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Legends Of Golf Tour

Arrival Location: Edinburgh Airport
Departure Location: Glasgow or Edinburgh Airport

Golf Courses

 – Carnoustie (Championship Course)

– St Andrews Old Course (Ballot) – Kingsbarns (Backup)

– Gleneagles (PGA Centenary)

– Turnberry (Ailsa Course)

– Royal Troon

– Prestwick Old


– Rufflets, St Andrews (3 Nights)

– Cairn Lodge
, Auchterarder (1 Night)

– Lochgreen House Hotel
, Troon (3 Nights)

What’s Included:

– Accommodation

– Breakfast

– Green Fees & Admissions to all sites according to itinerary

– Bespoke itinerary

– Premium vehicle & Private chauffeur

– Admission to all activities

– Local guides where appropriate

– Personal travel co-ordinator

Tour Details

Day 1

Arrival into Edinburgh, Transfer to St Andrews
Visit The Old Course

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Accommodation: Rufflets, St Andrews (3 Nights)
Dinner: Rufflets Restaurant & Terrace

Arrival into Edinburgh, Transfer to St Andrews

Welcome to Scotland! Upon your arrival, your designated chauffeur driver will be eagerly waiting at the airport to ensure your journey from start to finish is nothing short of seamless and comfortable. The team at Luxury Scotland Tours will be on hand to take care of your every need throughout the trip.

Explore Market Street, Visit The Old Course

Once you arrive in St Andrews, you will have the chance to stroll through Market Street and see its historic stone buildings, boutiques, and cafes, providing a glimpse of the town’s rich past. You will also be able to visit the famous Old Course, a legendary golfing destination that offers iconic views along the Scottish coastline.

Accommodation – Rufflets, St Andrews
(3 Nights)

Following your exploration of Market Street and The Old Course, your next three nights will be spent at the enchanting Rufflets in St. Andrews. Rufflets is not just a hotel; it’s a sanctuary of tranquility and a testament to three generations of dedicated hospitality. It beckons guests to connect with themselves and their loved ones, whether nestled indoors in cozy fireside nooks or amid the serene woodlands and vibrant gardens outdoors.

The rooms at Rufflets are thoughtfully designed as personal havens, offering restful views of the picturesque countryside or the hotel’s exquisite gardens. The culinary experience is equally exceptional, featuring fresh, seasonal delights sourced from the hotel’s own Kitchen Gardens, delivering a lovingly prepared dining experience.

Rufflets’ expansive gardens, ranging from formal landscapes to bountiful kitchen gardens and peaceful woodlands, are at the heart of the hotel’s charm.

Dinner – Rufflets Restaurant & Terrace

Experience an exquisite dinner at the prestigious Rufflets Restaurant and Terrace. Nestled within the charming Rufflets Country House Hotel in St. Andrews, this dining gem seamlessly marries elegance with natural beauty, crafting an unforgettable culinary journey.

Upon entering, you’ll be enveloped in an inviting and tastefully decorated ambiance, striking a harmonious balance between classic charm and contemporary allure. Abundant natural light pours in through large windows during the day, while evening diners bask in the intimate glow of warm lighting. For an al fresco dining option, the terrace offers captivating garden views, enhancing the enchantment.

Rufflets’ commitment to quality and sustainability shines through in their meticulously crafted menu, boasting a fusion of modern and traditional Scottish dishes. Locally sourced, seasonal ingredients take center stage, resulting in beautifully presented plates that delight both the eyes and the palate. Seafood, succulent meats, and vegetarian options all receive the same expert touch, ensuring a memorable dining experience.

It’s a perfect fusion of culinary excellence, stunning surroundings, and exceptional service, beckoning food connoisseurs and those seeking a delightful evening in St. Andrews.

Day 2

Carnoustie (Championship), R&A World Golf Museum 

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Dinner: Road Hole Restaurant

Golf – Carnoustie (Championship)

Your inaugural round of the tour takes place at the prestigious Carnoustie Championship course, a historic gem in the world of golf. This course is steeped in tradition and legacy, having been the stage for many of golf’s most memorable moments. With its challenging layout featuring rolling greens and strategically placed bunkers, Carnoustie demands both precision and strategic thinking.

The course’s stunning coastal setting adds to the challenge while offering awe-inspiring views of the North Sea. After your round, the warm and inviting clubhouse awaits, offering a perfect spot for relaxation and reflection on your game. Carnoustie stands out as a revered golfing destination, masterfully blending the thrill of the game, rich tradition, and the serene beauty of Scotland, making it an essential visit for any golf enthusiast eager to experience a legendary Scottish course.

Visit – R&A World Golf Museum

After your round of golf, you will visit the famous R&A World Golf Museum which offers an immersive journey into golf’s history, showcasing its evolution over 400 years through thousands of artifacts. Located near the Old Course at St Andrews, the museum presents interactive exhibits, and special collections like “Fairways and Railways.” It includes historic golf clubs and educational activities, ensuring an inclusive experience. This museum is a vital destination for understanding golf’s cultural and historical significance.

Dine: Road Hole Restaurant

Next you will dine at the Road Hole Restaurant which offers an exceptional dining experience with its 3 AA Rosettes rating and a menu showcasing the finest local Scottish ingredients. Guests can enjoy fine dining, award-winning afternoon tea, and a variety of Scottish dishes, including seafood and steaks, all while taking in stunning views from the 4th floor location.

The intimate atmosphere is complemented by an extensive wine list. For a more relaxed afternoon, the restaurant serves delightful afternoon tea with sandwiches, pastries, scones, cakes, and a choice of loose-leaf teas, often enjoyed with champagne, all set against the backdrop of the Old Course.

Day 3

St Andrews Old Course (Ballot)
Back up: Kingsbarns

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Dinner: Rufflets Restaurant & Terrace

Golf – Old Course Ballot

Today’s plan involves entering the Old Course Ballot, offering a chance to secure a tee time at this legendary golf course. While we cannot guarantee tee times, participating in the ballot is the first step. The draw for tee times takes place two days before your intended play date in the afternoon. If you’re fortunate enough to be selected, you’ll embark on a truly once-in-a-lifetime journey. The moment you tee off, you’ll be enveloped in the rich history that defines this iconic course, from its renowned double greens to the famous 17th Road Hole. Even if you don’t secure a tee time through the ballot, you’ll still enjoy a round at the St Andrews Links Castle Course.

Golf (Back up): Kingsbarns

In the event that the Old Course Ballot doesn’t secure you a tee time at St Andrews’ historic Old Course, the picturesque Kingsbarns Golf Links offers a splendid alternative. Nestled along the North Sea coast, this modern course, designed by Kyle Phillips, seamlessly integrates with the natural landscape.

Its rolling dunes, strategic bunkers, and ocean vistas provide a challenging yet captivating golfing experience for players of all levels. Kingsbarns’ commitment to preserving the environment enhances the charm, while the clubhouse offers excellent amenities for post-round relaxation. Whether Old Course or Kingsbarns, St Andrews promises an unforgettable golfing journey.

Dinner – Rufflets Restaurant & Terrace

Rufflets Restaurant & Terrace offers a sophisticated yet relaxed dining experience, complete with cozy booths and stunning garden vistas. It seamlessly blends with nature, offering outdoor dining amidst 10 acres of lush surroundings. Whether savouring dessert on a sunny terrace, beginning a meal with a breathtaking sunset, or enjoying a nightcap by a crackling fire pit, guests are in for a treat.

The menu showcases the finest Scottish ingredients, enhanced by fresh herbs, fruits, and veggies from their own gardens. What’s more is that the restaurant boasts an impressive collection of over 100 malt whiskies and 40 gins, providing a snug retreat by a roaring fire.

Day 4

Gleneagles (PGA Centenary)

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Cairn Lodge, Auchterarder (1 Night)

Dinner: The Garden Room

Accommodation – Cairn Lodge, Auchterarder
(1 Night)

After you’ve had a luxurious breakfast, you will be chauffeured to your accommodation for the night, Cairn Lodge which promises an exceptional stay, nestled in the picturesque heart of rural Perthshire, close to the renowned Gleneagles golf courses.

This transformed baronial hunting lodge has been thoughtfully reimagined for today’s discerning travellers. Whether you choose to reside in one of the meticulously crafted deluxe bedrooms or indulge in the culinary delights of the Garden Room restaurant, you can anticipate a heartfelt reception and a commitment to making your stay truly extraordinary.

Golf – PGA Centenary Gleneagles

Once you’ve a chance to drop off your bags you will be escorted to the PGA Centenary Gleneagles course. Playing a round here is an extraordinary golfing adventure. This course, hailed by Jack Nicklaus as the “finest land I’ve worked with,” boasts a rich history hosting events like the Ryder Cup 2014 and Solheim Cup 2019. It’s a challenging yet picturesque course with tees offering vistas of the Ochil hills, spanning nearly 7,000 yards from the white markers.

Gleneagles offers an unmatched golf experience, featuring three championship courses, a top-tier practice facility, a nine-hole par-3 course, two halfway houses, and a vibrant clubhouse, affectionately known as the 19th hole. They cater to every need, from free practice facilities and locker rooms to course starters.

Gleneagles elevates the golfing experience with its delectable food and beverage offerings. From a pre-round bacon roll at The Dormy to light refreshments at the halfway houses and exquisite meals in the clubhouse, the cuisine is designed to tantalize taste buds and fuel your game.

Dinner – The Garden Room

After your round of golf, it will be time to satisfy your appetite at The Garden Room. Indulging in a meal here within the Cairn Lodge Hotel promises a refined culinary journey centered around timeless recipes crafted from fresh, seasonal, and locally procured ingredients. Chef Stuart Noble and his dedicated team have meticulously designed menus that highlight the region’s finest produce and culinary artistry.

Whether you’re seeking a memorable dining experience, a delightful afternoon tea, a traditional Sunday Roast, or a special celebration in an exclusive private setting, the Garden Room caters to your every need. Additionally, guests have the option to unwind in the bar, where they can savour an extensive selection of wines, classic cocktails, or a relaxed cup of coffee.

Day 5

Turnberry (Ailsa)

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Lochgreen House Hotel, Troon (3 Nights)

Dinner: Bisque

Accommodation: Lochgreen House Hotel, Troon
(3 Nights)

Once you’ve had your breakfast, you will escorted to the Lochgreen House Hotel where you will spend the next three nights. Nestled in the picturesque landscape of Ayrshire’s Troon, Lochgreen House Hotel stands as a pinnacle of opulence, earning its reputation as one of Scotland’s premier 5-star establishments. With its splendid perch overlooking the renowned Royal Troon golf course and the captivating Arran, it beckons travellers seeking a sumptuous retreat.

The hotel’s accommodations redefine luxury, boasting 33 generously appointed rooms and suites. Each exudes comfort with king-size or twin beds, spacious en-suites, and some even offering the allure of roll-top baths. Meticulous attention to detail extends to daily replenished fruit baskets and optional nightly turndown services, ensuring a lavish stay.

Stepping into Lochgreen House’s interior reveals a captivating blend of original period features and lavish decor that transcends seasons, creating an inviting ambiance.

Golf – Turnberry (Ailsa)

Today you will play a round of golf at the renowned Ailsa course in Trump Turnberry. Ranked 10th globally by Golf Digest, this par-71, 6,474-yard Championship course challenges even the most skilled golfers with its demanding layout and historic significance.

Set on a picturesque craggy headland overlooking the Firth of Clyde, the course boasts stunning views of Ailsa Craig, the Mull of Kintyre, and the Isle of Arran. Notably, the 9th hole is celebrated as one of the world’s most spectacular par 3s, integrating seamlessly with the natural environment. A visit to the Lighthouse halfway house adds to the memorable experience, making it more than just golf—it’s an unforgettable journey.

Dinner – Bisque

After an exhilarating day on the golf course, your evening awaits at Bisque Restaurant, nestled within Lochgreen House Hotel in the picturesque Ayrshire countryside. Here, you’ll experience a sophisticated dining atmosphere characterised by inventive, locally sourced cuisine that seamlessly marries traditional charm with contemporary elegance.

The restaurant’s refined interior sets the stage for a delightful post-dinner experience in the Lounge and Malt Room, where classic and bespoke cocktails, an extensive wine selection, and an impressive whisky collection beckon. Bisque’s seasonal menu spotlights the finest ingredients harvested from the nearby sea and fertile land, with a special emphasis on shellfish during the autumn and winter months.

Surrounded by 30 acres of meticulously landscaped gardens and tranquil woodlands, Bisque Restaurant offers a secluded retreat for your dining experience.

Day 6

Royal Troon

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Dinner: The Rabbit, at the Marine Hotel

Golf – Royal Troon

Today’s itinerary takes you to the prestigious Royal Troon Golf Course, known for its classic links golf experience that combines challenges and rewards. As you step onto the course, be prepared for a formidable test of your skills. The ever-present wind adds an extra layer of difficulty, especially from the 11th hole onwards. Keep in mind that weather conditions will influence your game, affecting shot distances due to the firm ground. The back nine holes are particularly satisfying, building up to a climactic final hole that will leave a lasting impression.

Royal Troon is not just about the golf; it’s an all-encompassing experience marked by warmth and class. You’ll start your day with a leisurely lounge breakfast and later enjoy a relaxed lunch in a highly praised setting. While the course boasts beautiful maintenance, some may find the greens a bit slower compared to other courses.

The club extends a warm welcome to tourists, offering personalized service and even providing engraved bag tags as a unique touch. Keep in mind that playability can vary with the weather, with calm days making the course more accessible, although the real challenge arises after the initial straightforward holes.

While Royal Troon holds its place in the elite golf circuit, some golfers may rank it slightly below other top-tier courses. However, its inviting atmosphere and overall experience make it a course well worth revisiting.

Dinner – The Rabbit, at the Marine Hotel, Troon

Nestled in a charming location, The Rabbit offers panoramic views overlooking the Royal Troon Golf Course and the sea, providing a captivating backdrop for your meal. Inside, an elegant decor enhances the ambiance, perfectly complementing the natural beauty outside. Whether you seek a casual breakfast, a celebratory dinner, or their renowned Sunday lunch with live music, The Rabbit caters to your every dining preference, ensuring a memorable visit.

The culinary focus at The Rabbit revolves around seafood, British, and Scottish dishes, celebrating the region’s rich gastronomic heritage. The menu is thoughtfully curated to accommodate diverse tastes, with a strong emphasis on utilizing fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Diners often sing praises of the haggis bonbons, a dish renowned for its exceptional quality.

Vegetarian options are also available, including delectable choices like sweet potato and halloumi burgers; however, opinions on the variety and execution of these dishes can vary. This will be the perfect to unwind and relax after an eventful day on the golf course, allowing you to reflect in comfort.

Day 7

Prestwick Old

Transport: Executive Vehicle & Private Driver
Dinner: Bisque

Golf – Prestwick Old

Your final round of golf will be at the famous  Prestwick Old Golf Club. Your journey begins at the “Railway” hole, one of golf’s most iconic first tees, where a challenging out-of-bounds wall demands strategic play from the outset. As you progress through the course, each hole unveils its unique character and tests. The “Himalayas,” a world-renowned blind par three, requires precision and an understanding of how the wind influences play. Similarly, the “Cardinal” hole, with its sharp dogleg, presents a classic risk-reward scenario, inviting you to make a tactical decision between playing it safe or daring for a bigger reward.

The coastal setting of Prestwick adds another layer to the game. The ever-present wind shapes how each shot plays out, introducing an additional challenge that varies with each round. This element of unpredictability enhances the excitement and requires constant adaptation of your strategy.

More than just a game, playing at Prestwick is akin to a walk through the annals of golf history. The layout of the course, the style of bunkering, and the ambiance of the clubhouse all speak volumes about the sport’s evolution. This historical backdrop adds a sense of reverence to your play, making each stroke feel part of a larger legacy.

The experience culminates in a reflective visit to the clubhouse, a haven for golf enthusiasts to reminisce about their game, share stories, and bask in the rich atmosphere of a club that has been a cornerstone of golf for over a century and a half.

Dinner –  Bisque

On the final evening of your unforgettable golf tour in Scotland, you’ll return to the charming ambiance of the Bisque restaurant, rounding off your adventure in style. As you settle into the familiar, welcoming setting of Bisque, you’ll have the opportunity to reflect on the memorable moments from your journey, making it the perfect way to end a magical adventure on some of Scotland’s golf courses.

Day 8

Departure (from Glasgow or Edinburgh Airport)

Your last morning will greet you with one more indulgent and substantial Scottish breakfast before you set off on your journey home. Your personal chauffeur will ensure a comfortable and seamless transfer to the airport, where farewells will be exchanged. From everyone at Luxury Scotland Tours, we extend our warmest wishes for a safe trip back and eagerly look forward to welcoming you again in the near future!

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