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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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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 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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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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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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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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Schedule Announced for Scottish Golf’s National Championships

Schedule Announced for Scottish Golf’s National Championships Entries are now open for Scottish Golf’s National Championships in 2016 as the new governing body looks forward to hosting its first amalgamated calendar of events. In total, Scottish Golf is to stage 22 National Championships this coming season, visiting a wide variety of venues across the country […]

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Scottish Disability Golf Partnership Latest News

Scottish Disability Golf Partnership Latest News Update on our Season and the Scottish Open 2016 . . . . Disabled golfers and coaches are invited to join up for FREE, and compete next year with Scottish Disability Golf, in our new Championship season.  We start in April with rounds of golf in the Capital and […]

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Scotland's Club Golfers will have the incentive of 'Turkish Delight' when they tee up in this year's Belhaven Best Scottish Club Handicap Championship - Thanks to a ground-breaking new sponsorship deal set to boost the nation's most popular event.
The Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort in Belek is to host 20 leading club pairings from across Scotland - qualifying from the four regional finals this August - who will be flown out to Turkey next February courtesy of Turkish Airlines, another new partner for the event.
Pictured at the announcement today were Ross Duncan (SGU Marketing & Sponsorship Manager) Graham Baird (Sales Director, Belhaven) and Neil McRae (GolfKings) 
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Club Pairings Set for Turkish Delight in Grand Final

Club Pairings Set for Turkish Delight in Grand Final Club members from across Scotland will tee up at a leading European Tour venue in Turkey this weekend as they bid to become national champions in the Belhaven Best Scottish Club Handicap Championship Grand Final. In total, 40 club golfers are jetting out to the sun […]

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St John Scotland Continue Defib Support to Clubs

St John Scotland Continue Defib Support to Clubs

St John Scotland Continue Defib Support to Clubs Golf clubs across Scotland are to receive 22 more life-saving defibrillators from national charity St John Scotland. After a unique deal was struck in January 2015 to offer a defibrillator free to each of the golf club venues for Scottish Golf national championships — as well as […]

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