Carnoustie Golf Links (Championship Course)
Links Parade
Angus DD7 7JF
Web:  http://www.carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk/


Type of grass - Brown Top Bent 50%, Red Fescue 35%, Annual Meadow Grass 15%
Height of cut - 3.25mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'6"
Any specific comments - wear tolerant, good density, average area 700sq yards, one double green

Type of grass - various fescues, Brown Top Bent, some ryegrass and Annual Meadow Grass
Height of cut - 8mm
General width adn contouring - 22 to 26 yards generally, mostly gently rolling contours
Any specific comments - good uniformity between high spots and low spots, still working on firmness and sward quality in low spots

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Bent, Fescue, Meadow Grass, some ryegrass
Height of cut - 6mm
Any specific comments - good cover

Type of grass - various fescues, bent grasses, wavy hair grass, 2" sweet vernal, marram and sea lyme
Height of cut - semi 51mm, intermediate 102mm, rough uncut
Any specific comments - keep out!

Opened - course started in 1842 by Allan Robertson (10 holes) and completed in 1872 by Tom Morris (18 holes), updated in 1926 by James Braid and James Wright
Course designer - Tom Morris, Allan Robertson, James Braid and James Wright
Special features - "Classic Links", gently undulating fairways, thick rough and the windy Barry Burn
General playability - excellent
Undulating / flat - gently undulating
Tree lined / exposed - exposed near seaboard, some tree plantations
Many / few water hazards - several ditches plus the Barry Burn
Changes to the course - no recent changes

Other features

The only Open venue to be played by the legendary Ben Hogan in 1953; there is a plaque dedicated to him at the 6th hole and the hole is named Hogan’s Alley
The Championship Course has hosted The Open on seven occasions: 1931 (Tommy Armour), 1937 (Henry Cotton), 1953 (Ben Hogan), 1968 (Gary Player), 1975 (Tom Watson), 1999 (Paul Lawrie), 2007 (Padraig Harrington)

Card Of Course


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14400366 104465425
24459420 114380347
34355325 124479438
44412377 133161147
54408373 145510466
65565517 154471431
74409374 163232212
83181166 174459420
94464424 184487445
Out3636533342 In3536443331

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1LANGER, BernhardGER18-5
2PAVIN, CoreyUSA18-4
T3SENIOR, PeterAUS18-1
T3BLAKE, Jay DonUSA18-1
T3FUNK, FredUSA18-1

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