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Royal Troon’s Old Course will continue to host the prestigious Helen Holm Scottish Women

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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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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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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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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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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Scottish Golf’s Summer of Fun for Young Players

Scottish Golf’s Summer of Fun for Young Players With ‘The Home of Golf’ boasting a wonderful run of major events this summer, young golfers across Scotland are being handed the chance to enjoy their own feast of golf, with the governing body launching a trio of exciting events to inspire the next generation. Across the […]

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Scotland hosts inaugural European Disabled Golf Championship Event

Scotland hosts inaugural European Disabled Golf Championship Event

Scotland hosts inaugural European Disabled Golf Championship Event Monday 22 through Thursday 25 August 2016 Green Hotel Golf & Leisure Resort, Kinross KY13 8AS The Sidey Cup The Scottish Pan-Disability Open Golf Championship is an approved European Disabled Golf Association Access competition and is supported by The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews […]

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TROON, SCOTLAND - MAY 06: UPS Ambassador Lee Westwood of England at a local schools golf clinic as he hands over Ping junior golf sets during the Bags 4 Birdies Campaign at Royal Troon on May 6, 2016 in Troon, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images for UPS) *** Local caption *** Lee Westwood

Lee Westwood and UPS deliver unique access for Scottish Golf.

Lee Westwood and UPS deliver unique access for Scottish Golf. Friday 6th May 2016, Royal Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland. Fresh off his 2nd place finish at the Masters, iconic British golfer and UPS global golf ambassador, Lee Westwood was today on hand to deliver a very special experience for the next generation of champion golfers. In […]

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Scottish Golf Launches Nation’s Biggest Clubhouse

Scottish Golf Launches Nation’s Biggest Clubhouse An exciting new digital platform has been launched with the aim of creating Scotland’s biggest golfing clubhouse community. The new Scottish Golf Members Clubhouse, part of www.scottishgolf.org, goes live this week giving the opportunity for club members across Scotland to compete against each other on a national basis for […]

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Golf’s Greats To Tee Off In Carnoustie Country

Golf’s Greats To Tee Off In Carnoustie Country From July 21-24, over 30 Major Champions will compete for the 2016 Senior Open Championship on the legendary Carnoustie Championship course, jewel in the crown of Carnoustie Country’s 34 courses. Golfing greats such as Bernhard Langer, Tom Watson and Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie will be battling to win […]

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The Yorkshire Golf Tour Order of Merit

The Yorkshire Golf Tour Order of Merit The Yorkshire Golf Tour Order of Merit is a season long pairs Stableford Betterball competition offering an exciting and professional experience for all golfers. Played throughout all 4 Yorkshire regions the eleven regular events will deliver an order of merit format with the top twelve pairings at the end of […]

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Ewen Ferguson Amateur Golfer of the Year Annodata Scottish Golf Awards

Scots Amateurs Set to Benefit from Challenge Tour Opportunities

Scots Amateurs Set to Benefit from Challenge Tour Opportunities Scotland’s leading amateur golfers will have the chance to gain valuable European Challenge Tour experience thanks to a new support package designed to smooth the transition of young players to the professional ranks. Scottish Golf has joined forces with Edinburgh-based management company Bounce Sport to build […]

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Shannon McWilliam, 2015 Women’s Order of Merit winner, pictured after receiving her award at the Annodata Scottish Golf Awards earlier this month. (pic Kenny Smith)
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EUROPE’S TOP GIRL GOLFERS CONTEST NEW SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIP

EUROPE’S TOP GIRL GOLFERS CONTEST NEW SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIP Some of the best young female golfers from across Europe are in Scotland next week to compete in the inaugural Scottish Girls Open Stroke Play Championship. The brand new event for under 18s, which is set to become one of the most important on the calendar, takes […]

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