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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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Royal Troon Golf Club

SAND LINKS ROYAL TROON TO TRIUMPHANT OPEN RETURN

SAND LINKS ROYAL TROON TO TRIUMPHANT OPEN RETURN Royal Troon Golf Club has completed the most comprehensive preparations it has ever undertaken to ensure the Open Championship is played over firm and running links turf. Considered one of the world’s finest links courses, Royal Troon’s unprecedented preparations for the 145th Open have been three years in […]

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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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LEGENDARY AILSA COURSE OFFICIALLY RE-OPENS AT TRUMP TURNBERRY

LEGENDARY AILSA COURSE OFFICIALLY RE-OPENS AT TRUMP TURNBERRY 31st May 2016, TURNBERRY, SCOTLAND: Turnberry’s Ailsa course, one of the most iconic golf courses in the world, has officially reopened today (1st June) as part of a £200m investment by the Trump Organization. The jewel in Scotland’s golfing crown – most famous for the “Duel in […]

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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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Olivia Returns To Winning Ways at Troon

Olivia Returns To Winning Ways at Troon Olivia Winning has won the Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Open Stroke Play Championship at Royal Troon for a second time. The 21 year-old from Rotherham Golf Club won the title in 2013, and this is her first victory in any tournament since then. Given she was four shots […]

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Matthew Reflects as Leading Amateurs Head for Helen Holm at Troon

  Matthew Reflects as Leading Amateurs Head for Helen Holm at Troon Some of the top amateur golfers from around Europe are in Ayrshire this week competing for one of the most prestigious titles in the UK The Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Open Championship will be contested at Royal Troon from Friday 22 to Sunday […]

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THE R&A ISSUES WARNING ABOUT BUYING UNOFFICIAL HOSPITALITY FOR THE OPEN

THE R&A ISSUES WARNING ABOUT BUYING UNOFFICIAL HOSPITALITY FOR THE OPEN 14 April 2016, St Andrews, Scotland: Ahead of The 145TH Open at Royal Troon this July and next year’s Championship at Royal Birkdale, The R&A has issued a warning to protect spectators against unofficial hospitality suppliers. Spectators looking to purchase hospitality places should be […]

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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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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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