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Carnoustie Golf Links

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Address: 20 Links Parade, Carnoustie DD7 7JF, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 (0)1241 802270
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Activities: Golfing
Description: This championship course is considered one of the top layouts in Britain...
This championship course is considered one of the top layouts in Britain and has been described as Scotland's ultimate golfing challenge.
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Carnoustie, an amazing experience.

We played the Championship course on a day with a stiff breeze and it was brilliant. Just enough wind to get a real feel of the course but not too much. The greens were in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Biddulph, United Kingdom
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Biddulph, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We played the Championship course on a day with a stiff breeze and it was brilliant. Just enough wind to get a real feel of the course but not too much. The greens were in brilliant condition, all the staff were very welcoming and the whole experience was first rate. You can really feel the history of the place. It... More 

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Montrose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Played here a couple of weeks ago, starter service first class, course in brilliant condition, greens as good as I've played, credit to Scotland, great value for money, well done!!

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Groton, Connecticut
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

First let me say the day we played this course there was very little wind. We all had a ball with the experience but this is a difficult course for most to play and enjoy. On a windy day I don't know how anyone could play the course. I believe 8 holes are over 400 yards (all into the wind),... More 

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open2007, Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. Yes Carnoustie doesn't get the reputation for being the toughest for no reason but delighted you enjoyed the experience. There is only one Everest and maybe Carnoustie is golf's version. You will have seen that it is also a very fair golf course where good shots rewarded and bad shots punished. Thank you for taking... More 

Carnoustie, Scotland, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

As a member of the Buddon Course I can only say that it is a pleasure to play and is not treated as the poor relation to the other two courses. Fantastic views and a good test of golf

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Tayside
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

As a novice golfer I really enjoyed playing the Buddon Course followed by a drink on the verandah of the Hotel

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Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I have had the pleasure of playing the Championship and Burnside many times and the Budden for one week a few years ago when both the Championship and Budden flooded a few days before Tassie week. The Championship course is very tough, but very fair and there are no easy holes. Good play is rewarded and bad shots are punished... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

As historic as this course is, it is as punishing as they come. The out of bounds I felt, really kills your experience especially considering the close proximity to some of the fairways. I suppose my draw didn't help and perhaps I shouldv'e been more conservative of the tees with the 3 wood rather. I can't fault the weather though,... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was the best course I have played of the 6-7 in Scotland or England I have played. No driving range but made up for the great service from the initial check-in to the final good-bye to the caddie. I would make this the number one course to play the next time I am in Scotland.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great golf venue!! This is a must play golf course in Scotland. I had the best caddy ever. FYI-no driving range.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Three excellent courses with a different feel to each. Quite surprising given that they interlink in the same piece of land. Really good experience for all standards of golfer -- we were very lucky with the weather -- if the wind were to be strong it would become a very stern test.

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