The most breathtaking snaps of the Old Course at St Andrews...

Best pics of the Home of Golf ahead of this week's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019
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It's one of golf's most famous sights. The Swilcan Bridge on the 18th hole of the Old Course at St Andrews. 

The bridge will not only see the likes of Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm and Justin Rose walk over it this week, but also a number of stars in the world of sport, film and music in Sir Ian Botham, Bill Murray, Justin Timberlake as the Home of Golf plays host to the annual Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Players will also compete on the stunning Kingsbarns Links and the toughest test of them all, Carnoustie, over the opening three days, before those making the cut will head back to St Andrews for a second time for the final round. 

To get you in the mood for this week's championship, we have compiled some truly stunning new snaps of the Old Course...

Players putt out at the par-4 1st (Photo: Getty Images)
A greenkeeper works on the par-4 2nd (Photo: Getty Images)
A view of the short par-4 7th (Photo: Getty Images)
The sun rises over the Old Course (Photo: Getty Images)
The par-4 10th at night (Photo: Getty Images)
A view from behind the tricky par-4 12th (Photo: Getty Images)
A rainbow pans over the par-5 14th (Photo: Getty Images)
The most breathtaking snaps of the Old Course at St Andrews...
The famous par-4 17th, the Road Hole (Photo: Getty Images)
The tee shot at one of the most famous short par-4 holes in golf (Photo: Getty Images)
The famous Swilken Bridge at night (Photo: Getty Images)
A black and white image of the Swilken Bridge (Photo: Getty Images)
A greenkeeper prepares the course ahead of the Alfread Dunhill Links Championship (Photo: Getty Images)
Greenkeepers go to every inch to best prepare the Old Course (Photo: Getty Images)
Yes, they really do (Photo: Getty Images)

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