St Andrews BallotBuddy Service


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How BallotBuddy Works


Read more about your chances of play using the walk up option in my in-depth report on the Single Golfer at St Andrews

“My unique simple-to-use BallotBuddy service helps you find an Old Course ballot partner so you and your fellow golfer are eligible to submit an Old Course ballot application together

chris Toll, ginger beer golf travel

BallotBuddy success


“We had a great day. The sun shone and winds were low so we had no excuses! Matt was a great guy to play with and we were very grateful to have been joined up by your service

Bryan Leahy, June 2021

BallotBuddy Reviews

Average rating:  
 9 reviews
 by tommy walker on Ginger Beer Golf Travel
St Andrews Old Course

Most of this year because of restrictions, it has been impossible to play the Old Course as a single player walk-up. BallotBuddy was invaluable to join up with other golfers wishing to play the course and gain access. BallotBuddy paired me up with another golfer and we were successful on our second ... See full review

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Brilliant service set up by Chris @Gingerbeergolftravel. It made my dream of playing the old course so straightforward. I’d definitely use it again and thoroughly recommend to any single golfers out there looking to play the old course
Kevin Burton
July 2021
Can’t recommend Ballotbuddy highly enough!
It was a fantastic service and really easy to use, that matched me up with a couple of other golfers to play the Old Course; I think I would have otherwise struggled to secure a tee as a single golfer
Joseph Davies
August 2020
Chris was a fantastic help. BallotBuddy is a great system and his fast communication skills allowed us to partake in the ballot, allowing play on the Old Course. Very pleased to have found this website.
Bethany Pierce Doyle
August 2019
Really fantastic service. Enabled me to play the Old Course for the only day I was available on my trip! A once in a lifetime experience.
Ryan Freeman
September 2019

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