9-hole Pairs Championship

Club members Dave Bond and Jerry Husband entered a Scottish qualifier for the American Golf 9 hole Pairs Championships at the Torrance Course, Fairmont Hotel, St Andrews, on July 18, 2017.

Being the leading qualifiers with 21 Stableford points, they now progress to the National Finals which take place at the Belfry from Sept 6-8. They play two nines on the Brabazon Course and the top 4 pairs over these two rounds progress to a play-off for the overall title of British Champions on Sept. 8th. The winners of the title earn themselves an all-inclusive trip to Mauritius in October.

Any members interested in entering this, or any of the other competitions run by American Golf, can find out more here:

http://www.americangolf.co.uk/ events/Events-Page.html


Angus County News

Carnoustie Golf Club’s Andy Fyfe, whose wife only recently gave birth to a baby daughter, won the Angus County Summer Meeting on Sunday, July 16th, at Piperdam with a level par 71. This follows on from Andy winning the Angus County Matchplay Championship, beating fellow club member Will Porter in the final.

175th Anniversary Book Launch and War Memorial Re-dedication

Carnoustie Golf Club held the  175th Anniversary Book launch and War Memorial Re-Dedication Ceremony in the newly-refurbished Clubhouse on Sunday, July 2, 2017. Around 150 people attended these events and members who collected their books were able to have them signed by the book’s author, Donald Ford, and Carnoustie Golf Club’s overseas historian David Mackesey.

The Rev. Dougal Edwards conducted an excellent service outside the Club, with contributions from a bugler playing the Last Post, and a piper playing Flowers O’ the Forest. The Carnoustie branch of the Royal British Legion provided a Colour Party.


The book’s author Donald Ford with, from left to right: Provost of Angus Ronnie Paton, Club Captain Bill Thompson and Kenny Fraser, who helped Donald with the ccreation and research for the book.

Club members waiting to get their book signed.



Oor Wullie, having just come off the course, waiting in line to get his 175th Anniversary Book signed.










Pictured in front of the newly re-dedicated memorial are, from left to right: Danny Downs, ex R.A.F.; Barrie Smith, ex Army; Provost of Angus Ronnie Proctor; David Paton, Vice-chairman of the British Legion, Carnoustie; Carnoustie Golf Club Captain Bill Thompson; Frank Burke, ex R.A.F.; Rev. Dougal Edwards.

Open Final Qualifying

Congratulations to Carnoustie Club members Keir McNicoll and Will Porter, who scored 2 under par 70s at Panmure to reach Final Qualifying for this year’s Open Championship.

Read more about it here:



Club Championship Finals Day

The Club Championship Finals Day was held over the three Carnoustie courses on Sunday, June 25th. After some great golf, the results were as follows:

Gents Club Champion: Alan Kennedy; Runner-Up: Steven Bell.

Jubilee Cup Winner: Colin Watt; Runner-Up Doug Smith.

Ladies Club Champion: Frances Millar; Runner-Up: Susan Sneddon.

Handicap Winner: Davina Anderson; Runner-Up: Lis Husband.

Mixed Foursomes 2017

Our annual Mixed Foursomes competition is to be held on the Burnside course on Friday 14 July.

Closing date is Tuesday 4 July.  Click below for full details:


Smith Family Talk by David Mackesey

Mr David Mackesey, Diablo GCC Past President and Carnoustie Golf Club Overseas Historian, visited the Club on February 10th, 2017, and gave a talk on the Smith Family of Carnoustie. Click below for a report of this talk:

David Mackesey Talk 2017

Eclectic High Tea

The Winter Eclectic High Tea was held in the Clubhouse on Saturday 8 April. Members enjoyed an excellent meal and a few refreshments.

Winners were:

Championship Lakeville Salver – Scratch Winner, Paul Drummond; Handicap Winner, Bob Kirk.

Burnside – Scratch Joint Winners, Alex B. Anderson and Graeme Anderson; Handicap Winner, Tony Albrecht.

Winter Trophy: Bill Allan.

Buddon Tuesday – Scratch winner, Alan Kennedy. Handicap Winner, Jim Mcilravey.

Buddon Wednesday – Scratch Winner, J. G. Reid; Handicap Winner, Davie Bond.

Click below for a PDF with the full results:


Andy Coogan Jnr. attended and presented Club Captain Bill Thompson with a glass vase celebrating the 175th Anniversary. Bill then presented a plaque for Andy to take back to Victoria Golf Club.

Some photos of the presentations:


Left to Right: Bob Kirk, Paul Drummond, Bill Thompson


Winter Trophy winner Bill Allan with Bill Thompson.


Left to Right: Alex B. Anderson, Tony Albrecht, Graeme Anderson and Bill Thompson.


Left to Right: Alan Kennedy, Jim McIlravey, Bill Thompson.

Davie Bond with Bill Thompson.




Captain v. Vice-Captain Match

Click below for a gallery showing photos from the Captain v. Vice-Captain match held on the Buddon:


175th Anniversary Merchandise

A new page has been added to the Merchandise tab on Carnoustie Golf Club’s home page. This page features some Club Merchandise created to celebrate the Club’s 175th Anniversary. More photos will be added when available.