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UK viewers will be able to watch highlights of the Solheim Cup at Gleneagles on all three days, in September.

BBC will show Solheim Cup highlights every day

THE BBC has agreed a deal with the Ladies European Tour to cover The Solheim Cup when European captain Catriona Matthew and her vice-captain Dame Laura Davies will try to rest the trophy back from the Americans at Gleneagles, in September. A one-hour highlights programme from Gleneagles, in Scotland, will be shown on either BBC […]

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Conor Syme, from Kircaldy, claimed his maiden win in the Turkish Airlines Challenge on the European Challenge Tour, on Sunday. Picture by GETTY IMAGES.

Syme swoops for play-off win in Turkish Airlines Challenge

SCOTLAND’S Connor Syme claimed his first European Challenge Tour title in style at the Turkish Airlines Challenge as he held his nerve to defeat Francesco Laporta in a play-off to triumph at Samsun Golf Club. The duo played in the same group together for the second successive day and both carded five-under par rounds of […]

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Scott and Kylie Henry will become the first husband and wife to compete in the same professional tournament at this week’s Jordan Mixed Open. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Trouble and strife for Henry at Jordan Mixed Open

MORE than a trophy is on the line for Scott Henry and his wife Kylie this week with the married couple also playing for bragging rights in the inaugural staging of the Jordan Mixed Open. The Scottish couple will become the first husband and wife to compete against one another in a professional golf tournament […]

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New Yorker Julian Suri who produced a superb chip on the par five 18th to tie Stephen Gallacher at five-under in the Hero Indian Open. Picture by GETTY IMAGES

Gallacher tied at top with Suri in Hero Indian Open

SCOTLAND’S Stephen Gallacher and Julian Suri fired opening rounds of 67 to take a share of the first round lead at the Hero Indian Open. Gallacher has often flourished on tough courses throughout his career, and showed he had the measure of DLF Golf and Country Club last season as he recorded a top ten […]

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The British Junior Golf Tour

The British Junior Golf Tour The UK’s leading Junior Golf Tour The British Junior Golf Tour, a not-for-profit organisation, is the leading Junior Golf Tour in the UK. We provide junior golfers with outstanding opportunities to experience great competitions, on wonderful courses, at top class venues. Our events are fun, competitive, affordable and open to […]

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Affiliation Increase Approved At Scottish Golf General Meeting

Affiliation Increase Approved At Scottish Golf General Meeting Scottish Golf’s membership has voted in favour of a resolution to increase the per capita fee at a General Meeting held at the Stirling Court Hotel tonight. The resolution was passed with a majority vote of 60.2%. The increase from £11.25 to £14.50 will take effect from […]

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Loretto U-16 Joy for Capelo | U-14 Wins for Fenoglio and Critchley

Loretto U-16 Joy for Capelo | U-14 Wins for Fenoglio and Critchley Loretto Golf Academy Scottish Girls’ Under-16 and Under-14 Open Championship Portugal’s Filipa Capelo was yesterday crowned the Loretto Golf Academy Scottish Girls’ Under-16 Open champion at Murrayfield, while England’s Ashleigh Critchley stormed to glory in the Under-14 Championship. Capelo carded rounds of 77-72 […]

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during day one of the Scottish Amateur Championship at Blairgowrie Golf Club
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Scotland Announce Teams for World Amateur Team Championships

Scotland Announce Teams for World Amateur Team Championships Scottish Golf has announced its teams for next month’s World Amateur Team Championships, at Carton House, Ireland. Key members of last week’s winning Ladies Home Internationals team, Connie Jaffrey, Hannah McCook and Shannon McWilliam will represent the women’s side, while Ryan Lumsden, Sandy Scott and Euan Walker […]

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Scottish Golf Reveals European Team Championship Selections

Scottish Golf Reveals European Team Championship Selections Scottish Golf has today (Monday 25th June) announced Scotland’s line-up for the European Team Championships, each taking place 10th-14th July 2018. The four championships will tee off in the same week, with the Ladies Team Championship taking place at Golf Club Murhof, Austria, the Girls Team facing off […]

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Fairways Scotland

Fairways Scotland Fairways Scotland is a Scottish Golf Tour Operator based in Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh. We specialise in luxury golf tour packages and vacations around Scotland. With our local knowledge and experience we work closely with clients to create customised golf tour itineraries tailored to individual requirements. Not only will you play some of […]

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Mortonhall Caravan and Camping Park

Mortonhall Caravan and Camping Park

Mortonhall Caravan and Camping Park Only 4 miles from the heart of Edinburgh, this premier park is located in acres of country estate, combining leafy green parkland with bustling city attractions. With superb transport links in every direction, getting here couldn’t be easier and once you arrive, you will find yourself in a wonderful location […]

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Challenges Ahead for Scottish Golf after AGM Setback

Challenges Ahead for Scottish Golf after AGM Setback Scottish Golf Chair Eleanor Cannon has today (Saturday 10 March) expressed her “deep disappointment” after the membership voted against a proposal to increase the annual affiliation fee paid by members for the first time in five years.At the governing body’s Annual General Meeting in Edinburgh, members voted […]

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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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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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