Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

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Alfred Dunhill Links Championships

⛳️ A celebration of links golf at its finest the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship returns for 2022 taking place at three of the world’s best known and respected links courses – The Old Course at St Andrews, the Championship course at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns Golf Links.  Admission for the first three days is free with tickets for the final day available online.

Taking place 29 September- 2 October and with a prize fund of $5 million, the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship inorporates two separate competitions – an individual professional 72-hole stroke play tournament for the world’s leading golfers, together with a Pro-Am team event in which professionals are paired with some of the most celebrated amateur golfers – to create a unique tournament atmosphere.  

In 2021 England’s Danny Willett (main picture) – the 2016 Masters champion – celebrated his 34th birthday in style shooting a 68 on the Old Course to take the Dunhill Links honours in his eighth European Tour title win.  Two-time winner Tyrrell Hatton recorded his second runner-up finish at the event on 16 under par, joined on that number by Sweden’s Joakim Lagergren.

The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship always attracts a world-class field.  Joining Willett and Hatton in 2021 were Open winner Shane Lowry, together with a host of Major winners including Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington, Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell.  Also taking to the Scottish links was world No1 Brooks Koepka together with his US compatriot Matt Kuchar and former world No1 Luke Donald.

Among the amateurs taking part from the world of music were – Ronan Keating, Brian McFadden, Huey Lewis, Mike Rutherford along with actors Hugh Grant, Matthew Goode and Greg Kinnear. 

Two sporting knights Sir Anthony (A.P) McCoy and Sir Steve Redgrave headed an impressive line-up of sports stars, including Wladimir Klitschko, Kevin Pieterson, Brian O’Driscoll, Shane Warne and Ruud Gullit.

Expect another stellar line-up to grace the famous Scottish fairways in 2022 – more news on that to follow as soon as confirmed.  

🕘 Play starts daily at 9am.

Draw and tee times – will appear here for all three courses as soon as published.

🎟️ Admission for the first three days (Thu-Sat) is free to spectators.

🎟️ Admission for the final day (Sunday) at The Old Course, St Andrews, is ticket only.  These can be purchased in advance (tickets on sale here shortly) or alternatively will be available at the entrance gate of the Old Course, St Andrews, from 7am.  Adults £20/Concessionary £15/Under 16s and Students go free.

Travel tips: Free parking is available at all three courses, follow the AA road signs.  Disabled access and parking is also available.  Follow the signs for the Red Car Park at St Andrews Kingsbarns and Carnoustie you will need to display your disabled parking badge.

Fancy a quick rundown of all the great spectator sport coming up in Scotland over the next few months?  It’s right here!