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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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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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Kylie Walker

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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Moray Golf Club

Future plans at Moray tee up links with the past

Future plans at Moray tee up links with the past 24th March 2016 – For the first time in over 40 years, Moray Golf Club has engaged a golf course architect to help develop a blueprint for the future of its celebrated golf courses. The decision to commission an audit of both 18-hole golf courses continues […]

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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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Royal Dornoch is one the world's finest golf courses.

Royal Dornoch

Royal Dornoch Championship Course ranked No.5 in the world and No.1 in Scotland by Golf Digest 2016 Struie Course ranked No.50 in the best links courses of UK & Ireland by Golf Digest 2011 View and purchase our brand new Royal Dornoch Tartan collection products complete with the commemorative 400 year logo here. A proud […]

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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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Castle Stuart Golf Links

Castle Stuart Golf Links Scotland, the home of golf. History and diversity make Scottish golf courses famous throughout the world. As Turnberry is to Ayrshire and Gleneagles is to Perthshire, Castle Stuart has been conceived to be for the Highlands – a beacon reaching out to golfers throughout the world. The centrepiece for this Scottish […]

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Hamish Grey

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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