Lucky 7 - Old Course & West Sands - St.Andrews, Fife.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa
N 56° 20.611 W 002° 48.156
30V E 512201 N 6244330
Lucky 7 centred around the area of the Royal & Ancient clubhouse on the Old Course at St.Andrews on the east coast of Scotland.
Waymark Code: WM11QK3
Location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/04/2019
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
Views: 2

This lucky 7 covers area around the shoreline of the West Sands at St.Andrews and in particular the start and finish of the world's oldest golf course (The Old Course). Many of the waymarks here are familiar in photographs and on televised golf tournaments.

The lucky 7 is centred on the clubhouse of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St.Andrews which is situated behind the first tee. The clubhouse is featured on a commemorative Jack Nicklaus £5 note issued by the Royal Bank of Scotland, and also features a weathervane on the roof depicting Saint Andrew. The remaining five waymarks are:

The British Golf Museum which is situated across the road to the rear of the clubhouse.

The West Sands, a long stretch of beach extending northwards (co-ordinates from the entrance to the beach).

The Swilcan Bridge, the old hump-back footbridge in front of the 18th tee.

The Martyrs' Monument, a tall obelisk that lies on the high ground to the east.

St James Catholic Church, a granite building to the east of the monument overlooking the coastline.

Department Number, Category Name, and Waymark Code:

2 Buildings WMW5V5
5 Entertainment WMZH69
8 Monuments WMRWJG
11 Recreation WMRZ05
13 Structure WMRZ4T
14 Technology WMW8KP
15 Waymarking Multifarious WMV0VB

Check if all of your waymarks are within a 0.1 mile?: no

Tally: 7

Reused Waymarks: no

Did you have fun while doing this waymark?: yes

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