Who Or What Is The Swilcan Bridge at The Old Course at St. Andrews Named After?
With the Open Championship (or what some Americans call The British Open) just around the corner at the famed St. Andrews Links Golf Course in Scotland, questions come up regarding the backstory of some of the key features on that historic track. One of those is the famed Swilcan Bridge. How did it get its name? First of all, a little bit about the bridge: The bridge spans the Swilcan Burn between the first and eighteenth fairways on the Old Course, and has become an important image in the sport of golf. The bridge had previously been known as the… [Continue Reading “Who Or What Is The Swilcan Bridge at The Old Course at St. Andrews Named After?”]