Carnoustie, Championship Course
Carnoustie is a truly classic links course and has hosted seven Open Championships since 1931, with the most recent being held in 2007.
Carnoustie stands as one of the oldest courses in the world, having been played by all the great names of golf, but Ben Hogan’s memorable 1953 performance has led to a close association with the course for many golfer.
In 2003, Carnoustie's sixth hole was officially named ‘Hogan’s Alley’ to commemorate the outstanding way that he negotiated the perilous par 5, during his famous victory.
With a daunting cocktail of gales, thick rough and devilish bunkers, Carnoustie has earned its reputation as the most challenging course in Britain, and should not be missed when planning a Scotland golf package.
Distance from St Andrews: 45 miles / 55 mins
Minimum age for Championship Course is 14 years old