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Carnoustie Championship Course

Carnoustie Golf Course host of the 1999 Open Championship
©2016 Gazetteer for Scotland

Carnoustie Golf Course host of the 1999 Open Championship

Although golf was probably played at Carnoustie from the 16th Century, the present Carnoustie Golf Course was opened in 1842 and designed by noted golfer James Braid (1870 - 1950). A highly regarded championship course, it is located immediately to the south of the town, across the Dundee-Aberdeen main railway line. Carnoustie is a par 72, 7187 yard (6572m) links course, which has held the British Open Championship in 1931, 1937, 1953, 1968, 1975 and 1999.


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