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Old Tom Morris Tracks

With over 75 courses created or contributed by Old Tom Morris, he arguable remains the most significant Golf Course Architect the game has ever seen.


In Scotland alone there are over 30 courses which owe their design and characteristics to the Doyen of Golf Course Architecture.


Explore the history of Golf through the lens of Old Tom Morris


Buchan and Byers Golf Tours have created 5 tours specifically for the golf fanatic who wants to experience the history of the game. Each tour is based in one of 5 regions of Scotland and includes 4* accommodation, VIP transfers and sight seeing options. Experience the golf, culture, gastronome and atmosphere unique to Scotland.



From the Championship Links at Carnoustie, travel along the North East Coastline taking in Ben Hogan’s secluded practice venue for the 1953 Open Championship at Panmure Golf Club and along to the quaint but challenging Links of the fishing town of Arbroath (where the basis of the American Declaration of Independence came from - Treaty of Arbroath).  Heading North the tour takes in the Championship Links at Montrose and on to Old Tom’s jewel of North East of Scotland, the fabulous Cruden Bay Golf Club.

North East Coast Region Selection

Carnoustie

Panmure

Arbroath

Montrose

Cruden Bay One Location

One Location

Aberdeenshire / Aberdeen


7 Days, Apr

- Sep 2025


Tour Party

– 8-12 Golfers


# OTMT 24050-1



Situated in the heart of the Scottish Capital, Edinburgh’s Royal Burgess is steeped in History and Tradition. Heading East to the hidden gem of Luffness arguably the oldest “new” course situated on the classic Golf Coast of East Lothian. Moving next to the star of this tour and the Open Championship venue of Muirfield and on to the highly acclaimed Links at North Berwick.  The tour culminates at Dunbar Golf Club, located with superb views of the Firth of Forth and the awe-inspiring Bass Rock.

East Coast Region Selection

Royal Burgess

Luffness

Muirfield

North Berwick

Dunbar

One Location

Aberdeenshire / Aberdeen


7 Days, Apr

- Sep 2025


Tour Party

– 8-12 Golfers


# OTMT 24050-1




Extended from the original 9 hole layout to the current 18 holes by Old Tom in 1868, Leven Golf Course held the inaugural opening match which was won by young Tom Morris.   On the 5th hole of Leven, take a step over the 3 foot high drystone dyke onto the neighbouring Lundin Links Golf Club, a former St. Andrews Open Championship qualifying venue.  Next to the tiny seaside village of Elie, the 3rd oldest Golf course in Scotland, pre-dated only by the Old Course in St. Andrews and the Old Course in Musselburgh.  The Tour culminates in the Home of Golf, St. Andrews.  Situated adjacent to the iconic Old Course are the Jubilee and New Course, two magnificent works by Old Tom.

Fife Region Selection

Leven

Lundin Links

Elie

Jubilee, St. Andrews

New Course, St. Andrews

One Location

Fife / St. Andrews


7 Days, Apr

- Sep 2025


Tour Party

– 8-12 Golfers


# OTMT 24050-3



Home of the first Open Championship in 17th October, 1860 over 3 rounds of the 12 hole course, Prestwick was extended to 18 holes in 1882 by Old Tom.  Heading up the coast, West Kilbride’s original 9 hole layout was designed by Old Tom and extended by 5 time Open Championship winner James Braid in 1914. Next to Glasgow Golf Club, a later edition to Old Tom’s portfolio setting out the Kilermount course in 1904 aged 83 years old.  The Tour culminates in the Home of Golf, St. Andrews. Situated adjacent to the iconic Old Course are the Jubilee and New Course, two magnificent works by Old Tom.

Fife and West Coast Region Selection

Prestwick

West Kilbride

Glasgow Golf Club

Jubilee, St. Andrews

New Course, St. Andrews


Two Locations

 Ayrshire / Troon - Fife / St. Andrews


7 Days, Apr

- Sep 2025


Tour Party

– 8-12 Golfers


# OTMT 24050-4




Famed for its fish soup (Cullen Skink), Cullen Golf Club was formed in 1870 with the original 9 hole layout designed by Old Tom. Heading West to Moray Golf Club, another superb and challenging Championships Links, situated in the quaint coastal town of Lossiemouth, often overlooked by the Golfing visitors to Scotland.  Next to The Nairn, founded in 1887, the original design was extended by Old Tom with James Braid making further alterations. A renowned Championship Links which has hosted the Walker Cup and Curtis Cup Matches between US and GB&I.  Moving up the coast, passing the ancient Capital of the Highlands, Inverness, Tain Golf Club is located in a spectacular position overlooking the Dornoch Firth and designed in 1890 by Old Tom.  The tour culminates in US Golf Icon and 5 times Open Champion Tom Watson’s favourite Highland Course, Royal Dornoch Golf Club.


Highland Region Selection

Cullen

Moray

The Nairn

Tain

Royal Dornoch

One Location

 Highlands / Inverness


7 Days, Apr

- Sep 2025


Tour Party

– 8-12 Golfers


# OTMT 24050-5



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