Junior Competitions

Carnoustie Junior Links Championship

The Carnoustie Junior Links Championship is the prestige event for all junior season ticket holders who are under 18 on the 1st January of that year. It is a scratch event that consists of an 18-Hole qualifying round over The Carnoustie Burnside Course on 10th May, from which the leading 4 qualifiers will enter into a Match Play knockout competition. The final of the championship will be contested on Super Saturday – June 6th 2020.
For further information and to enter please click HERE.

Nicoll Cup

The Nicoll Cup is a Match Play knockout competition contested by junior golfers who are under 14 on 1st January of that year. The competition will be played over 14 holes on the Burnside Course and will be a scratch event (no handicap needed). Players are required to enter by March 31st with the draw becoming available on 1st April. Matches are to be completed by the set date and the final of the championship will be contested on Super Saturday – June 6th 2020.
For further information and to enter please click HERE.

Carnoustie Junior Open

The Carnoustie Golf Links Junior Open is a day of celebration for junior golf. No matter your age or ability, you will be able to participate in one of our events. The competition takes place in August and from 2020 will be played on The Championship Course, The Burnside Course and The Nestie Course. It is open to any golfer who is Under 18 on 1st January of that year.
The Championship Course will host the Scratch event – Handicap ballot will decide the 42 entrants
The Burnside Course will host a Scratch/Handicap event – First-come, first served process will decide the 42 entrants
The Nestie Course will host a non-handicap event targeted toward players who are just beginning their journey into golf
For further information and to enter please click HERE.

The Carnoustie Craws Ryder Cup 

This team event is the season ending event for the advanced junior golfer and is one all players should be striving to be part of. On 26th/27th September (Ryder Cup Weekend) we will host our own USA VS EUROPE Team match comprising of two 8 person teams. To be selected for the match, a junior golfer will have to finish in the top 16 places in the season ending Order of Merit. More info regarding the Order of Merit can be found by below or clicking HERE

The Carnoustie Craws Order of Merit Events

The Carnoustie Craws Ryder Cup OOM events are open to Carnoustie Craws Junior Academy players and Carnoustie Golf Links Junior/Juvenile Season Ticket Holders only. To participate in the events that count toward the order of merit, players are required to have an official handicap. There will be 8 events that count toward the Order of Merit throughout the summer season and players can gain points by playing in these competitions. At the end of the season, the top 16 players in the Order of Merit will compete in the Carnoustie Craws Ryder Cup Match on 26th/27th  September. There will also be prizes for the top 5 players in the OOM. To view the schedule for the OOM events please see the fixture list below. To enter each OOM event, please head to our GolfBox entry page by clicking HERE.

The Carnoustie Craws Doubles Championship – Cancelled for 2020

The Carnoustie Craws Doubles Championship is a handicap doubles Match Play knockout event where you must enter with a partner to participate. The competition will be played over 18 holes on the Burnside Course. Players are required to enter by April 30th, with the draw becoming available on 1st May.  Matches are to be completed by the set date. The event is open to Carnoustie Craws Junior Academy players and Carnoustie Golf Links Junior/Juvenile Season Ticket Holders only. To participate in the event, players are required to have an official handicap. To enter, please click HERE.