St. Andrew’s Golf Links is known as the “Home of Golf” as this is where the game was first played on the links in the 15th century. The Old Course is also home to the Road Hole, the Par 4 – 17th, one of the world’s most famous golf holes.
The British Open is played one St. Andrew’s in a regular cycle. A win at St. Andrew’s is considered particularly important due to the course’s long tradition. A list of past winners includes the who’s who of golf that include: Tiger Woods, Sam Snead, Seve Ballesteros, Bobby Jones, Louis Oosthuizen, Jack Nicklaus, Zack Johnson (2015 winner).
The Old Course is a must play for anybody bucket list of courses to play. The Old Course is listed as one of the greatest golf courses outside of the United States to play.