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Trump Turnberry

Trump Turnberry King Robert the Bruce  Yards – 7203 Par – 72  www.turnberry.co.uk King Robert the Bruce The King Robert the Bruce course was redesigned and opened in 2016, named after the birth place of Robert the Bruce which is situated in the ruins of a medieval castle where the famous Turnberry Lighthouse stands. The […]

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Kilmarnock Barassie Golf Club

Kilmarnock Barassie Golf Club The Jubilee Book, the history of the Kilmarnock (Barassie) Golf Club, records Kilmarnock men playing golf at Troon in the 1870’s and 1880’s. The course was initially at Holmes Farm in Kilmarnock but this location only provided 9 holes, and on 26th September 1894 new land was secured at our present […]

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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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Prestwick St Nicholas Golf Club

Prestwick St Nicholas Golf Club Prestwick St Nicholas Golf Club is the 26th oldest Golf Club in the world. Old Tom Morris winner of four Open Championships was a founding/honorary member of the club, a traditional Scottish links golf course occupying a prime position on the shores of the Firth of Clyde. The deep bunkers, […]

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Rowallan Castle

Rowallan Castle Designed by Eight-time European No 1 golfer and 2010 winning Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie, the course is now gaining a global reputation as a masterpiece thanks to its fast undulating greens, cavernous bunkers and mature setting. Set amongst two historic castles and playing through 1000-year-old Yew Trees the course also overlooks the […]

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The Irvine Golf Club

The Irvine Golf Club There are over a dozen fine links golf courses on the Ayrshire Coast. The Irvine Golf Club stands proudly as one of the best but perhaps the most unheralded. The test of golf that this well-maintained true links course provides is without question and there is a real understated quality about […]

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Mar Hall

MAR HALL – LUXURY FIVE STAR HOTEL Mar Hall is a luxury five star hotel, golf & spa resort located 10 minutes from Glasgow International Airport. Set within a tranquil 240 acre woodland estate it is perfect for both UK luxury hotel breaks and for business travel in Glasgow – with a little extra class. […]

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Blairquhan Castle

Blairquhan Castle Set in over 200 acres of private land and gardens in the heart of unspoilt Ayrshire, Blairquhan Castle is the ideal venue for an unforgettable golf holiday. This magnificent 19th century baronial castle is surrounded by many great golf courses in Ayrshire like the Ailsa course at Trump Turnberry and Royal Troon golf […]

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South of Scotland Golfers’ Association

South of Scotland Golfers’ Association The  Golfers’ Association represents twenty three clubs in Dumfries and Galloway in the South of Scotland. It arranges golf matches for both adults and juniors with neighbouring associations, runs open competitions, including the South Championship and Match Championship. The Association is really strong in promoting junior golf by providing coaching at different […]

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Fountain Jets In To Westerwood

Fountain Jets In To Westerwood  Callum Fountain is ready to share his thirst for golf knowledge with members at the Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort, as he makes his mark as new club professional at the popular venue. A relatively late starter for a professional, Fountain, 24, began playing golf aged16, as he looked to […]

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Historic New Format Unveiled for European Golf Team Championships

Historic New Format Unveiled for European Golf Team Championships European Golf Team Championships The format and qualification process for a revolutionary new golf event, which will see male and female professionals play together in a ground breaking mixed team event, has been agreed by the European Tour and Ladies European Tour. The inaugural European Golf […]

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Carly Booth and Paul Lawrie Unveiled As Glasgow 2018 Ambassadors

Booth and Lawrie Unveiled As Glasgow 2018 Ambassadors

Booth and Lawrie Unveiled As Glasgow 2018 Ambassadors Scottish golfing superstars Paul Lawrie and Carly Booth have thrown their support behind a revolutionary new mixed team event which will see male and female professionals playing together for equal prize money. The inaugural European Golf Team Championships is backed by both the European Tour and Ladies […]

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Celebr-Eight Evening Golf at Westerwood

Celebr-Eight Evening Golf at Westerwood Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort, near Glasgow, is reintroducing its ‘Evening Eights’ competition, which proved so popular with members and visitors last summer. The competition is an eight-hole Stableford competition on holes one and 12 to 18. And, in a unique twist, to encourage quick play, anybody completing their round […]

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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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Barwheys

Barwheys   Barwheys is a stunning luxury farm complex to rent on an exclusive use basis in the rolling green hills of Ayrshire. Barwheys provides the perfect combination of 18th century charm and 21st century luxury. It was totally renovated in 2012 and has four buildings built around a courtyard – three houses providing beautiful en-suite […]

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Tee Up for our Annual Golf Challenge

Tee Up for our Annual Golf Challenge Last updated: 7.30am, Thursday 30th June 2016 by St Vincent”s Hospice Calling all golfers! The St Vincent’s Hospice Annual Golf Challenge 2016 will take place on Friday 9th September at Ranfurly Castle Golf Club in Bridge of Weir. Ranfurly Castle, the oldest Golf Club in Renfrewshire, is widely […]

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QHOTELS FREEZE GOLF BREAK PRICES FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING

QHOTELS FREEZE GOLF BREAK PRICES FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING QHotels is giving golf groups and societies the perfect reason to get ahead of the game and book their next golf break early after freezing prices for 2017 on stay-and-play packages for the third year in a row. The UK’s largest golf resort operator is offering […]

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