A most delightful and popular links course.
At 6250 yds it is neither over long no burdened with tight fairways. Why then does it seem as hard as any of the other St Andrews courses.
The reason is probably that on nearly all the greens, the curves and contours ensure that a wrong sided 30 foot put will be very difficult to conclude in two Strokes.
Make your score on the front nine, as the back track will demand your best attention , skills, and efforts to complete in par