Alfred Dunhill Championship: tradition embracing excellence

04.05.2024 | Uncategorized

Every year, the golfing world looks forward to the prestigious Alfred Dunhill Championship, where tradition meets modern excellence. This acclaimed event pays tribute to golf’s rich heritage while giving top talent a platform to shine on stunning courses.

Heart of the Tournament

The Alfred Dunhill Championship, held annually, is an integral part of the European Tour. Named after the famous Alfred Dunhill company, the championship is a celebration of sportsmanship and refinement. Established in 2000, it has become a highlight of the golf calendar, attracting elite players from around the world.

Unique format

In addition to the riveting competition, the Alfred Dunhill Championship is also famous for its unique format, including a Pro-Am section. This distinctive component allows amateur golfers to play alongside seasoned professionals, creating a memorable experience and fostering camaraderie among participants

Stellar cast

The tournament attracts a plethora of golfing talent, from seasoned veterans to rising stars. Past editions have seen world-class players such as Ernie Els, Charl Schwartzel and Louis Oosthuizen take to the fairways, as well as up-and-coming talents eager to make their mark on the international stage.

A charming playground

One of the most fascinating aspects of the Alfred Dunhill Championship is the selection of world-class courses. The tournament is set in the picturesque Scottish countryside and travels to some of the country’s most famous golf destinations.

When and where does it take place?

The Alfred Dunhill Championship is usually held in late September/early October on the Old Course St Andrews, Carnoustie Championship Course and Kingsbarns Golf Links.

Old Course Dunhill

Star escort

The unique format of the Pro-Am attracts a wide range of celebrities from various fields to compete against the pros. These celebrities add to the appeal and excitement of the tournament and make it an unforgettable event for fans.

Celebrity Pro-Am participants include:

  • Sir Ian Botham – legendary cricketer
  • Ronan Keating – Irish singer and songwriter
  • Shane Warne – Australian cricketer
  • Tim Henman – British tennis player
  • Jamie Redknapp – English footballer
  • Daley Thompson – British decathlete
  • Wladimir Klitschko: Former Ukrainian boxer and heavyweight champion
  • Jamie Dornan: Northern Irish actor and model, known from the “Fifty Shades of Grey” films
  • Justin Timberlake is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.



The Alfred Dunhill Championship is a unique event that combines sporting passion with exclusivity and a friendly atmosphere. The tournament celebrates the rich history of golf while opening the door to future stars.

Experience the prestigious tournament for yourself!

Thanks to our extensive experience, we can arrange for you to participate in this prestigious tournament in a variety of roles:

  • Player: Experience the excitement of the tournament and compete against the best golfers.
  • Volunteer scorer: Contribute to the smooth running of the tournament and enjoy the action up close.
  • Spectator.

Whichever role you choose, we can arrange for you to play on other courses in the area during your stay, such as:

  • Dumbarnie Links: a historic playground with breathtaking sea views.
  • Crail Balcomie: Traditional links course with challenging terrain.
  • Fairmont Torrance: Exclusive course with perfectly maintained greens.


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