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By Brian Weis

Celebrating the best of Scottish golf and hospitality, the tournament returns for its second year, featuring three outstanding championship courses at The Home of Golf - St Andrews

3rd April 2023: In collaboration with the PGA in Scotland, the Old Course Hotel Pro Am (20th -22nd September 2023) will be played over three tournament rounds, and includes the championship courses The Duke's, Kingsbarns Golf Links and Dumbarnie Links as the host venues. Combined with the luxurious accommodation offering at the award-winning Old Course Hotel, the event offers both amateurs and professionals a five-star experience and the chance to play on some of the finest courses in Scotland.

Confirmed as a key fixture within The PGA in Scotland 2023 schedule, the tournament has a £25,000 minimum prize fund for professionals, incredible amateur prizes and an awards dinner held in The Hall of Champions at the Old Course Hotel, providing a unique opportunity to be a part of history.

The event will feature an amateur team competition played across three days alongside an individual professional competition over the same duration. Teams can be made up of men and women with a valid handicap and will comprise three amateurs and a professional, with the option for teams to bring their own pro or to be allocated one by The PGA in Scotland.

The event includes three nights of luxury five-star accommodation at Old Course Hotel, overlooking the Old Course and breath-taking views of St Andrews and West Sands Beach. Hospitality includes a welcome drinks reception, breakfast, morning refreshments and lunch each day, and the final night prize-giving dinner with entertainment. Guests can also enjoy the hotel's Kohler Waters Spa and book a range of treatments. The hotel boasts six restaurants with a wealth of dining options, from the Road Hole Restaurant to golf's most famous pub, The Jigger Inn. Participants have the option to add extra nights or rounds of golf to their stay and itinerary using the golf concierge team and the tournament also offers a no-accommodation entry rate.

"We are delighted to announce the return of the Old Course Hotel Pro Am. The inaugural event was heralded as a tremendous success and we look forward to welcoming all of the teams to St Andrews in September. The event is growing a fantastic reputation in offering three world class golf experiences matched with outstanding hospitality, service, and the opportunity to explore and enjoy St Andrews during the week." said Ayden Roberts-Jones, Manager of The Duke's.

St Andrews is well accustomed to playing host to momentous golfing events, both the Walker Cup and the AIG Women's Open will return to the Home of Golf in 2023 and 2024 respectively.

The Pro Am Courses

  • The Duke's - The only heathland course in St Andrews, The Duke's is carefully routed through an ancient Scottish country estate that perfectly showcases the stunning design of heroic, tactical and risk & reward holes. The Duke's combines meticulous conditioning with breath-taking panoramic views over the Home of Golf

  • Dumbarnie Links - As one of Scotland's finest new links courses, Dumbarnie has already been hailed as a tremendous success and an unmissable golfing experience. With exceptional views over the Firth of Forth from almost every hole, Dumbarnie is a fun and challenging links layout, a magnificent addition to golf in Fife

  • Kingsbarns Golf Links - Since the inception of Kingsbarns Golf Links in 2000, the course has been consistently rated as one of the finest new links courses anywhere in the world. Renowned for incredible vistas, a playable and exciting layout and impeccable service, Kingsbarns is always a day out to savour

Head to the Old Course Hotel Pro Am website to find out more and to enter your team
Please see prices and packages for teams and accommodation here
Please see the itinerary for the tournament here

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About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.

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