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Golf lessons

St Andrews is internationally renowned as the home of golf. The game has been played here for over 450 years and the town houses Europe's largest public golf complex run by the St Andrews Links Trust.

With seven golf courses catering for all levels of player and an excellent golf practice facility, there are numerous opportunities to learn and play this challenging sport.

The University in conjunction with St Andrews Links Trust and St Andrews Links Golf Academy offer golf lessons to all students and staff at the university during semester time. 

Weekly Group Lessons

  • Open to all staff and students
  • Take place at the St Andrews links Golf Academy
  • The weekly lesson price includes:10 x 1 hour lessons, a range card with 500 golf balls, 4 x short game golf ball allocation
  • Over the course of the 10 weeks you will work on the following areas:
      • Set up, top of the backswing, impact, tee shots, putting, chipping, pitching and bunker shots
      • Weeks 9 and 10 sees a review of everything you have learned in weeks 1 to 8.
  • Maximum class size is 10
  • All equipment is provided
  • Fitness+ Members - £160 
  • Non-Fitness+ Members - £185

 As with all courses, we reserve the right to substitute the class teacher if necessary.






Start Date

Monday  16:00-17:00 Beginner 1 03/02/20
Monday  17:00-18:00 Beginner 2 03/02/20
Monday 18:00-19:00 Beginner 2 03/02/20
Tuesday 16:00-17:00 Beginner 2 04/02/20
Tuesday 17:00-18:00 Beginner 1 04/02/20
Tuesday 18:00-19:00 Beginner 1 04/02/20
Wednesday 16:00-17:00 Beginner 1 05/02/20
Wednesday 17:00-18:00 Beginner 1 05/02/20
Wednesday 18:00-19:00 Beginner 2 05/02/20
Thursday 16:00-17:00 Beginner 2 06/02/20
Thursday 17:00-18:00 Beginner 2 06/02/20
Thursday 18:00-19:00 Beginner 1 06/02/20
Friday 16:00-17:00 Beginner 2 07/02/20
Friday 17:00-18:00 Beginner 1 07/02/20
Friday 18:00-19:00 Beginner 2 07/0220

 Beginner 1 - open to individuals who are new to golf and have no previous experience 
 Beginner 2 - lessons for individuals who have successfully completed beginner 1 lessons, previously had lessons elsewhere or have some basic golf skills


How to Book

Semester two classes start from the week beginning 03rd February 2020 and will run for 10 weeks with a two week interval for spring break. Classes are filled on a first come first served basis so please ensure you have booked your class by Friday 31st January. 

Book online

All golf lessons can now be booked online using the new Saints Sport booking system.

Book at reception

Alternatively please download and complete the Golf Lessons Semester 2 Application 2020 (PDF, 403 KB) and bring it to the Sports Centre reception.

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St Andrews Links Ticket

St Andrews Links is the Home of Golf where the game has been played for at least six centuries. Comprising of seven courses the Links is now the largest public golfing complex in Europe.

St Andrews Links was gifted to the residents of St Andrews almost 900 years ago and they have special playing privileges, some of which are extended to Students studying at the University of St Andrews.

Full time University of St Andrews students can purchase a yearly or a single round green fee ticket at discounted rates.

These guidelines tell you exactly how to play the courses at St Andrews Links and make the most of your time here at the Home of Golf.

St Andrews Links Ticket 2019-2020 (PDF, 289 KB)