ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND | The Old Course gets most of the attention here, and deservedly so. But the educated golfer knows that it is but one of several superb tracks on the links. Almost as celebrated is the neighboring New, which was laid out by Old Tom Morris and opened in 1895. Then, there is the Jubilee. Shoehorned between the New and the often-roiling waters of St. Andrews Bay, it came on line two years later and was named to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria’s ascension to the throne. Both courses are out-and-back 18-holers that give golfers equally exciting opportunities to enjoy links golf as the Old as well as the thrill of playing into the Auld Grey Toon, the spires of its many churches and ruins of the ancient cathedral coming closer into view with each shot. They also rank among the very best tracks in Scotland, if not the entire British Isles.
Overhead views of the Old, New and Jubilee courses at St. Andrews Photo: S&G/PA Images/Getty Images
While the New Course does not have anywhere near the her...
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