Hosted 8 Open Championships, PGA and European Tour. As well as 19 Alfred Dunhill Links Championships on the European Tour, alongside St. Andrews and Kingsbarns, located in Angus and Fife. 2012 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Venue. Carnoustie is the finest test of championship golf to be found anywhere.
Hosted 4 Amateur Championships, Royal Dornoch was formed in 1877 becoming Royal in 1906, courtesy of King Edward VII. Ostensibly the course itself is pretty straight forward, it's an out-and-back layout.