Fife is a fantastic golf destination where visitors travel from across the world to enjoy the excellent golf courses and sample the wonderful hospitality on offer. The region is fortunate to have such a delightful mixture of courses - whether you wish to play classic links, historical parkland or traditional heathland, Fife has the courses to suit all golfing tastes and budgets.
The St Andrews Coast is on the east side of Fife. There are many renowned courses in this area and none more famous than the Old Course, St Andrews. St Andrews is the main town and offers the ultimate experience for the golfer. Whether playing courses here or not, St Andrews is a must for every golfers itinerary when coming to the region. It is only then you will understand what it means to have visited the true Home of Golf.
The courses in Carnegie Country are located in the west of Fife have been acclaimed as some of the best inland courses in Scotland. These courses are not popular with visitors basing themselves in the area, but also golfers heading too and from Edinburgh as the M90 Motorway runs the length of the region.
North and Central Fife have long been known for the outstanding quality of the courses, with two of the courses hosting Final Qualifying for The Open Championship when it's held on the 0ld Course. The main town in this area is Glenrothes and has a population of just under 40,000. It has a number of great value accommodation options and offers the ideal base for your trip.
The Forth Coast in Fife looks across the Firth of Forth estuary to Edinburgh and beyond. Kirkcaldy is the main town in this area and has a population of over 50,000. It is renowned for its warm welcome to visitors and offers an excellent selection of hotels, restaurants and golf course.