1520 yards, par 30

The Balgove is the only nine-hole course at the Home of Golf and primarily caters for families, children and beginners. Featuring bunkers and a double green, the Balgove is the perfect practice ground for links golf and consolidates St Andrews Links’ reputation as a destination that caters for all ages and abilities.

Booking the Balgove

Advance bookings are currently required on all of our golf courses. Further details can be found in our 2020 Guidelines.

Slope Rating and Course Handicap

Slope Rating Certificate

A slope rating evaluates the relative playing difficulty of a course for players who are not scratch golfers. View the slope rating of the Balgove Course via the link below.

Balgove Course Slope Rating Certificate

Course Handicap Charts

Before Your Round

Whether you’re travelling from Australia or Aberdeen, get the most from your visit by taking advantage of our services and facilities.

Useful Information

Playing St Andrews Links is no ordinary round of golf. Get the most from your round by reading our useful information before you play.

After Your Round

Reflect on every drive, putt and near miss over a fine malt whisky in one of our three fantastic clubhouses.