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Scottish Golf announces new Director of Pathways and Coaching

Scottish Golf today announces the appointment of Stuart Clayton as Director of Pathways and Coaching. Stuart is currently Performance Coach with the women and girls’ squads, and returns to a leadership role, previously held in 2018. “I can’t wait to get started in the new role to help develop and enhance the environment and opportunity for all […]

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Shot Scope Names Golf Personality and Digital Influencer, Paige Spiranac, As Global Brand Ambassador

Shot Scope, a leading international manufacturer of GPS-based game tracking and distance measuring smart watches, as well as laser rangefinders, has named golf personality and digital influencer, Paige Spiranac as a Global Brand Ambassador. Backed by products that offer real-time on-course swing performance tracking capabilities and precise distance measuring, Shot Scope is teaming-up with Spiranac, an accomplished […]

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AUCHTERARDER, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 12: A view from the recently constructed new tees to the right of the water on the par 3, 14th hole on the Queen's Course at Gleneagles on August 12, 2019 in Auchterarder, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Gleneagles Crowned #1 Golf Resort Outside The USA

Gleneagles, the iconic Scottish hotel and global luxury destination, ends 2021 on a high after today being announced as the World’s #1 Golf Resort outside the USA, narrowly missing out on top spot, awarded to Bandon Dunes in Oregon. This important accolade follows a string of recent awards for The Glorious Playground, which consistently remains the […]

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RECORD NUMBERS NOW PLAYING GOLF WORLDWIDE

New research figures revealed by The R&A and Sports Marketing Surveys (SMS) show golf has enjoyed a significant increase in popularity worldwide since 2016 with over five-and-a-half million additional golfers taking up the sport. The number of total golfers globally has increased from 61 million to 66.6 million in a five-year growth period, surpassing the […]

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AIG WOMEN’S OPEN QUALIFYING VENUES CONFIRMED

The R&A has confirmed that The Buckinghamshire and North Berwick will host qualifying events for the 2022 AIG Women’s Open at Muirfield.  Pre-Qualifying will be played across 18 holes at The Buckinghamshire in Denham on Monday, 11 July. Final Qualifying will take place on Monday, 1 August at North Berwick, where after 18 holes a […]

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MADEIRA ON RUNWAY TO FURTHER GOLFING SUCCESS IN 2022

The popularity of Madeira as a holiday destination for European golfers is set to soar even further in 2022 with the launch of five new flight routes to the sunshine island – from Ireland, France, Belgium and Italy. The Portuguese islands will be more accessible than ever to players from next spring following Ryanair’s announcement […]

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Belfry Brabazon course added to Toptracer Range virtual offering

Toptracer has today announced the integration of the award winning and iconic Brabazon course at The Belfry Hotel & Resort into its Toptracer Range gaming platform. In addition to the course’s recent on-site installation of Toptracer Range into its practice facility, The Belfry’s famous Brabazon course has also been mapped for use in the Toptracer […]

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HOWDIDIDO BOOKING PLATFORM HAS ALL ROUNDS COVERED

HowDidiDo, Europe’s largest online golf community, has further enhanced its reputation as the leading ‘one-stop shop‘ for club golfers with the launch of a new booking page which allows players to secure both casual and competition rounds on the same page for the first time. Featuring an improved user interface and faster response times, the […]

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A Day of Learning with The R&A Scholars at Knutsford Golf Club

Knutsford Golf Club were honoured to host The R&A Scholars Education Day back on the 12th of October. Guest speakers included Knutsford’s Course Manager, David Jones; Dr Marie Athorn, Business Conservation Advisor, RSPB; and Dr Andy Owen, International Technical Manager, Turf & Landscape, ICL. The R&A Scholars Education Day provides the chance for scholars to […]

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dlr County Council tee off with Padraig Harrington

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council are delighted to work with Padraig Harrington and his team on the development of this innovative facility in Marlay Park. It is being designed and built to be publicly accessible within the Park and will greatly add to the amenities already available. It is located at the site of the original […]

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A Celebration of Golf

2021 is an exciting year for Longniddry Golf Club, marking a whopping 100 years of golf. To make the year special, the club have put together a schedule of events which – despite the uncertainties created by the pandemic – have been, and continue to be, a huge success. The first of which was the […]

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The Phantom of the Open

A film by Craig Roberts Starring Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins and Rhys Ifans The heart-warming true story of Maurice Flitcroft, who entered the 1976 British Open, despite never playing a round of golf before. The Phantom of the Open will have its WORLD PREMIERE at the London Film Festival on October 12th. The film is […]

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The secret of a great charity golf day…

After two years of social restrictions, a day of fun with friends is up there on people’s lists of priorities. Team this with the pure joy of a round of golf, on a beautiful course, for a great cause, it all adds up to something special, and an event the Melanoma Fund was proud to be […]

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Srixon launches tenth generation AD333 golf ball series

SRIXON®, a global leader in golf ball technology and innovation, introduces the tenth generation AD333 golf ball. The Srixon AD333 is available in Pure WhiteTM and Tour YellowTM and officially launches in the UK and Ireland in September 2021. “This latest generation of AD333 golf balls offers great all-around performance,” said Joe Miller, Srixon Sports […]

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YOUNG GOLFERS TO COME TOGETHER #FORETHEOCEAN

Starting this week, young golfers from across the United Kingdom are being invited to participate in a new project that will help combat plastic pollution and reduce its impact on the planet.  Through educational workshops and beach cleans the youngsters will explore sources of pollution and the impact on marine environments and identify positive actions […]

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Our block with sun protection

If you take your health and wellbeing seriously, you are not alone. More than ever, we understand the importance of creating good habits to avoid illness and disease. So why do many of us still struggle with the idea of sun protection? Michelle Baker, CEO of the Melanoma Fund explores the dichotomy, debunks your excuses […]

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Scotland’s Golf Coast is Calling in 2021

Scotland’s Golf Coast is ready to again excite and inspire in 2021 as it encourages golfers to journey back to its stunning shores and savour experiences on and off the course. After a challenging 12 months across the tourism industry due to COVID-19, the East Lothian region is ʻgood to goʼ this year as restrictions […]

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