THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP & WOMEN'S BRITISH OPEN COURSES
19th August - 4th September, 2020
16 nights/10 games of golf
On this fully escorted women's tour you will play the most famous courses in England and Scotland, including courses that have hosted the Open Championship.
These courses are the 'best of the best' and include Royal Birkdale, Royal Lytham & St Annes, Carnoustie, Sunningdale, Turnberry Ailsa, Kingsbarns, Woburn, The Old Course St Andrews (subject to ballot) plus everyone's favourite course North Berwick.
Eight of the courses are rated Top 50 in the *WORLD and have hosted 62 Open Championships and 28 Women's British Open Championships between them.
This is an amazing line-up of courses!
To make sure you can enjoy your golf, the tour is designed with strategically scheduled rest days. On these days there will be the opportunity for sightseeing in Windsor, Stratford Upon Avon, The Lakes District, Edinburgh and St Andrews with relaxing visits to stunning gardens, castles and palaces that England and Scotland are famous for.
You will stay in charming boutique accommodation which will include historic hotels, B&B's and the Dormy House at Royal Lytham. All the accommodation will reflect the atmosphere and history of the location.
You will be escorted throughout the tour by Heather Wood, who has first hand knowledge and experience playing golf courses throughout the UK.
A handicap limit of 27 is recommended.
This is a small group tour with only 11 spaces available, so if you are interested please register now.
The tour will begin in Windsor, where you will play the heathland course of Sunningdale and visit Windsor Castle. You then head north playing Woburn Golf Course, home to 10 Women's British Championships and stay at the Woburn Hotel in Woburn village.Then its onto Liverpool, stopping fro some sightseeing at Stratford Upon Avon along the way. You stay two nights in Liverpool, home of the Beatles.
A rest day in Liverpool is spent reliving the Beatles era, with a Magical Mystery Tour and entertainment at The Cavern Club. You then play the beautiful links course of Royal Birkdale, set amongst towering dunes. A short drive takes you to Royal Lytham & St Annes, famous for its deep pot bunkers. You play golf at Royal Lytham & St Annes, enjoying dinner in the historic clubhouse and staying onsite in their Dormy House.
The next day is a rest day, staying in a B&B located deep in the famous Lakes District. You explore this beautiful area made famous by Beatrix Potter, and play the enchanting Windermere Golf Course. Refreshed you head north to Turnberry and play the Championship course of Turnberry, with numerous ocean holes and the lighthouse as a backdrop.
You then travel north to to Edinburgh and attend the Women's British Open at Royal Troon (subject to scheduling). You spend one night in the historic city of Edinburgh where the Fringe Festival will be in full swing: Edinburgh will be alive with entertainment options. Then on a leisurely Sunday afternoon, you play everyone's favourite golf courseNorth Berwick - founded in 1832, it is one of the oldest in the world and stay overnight in the 19th century andmark 'Macdonald Marine Hotel' overlooking the course.
Finally you arrive in St Andrews, staying 4 nights in the spiritual home of golf. You play Carnoustie, Kingsbarn and go into the *ballot for the Old Course at St Andrews. A farewell presentation dinner will be the perfect end to an amazing tour.
*We'll arrange for you to go into the daily ballot for St Andrews Old Course. You will have 3 opportunties to be drawn, greatly increasing your chances of success.
Final itinerary may vary slightly be subject to availabilty of tee times.
Royal Lytham & St Annes Clubhouse & Dormy House
16 nights accommodation, including luxury historic hotels, B&B's, boutique accommodation and the Dormy House at Royal Lythams
9 games of golf at Sunningdale, Woburn, Royal Birkdale, Royal Lytham & St Annes, Turnbery, Kingsbarns, Windermere, North Berwick and Carnoustie. (Tee time on the Old Course St Andrews is subject to ballot and therefore not included. In 2019 green fees were £190)
Fully escorted, small group tour led by your Travelling Golfer host Heather Wood
Daily prizes and overall competition
Commemorative tour shirt
Lunch & Dinner at Woburn
Dinner at Royal Lytham
Farewell presentation dinner
The Beatles Magic Mystery Tour Liverpool
Private transport for the duration of the tour
Please Note: Airfares are not included in the package but can be booked through The Travelling Golfer.
£5,292 GBP (*$9,985 AUD) per person, twin share
£ $6,865 GBP (*$12,952 AUD) per person, single share
*Price in AUD subject to currency fluctuations. Based on 1AUD=0.53 GBP as @ 10/05/2019
Price is based on a miniumum of 11 travellers in the group.
A deposit of $2,500 will secure your place on the tour. The deposit is refundable up until the tour is a confirmed starter.
TO CONFIRM YOUR PLACE
Complete our on-line booking form and pay a deposit of $2,500. Please refer to the on-line booking form for the Terms and Conditions.
The deposit of $2,500 should be paid into the following account:
“The Travelling Golfer Trust A/C ” BSB: 083269 Account Number: 13 066 2440 Please quote your surname.
This is a very unique Women's Golf Tour that will only be available to a very small group of golfers.
If you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity, book nowor contact us if you have any questions.
Call us on 0438 573 271
Your Travelling Golfer Tour Leader
Heather at Turnberry with the famous lighthouse in the background.
Heather is a Director of The Travelling Golfer, a 10 handicapper, past Captain and pennant player. She has a wealth of experience in all facets of golf and golf touring and has first hand knowledge of courses in the UK. She will ensure you get the most out of your time playing these iconic courses. This trip is guaranteed to be a wonderful golfing experience. Join Heather for a golfing trip of a lifetime.
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