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Buddy & Family Trips

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The Old Course 

Pure Golf Experience golf travel is coordinated through Links Golf St Andrews, one of the world’s premier tour operators. For 35 years, Links has been creating memorable golf tours and vacations to Scotland, Ireland, England, and Wales. Headquartered in St Andrews, The Home of Golf, Links has been welcoming golfers from all over the world and providing the ultimate concierge golf experience.

Named 4-time Golf Tour Operator of the Year by Golf Tourism Scotland, Links Golf St Andrews is an authorized provider of guaranteed Old Course tee times as well as an authorized provider of ticket and hospitality packages to The Open.

Our knowledgeable golf team creates custom itineraries to golf’s celebrated destinations - The Old Course, Muirfield, Carnoustie, Turnberry, Royal Troon, Royal Portrush Royal County Down, Lahinch and many others. Count on exceptional accommodations, luxury transportation, dining and pub guidance and sightseeing/off-course recommendations.

To begin planning a once-in-a-lifetime golf experience, please complete the form below.

Customer Reviews


July 2023:

"2nd Time to Scotland was Once Again Pure Bliss! ... Four years ago, I traveled to Scotland as a foursome and was serviced by Links Golf St Andrews and Pure Golf Experience … we stepped up our game and brought three foursomes this summer! Links Golf St Andrews and Pure Golf Experience did a fantastic job from tee to green! Every detail was perfect and the 12 of us had a marvelous time! These guys know how to treat their clients as VIPs! Five stars all the way"

 Dan Berger

June 2022:

"Pure Golf Experience and Links Golf St Andrews partnered to provide my son and me with the most amazing trip imaginable. They scheduled an incredible group of courses, arranged for terrific accommodations in each of the three places we stayed and were really flexible as Covid forced us to reset our plans multiple times. Scotland is the ultimate golfing destination and these guys take all the guesswork out of having the trip of a lifetime."

Geoff Reiss


July 2019: 
"A Bucket List Trip with VIP Pampering!! It was truly awesome!  
Every aspect of our Scotland package was expertly taken care of by Pure Golf Experience and Links Golf St. Andrews. From the planning of the trip with Rich Leviss, who helped coordinate all aspects with Debi Munro, to the In-Country VIP pampering by Jamie Farmer, our main contact who was with us on many days and ensured we were treated like Kings…. to Nicola Duffy, Finlay Asher and Cameron Knox who helped with some of our daily excursions…. everything with Top Shelf!
Links Golf St. Andrews delivered! We were met immediately at the airport by our Driver Jamie Farmer, as well as the Managing Partner of Links Golf, Mark Rigg. Every employee we interacted with was friendly, knowledgeable and professional.  


The hotels and restaurants booked for us were all first class, even accounting for our peculiar allergies and needs of one of our travelers.
Everything was extremely organized and detailed, allowing for great golf and spur of the moment detours, including additional golf.


Links Golf arranged all golf games, we were recognized at each golf course and checked in so that we had no worries other than how well we played. Everyone at Links Golf treated us as special guests and we give them the highest ratings and recommendations possible."

Dan + Eric Berger, Dave Donelson, Lokesh Reddy

October 2018:

"A tip of the golf hat to Rich Leviss and Pure Golf Experience for setting up and guiding our foursome with sherpa-like precision through five blissful days of golf at St. Andrews (Old Course and New Course), Carnoustie, Kingsbarns and the Balcomie Course at Crail. For all of us, the experience of playing golf in Scotland was as fantastic as anticipated. The accommodations recommended by Rich were superb, as was our driver, Ross, who not only transported us to our appointed rounds but also offered valuable culinary advice. From landing until departure, it was a perfectly run trip that even featured a perfect golf shot — an ace at the par 3, 160-yard third hole at Crail’s Balcomie Course. I recommend a smooth 6-iron for that shot. Thanks again, Rich!"

Pat Hannigan
(former longtime Night Sports Editor of the New York Post) 

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"In September 2017 I was able to cross off my number one Golf Bucket List trip by traveling to St. Andrews Scotland for seven rounds of glorious links golf. Our foursome enlisted the help of Rich Leviss at Pure Golf Experience because we wanted to make sure that our experience was top-notch. We chose Rich because we knew that he had personally been to St. Andrew’s multiple times and he clearly knows the in’s and out’s of the area. Rich didn’t disappoint us! Everything went smoothly from beginning to end. From ground transportation to tee times, hotel accommodations and restaurant recommendations, everything was seamless. So for that we say, ‘thank you, Rich!’ We had a great trip. We felt like we received the ‘white glove’ treatment the entire trip."

 Mark Vassalotti

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