Carnoustie Golf Links

Golf’s Greatest Test.

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Overview

Voted the World’s Best Golf Course in 2019, Carnoustie has a reputation as the toughest Open venue, and a course where every shot needs a careful plan. There’s still enormous charm to the course, however, as you cross the burns and skirt the iconic bunkers. Each hole has its quirks and the last three may be golf’s finest finale.

Key Info

Location

Carnoustie, Angus

Architect

Allan Robertson, Old Tom Morris, James Braid

Established

1842

Par

70

Course Length

6,589 (Yellow tees)
6,139 yards (Green)
5,610 yards (Black)

Signature Holes

Hole 6 - Hogan’s Alley - par 5
Hole 15 - Lucky Slap - par 4
Hole 16 - Barry Burn - par 3
Hole 17 - Island - par 4

Notable Events Hosted

The Senior Open 2024, The Open Championship (8 times), Women’s Open

Included in these tours

Fife and St Andrew’s
Self Drive

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Fife and St Andrew’s
4-Star - Coach & Driver

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Fife and St Andrew’s
5-Star - Coach & Driver

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