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Regional Golf

The region contains many fine links, woodland, heathland and parkland golf courses, all of which are easily located within a 60-minute drive from Carnoustie. The index of regional courses provided below starts off by naming the 19 courses that are covered by the 'Carnoustie Country Golf Pass' ticket (marked with a red flag on map), then goes on to list 34 other nearby courses that are available on a pay-to-play basis.
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'Carnoustie Country Golf Pass' ticket, visit our Special price golf page. You can see the locations of all these regional courses by viewing the specially provided map. All the links below will open a new browser window.
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1. Arbroath Golf Course
Type: Links
Distance: 6,185 yards
Par: 70

Time by car from Carnoustie: 10 mins.
2. Brechin Golf Course
Type: Inland
Distance: 6,096 yards
Par: 70
Time by car from Carnoustie: 25 mins.

3. Carnoustie Buddon
Type: Links
Distance: 5,420 yards
Par: 66.
4. Carnoustie Burnside
Type: Links
Distance: 6,020 yards
Par: 68.
5. Edzell Golf Course
Type: Inland
Distance: 6,367 yards
Par: 71
Time by car from Carnoustie: 40 mins.
* 6. Forfar Golf Course
Type: Inland
Distance: 6,052 yards
Par: 69
Time by car from Carnoustie: 20 mins.
'Carnoustie Country Golf Pass' Courses
7. Kirriemuir Golf Course
Type: Parkland
Distance: 5,510 yards
Par: 68
Time by car from Carnoustie: 35 mins.
** 8. Letham Grange Glens (by Arbroath)
Type: Inland
Distance: 5,528 yards
Par: 68
Time by car from Carnoustie: 15 mins.
** 9. Letham Grange Old (by Arbroath)
Type: Inland
Distance: 6,632 yards
Par: 73
Time by car from Carnoustie: 15 mins.
10. Monifieth Ashludie
Type: Links
Distance: 5,123yards
Par: 68
Time by car from Carnoustie: 10 mins.
11. Montrose Broomfield
Type: Links
Distance: 4,830 yards
Par: 66
Time by car from Carnoustie: 35 mins.
12. Piperdam (Fowlis, by Dundee)
Type: Inland
Distance: 6,025 yards
Par: 72
Time by car from Carnoustie: 25 mins.
13. Ballumbie Castle (by NE Dundee)
Type: Inland
Distance: 6,127 yards
Par: 69
Time by car from Carnoustie: 25 mins.
14. Caird Park (North Dundee)
Type: Inland
Distance: 6,303 yards
Par: 72
Time by car from Carnoustie: 25 mins.

15. Camperdown Park (NW Dundee)
Type: Inland
Distance: 6,561 yards
Par: 71
Time by car from Carnoustie: 30 mins.

* 16. Downfield (NW Dundee)
Type: Inland (Open qualifying course)
Distance: 6,822 yards
Par: 73
Time by car from Carnoustie: 30 mins.
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17. Alyth: Heathland; 6,205 yards; par 70; 45 minutes by car from Carnoustie.

18. Blairgowrie Lansdowne: Heathland; 6,802 yards; par 72; 50 mins from Carnoustie.

19. Blairgowrie Rosemount: Heathland; 6,590 yards; par 72.

20. Blairgowrie Wee: Heathland; 4,704 yards; par 32 (9-hole).

21. Crail Balcomie: Links; 5,922 yards; par 69; 50 mins from Carnoustie.

22. Crail Craighead: Links; 6,728 yards; par 72.

23. Cupar: Inland; 5,153 yards; par 34 (9-hole); 45 mins from Carnoustie.

24. Elie: Links; 6,273 yards; par 70; 50 mins from Carnoustie.


25. Gleneagles King's: Heathland; 6,471 yards; par 70; 60 mins from Carnoustie.

26. Gleneagles PGA Centenary: Heathland; 6,559 yards; par 72.

27. Gleneagles Queen's: Woodland; 5,965 yards; par 68.


28. Gleneagles Wee: Heathland; 1,481 yards; par 27 (9-hole).

29. Glenisla: Parkland; 6,402 yards; par 71; 45 mins from Carnoustie. Please note that despite its name, Glenisla Golf Course is not located in the Angus glens, north of Kirriemuir. It is in fact located beside the town of Alyth, to the west of Kirriemuir.

30. Guthrie Castle (by Forfar): Woodland; 6,032yards; par 69; 20 mins from Carnoustie. Please note that this course is only open to the public from 1 April to 31 October.

31. Kingsbarns: Links; 7,125 yards; par 72; 50 mins from Carnoustie.

32. Kinross (Blue):Parkland; 6,438 yards; par 71; 60 mins from Carnoustie.

33. Kinross (Red): Parkland; 6,256 yards; par 73.

34. Ladybank: Heathland; 6,601 yards; par 71; 50 mins from Carnoustie.

35. Leven: Links; 6,4267 yards; par 71; 60 mins from Carnoustie.

36. Murrayshall Championship: Parkland; 6,441 yards; par 73; 50 mins from Carnoustie.

37. Murrayshall Lynedoch: Woodland; 5,632 yards; par 69.

38. Pitlochry: Heathland; 5,811 yards; par 69; 60 mins from Carnoustie.

39. Scotscraig: Links; 6,550 yards; par 71; 35 mins from Carnoustie.

40. St Andrews Old Course: Links; 6,604 yards; par 72; 45 mins from Carnoustie.

41. St Andrews Eden: Links; 6,195 yards; par 70.

42. St Andrews Jubilee: Links; 6,742 yards; par 72.

43. St Andrews New Course: Links; 6,604 yards; par 71.

44. St Andrews Strathtyrum: Links; 5,094 yards; par 69.

45. St Andrews Balgove: Links; 1,520 yards; par 30 (9-hole).

46. St Andrews Bay (Torrance Course): Links; 7,037 yards; par 72.

47. St Andrews Bay (Devlin Course): Clifftop; 7,049 yards; par 72.

48. St Andrews Duke's: Heathland; 7,271 yards; par 72.

49. St Michaels: Inland; 5,802 yards; par 70; 35 mins from Carnoustie.

50. Strathmore (by Alyth): Parkland; 6454 yards; par 72; 45 mins from Carnoustie.

Other golf courses in the region - view map to see the locations of all courses listed here.
Changes to the 'Carnoustie Country Golf Pass' Ticket - from April 2006 Onwards
Please note that from April 2006 onwards, it is possible to upgrade the 'Carnoustie Country Golf Pass' ticket so that you can play one round on the Carnoustie Championship Course, if you pay an extra £74. A further change to this ticket means that you can also
play one of your three rounds on the following Open Qualifying courses - Monifieth Medal, Panmure Barry and Montrose Medal. If you do decide to play one of these three Open Qualifying courses (marked with a pink flag on map), then no extra payment is required for this, although a supplement may be required if you are playing on a Saturday or Sunday.

* Please note that Downfield (number 16) and Forfar (number 6) golf courses are no longer included in the 'Carnoustie Country Golf Pass' ticket.

** The courses at Letham Grange (numbers 8 and 9) are closed until further notice, and are therefore no longer included in the 'Carnoustie Country Golf Pass' ticket.
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