Can public play Carnoustie? Carnoustie is open to the public and has three superb golf courses to cater for every golfer. The golf courses are open every day and we warmly welcome visiting golfers from all over the world.
Is Carnoustie the hardest golf course? It’s already a brute, the hardest links on the Open rota. “In terms of toughness, you couldn’t go past it,” said two-time winner Padraig Harrington, who won the last Open at Carnoustie, in 2007. “It’s the toughest, not only because of all 18 holes, it has the toughest finish in championship golf.
Who owns Carnoustie Golf Course in Scotland? 4.1 Angus Council owns the land and golf courses at Carnoustie Golf Links but for the last several decades has outsourced the management and maintenance of the courses and all associated activity such as management of local golfer access and securing major championships to CGLMC.
Why is Carnoustie so hard? So why is Carnoustie so tough if the greens aren’t its biggest challenge? Because it has four key hazards that work together to prevent you picking up easy pars and cheeky birdies. The first is the aforementioned burns. These hazards slither across fairways, surround greens and line the borders of holes.