Open Championship Venues

Many golfers plan to play at least one of Scotland's famous Open venues on their trip. There are currently five Scottish golf courses on the Open Championship rota; the Carnoustie Championship course, Muirfield, the Old course at Royal Troon, the Old course at St Andrews and the Ailsa course at Turnberry.

We've listed a few key facts about each venue.


Handicap limits for the other four courses are:

Carnoustie : Men 28; Women 36
Muirfield : Men 18; Women 18
Old course, St Andrews : Men 24; Women 36
Royal Troon Old course : Men 20; Women 30