So for many of the businesses close to the golf course, it’s a particularly exciting time.
Champion golfers whose victories span 60 years of Open history took part in the Champion Golfers’ Challenge at St Andrews ahead of the 144th Open Championship.
Five claret jugs and five winner’s medals will form the centrepiece of an exhibition honouring the career of one golf legend.
VIDEO: ‘Take me now Lord. I’m all set!’ why being at a St Andrews Open is heaven on earth for the world’s golf fans
There is nothing like a St Andrews Open.
The weather was far from ideal but it didn’t stop the stars joining some of the brightest golfing talents at St Andrews for the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Despite wet conditions delaying the start of play, the downpours failed to stop the pros and celebrities from enjoying themselves at the Old Course.
Movie legend Samuel L Jackson, who starred as a hitman in Pulp Fiction, has told how he nearly took out a spectator while playing golf at St Andrews.
When St Andrews golfers made a decision back in 1764, little did they know it would ripple through the course of time.
Last year's British Women’s Open at the Old Course in St Andrews was worth £5.2 million to the Scottish economy, according to new figures.
The R&A has defended its decision not to offer a full refund to 40,000 golf fans who bought tickets for Saturday’s all but wiped out order of play at the Open.
Spieth, Woods, Watson, Oosthuizen