New Roles for Craig Boath and Kevin Stott

Head of Sustainability

We are delighted to announced that Craig Boath has been appointed to the brand-new role of Head of Sustainability at Carnoustie Golf Links. The new role is key to Carnoustie’s aspirations to become a global leader in sustainability for the golf industry and has been created to align with our carbon net zero ambition. Craig continues his long association with Carnoustie building his knowledge and experience having recently celebrated 25 years. Craig will oversee Carnoustie’s environmental ambitions, looking to build on recent successes having been awarded Environmental Golf Course of the Year in 2018 and IAGTO Climate Action award in 2021.

Craig Boath, Head of Sustainability said: “I am very pleased to take up this ambitious new role, having helped to create the foundations for Carnoustie’s sustainable focus. This new role demonstrates Carnoustie’s steadfast commitment to the natural environment and our carbon net zero target”

Links Superintendent

Kevin Stott, formally courses manager, has been promoted to the role of Links Superintendent, having successfully led the greenkeeping team through The AIG Women’s Open in 2021 and the more recent Boy’s & Girl’s Amateur Championships in July this year and The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Kevin has been integral to the success of the fescue programme on the Championship course over the last three years, which has been supported and applauded by The R&A agronomists for establishing finer, more resilient, and sustainable grasses on the greens.

Kevin Stott, Links Superintendent said: “It’s a great honour to be appointed as Links Superintendent at Carnoustie Golf Links having spent 3 years as Courses Manager and Deputy Links Superintendent. The golf courses at Carnoustie are known throughout the golfing world for their exceptional quality and conditioning, and I am committed to growing Carnoustie’s status as a benchmark for greenkeeping best practice.”