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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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Aboyne Victory For Scottish Champion

Aboyne Victory For Scottish Champion Aboyne Golf Club is celebrating after successfully hosting the Scottish Golf North-East Men’s’ Open this weekend. Selected by the sport’s governing body ‘Scottish Golf’ to stage the flagship district event, it was the first time the tournament had been held at Aboyne and attracted a strong field of elite players […]

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Aboyne Golf Club

Aboyne Golf Club Aboyne – the understated jewel in the Aberdeenshire golfing crown Aboyne Golf Club, an Archie Simpson and Martin Hawtree inspired course, is the oldest on Royal Deeside and is renowned as one of the most beautiful golfing venues in North East Scotland. This immaculately maintained course has won many plaudits as one […]

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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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Aboyne Juniors Team vs Royal Aberdeen Golf Club

Hole-In-One For Aboyne Golf Club Youngster Jamie Gibb

Hole-In-One For Aboyne Golf Club Youngster Jamie Gibb Aboyne Golf Club is celebrating after one of its emerging young juniors scored his first hole-in-one whilst representing the club in the Aberdeen and District Junior Pennant League (ADJPL). Thirteen-year-old Jamie Gibb, playing off a handicap of 7, aced the 156-yard 12th hole using a 9-iron at Deeside […]

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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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Craig Stephen Course Record - 10Jun18

History Made At Aboyne

History Made At Aboyne History was made at Aboyne Golf Club yesterday after the course record was broken after a 24-year wait. Playing in the second round of the Club Championships, Craig Stephen (+1 handicap), shot a 61 to topple the record set by Colin Forbes. Craig, a recent graduate from Brevard College in North Carolina, said […]

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The Nairn Golf Club

The Nairn Golf Club Nestling on the shores of the Moray Firth this Traditional Scottish Golf Links Course was created from a Highland wilderness of gorse and heather, and tests the talents of professional and amateur alike. Founded in 1887, it is now one of the best courses in Scotland, and has hosted a large […]

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Aboyne Ladies Crowned County Champions

Aboyne Ladies Crowned County Champions Aboyne Golf Club is celebrating after its leading team of lady golfers retained their crown as County Champions at Newmacher yesterday. Competing for the coveted Aberdeenshire Ladies County Golf Association (ALCGA) ‘Watt Duffus’ Cup, the team from Aboyne endured stiff competition on the Hawkshill course before securing the trophy. Having […]

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Highest Amateur Accolade As Shannon Selected For Curtis Cup

Highest Amateur Accolade As Shannon Selected For Curtis Cup Aboyne Golf Club is celebrating after one of its leading lady golfers achieved the highest amateur accolade by being selected for the Great Britain & Ireland Curtis Cup team to play against the USA in New York in June. Shannon McWilliam, an 18-year old former pupil at Aboyne […]

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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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Caroline Alps

Tain Golf Club

Tain Golf Club “This Classic Old Tom Morris Championship Links is a must for all Golfing Connoisseurs” Sir Bob Charles, 1963 British Open Champion Tain Golf Club in Ross-Shire is a classic Scottish Highland links course designed by Old Tom Morris in 1890 situated 9 miles south of Dornoch and 34 miles north of Inverness. Our […]

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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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Moray Golf Club celebrates prime ministerial triple tipple

Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth has launched the first of three whiskies to celebrate its association with an extraordinary trinity of the UK’s most respected prime ministers. The first Speyside single malt to be released as part of the Founders’ Legacy Collection pays homage to Ramsay MacDonald; the UK’s first Labour premier. The 127-year-old club, […]

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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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