Carnoustie Golf Links (Buddon Course)


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Carnoustie Golf Links (Buddon Course) Est. 1979

Where2Golf says: 

Carnoustie Golf Links is home to the locally well-regarded Buddon course, which wraps around the south and west sides of the revered Championship layout. Although the newest and third ranked of the three links courses at Carnoustie, the Buddon gets you closest to the North Sea and, on a windy day, lays down an equally tough test of your golfing skills. Course description, images and other details to follow soon.

Stay & Play at Carnoustie: onsite hotel accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses in Home of Golf

Map of courses in Home of Golf
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Carnoustie Golf Links
Links Parade,
Carnoustie, Angus DD7 7JE
Scotland
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +44 (0)1241 853 789
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1241 853 789
Fax

  +44 (0)1241 852 720

Email   golf@carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk
Website   www.carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
 
Colin Sinclair (Head Golf Professional).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 18 holes. Seaside links.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Coastal duneland.
 
Designer: Peter Alliss & Dave Thomas.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 5921 5652 5096
Par 68 68 67
SSS or Slope 68 66 69
 
At the Same Location:
The three 18-hole courses at Carnoustie Links are: Championship course (par-72, 6941 yds from the back tees); Burnside course (par-68, 6028 yds); Buddon course (par-68, 5921 yds). They are complemented by the six-hole Junior course (opened in 2014).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

12 miles E of Dundee
From the east side of Dundee, follow the A92 direction Abroath. After approx 7.5 miles, take exit Carnoustie / Barry Mill and follow direction Carnoustie. After approx 1.1 miles, at roundabout, turn left direction Town Centre. After o.8 miles, immediately after primary school, turn right into Links Avenue. After o.2 miles Carnoustie Hotel and golf course is in front of you.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Oct) (all days): £75. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, combination tickets, etc. [Last updated: 2019].
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance (can be done via Carnoustie's website). Handicap required.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Caddies available.

Practice facilities
Good
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

Carnoustie Golf Links lies directly south of the west side of the town of Carnoustie. A little further west is the village of Barry and further still, lies an army training and shooting facility at Buddon, known as the Barry Buddon Training Camp. Running through Carnoustie's famous championship course is the Barry Burn, while skirting the training camp is the Buddon Burn. It is from these local place names that the three Carnoustie Links courses take their names.

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (56.497178)
Longitude: (-2.716945)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Carnoustie Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa 4-star
The Links, Carnoustie, Angus DD7 7JE
+44 (0)1241 411 999
www.carnoustie-hotel.com

Located just a short putt beyond the 18th green of Carnoustie's Championship course, and close to the unspoilt beaches lining the North Sea. Many rooms have wonderful views onto the Carnoustie golf courses.

Golf at this hotel Carnoustie (Championship, Burnside and Buddon courses).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 5 miles Panmure; Monifieth
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 20 miles Downfield; Letham Grange; Scotscraig
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Panmure Hotel 3-star
Tay Street, Monifieth, Angus DD5 4AX
+44 (0)1382 532 911
www.panmurehotel.co.uk

Set in the picturesque seaside resort of Monifieth, the historic Panmure Hotel provides an ideal base for leisure seekers, golf enthusiasts and corporate guests. The hotel has 13 rooms, 2 bars, a conservatory and restaurant, and function suite for weddings, conferences and events. The hotel overlooks the first green of the award-winning Monifieth Golf Links.

Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 5 miles Monifieth; Panmure; Carnoustie (Championship, Burnside & Buddon courses).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 20 miles Scotscraig, Downfield, Letham Grange
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in Where2Golf.com are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 3,5
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
 
Where2Golf spotlights


Tournaments:
Walker Cup: The USA scored a convincing 15.5-10.5 win over their GB&I opponents in the 47th Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool. The USA amateurs won all but two of the Sunday singles matches.
Solheim Cup:  can Europe’s top women professional golfers fair better at Gleneagles than they did in their 2017 Solheim Cup encounter with the USA. (Sept 13-15).
Who's Who: 
Brian Barnes:  one of the most colourful Scottish golfers of the modern era sadly passed away. Few others can boast two matchplay wins against Jack Nicklaus … on the same day!
Steve Stricker:  three-time Ryder Cup player and 12-time PGA Tour winner, defends his PGA Tour Champions, Sanford International title at Minnehaha CC (Sept 20-22).

Where2Golf redesign fundraising campaign Sep 2019
Latest golf course reviews
The Welcombe Hotel : provides an excellent Stay & Play opportunity, just a mile out of town from William Shakespear's birthplace in the centre of Stratford. From the layout's higher elevations you will enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding Warwickshire countryside. Read more...
Sutton Coldfield Golf Club: located to the north of Birmingham, occupies a small corner of the wonderfully expansive and natural environs of Sutton Park. Perhaps not as lauded as nearby Little Aston, and Copt Heath, this heathland gem also lays down a really enjoyable test of golf in a wonderfully natural setting. Read more... 
Walton Heath Golf Club (Old course): Top golfers and golf writers have long acknowledged Walton Heath as one of the finest heathland courses in the British Isles. In fact there are two courses here, the Old and New. Read more...
Koksijde Golf ter Hille Golf Club: on what was previously open farmland, an enjoyable and challenging links-style layout has been crafted. Perhaps the inspiration for Koksijde's new course came from a renowned Harry Colt layout that existed in the 1920s just a couple of kilometres to the west. Read more...
 
Most popular golf course videos