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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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Euan McIntosh lands the spoils at Aboyne Golf Club

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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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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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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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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