Monifieth Golf Links :: Winter offer

2016 09 Monifieth Medal © Djw 8
Monifieth

MONIFIETH GOLF LINKS | WINTER GOLF

This winter, head to Monifieth in Angus for an unbeatable offer to play its two courses.


From October 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017, you can have membership of the Medal Course (valid Monday – Friday) and the Ashludie Course (valid seven days) for only £150 – not bad considering the Medal Course was an Open Qualifying venue for when the Open was at nearby Carnoustie in 2007.

What’s more, the club enjoyed a wonderful visit from five-time Open champion Tom Watson in the summer when he came across for the Senior Open, which was held at Carnoustie.

The 67-year-old first teed off on the Monifieth Medal in 1975 when he discovered nearby Carnoustie was closed for practice games ahead of his first Open.

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Local legend has it that Watson was a quick study on the links, and went on to capture the first of five Open Championships, beating Australian Jack Newton in an 18-hole play-off.

As a result, he was awarded honorary life membership of the course and was presented his certificate and a memorial plaque before recreating his infamous first tee shot on a links course.

Monifieth is built over undulating links with some old dune ridges – often gorse covered – between fairways and, unusually for a links, many holes have tree-lined fairways.

The Medal has a reputation as a hard, uncompromising course, which is bounded on one side by the main railway line to the north and, when the wind blows in from the Firth of Tay, be prepared for a testing round of golf.


Monifieth Golf Links :: Winter offer


For more information on the offer, contact 01382 535553.

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