Carnoustie in Scotland was host to the Open Golf Championship 19 – 22 July 2018, that saw Francesco Molinari become Champion.
Carnoustie is a small town on the east coast of Scotland between Dundee and Arbroath, Carnoustie played host to the 2007 Open Golf Championships when Pádraig Harrington won a thrilling play off against Garcia, before then.
Golf is recorded as having been played at Carnoustie in the early 16th century!
The Open at Carnoustie
The Open has been held in Carnoustie seven times. The giant links course is among the toughest and most demanding of the great seaside championship links in Britain.
Carnoustie is a small town, it lies ten miles to the East of the City of Dundee, and is within a 25 mile drive of St. Andrews where a much greater range of accommodation can be found. St. Andrews is internationally recognised as the Home Of Golf. The town’s six links courses (all publicly owned) suit golfers of all abilities. St. Andrews has an extremely rich history, inhabited since the 6th century; it played a major part in Scotland’s medieval history. Today it boasts Scotland’s premier university and a rich cultural and community life.
Accommodation near Carnoustie
The Carnoustie Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa is one of Scotland’s ultimate luxury four star destinations, right next to the 1st tee and the 18th green! Take your pick from 75 deluxe bedrooms, 6 suites or 4 presidential suites.
The Links Course in Carnoustie
View from Taymouth Street onto the Carnoustie Golf Course across the railway lines.
Carnoustie Golf Links website www.carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk
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