18th

Name: Home Par: 4 Championship Tee: 499 yards Medal Tee: 444 yards Colin Says: They?ve got to use their savvy here. The drive needs to be towards Miller?s bunker…

Name: Island Par: 4 Championship Tee: 461 yards Medal Tee: 433 yards Colin Says: A brutal hole where I feel the Championship will be won and lost. They?ll look…

16th

Name: Barry Burn Par: 3 Championship Tee: 248 yards Medal Tee: 245 yards Colin Says: This requires a good blow but it?s not that difficult for the top players.…

Name: Lucky Slap Par: 4 Championship Tee: 472 yards Medal Tee: 459 yards Colin Says: A great hole where the tee-shot is crucial. They probably won?t hit driver, just…

Name: Spectacles Par: 5 Championship Tee: 514 yards Medal Tee: 483 yards Colin Says: They?ll probably go with a fairway wood or long iron from the tee and try…

13th

Name: Whins Par: 3 Championship Tee: 176 yards Medal Tee: 161 yards Colin Says: This is a good birdie opportunity unless the pin is back right (it may be…

Name: Southward Ho Par: 4 Championship Tee: 499 yards Medal Tee: 479 yards Colin Says: An extremely long par 4 that really requires a driver from the tee. The…

Name: Dyke Par: 4 Championship Tee: 383 yards Medal Tee: 362 yards Colin Says: A good par 4 with some cunning bunkering. Some might have a go with driver…

Name: South America Par: 4 Championship Tee: 466 yards Medal Tee: 446 yards Colin Says: If it?s downwind (which it should be) the 10th shouldn?t cause too many problems.…

Name: Railway Par: 4 Championship Tee: 478 yards Medal Tee: 413 yards Colin Says: This was the hardest hole in 1999. If they opt for a driver it?s a…

Name: Short Par: 3 Championship Tee: 183 yards Medal Tee: 167 yards Colin Says: The hardest par 3 on the course in my opinion, it requires more finesse…

Name: Plantation Par: 4 Championship Tee: 412 yards Medal Tee: 394 yards Colin Says: A good risk and reward hole, I expect around half the field to have a…

Name: Hogan?s Alley Par: 5 Championship Tee: 578 yards Medal Tee: 520 yards Colin Says: Unless the wind is from the East they won?t go down the alley. It?s…

Name: Brae Par: 4 Championship Tee: 415 yards Medal Tee: 387 yards Colin Says: The difficulty of the 5th is really determined by the pin position. The green is…

Name: Hillocks Par: 4 Championship Tee: 412 yards Medal Tee: 375 yards Colin Says: They can be very aggressive down here as they should be able to carry the…

Name: Jockie?s Burn Par: 4 Championship Tee: 358 yards Medal Tee: 337 yards Colin Says: This hole has been tweaked a little with the addition of bunkers and grassy…

Name: Gulley Par: 4 Championship Tee: 463 yards Medal Tee: 435 yards Colin Says: One of the best holes at Carnoustie. The bunker in the middle isn?t really in…

Meet the experts Colin Sinclair Head professional at Carnoustie Golf Links. There are few people who know the course better. He gives his view on how the…

Players all over the country took part in Open Regional Qualifying yesterday looking to secure a place at Local Qualifying. Marco Timanti visited Old Ford Manor for one of the…