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Montrose Golf Links is a beautiful naturally maintained golf course in Angus, situated on Scotland’s infamous east coastline.

With unpredictable winds and stunning sea views, Montrose Golf Links provides a captivating setting for golfers of all abilities to experience playing truly authentic Scottish links golf.

Blending centuries of golfing heritage with the desire to embrace inclusion and advance the modern game, Montrose Golf Links offers a golfing experience like no other.

With two distinct courses, the challenging 1562 Championship and equally captivating Broomfield Course, players of all levels can enjoy 36 holes of traditional Scottish links golf amidst stunning scenery.

Each provides a thrilling game with plenty of deep bunkers, sandy dunes and sloping greens to truly put your golf skills to the test.

Broomfield Course

The Broomfield course complements the historic 1562 course perfectly. Offering its own distinct challenges, the Broomfield offers a great environment for golfers of all abilities to test their skills. The key to success on this shorter but equally challenging links course, is a delicate touch, especially on the small greens.

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1562 Course

Featuring as No.43 on Scotland's Top 100 Courses, the 1562 Course has been described as "a magnificent stretch of marvellously natural ground." This historic course provides a challenging round for golfers with undulating fairways and fast greens, only made more difficult when the wind whips inland from the sea.

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OUR LOCATION

Surrounded by Scotland's finest championship golf courses, Montrose Golf Links stands as a historic gem in the heart of the North East's legendary coastline.

Dundee

37 miles (45 mins)

Aberdeen Airport

40 miles (50 mins)
Edinburgh Airport
95 miles (1 hour 45 mins)
Glasgow Airport
120 miles (2 hours 15 mins)

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Montrose Golf Links
5 Traill Drive, Montrose,
Angus DD10 8SW

At Montrose Golf Links, we’re more than just our golf courses. Our links serve as a community hub, where first swings are taken, lifelong friendships are formed and unforgettable memories are made.

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or stepping onto the course for the first time, our welcoming atmosphere and passion for golf will ensure you’re able to discover the magic of Montrose Golf Links.

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meet the team

DAVID BROWN

GENERAL MANAGER

David joined Montrose Golf Links at the start of 2022, and is enjoying the challenge of being general manager at the links. With over 15 years of experience working in the golf industry, and a strong background in merchandising and retail, David is proud to guide Montrose Golf Links into a new era.

Jason Boyd

PGA Golf Professional

Jason Boyd is the Head PGA Accredited Golf Professional and Callaway Golf Ambassador at Montrose Golf Links. With his 25+ years of experience as a golf professional, Jason enjoys providing his expertise to help others to develop their skills and improve their technique. Alongside this, Jason is the Chairman of the Scottish Region PGA and offers a well-stocked professional shop at our links.

SEAN LOGUE

SENIOR SHOP ASSISTANT

Sean Logue has worked his way from the grassroots to help run and maintain the Links' shop - not only that, he assists on the green too, providing guidance and tutorage beside Jason and David. A valued member of the team, you'll find him golfing his free time away!

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Our history

1562
Montrose Golf Links is established, becoming the site of the fifth oldest golf course globally, offering a golfing experience rich in history and natural beauty.

1810
Montrose's first Golf Club is established, laying the foundation for the preservation of the links for future generations.
Late 19th Century
Historic matches between golfing legends, Old Tom Morris and Bob Dow, take place on the original golfing ground at Montrose Links.
1900
The town council decides to preserve the East Links area for leisure and commercial development, leading to the relocation of golf holes to the North and East.
1907
Harry Colt designs the Broomfield Course at Montrose.
1913
Harry Colt finalises the layout of the iconic 1562 course, making effective use of the natural dunes within the landscape.
2008
The 2nd Hole of the 1562 Course is realigned by Martin Hawtree in response to coastal erosion.
Present Day
Montrose Caledonia and Royal Montrose Mercantile Golf Club, in association with Angus Council, manage Montrose Golf Links, welcoming visitors from around the world to play on the historic links.
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Sustainability

At Montrose Golf Links, we take sustainability seriously. With coastal erosion set to have a significant impact on our links’ future, we want to take proactive measures to protect our golf courses and local community for future generations.

We are proud that our renowned 1562 is a GEO Certified Golf Course in recognition of our unwavering commitment to the environment and social responsibility.

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