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Hogan’s Alley History

One of Carnoustie’s most memorable contributions to golfing history came in 1953 when legendary American golfer Ben Hogan came to Scotland to play in his only Open Championship. His victory made him the only player to win the Masters, US Open and Open Championship in the same calendar year. In all four rounds, the fearless Hogan took the dangerous, but direct line between out of bounds and bunkers at the par five 6th hole. It is still known as Hogan’s Alley.’

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