Saints Golf

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University of St Andrews Golf Club

Founded in 1855, the University Golf Club is one of the oldest sports clubs at the University.

Saints Golf has opportunities for all members of golf so that we can all experience the Home of Golf in some way.

The Golf Club hosts weekly competitions for its members, offers professional coaching and partakes in regular fixtures with other golf clubs from across the UK. These are followed by Wednesday night Men’s and Women’s socials that bind our community of golfers.

The competitive section of our club is split into two programmes: The Performance Squad (1s Team) and the BUCS Squad (2s, 3s, 4s, & 5s Teams). Both programmes get training from Links Academy professionals and compete against other Universities.

The Golf Club also offers a Development Program for complete beginners or those who might not feel confident enough to tee it up in our Wednesday competitions.

The main focus is to enable all members to better their game and build upon the rich golfing tradition of St Andrews.

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Performance golf

Golf is one of a small number of targeted performance teams at St Andrews. The performance golf programme provides a comprehensive programme of training, competition and support to enable our top student players to harness their full potential and achieve sporting and academic excellence whilst studying at St Andrews.

Training sessions

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Monday 18:00-20:00 Indoor Centre/The Links
Tuesday 17:00-18:00 Performance Suite
Wednesday 13:00-17:00 The Links
Thursday 17:00-18:00 Performance Suite
Saturday 09:00-12:00 The Links
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All matriculated students at the University can join the Golf Club.

Join our alumni network

If you are a graduate from St Andrews and a former member of the Golf Club we would love to hear from you, and would encourage you to join our ever expanding network of alumni. If you would like to be kept up to date with news, activities and events from Saints Golf, please ensure we hold the correct information and contact details for you by completing our short online form.

Support the Golf Club

By supporting Saints Golf you will be helping the club provide extra equipment, playing kit, clothing, additional training and transport provision, match officials or extra coaching, that will add greater value, more opportunities and a better experience for our students.

The R&A Women in Golf Charter

The University of St Andrews has made an important commitment to gender equality in golf by signing The R&A Women in Golf Charter, which aims to increase the number of women and girls playing golf and working in the industry.