To many visiting golfers Scotland’s most enjoyable golf experience, Kingsbarns on the edge of St Andrews is set to play host to the Women’s British Open for the first time. Renowned for the ‘five star’ treatment, great caddies and endless links views the popular visitor only course will be welcoming a new calibre of visiting golfers in the summer of 2017.
Kingsbarns Golf Links is delighted to announce its selection to host the Ricoh Women’s British Open in 2017. Located near St Andrews, the highly rated links course has been a part of the men’s European Tour annually for 13 years earning a reputation as one of the most admired venues on the circuit. This will, however, be the first time Kingsbarns will host a Major Championship.
“We are honoured to host the Ricoh Women’s British Open in 2017,” said Alan Hogg, chief executive at Kingsbarns. “We have welcomed tour events to Kingsbarns for many years but this will be on a different scale. The prestige of the Women’s Open is growing every year. More importantly, seeing the very best lady golfers competing over the Kingsbarns links should be very exciting. We are extremely proud to have been selected to host such a quality event.”
With a record year reported Kingsbarns Golf Links is a golf course to defiantly add to your St Andrews golfing trip if your budget allows however with green fees of over £200 it might not be attainable to all of us. Rest assured though after its appearance now on the Women’s Open rota it will be one you will want to play.
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