It might miss the famous skyline of St Andrews - but Carnoustie links wins hands-down when it comes to the “phenomenon, disaster, brilliance and tragedy” of golf.
As Montrose port celebrates its 525th anniversary, Michael Alexander looks at some of the key moments in history.
Can you identify the ‘little girl’ who presented golf legend Tom Watson with heather at 1975 Carnoustie Open?
With just over a month until the Open Championship returns to Carnoustie, thoughts inevitably return to some of the golfing folklore that surrounds the course.
In the third and final part of our special report looking at child poverty in Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander examines the impact of rural poverty which often remains 'hidden' from public view.
A Forfar soldier has put his physical fitness and skills to the test as he took to the demanding slopes of the French Alps to take part in the British Army Telemark Skiing Championships.
An Angus-raised wine maker known as ‘The Flying Scot’ features in the final part of a BBC radio series on Scottish convivial history.
Scottish Bounty Hunter star Christian Matlock ‘blown away’ by Christmas generosity as he launches homelessness campaign
A former bounty hunter from Brechin has been “blown away” by the generosity of the Scottish public just days after he launched an appeal to help the homeless and needy families at Christmas.
‘The story of golf in Carnoustie is ‘much more exciting’ than St Andrews,’ says footballer turned author of new book
Former Hearts striker turned landscape photographer Donald Ford tells Michael Alexander how his new book marking the 175th anniversary of Carnoustie Golf Club captures a “remarkable” history that in many ways eclipses St Andrews.
In the first of two special interviews with the new MPs of Courier Country, Michael Alexander meets Angus Conservative MP Kirstene Hair who talks about the work ethic that was instilled into her growing up on the family farm - and reveals why, a year before she became an MP, she chose not to vote in the 2016 Brexit referendum - instead letting 'everyone else' decide.
Look out those tartan scarves and flares!