In Collaboration with St Andrews University Scott Finlayson PGA Professional

Parents Information

Parents information


All student(s) attending the St Andrews Golf Academy is/are responsible for purchasing their own suitable travel and medical insurance which covers them when they are in the UK

Examples insurers:


Majority of students attending the St Andrews Golf Academy will not require a visa, including:

  • European Union; European Economic Area and CH citizens
  • United States of America
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Singapore
  • Japan
  • South Korea

If you are unsure on the visa requirements, please visit to enquire if you need to apply for a Visa and select the option “Tourism”

St Andrews Golf Academy and the University of St Andrews will assist in the Visa application process including issuing a letter of support (if required)

What to Bring

St Andrews Golf Academy suggests that students bring the following to Camp (non-exhaustive):

  • Golf clubs (optional as St Andrews Golf Camps provide complimentary clubs)
  • Golf gloves / Golf balls
  • Polo shirts
  • Golf shorts / skirts
  • Golf trousers
  • Golf shoes
  • Rain outfit
  • Umbrella
  • Casual clothes
  • Sweatshirts
  • Gym gear
  • Cap / sunglasses

Please don’t worry if you forget anything, St Andrews town centre has a range of shops to purchase anything you have forgotten!

Transfers - Arrivals / Departures

St Andrews Golf Academy provides a complimentary luxury shuttle service for arrivals and departures from Edinburgh and Glasgow airport. If students are late or delayed in their arrival, St Andrews Golf Academy will arrange alternative transfer arrangements to ensure the student arrives at camp safely

Safety and Security

Parents can trust their children are safe, happy and are being looked after properly

The safety and welfare of our juniors is our number one priority at the St Andrews Golf Camps. Our team will ensure that all aspects of the camp run seamlessly and our students have a memorable experience

Upon arriving at the St Andrews Golf Academy, all students must attend the Welcome Reception with a Presentation from our team. The team are available 24 hours a day to provide care and support whilst students are at camp