Facilities and Courses

Links Ticket

All full time University of St Andrews students have the unique opportunity to purchase a Links Ticket giving them year round access to all seven courses at the Home of Golf, including the Old Course.

With six of these courses being within walking distance of University halls of residence and all of them being open and in excellent condition year round, there is no other university in the UK that can come close to matching the playing opportunities our students have.


The yearly Links Ticket is valid from 1 September – 31 August and allows play on the following courses:

  • Old
  • Castle
  • Jubilee
  • New

  • Eden
  • Strathtyrum
  • Balgove (9 hole)

More information and student guidelines, including prices and how to apply, can be found on the St Andrews Links website.

St Andrews Links Golf Academy

The St Andrews Links Golf Academy is situated adjacent to the Old Course, only a few minutes’ walk from the town centre. Featuring 60 flood-lit bays,
22 indoor bays and short game area, this world-class facility provides the ideal venue for students to work on their game.

Through the Golf Club, members have access to instruction from PGA Qualified St Andrews Links Golf Academy professionals as part of the successful lessons programme, through the Development Squad or for those selected for a University team.

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