The Montrose Medal course has all the key ingredients for one of the most intriguing challenges in golf – springy undulating turf, deep bunkers, bountiful gorse and sand dunes aplenty. Add more than 450 years of maturity and a run of holes along the rugged Angus coastline with jaw-dropping views, and you can see why the Montrose Medal course is consistently included in Golf Monthly’s Top 100.
The Medal Course is the fifth oldest golf course in the world and is integral to the sport’s history. It is also a unique challenge with the east wind demanding the upmost respect from experienced golfers. The combination of these definitive ingredients has produced a course with all the mouth-watering trimmings of a classic Scottish links. A trip to Carnoustie Country would not be complete without a round on the Montrose Medal course.
The undulations that make up the Montrose Medal course have been around for centuries. Combined with the wind, they require respect. Opt for the safest option when possible and pace your round.