Experience the 2016 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship with Your Golf Travel

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Kingsbarns, Carnoustie, St Andrews)

Alfred DunHill Links Championship

The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship is a unique and fantastic opportunity to witness golf’s very best play on three of the most prestigious links courses in the world – the Championship Course (Carnoustie), Kingsbarns and the ‘home of golf’, the Old Course (St Andrews).

The championship incorporates two separate competitions – an individual professional tournament for the world’s leading golfers alongside a team competition, pairing top amateur golfers with the professionals. Expect to see some of the biggest names from entertainment, sport and business, such as Samuel L Jackson and Sir Bobby Charlton teeing up alongside Sam Torrance and Vijay Singh.

Your Golf Travel has put together an exclusive tournament package for you to attend the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship that includes two rounds of golf, two days tickets to the tournament and accommodation in the heart of Edinburgh.



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2016 Alfred Dunhill Links Packages

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, Edinburgh

Apex Waterloo, Edinburgh

- 2 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
- 3 Days at the Tournament (Fri, Sat & Sun)
- All Transfers included
- 2 Rounds of Golf: Gullane & Crail

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Craigelaw, East Lothian

Craigelaw, East Lothian

- 2 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
- 3 Days at the Tournament (Fri, Sat & Sun)
- All Transfers included
- 2 Rounds of Golf: Gullane & Craigilaw

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About the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

Tournament Stats

2015 Winner:Thomas Olesen (-18, €708,171 Prize Money)
Youngest Winner: Martin Kaymer (24 years and 196 Days)
Oldest Winner: Eduardo Romero (47 years and 362 Days)
Lowest 72 Hole Score: -20 (Ian Woosnam, 1987)
Most Wins: 3 (Ian Woosnam - 1987, 1990, 1996)



2016 Alfred Dunhill Links Dates


Round 1 - tee times are released the week of the event
Gates Open:
Thu, 06/10/2016 Time TBA
Gates Close (approximately):
Thu, 06/10/2016 Time TBA
£529 - £595


Round 2 - tee times are released the week of the event
Gates Open:
Fri, 07/10/2016 Time TBA
Gates Close (approximately):
Fri, 07/10/2016 Time TBA
£529 - £595


Round 3 - tee times are released the week of the event
Gates Open:
Sat, 08/10/2016 Time TBA
Gates Close (approximately):
Sat, 08/10/2016 Time TBA
£529 - £595


Round 4 - tee times are released the week of the event
Gates Open:
Sun, 10/10/2016 Time TBA
Gates Close (approximately):
Sun, 10/10/2016 Time TBA
£529 - £595

Tournament History

Year Winner Country Score Prize
2015 Thorbjørn Olesen Denmark -18 £523,207
2014 Oliver Wilson England -17 £489,416
2013 David Howell England -23 £495,153
2012 Branden Grace South Africa -22 £489,073
2011 Michael Hoey Northern Ireland -22 £515,407
2010 Martin Kaymer Germany -17 £502,512
2009 Simon Dyson England -20 £481,929
2008 Robert Karlsson Sweden -10 £432,970
2007 Nick Dougherty England -18 £392,368
2006 Pádraig Harrington Ireland -17 £427,441
2005 Colin Montgomerie Scotland -9 £449,741
2004 Stephen Gallacher Scotland -19 £445,037
2003 Lee Westwood England -21 £490,346
2002 Pádraig Harrington Ireland -19 £514,535
2001 Paul Lawrie Scotland -18 £551,040

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About the Courses

The Old Course, St Andrews

The Old Course at St. Andrews is arguably the most famous golf course in the world known as ‘The Home of Golf’. The Open Championship has been hosted here an incredible 29 times, more than any course in the world, with past champions such as Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Seve Ballesteros lifting the Claret Jug in front of the R&A Clubhouse.

The Stats

Yardage: 6,721
Par: 72
Designer: Mother nature and eventually by Old Tom Morris
Course Opened: Golf has been played at St Andrews since the 1400’s
Course Record: 62 by Louis Oosthuizen, Tommy Fleetwood, Paul Casey, George Coetzee and Victor Dubuisson
Awards: Top New International Course and No. 56 in the World by Golf Magazine, Top 100 Golf Courses in the world by Golf Digest.
Signature Hole: No. 17: Par 4, 495 yards (Open Championship Tees)

Tees

Open Championship: 6,933 yards
White: 6,721 yards, SSS 73
Yellow: 6,387 yards, SSS 71
Red: 6,032 yards, SSS 76


Carnoustie

Carnoustie is one of the world’s most famous courses, being a host of the Open Championship since 1937 and is one of most feared golf courses around the world.

The Stats

Yardage: 6,948
Par: 72
Designer: Allan Robertson, Old Tom Morris, James Braid
Course Opened: 1527
Course Record: 64 by Richard Green, Steve Stricker, Colin Montgomerie, Alan Tait and Shane Lowry

Tees

White: 6,948 Yards, SSS 75
Yellow: 6,595 Yards, SSS 74
Red: 6,144 Yards, SSS 71


Kingsbarns

Kingsbarns is a relatively new course compared to the Old Course St. Andrews and Carnoustie, however it is still a stunning championship golf course with spectacular views.

The Stats

Yardage: 7,227
Par: 72
Designer: Kyle Phillips
Course Opened: July 2000
Course Record: 60 by Branden Grace

Tees

Championship: 7,227 Yards, SSS 75
Medal: 6,807 yards, SSS 73
Regular: 6,351 Yards, SSS 70
Championship Ladies: 6,086 Yards, SSS 74
Ladies: 5,238 Yards, SSS 70

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