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25th July - 6th August 2021

2021 England & Scotland Open Rota Tour

Imagine standing on the 1st tee at the home of golf—the Old Course at St Andrews, or hitting over the burn on the 18th at Carnoustie where Jean Van de Velde lost the unlosable Open. All this and more is now a reality on this luxury golf tour where you will get to play 9 Top 100 golf courses over 12 amazing days.

We love coming up with true bucket-list tours. This is without a doubt one of our most popular tours – it will give you a chance to test your ability on 8 of the famous Open Courses, and relive many of the great moments you would have seen over the years!

We start in England at Liverpool and play Royal Lytham & St Anne’s (#61 in World) and move onto Royal Liverpool (#65) and Royal Birkdale (#40). We then head to St Andrews in Scotland where we will play Carnoustie (#32 in World), Kingsbarns (#71), and the Old Course at St Andrews (#3 in World). We then finish the trip with a visit to the beautiful Turnberry Resort, where we will play Royal Troon (#51 in World), Prestwick (#75) and Turnberry’s Ailsa Course (#17).

We will be staying in some great hotels, including the newly renovated Turnberry Resort and the wonderful Fairmont Resort on the outskirts of St Andrews.

We will travel around each day in a luxury Mercedes VIP touring coach with large monitors, large fridge, ice bucket, drinks machine, and plenty of luggage space. We will have our own personal driver/concierge throughout your stay. In addition to driving you safely, they will also take care of your golf equipment each day at the courses and assist you on arrival at hotels with your luggage and recommending the best restaurants and local spots.

Teed Up’s cofounder and PGA professional Mike Mosher has taken tours to Scotland since 2009 and will again be leading this special trip! This tour has limited capacity, so please book as soon as possible.

9 games of amazing golf at:

  • Royal Lytham & St Anne’s #61 – GOLF 2020 Top 100 Course in the World
  • Royal Liverpool #65 – GOLF 2020 Top 100 Course in the World
  • Royal Birkdale #40 – GOLF 2020 Top 100 Course in the World
  • Old Course St Andrews #3 – GOLF 2020 Top 100 Course in the World
  • Kingsbarns #71 – GOLF 2020 Top 100 Course in the World
  • Carnoustie #32 – GOLF 2020 Top 100 Course in the World
  • Prestwick #75 – GOLF 2020 Top 100 Course in the World
  • Royal Troon #51 – GOLF 2020 Top 100 Course in the World
  • Ailsa Course #17 – GOLF 2020 Top 100 Course in the World

 

11 nights luxury accommodation at:

  • The Vincent Hotel
  • Fairmont St Andrews
  • Trump Turnberry

 

Tour inclusions:

  • 11 cooked Breakfasts
  • Welcome Dinner and drinks
  • Presentation Dinner and drinks
  • Daily and overall prizes
  • Luxury transfers in Mercedes VIP coach
  • Caddy at Old Course
  • Pull buggies at all courses except Old Course

 

Tour exclusions:

  • International Airfares
  • Other meals not stated in itinerary
  • Travel Visa(s) depending on passport/citizenship
  • Individual airport / hotel / golf course transfers
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Tips, gratuities, and personal charges
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Golf clubs, golf equipment rentals and amenities for golfers

Itinerary

Sunday
25th July

DAY 1: ARRIVAL: MANCHESTER AIRPORT

4pm – There will be a group transfer from Manchester Airport to the Vincent Hotel.

Alternatively, you can make your own way to the hotel. Let us know if you need extra nights before the tour starts.

Journey to your hotel takes 1 hour 10 mins

Overnight: The Vincent Hotel (Studio Room)

Situated on Lord Street, Southport’s Parisienne Boulevard, the Vincent takes comfort and personal service to new heights – all within a fresh, stylish, and contemporary interior.

Created for today’s traveller, the Vincent is different a boutique hotel with 60 guest studios, residences and penthouses, a destination V-Deli, the V-Spa and V-Gym. The guestrooms at the Vincent are cool and stylish. Sink into the ultra-comfortable beds and surround yourself with specially selected Frette cotton sheets. State-of-the-art technology is everywhere high-speed internet access, Wall mount HD – LCD TV’s, workstations, iPod connectors, fully comprehensive free MP3 collection with over 5000 titles and the latest Pay- per View Blockbuster movies

7.00pm – Welcome Dinner and Drinks are included tonight so you can have a chance to meet your fellow guests.

Monday
26th July

DAY 2 – PLAY ROYAL LYTHAM & ST ANNES
Tee Time 10:50am

Approximate travel time to your golf course today 1 hour 10 mins

Royal Lytham & St Annes, arguably the toughest of England’s championship links courses. Unusual for a British links it does not sit beside the sea. Its main defence is the vast numbers of deep bunkers guarding both the fairways as well as the greens. It enjoys a very special atmosphere.

Royal Lytham has hosted the open Championship on 11 occasions. In 1926, Bobby Jones won the first of his 3 Championships. Peter Thomson (1598), and Bob Charles (1963) were crowned Champion Golfer of the Year. Seve Ballesteros claimed his maiden Major Championship in spectacular fashion with a brilliant short game display, and a recovery shot from the temporary car park that is remembered to this day. The most recent Championship in 2012, saw Ernie Els claim the 2nd of his Open Championship titles when Adam Scott failed to close it out.

Tuesday
27th July

DAY 3—PLAY ROYAL LIVERPOOL
Tee Time 11:04am

Approximate travel time to your golf course today 1 hour 10 mins

Despite its somewhat flat and benign appearance, Royal Liverpool or (Hoylake as it is also known) )is among the toughest and most demanding of the great seaside championship links of Britain. Hoylake is one of the oldest English seaside courses.
Royal Liverpool has hosted The Open 12 times. In 2006 Tiger Woods brilliantly navigated his way across a sun baked and lightning fast links.  2012 saw the first ever playing of the Women’s British Open at Hoylake. In 2014, Rory McIlroy clinched his first Open Championship

Royal Liverpool is host for the 2023 British Open.

Wednesday
28th July

DAY 4—ROYAL BIRKDALE
Tee Time 10:10AM

Golf on Royal Birkdale provides a formidable test of links golf and fully deserves its recognition as a true venue for the Open Championship. Each hole runs in valleys between towering sandhills. The problems are clearly stated – if you stray from the fairway, the buckthorn and scrub can be demanding. It is consistently ranked as one of the finest links course in England.

Royal Birkdale has held more Championship and International events since World War 2 than any other course in the world. It has hosted 9 Open Championships including the 2017 Open won by Jordon Speith with his amazing recovery shot from the rough on the 17th hole.

Thursday
29th July

DAY 5: TRAVEL TO ST ANDREWS

Journey to your chosen hotel: 5 hours and 30 minutes

Overnight: Fairmont St Andrews (Superior King Room)

The 5-star Fairmont St Andrews is located on the outskirts of St. Andrews on the road to Crail. Sitting on the summit of a spectacular cliff formation, the hotel and its two championship golf courses have breathtaking panoramic views of the River Tay estuary, the North Sea, the Fife countryside, and the medieval skyline of St Andrews. This international resort opened in the spring of 2001 and was then taken over by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, providing an excellent standard of service and a meticulous attention to detail.

In addition to the two excellent golf courses on site, you may enjoy the Spa, a haven of peace and tranquillity. Enjoy a few easy lengths of the 18-metre pool, relax in our Jacuzzi, sauna, or steam room. Included in your rate is full Wi-Fi internet access in the public rooms and guest bedrooms.

Friday
30th July

DAY 6: PLAY THE OLD COURSE OF ST. ANDREWS

Today challenge the Old Course of St. Andrews the ”Home of Golf”. The Old Course has played host to the greatest golfers in the world and produced many of golf’s dramatic moments. Wide double fairways, seven extensive double greens, and a multitude of intimidating bunkers are just some of the unique features you will encounter. (Limited to the first 16 golfers who book)

Saturday
31st July

DAY 7: PLAY KINGSBARNS
Tee Time 12.10pm

Approximate travel time to your golf course today 15 mins

Kingsbarns historical origins date back to 1793. Its sandy, links land soils are the basis for this heritage, and produce the fine-bladed fescues which are the cornerstone of fast-and-firm playing surfaces that characterise links golf. Designed by Kyle Phillips and opened in 2000, its rebirth has been shared with golfers from near and far with outstanding reviews. The links features spacious rolling fairways, large greens, and exceptional sea views on every hole. A challenging yet enjoyable champion-standard traditional Scottish links course.

Sunday
1st August

DAY 8: PLAY CARNOUSTIE
Tee Time 12.40

Approximate travel time to your golf course today 45 mins

With its thick rough and devilish bunkers, Carnoustie is known as one of the world’s most challenging links courses and considered by many to be the most challenging of all Open venues. While the links is relatively flat it is exposed to the elements, a combination of length and accuracy are required from the tee to avoid the clever placement of the fairway bunkers. Approach shots demand precision to greens heavily guarded by steep bunkers and burns.

8.30pm – Dinner in Carnoustie Club House before returning to The Fairmont Hotel

Monday
2nd August

DAY 9: PRESTWICK GC
Tee Time 11.16am

Check out of your hotel for the trip to your golf course today (2 hours 30 mins)

Prestwick occupies a unique niche in golfing history. It was here in 1860 that the very first British Open was played with just a handful of participants. Only the Old Course at St Andrews has hosted more Open Championships than Prestwick.

This links can produce some awkward stances on undulating fairways. Typical of the original golfing terrain, Prestwick provides a taste of golf as it was played long ago.

After golf, transfer to your hotel. Approximate travel time to your hotel is 45 mins

Hotel accommodation: Trump Turnberry (Deluxe Rooms – Non- Ocean View)

The world-renowned Trump Turnberry, A Luxury Collection Resort overlooks Scotland’s South West Ayrshire coast. Contained within 360 acres this luxury hotel, golf, and leisure resort with few equals in the world.

Turnberry’s spectacular Ailsa course was chosen for The Open in 1977, 1986, 1994 and 2009. The Hotel was built at the turn of the century and underwent a complete renovation, restoration and remodelling of all guestrooms, suites, corridors, restaurants, and public spaces that was completed in June 2016

Tuesday
3rd August

DAY 10: ROYAL TROON
Tee Time 2.00pm

Approximate travel time to your golf course today 45 mins

Nine-time venue of the British Open, the course most recently hosted The Open in 2016. It is consistently praised for its testing, but fair set up. A long and demanding links, Troon unusually boasts both the longest and the shortest holes in Open Championship golf, the shortest being the “Postage Stamp” 8th at 126 yards, and longest is the 6th at 577 yards 6th named “Turnberry”.

Wednesday
4th August

DAY 11: AILSA COURSE – TURNBERRY
Tee Time 9:15am

The Ailsa Course has undergone a re-development and re-opened with a stunning new layout in June 2016, lying on a spectacular curve of rock-bound coast in the southern reaches of Ayrshire. The course now makes the most of the coastal scenery, especially from the 4th through the 11th, passing the famous landmark lighthouse at the turn, which is now a stunning halfway house.

This is a demanding links course, and an ever- present wind will make for a tough examination of your golfing skills. The Ailsa Course has hosted the Open Championship 4 times, the last being 2009.

6.30pm – Farewell Dinner and drinks are included tonight at Wildings Restaurant.

Thursday
5th August

DAY 12 – TOUR END

9am: Group departure for Glasgow airport. Please book flights that depart after 1pm.