden Courses, played over 3 consecutive days.

3 Nights stay based on a Classic Double Room, with 3 Course Dinner each evening in our award- winning Restaurant and a full Scottish Breakfast each morning. You will also receive a £15.00 Voucher redeemable in any of The Links Clubhouses, as well as a small momento from The Russell Hotel.

The Old Course Off-Peak/Winter Golf Package 2017
Date Duration Price
1st January – 28th February 2/3 nights £275.00*
1st – 31st March 3 nights £390.00
1st – 17th April 3 nights £485.00
19th – 31st October 3 nights £490.00
1st – 30th November 3 nights £375.00
1st - 24th December 2/3 nights £270.00*

* Rate for 2 Nights Stay. Demand will be high so book early!

How to Book

Check Old Course availability. Scroll down to view the calendar and month of your preferred date to play the Old Course. The number of Old Course Tee-times available per day for this package are in brackets. The other 2 rounds of golf will be booked around The Old Course.

Once you know the dates that are available contact The Russell Hotel and book your accommodation on a provisional basis. Complete the 2017 booking form (available from 27th July 2016) Available on the Links Trust website naming The Russell Hotel as your accommodation provider. Send completed form to winterpackage@standrews.com from 10:00 BST on Wednesday 3rd August 2016.

You and The Russell Hotel will be notified by The Links Trust of your allocated Tee-times, along with payment details due for the appropriate golf component fees. Please note the package fees below are for the golf component of the package only.

Package Golf Fees 2017
Package Price
1st January – 28th February £125.00*
1st – 31st March £160.00
1st – 16th April £230.00
16th – 31st October £230.00
1st November – 31st December £130.00

* Price Per Person

  • Minimum 2 golfers per teetime. Maximum of 16 golfers per group
  • Handicap Restriction, 24 for men 36 for ladies
  • Old Course – For Trolley restrictions, caddies & fairway mats see website www.standrews.org.uk
  • Balance for Accommodation & Dinner are settled on departure from Hotel
  • Single Room Supplement £25.00 per night, St Andrews Bay Room Supplement £10.00 per person per night
  • St Andrews Bay Room Supplement £10.00 per person per night
  • To avoid disappointment we recommend booking early 3rd August 2016 10:00BST

For more information on golf in St Andrews please visit the www.standrews.org.uk website. Terms and Conditions.

High Season Old Course Package 2017

Packages available include:

  • 1 Guaranteed Round on The World Famous Old Course
  • 1 Guaranteed Round on either The New Course or Jubilee Course or Castle Course*
  • 4 or 5 Nights Stay with 3 Course Dinner in our award-winning Restaurant
  • Rooms available with fabulous views over St Andrews Bay and over to The Links

Teetimes will be available to book direct with The Russell Hotel from August 2016. Book early.

*Castle Course has a small supplement

St Andrews Old Course Golf Package 2017

Old Course Packages with two guaranteed Tee-times are available to book through The Russell Hotel St Andrews, during the months of April, May, June, July & August 2017 ... 4 golfers per Package.

The Package is for a 5 Night Stay at The Russell Hotel, with 3 Course Dinner from The Market Menu on 4 of the evenings of your choice, including full Scottish Breakfast.

2 Guaranteed Rounds of Golf, 1 Round on The Old Course & 1 Round on either The New or Jubilee Course. The Castle Course can be a substitute for The New or Jubilee but with a small supplement.

Rates are from £860.00 per person dependent on Room Choice, Length of Stay, Choice of Courses etc.

Packages are limited in numbers and are in high demand.

Golf Package with Old Course Ballot

Stay at The Russell, and we will offer you our very best assistance with The Old Course Ballot. All you need to do is send us your names, handicaps and club name and we will take care of the rest!

Ballot applications must be in place with The Links Trust 48 hours before the day you wish to play. Other golf can be arranged as required.


Stay 3 nights at The Russell, and purchase the 3 day 'Unlimited Golf Ticket' which allows golf on all the St Andrews Courses except The Old Course. i.e. The New, The Castle, The Jubilee, & The Eden Courses.

All these courses are of excellent standard and most enjoyable to play. During your stay you can also try for the Old Course Ballot, and if successful, it may be possible to rearrange any previously booked golf to fit in with any changes to your golf itinerary.

The rate for this great value ticket being £200.00 per golfer. Please view all the individual rates and more information on playing golf in St Andrews. https://www.standrews.com/play/green-fees