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World’s Leading Golf Pro’s Team Up with Star Amateurs at St Andrews

28th August 2017

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship: October 5-8, 2017

 

Old Course St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns

 

Many of the world’s leading golfers will partner some of the biggest names from entertainment and sport in this year’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship from October 5-8.

 

The event, in its 17th year, is one of the most prestigious tournaments on the European Tour and a celebration of links golf played over three magnificent courses - the Old Course, St Andrews, the Championship Course, Carnoustie (near Dundee) and Kingsbarns (10km south of St Andrews).  

 

Among the golfers who have graced the fairways are Masters champion Danny Willett, Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke and Major Championship winners such as Martin Kaymer, Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington and Louis Oosthuizen. Popular golfers like Luke Donald, Tommy Fleetwood, Branden Grace and Lee Westwood have also appeared regularly,

 

In recent years they have been joined by showbiz stars Jamie Dornan, Andy Garcia, Ronan Keating, Greg Kinnear, Brian McFadden and Huey Lewis, plus sporting greats like Sir Steve Redgrave, Kevin Pietersen, Shane Warne and Jamie Redknapp.

 

The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, established in 2001, is the only professional tournament played every year over the Old Course. Defending champion is England’s brilliant young Tyrrell Hatton. Last year Danny Willett, playing with his caddie Jonathan Smart, won the Team Championship.

 

The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship has a unique format. With a prize fund of US$5 million, all 168 professionals and their amateur playing partners play each of the three courses over the first three days with the final round being contested over the Old Course.

 

Admission is free for all spectators over the first three days with final day tickets on Sunday, October 8 available to purchase at the entrance gates for £20 (Concessions £15), or in advance at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alfred-dunhill-links-championship-2017-tickets-35052501977