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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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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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Blairquhan Castle

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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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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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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Trump Turnberry Ailsa Course

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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