The Course - Description
A heathland course of Championship status (Par 71) set amongst heather, pine trees and silver birch. The Championship course (6754 yards) has two loops of nine holes - visitors generally use the blue course (6299 yards).
But woe be unto the Man with the exaggerated slice or pull! He may not again see his ball, and the only consolation will be that probably nobody else will find it!
(Extract from the Dundee Evening Post - 9th June 1903)
The course definition may have changed dramatically in the intervening one hundred years but its character remains intact. If you stray off line expect to be punished for your sins.
The drive at the dogleg 3rd and 9th holes requires extreme care, as do the 15th and 16th on the back nine. The greens are compact and your approach shot requires precision to find the putting surface. The fairways are predominantly flat leaving you invigorated from the exercise with a surfeit of energy to meet the excesses of the 19th hole.
Host to The Scottish Open Amateur Seniors Championship 1998
Host to The British Boys 1998
Host to The Ladies British Open Amateur Championship 2001
Host to the final qualifying for The Open Championship 1978, 1984, 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005
Amateur: Paul Stewart (Ladybank) 63
Professional: Paul Affleck (England) 65