Photo of Carnoustie Golf Links (Buddon Course)

Carnoustie Golf Links

Links Parade,

Carnoustie, Angus DD7 7JE

  • Office

    +44 (0)1241 853 789
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1241 853 789
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1241 852 720
  • Golf pro

    Colin Sinclair (Head Golf Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland.

  • Designer:

    Peter Alliss & Dave Thomas.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
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).

Location

Latitude:

56.497178

Longitude:

-2.716945

How to get 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.

Carnoustie Golf Links (Buddon Course)

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1979

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.

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

List of courses: Home of Golf

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance (can be done via Carnoustie's website). Handicap required.

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].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Caddies available.

Practice facilities

Good

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.

Where2Stay

  • Carnoustie Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa4-star

    The Links, Carnoustie, Angus DD7 7JE

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    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).

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Panmure; Monifieth

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Downfield; Letham Grange; Scotscraig

  • Panmure Hotel3-star

    Tay Street, Monifieth, Angus DD5 4AX

    +44 (0)1382 532 911

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    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

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Monifieth; Panmure; Carnoustie (Championship, Burnside & Buddon courses).

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Scotscraig, Downfield, Letham Grange

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