⛳️ A celebration of links golf at its finest the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship returns for 2019 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 26-29 September and with a prize fund of $5 million, the championship incorporates 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.
The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship always attracts a world-class field and this year is no exception. Shane Lowry, fresh from Open victory at Royal Portrush last month, joins a host of Major winners including Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington, Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell. Also taking to the Scottish links is world No1 Brooks Koepka together with his US compatriot Matt Kuchar and former world No1 Luke Donald.
Among the amateurs taking part are from the world of music – 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 head an impressive line-up of sports stars, including Wladimir Klitschko, Kevin Pieterson, Brian O’Driscoll, Shane Warne and Ruud Gullit.
Play starts daily at 9am.
Draw and tee times – this is the draw in full to include tee times across all the three courses.
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 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.
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