Scotland, the fabled land for every golfer. From Seve Ballesteros to Zach Johnston, all the way back to Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus, each golfing great has their own story to tell of this historic nation.
It seems appropriate then, after the recent 150th anniversary of his last Open Championship win, that Old Tom Morris’ homeland celebrate the incredible legacy and ingenuity of the man who is rightly remembered as one of the architects of the modern game.
Old Tom was one of the founding fathers of The Open Championship in 1960 and won the competition four times, before going on to create and refine some of the world’s most famous courses. To celebrate the milestone anniversary we have created the Morris Package, designed to celebrate the legacy of Old Tom and give you a once in a lifetime experience across a selection of golf’s most famous sites.
Follow in the footsteps of one of the game’s most legendary figures, from Prestwick Golf Club to Muirfield, the course home to some of golf’s greatest ever battles, and most recently, the site of Phil Mickelson’s first Claret Jug in 2013.
From there, we will take you to the birthplace of Golf itself, St Andrews, where you will stay at the renowned Old Course Hotel and enter a ballot to play the Old Course, before visiting Carnoustie, the course set to host the 2018 Open Championship.
The history of Scottish golf and Old Tom himself does not stop on the course though, and an essential part of the tour is experiencing the hotels and guest houses which are as impressive today as they were 100 years ago.
The Old Course Hotel is a must for every golf enthusiast and the Inverlochy Castle Hotel, of which Queen Victoria herself wrote ‘I never saw a lovelier or more romantic spot’, is one of the most beautiful sites in the whole world.
As with much of Scotland, modernity and history combine to create the truly unique mystique which surrounds the land, and this is personified in boutique hotels such the Boath House, which sits on one of the country’s most breathtaking coastlines, boasting its very own Michelin Star restaurant.
This exclusive once in a lifetime trip can also be taken as a two-week break which includes an extended stay in the historic home of golf, St Andrews, as well as stays in the great cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, with one of the finest whisky tasting experiences you will ever encounter.
This 8 day package can comfortably become a two week golf break. With the inclusion of:
– A night at the Balmoral Hotel and an evening in Edinburgh after Muirfield Links.
– A two night stay at the Old Course Hotel, St Andrews
– A night in Kinloch House before your round on Carnoustie Links.
– Stay in the Royal Golf Hotel Dornoch after your round on Royal Dornoch Golf Course
– A night at Crinan Hotel with the addition of a round on Machrihanish a private boat charter/ helicopter charter to take you from Machrihanish back to the Scottish West Coast.
– A final night in One Devonshire Gardens in Glasgow’s West End. With a whisky tasting experience to end your experience.