Course

Hole 8 Go to 7

No.8

183 Yards
Par 3

Mackie: "Trust the yardage" is every caddie's advice to his player on this hole. A sea of gorse and heather stretches out below the tee and a hidden hollow short of the green all combine to make the pin look two clubs closer than it is in reality.

Keith MackieKeith Mackie is an acclaimed international golf writer based in St. Andrews, Scotland. Carnoustie will mark the 44th consecutive Open Championship he has covered.

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