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North & Central Fife

Central and North 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.

Ladybank is situated not far from Glenrothes and Cupar, and is a stunning heathland championship course. This Open qualifying venue has a great variety of holes, winding their way through stands of trees and heather. Cupar, only 15 minutes from St Andrews, also has three other courses close to the town; Elmwood, Cupar and Kingarrock. Elmwood is attached to Elmwood College, where international student green keepers come to learn their trade. As you can imagine, the greens are some of the best in the area.

Kingarrock Hickory Golf Course allows you to do back in time and play the game the way it was played in the early 20th century. The course provides hickory clubs and old style golf balls to give you a completely
authentic experience. The 9-hole, 2,022 yard course is available to visitors between Easter and the end of October. Telephone or e-mail before visiting in order to obtain a tee-time. Former US Open Champion Geoff Ogilvy has tested his skills on the course.

Cupar Golf Club is a 9 hole course founded in 1885, making it probably the oldest 9 hole course in the world. Glenrothes Golf Club offers a challenging 18 hole course in a parkland setting and is an ideal venue for company golf days and visiting parties. Balbirnie Park Golf Club is set in a rolling estate just outside Glenrothes. It provides superb parkland golf and has hosted PGA tournaments.

Leslie Golf Club is a fun 9 hole course situated on the outskirts of Glenrothes. It has a par of 64 and offers comfortable clubhouse which provides great hospitality.

Three courses are situated towards the North of the region. Scotscraig is another Open Championship Final Qualifying venue and hosts other leading events hosted by the PGA and Scottish Golf Union. The
course is a links/heathland mix and an absolute joy to play. Drumoig is a picturesque parkland course which has hosted a number of Scottish International team matches, with an excellent variety of holes. St Michaels provides fantastic views and the course is always in excellent condition.