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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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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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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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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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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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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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Matthew Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Accolade at Annodata Scottish Golf Awards

Matthew Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Accolade at Annodata Scottish Golf Awards Scotland’s most successful female professional golfer, Catriona Matthew, last night received a standing ovation from a sell-out crowd at the Annodata Scottish Golf Awards after becoming the first female recipient of the Lifetime Achievement honour. A star-studded audience of over 650 guests assembled in […]

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Scottish Golf Announces Departure of Chief Executive

Scottish Golf Announces Departure of Chief Executive The Board of Scottish Golf today announces that Hamish Grey, chief executive, is leaving the organisation. This position has been agreed between the parties. Hamish Grey commented: “I have enjoyed my time in Scottish Golf immensely and look back on my time with great pride. I have been […]

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SRUC Elmwood Campus Golf

SRUC Elmwood Campus Golf Elmwood campus is recognised as a national and international centre for golf-related specialisms. Elmwood’s facilities provide a learning environment for our professional golf students, who train under the watchful eye of the College’s PGA Golf Professional, with a view to working eventually as golf coaches. The campus offers courses in Golf […]

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