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A Scalping at St Andrews   more

Playing the Old Course is one of the greatest thrills in golf. But if you don’t know what you’re doing, it can be outrageously expensive. How Expensive? Try $1,800 a round.

Peter Finch and Dean Knuth, Golf Digest Magazine, June 2005

You and your golf buddies have always dreamed of visiting St. Andrews to play the Old Course, and now, inspired by this year's British Open, you're finally going to do it. So you call up a tour operator and... Hold every thing!

The top 10 overrated things in sport - No 3 - St Andrews   more

Alasdair Reid, The Sunday Times, 29 February 2004

The home of golf? No, just the site of a sandstone clubhouse where golf’s rules are made.

Links booking system comes under fire   more

Anita Rogan, The Citizen, 2 February 2001

St Andrews Links Trust was accused of “driving another nail into the coffin of local golfers” this week.

Golf course issues examined at open forum   more

The Courier, 27 October 2000

A wide range of topics came under scrutiny during a series of informal open forums held by senior officials and members of St Andrews Links Trust and management committee.

St Andrews Links green fees announced   more

The Citizen, 13 October 2000

Following the Links Management Committee’s annual review, new green fees for the six St Andrews Links courses will come into operation on April 1, 2001.

Links committee announces new charges   more

The Courier, 11 October 2000

The thousands of visiting golfers who make the annual pilgrimage to St Andrews to play over the Old Course will pay £85 for the privilege of following in the footsteps of the sport’s stars next season. Following the annual review of charges, St Andrews Links Management Committee yesterday announced full details of the green fees which will come into operation on April 1.

Tee-time booking on net gives golf tourism a boost   more

The Courier, 7 July 2000

A marketing initiative involving the latest computer technology, which was first launched in St Andrews, is proving to be a significant boost to golf tourism in Scotland.

Links Trust committed to continuing investment   more

The Citizen, 9 June 2000

Improving service to golfers and continuing investment feature highly on the agenda for the St Andrews Links Trust in its latest annual report.

St Andrews set to go seven up   more

Mike Aitken, The Scotsman, 15 February 2000

A new extension is required at the home of golf. With supply struggling to meet demand, plans have been drawn up to add a magnificent seventh golf course to the range of facilities already administered by the St Andrews Links.

Fife Council plan no change to Links Act   more

Craig Nisbet, The Citizen, 9 April 1999

Fife Council officials yesterday recommended that no changes were needed to the Act of Parliament that lays down how St Andrews Links are run.

New course could be created to meet demand on St Andrews Links   more

The Citizen, 30 October 1998

St Andrews Links Trustees are considering the creation of another 18 hole golf course as part of a plan to stave-off a looming crisis as play on the existing courses nears capacity.

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