The glitz and glamour of The Open Championship arrived in Carnoustie in July, shining the spotlight on Courier country.
Internationally, the football World Cup was the highlight of the 2018 sporting calendar.
Sadly, there was no Scottish interest but the tournament turned out to be one of the most memorable ever.
The World Cup in pictures
The host nation made a surprise run to the quarter-finals, while Gareth Southgate made waistcoats the fashion item of the summer in England with their impressive campaign that ended at the semi-final stage. After a competition of shocks, one of the pre-tournament favourites, France, were the last nation standing.
Scotland ended 2018 on a high by securing a Nations League play-off place and the women qualified for their World Cup for the first time.
2018 won’t go down as a classic for either of the Dundee teams, with league struggles meaning both changed managers.
Out went Neil McCann and Csaba Laszlo.
With Jim McIntyre at Dens and Robbie Neilson at Tannadice already improving their sides’ displays, fans will be hoping for better in 2019.
Locally, Montrose won the SPFL League Two, with Arbroath well-placed to secure the League One title in 2019.
The Open in pictures
In golf, The Open came to Carnoustie and the Ryder Cup was back in European hands.
Courier Country did its bit for a historic Team Scotland Commonwealth Games effort, with Darren Burnett and Mark Stewart claiming gold. Eilish McColgan secured her first major medal at the European Championships, while Laura Muir established herself as a true world class runner.
With the Rugby World Cup looming, Scotland will be aiming to make it back-to-back Six Nations wins over England.