Sizzling sun is making top courses change colour - literally!

Carnoustie

As the UK and Ireland continues to bake in scorching sunshine, golfers have been uploading pictures of their burnt-out courses on social media.

The long, dry and hot spell of weather has turned many well-known, well-loved courses from green to brown.

For example, just look at the picture above of Carnoustie's Championship Course, which, in just two weeks' time, will stage the 2018 Open. As this picture taken by head greenkeeper Craig Boath shows, it could be a firm and fast test for defending champion Jordan Spieth and Co.

Twelve more players book their places at Carnoustie
• Rory picks World Cup winner... and it's not England
• The best golfers to follow on social media

But it's far from the only course sweltering in the current #tapsaff conditions.

Check out some of the incredible pics doing the rounds online right now…

According to forecasters, the excellent weather could last until well into August, so expect even more fiery conditions over the comings weeks.

Got pics of how your own course has been transformed by the heatwave? Send them to us! Email letters@bunkered.co.uk

Share this Article

share-logo
twitter-logo facebook-logo

Latest Videos See all videos right arrow

play button
IS IT TIME TO ORDER NEW WEDGES? - TaylorMade MG3 review
TaylorMade
play button
THE SIMPLE WAY TO FLUSH YOUR IRONS | with Ewen Ferguson
Ewen Ferguson
play button
DO THE TAYLORMADE P790 IRONS LIVE UP TO THE HYPE?
TaylorMade
play button
I TAKE ON THE BEST AMATEUR GOLFER IN SCOTLAND
angus carrick
See all videos right arrow

Golf News

Paul Casey's caddie to take indefinite mental health break
COVID-19: Significant number of tour pros not yet vaccinated
REVEALED - The most popular golf course on Instagram
Tony Jacklin critical of Europe's Ryder Cup "ball issues"
FirstPoint USA appoints former Scottish Golf man Duncan

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods: Inside his $41million Florida mansion
The very best pubs in St Andrews
The Scottish Golf Course Emoji Quiz!
24 lies every bad golfer tells
Doug Sanders: The extraordinary life of golf's original playboy

Quick Fault 'n' Fixes See all videos right arrow

play button
Stay on top of the golf ball
Watch
play button
Timing your strike
Watch
play button
Shift your weight to the left side
Callaway
play button
Releasing the clubhead
Watch
See all videos right arrow