The winner of Golf Advisor's "Great Scot Getaway" from will enjoy St. Andrews, Scotland

Golf Advisor's "Great Scot Giveaway" presented by will be the buddies trip of a lifetime for somebody. The online contest -- register at -- will send a foursome to St. Andrews, Scotland to live out their dreams of playing the Old Course, along with four other courses.

It's a great prize for so many reasons. The foursome gets $1,000 in spending cash -- perfect for pints at the Jigger Inn and the famous fish-and-chips at the Dunvegan Hotel. The Galvin Green jackets you win will fend off any "liquid sunshine." Plus, Ship Sticks will care for your clubs both there and back, hassle free.

Exploring the "Home of Golf" from the MacDonald Rusacks hotel along the 18th fairway of the Old Course will be easy and enjoyable. Once you eat breakfast, virtually everything is within walking distance.

Free rounds of golf

An eight-person Mercedes coach will chauffeur your group to Kingsbarns Golf Links, Panmure Golf Club in Carnoustie, the Gleneagles Hotel and the Crail Golfing Society. Kingsbarns might be the most scenic course in Scotland, rivaling Trump Turnberry Resort's Ailsa Course and Royal Dornoch for sheer beauty. A day at Gleneagles will reveal the charms of a five-star resort that hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup. Crail's Balcomie Links and Craighead Links each follow the shore minutes from St. Andrews. Best of all, the guaranteed tee time on the Old Course guarantees a memorable trip.

Jason Scott Deegan has reviewed more than 1,000 courses and golf destinations for some of the industry's biggest publications. His work has been honored by the Golf Writer's Association of America and the Michigan Press Association. Follow him on Instagram at @jasondeegangolfadvisor and Twitter at @WorldGolfer.
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The winner of Golf Advisor's "Great Scot Getaway" from will enjoy St. Andrews, Scotland