Family fun at Carnoustie

23/07/2010 10:49:39
 Sam Torrance   (Getty Images)
Sam Torrance (Getty Images)

Families attending The Senior Open Championship presented by MasterCard during Saturday’s third round will be able to enjoy some fun activities in the tented village and practice ground as well as all of the action on the course at Carnoustie.

Youngsters will be entertained by acrobats Flotsum and Jetsum who will perform from 11.30am onwards, while there will also be a juggling and balloon making clown, a stilt walker and a face painter as part of the Family Fun Day in the tented village.

Trick shot expert David Edwards will also perform his incredible routine on the practice range and there will be a parent and child golf challenge allowing families to test their putting and chipping and try out the Simulator Challenge. The winning team will receive a £100 voucher for the merchandise pavilion and two tickets to return on Sunday when they will have their photograph taken with the newly crowned Senior Open Champion.

Among the golfing greats competing for The Senior Open Championship are former Masters Champion Bernhard Langer, US Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin, Scotland’s Sam Torrance, eight-time Major winning Tom Watson and former World Number One Ian Woosnam.

Tickets can be bought on the gate for £25 per person. Under 16s are admitted free of charge.  Tickets purchased with a MasterCard receive a 10 per cent discount.