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Carnoustie Golf Links

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A magnificent beast

As hard or easy as you want..My group played from the tees of the day,which just happened to be the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
IanJohnston1964
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Well worth the money!

Great experience, we played Buddon Links course and it was in great condition. It was a real... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
peterhone
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Singapore
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The Championship Course has hosted seven Open Championships, one Ladies British Open and two Seniors Open making it one of the very few to have done so in the UK. It is one of the three courses used for the annual Dunhill Links, the others being...more
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Links House Links Parade, Carnoustie DD7 7JE, Scotland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 June 2014

First off - I have played all three courses in the past: Championship very hard, Burnside great fun and tougher than it looks, Buddon comparatively relaxing holiday golf. All good courses in their right in their own different ways, and all worth a visit. Good...More

5  Thank Geoff S
open2007, Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2014

First of all I am delighted that you enjoyed the courses but am a little confused with the misunderstanding of access to the courses after 4pm. You were advised that it was Members Only after 4pm yet you arrived at the Hotel at 350pm before...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Carnoustie is a beautiful course, couldn't fault it one bit. Being a member of Cruden Bay we are used to links courses. Wouldn't say we found it too difficult but was lovely to play. The staff were a bit rude at the Pro Shop, we...More

3  Thank Claire S
open2007, Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Claire thank you for your feedback both positive and negative. Its all welcome. I am sorry to learn that you were not treated as well as you would have expected by the pro shop staff, that is extremely unusual. Re the pairing up, as you...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

As hard or easy as you want..My group played from the tees of the day,which just happened to be the 'Open Championship' markers...It made it very interesting to say the least...Fortunately the wind was but a zephyr,so it didn't make an already tough course impossible.....More

Thank IanJohnston1964
carnoustiegolflinks, Public Relations Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ian, Thank you very much for your review, it's much appreciated. Delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable experience. Hope you'll play again in the future. Regards, Kierran Allardice, PR Officer

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience, we played Buddon Links course and it was in great condition. It was a real experience and not too busy...definitely worth the green fee

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carnoustiegolflinks, Public Relations Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Peter, Thank you very much for your review, it's much appreciated. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience on the Buddon, it's a fantastic course! Regards, Kierran Allardice, PR Officer

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently made the visit to the Carnoustie Golf Links just to see where they played The Open this past July. Having watched it on television, I thoroughly enjoyed visiting the course and the area. We'll definitely have to plan time to play next visit....More

Thank pasowine
carnoustiegolflinks, Public Relations Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you very much for your review, it's much appreciated. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit, you'll definitely have to come back and play. Regards, Kierran Allardice, PR Officer

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I'm lucky enough to have played this course numerous times. It is always in pristine condition. Definitely deserves it's title of toughest links in the world. It is also very fair and rewards good shots. The caddies are fantastic and really know their stuff. They've...More

Thank Craig M
carnoustiegolflinks, Public Relations Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Craig, Thank you very much for your review, it's much appreciated. Delighted to hear you think so highly of the course and we take great pride in the value that the caddies add to your round. Glad to hear you're going to try The...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018

We were due to play the course and were looking forward to our day, however there was a storm and an Orange weather alert. When we arrived we checked if the course was open or closed and we were told it was open even though...More

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carnoustiegolflinks, Public Relations Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for your review, it is much appreciated. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't get to go out and play the course and that you were disappointed with your experience. However, on the day in question the course was still...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Carnoustie is probably alone responsible for the development of golf in the US and (therefor sadly, the world). Many are the men who emigrated from this particular club. They took their skills with them and globalized golf. The scenery is all you can wish for...More

Thank Fredrik U
carnoustiegolflinks, Public Relations Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Fredrik, Thank you very much for your review, it's much appreciated! Regards, Kierran Allardice, PR Officer

Reviewed 2 September 2018

We recently visited Carnoustie to watch the Open and had an all round excellent experience. Looking forward to going back to play the course ourselves. The course was really well set up particularly the long par 3 16th hole where many of the top golfers...More

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carnoustiegolflinks, Public Relations Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for your review, it's much appreciated. Glad to hear you had such an enjoyable experience at The Open. Regards, Kierran Allardice, PR Officer

Reviewed 25 August 2018

Two friends and I popped in here on Thursday for some lunch. Excellent, from the grounds outside to inside, the food came very quickly and was piping hot. The staff were first class and we all agreed that we would return. Thank you all.

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carnoustiegolflinks, Public Relations Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hello Karen, Thank you very much for your review, it's much appreciated. Regards, Kierran Allardice, PR Officer

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We are not golf followers, but the word “Carnoustie” transcends that limitation and it was exciting for us to see the Links, albeit from a distance. The marking simply reflects that excitement, a little like, for example, the first sighting of the Wembley Arch from...More

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carnoustiegolflinks, Public Relations Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for your review, it's much appreciated. Regards, Kierran Allardice, PR Officer

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Visited the course for the second time recently to attend The Open - beautiful weather this time which was a bonus but the course itself was fantastic - well kept and easy to negotiate - wide range of eating opportunities and very helpful and informed...More

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carnoustiegolflinks, Public Relations Manager at Carnoustie Golf Links, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for your review, it's much appreciated. Delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable experience at The Open. Regards, Kierran Allardice, PR Officer

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sowla
26 July 2018|
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Response from carnoustiegolflinks | Property representative |
Hello, As you can imagine, having just hosted The 147th Open, we're pretty busy so don't recommend just turning up on the day. You're best bet is to contact us directly, you can find all the contact information you need on... More
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Robin M
19 July 2018|
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Response from ch00chter | Reviewed this property |
9th/12th greens 10th tee area 7th green 8th/13th tee area Both better viewing areas and normally near refreshment tents
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Denise A
18 July 2017|
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Response from carnoustiegolflinks | Property representative |
Hi Denise, The R&A have yet to release a specific date for the sale of tickets yet but your best bet is to register for priority ticket access and this means that before tickets do go on sale you will be notified via... More
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Chris O
29 May 2017|
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Response from GAsweetpea | Reviewed this property |
I booked through a company called Golf Scotland. They arranged all our tee times, even the Old Course. Stayed at the Fairmont in St Andrews. First class all the way .
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PETER H
11 March 2017|
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Response from carnoustiegolflinks | Property representative |
Hi Peter, We can certainly sort this out for you. If you could contact us through email or telephone with your full enquiry, we will be able to book this for you. Thanks Carnoustie Golf Links
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