Programme Overview

Saints Golf is the Performance Golf Programme at the University of St Andrews. The programme is open to all players at the University who have a desire to combine competitive golf with their academics, upon payment of a small membership fee players will have access to:

  • Weekly Competition
  • Representing the University in BUCS Competition (Match Play & Stroke Play)
  • Group Coaching
  • Team Clothing

From the Saints Golf membership, a Performance Squad is selected, this will typically be 10-12 players each year and the chosen squad receive a full support package. Benefits include:

  • Individual Coaching Support
  • Full Access to the St Andrews Links Academy
  • Team Clothing & Bags
  • Physiotherapy Support
  • Sports Psychology
  • Tournament Expenses
  • Opportunity for travel abroad to tournaments/training camps

Prospective students who are interested in joining the programme are encouraged to contact the Director of Golf as soon as possible in their application process.

  • “The golf programme they have at St Andrews is a great option for players who want top level academics but do not want to compromise on the quality of the golf programme - it's a special opportunity to be a student athlete in the Home of Golf.”
    Claude Harmon III
  • “Living, playing and studying here in the Home of Golf is a truly unique experience”
    David Watt – Director of Golf, University of St Andrews
  • “I decided to start supporting the University of St Andrews golf programs about five years ago. I thought I could help make a difference for these programs by financially helping you start a golf donor program. I'm very proud that you have used my funds to create a Saints Golf Website to help you get the word out.”
    Van deWar – 600 Club Founding Member
  • “To play for the University of St Andrews Golf Team made that experience even more important to me – the combination of the traditions, the people I’ve met through the matches and the wider network, the extraordinary places we played, and the consistently brilliant competition, are highlights of my life.”
    Storm Boswick – MA Honours, 1991