Carnoustie Golf Links

Letham Grange Golf Club - Old Course

Scotland, East Coast, Tayside, Angus
Designer: Donald Steel
Course Opened: 1987

In 1976 a young Angus farmer stood outside a derelict mansion in the overgrown grounds of a woodland estate in Angus with the vision of developing a new golf course.  He could never have imagined that within ten years he would be playing on what is arguably Scotland’s finest inland golf course that has earned itself the nickname ‘Augusta of the North’.

The Letham Grange Old course was designed by Donald Steel, and opened by the legendary Sir Henry Cotton in 1987.  At 6,968 yards off the Tiger Tees, the course is arguably the longest inland course in the north east of Scotland.  In 1992 a shorter course, The Glens (5,528 yards) was opened.

The Letham Grange Hotel & Golf Resort closed in early 2011 following an unresolved and lengthy dispute between a former owner and the liquidator.  However, they were reopened less than two months later under the management of Letham Grange Golf Club thanks to the impressive efforts of keen members who often worked on a voluntary basis at the Golf Desk and out on the Golf Course.

From the golf club website.


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