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Scottish Golf Unveils Changes to National Championships

Scottish Golf Unveils Changes to National Championships Scottish Golf has announced a number of changes to its national championships following a comprehensive review, with several to come into effect from the start of next season. The governing body has engaged with players, clubs and other stakeholders to help shape the changes, helping to provide a […]

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Pat Sawers, Chairman of the CGLMC (far left) and Sandy Reid, Links Superintendent at Carnoustie (far right) receive award from Bunkered magazine’s Tom Lovering (centre).
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Carnoustie Golf Links Voted as Best Golf Course in Scotland

Carnoustie Golf Links Voted as Best Golf Course in Scotland Carnoustie Golf Links, a regular host of The Open Championship, has been voted as the best golf course in Scotland in the Scottish Golf Tourism awards. Voted for by the Scottish public, Carnoustie Golf Links came out top in the courses over £100 category, overtaking […]

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Sandy Lyle wins the World Hickory Open 2016

Sandy Lyle Wins World Hickory Open 2016

Sandy Lyle Wins World Hickory Open 2016 After two days of highly-competitive games between many of the world’s top hickory golfers, double Major winner Sandy Lyle has been named the World Hickory Open Champion 2016. “I’m delighted to have won my fourth Major,” joked Sandy, winner of the 1985 Open and the 1988 Masters and […]

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First day of competition at Panmure Golf Club, Barry near to Carnoustie, Angus. 
British Open and US Masters winner Sandy Lyle was part of the international field. 
Lionel Freedman chairman of the World Hickory Open is pictured with Sandy Lyle. 

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Sandy Lyle To Return to World Hickory Open at Panmure

Sandy Lyle To Return to World Hickory Open at Panmure On 11 October 2016, the world’s top hickory golfers will tee off in the LinkedGolfers World Hickory Open, including the first British winner of the Masters and 2014 winner of the World Hickory Open, Sandy Lyle. “I’m really excited to be returning to the World […]

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Scotland v England – The Auld Enemies Cup 2016

Scotland v England – The Auld Enemies Cup 2016 Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Peebles Scottish Borders The Disabled Ryder Cup starts this Monday 12 September at Cardrona.  Scotland as the holders of the Auld Enemies Cup, host the event this year after giving the English Team a sound thrashing on home soil, last time at the […]

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Carnoustie Country Hosts The Vets Jamboree

Carnoustie Country Hosts The Vets Jamboree Carnoustie Country recently played host to a tournament for one of the UK’s oldest ladies golf organisations, when the Veteran Ladies Golf Association held its annual tournament at historic Panmure Golf Club. Every year, the Veteran Ladies Golf Association, which started in 1921, holds a tournament for its four […]

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World Hickory’s Carnoustie Country Swansong

World Hickory’s Carnoustie Country Swansong After five highly successful years in Carnoustie Country, 2016 will be the final time the World Hickory Open will be played there – at least for the next year or two! “Never say never,” said organiser and co-founder of the World Hickory Open, Lionel Freedman. “We’ve enjoyed a wonderful five […]

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5th Scottish Pan-Disability Open – THE SIDEY CUP

5th Scottish Pan-Disability Open – THE SIDEY CUP Monday 22 to Thursday 25 August 2016 Green Hotel Golf & Leisure Resort, Kinross KY13 8AS Scotland     Scotland hosts its furst European Disabled Golf Qualifier   Supported by European Disabled Golf, The Royal & Ancient and Scottish Golf Limited   Golfers from around Europe and […]

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The Alyth Hotel

The Alyth Hotel

The Alyth Hotel From a sheltered position on the fringe of the Highlands, Alyth nestles snugly above Strathmore, Scotland’s most fertile valley. Guarded by the ruined arches of its ancient church and famed for it’s magical Den the town provides an starting point for touring the many beauty spots of Perthshire, Angus and the Grampian […]

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Bayswell Park Hotel

Bayswell Park Hotel

Bayswell Park Hotel Welcome to the New Bayswell Park Hotel and Spa in Dunbar. Perched on a cliff top and overlooking the Firth of Forth and the Bass Rock, the hotel offers magnificent coastal views. With a restaurant and modern bar, one can indulge in some fine cuisine and selection of wines, malts and beer. The […]

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Blane Dodds Appointed CEO of Scottish Golf

Blane Dodds Appointed CEO of Scottish Golf Scottish Golf has appointed Blane Dodds, a highly effective leader with a strong sports background, as Chief Executive Officer. With vast experience in the private and public sports sectors, the 49-year-old Scot will start his new role with Scotland’s governing body for amateur golf on Monday 15 August. […]

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Stay & Play in Carnoustie Country

Stay & Play in Carnoustie Country

Stay & Play in Carnoustie Country Planning a golfing break? Carnoustie Country is ideal. Located in the heart of the golfers’ paradise which is the east coast of Scotland, Carnoustie Country has 34 fabulous golf courses, including 2018 Open venue Carnoustie Championship, a superb choice of accommodation and excellent transport links, whether you’re travelling by […]

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Former Open Winner Paul Lawrie swings into the Capital

Former Open Winner Paul Lawrie swings into the Capital   Scotland’s Golf Coast is delighted to welcome Former Open winner Paul Lawrie to Scotland’s Capital later this week to celebrate East Lothian’s ‘Summer of Golf’. Paul Stewart Lawrie OBE, best known for winning The Open Championship in 1999 and as vice-captain for the European Ryder […]

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Scotscraig unveils first stage of milestone bicentenary project

Scotscraig unveils first stage of milestone bicentenary project 8th June 2016 – One of Scotland’s oldest golf clubs has undertaken an unprecedented project to return its famous layout to the original specifications in time for its 200th anniversary. Scotscraig Golf Club, which was founded in 1817, is the world’s 13th oldest golf club and boasts […]

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Walker Tees Off #ThisGirlGolfs Summer Coaching

Walker Tees Off #ThisGirlGolfs Summer Coaching Two-time Ladies European Tour winner Kylie Walker inspired young females after helping launch Scottish Golf’s season of #ThisGirlGolfs coaching events in Paisley over the weekend. Walker joined Paisley GC club professional Clare-Marie Macaulay and her group of girls on Saturday for the first of 10 sessions which are being […]

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Kingsbarns Golf Links Soars To Chart Success

Kingsbarns Golf Links Soars To Chart Success 6th June 2016 – Kingsbarns Golf Links has recorded an unprecedented leap in one of golf’s most respected course rankings. The significant move, which resulted in the renowned European Tour venue jumping 10 places and entering Golf World’s top 10, firmly establishes the North East Fife course as one […]

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A slice of golf arrives in the city

A slice of golf arrives in the city Visitors to central Edinburgh will feel like they have stepped onto a golf course, later this month, as the ‘Summer of Golf’ comes to St. Andrew’s Square to celebrate an exciting summer of golf and golfing events ahead. Scotland’s Golf Coast are hosting the Golf Coast Village […]

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