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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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ROSS ROARS TO SANLAM SA AMATEUR GLORY

ROSS ROARS TO SANLAM SA AMATEUR GLORY Scotland’s love affair with the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship has continued after Kirkhill’s Craig Ross claimed the title at George Golf Club. The Lanarkshire player becomes the fourth Scot in the last six years to secure the crown, after defeating up-and-coming home player Dylan Naidoo 3&1 in […]

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St John Scotland Continue Defib Support to Clubs

St John Scotland Continue Defib Support to Clubs Golf clubs across Scotland are to receive 22 more life-saving defibrillators from national charity St John Scotland. After a unique deal was struck in January 2015 to offer a defibrillator free to each of the golf club venues for Scottish Golf national championships — as well as […]

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Super Syme Shines Down Under to Win Australian Amateur

Super Syme Shines Down Under to Win Australian Amateur Connor Syme proved the ‘Wizard of Oz’ in the early hours of Sunday morning after becoming the third Scot in the last 13 years to be crowned Australian Men’s Amateur champion. The 20-year-old, who plays out of Drumoig Golf Centre in Fife, lifted his biggest title […]

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THE ROYAL AND ANCIENT GOLF CLUB ANNOUNCES TWO NEW HONORARY MEMBERS

THE ROYAL AND ANCIENT GOLF CLUB ANNOUNCES TWO NEW HONORARY MEMBERS 7 December 2015, St Andrews, Scotland: Two of North America’s most successful women amateur golfers have become Honorary Members of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. Canadian Marlene Stewart Streit, the only player to win the British, Canadian, U.S. and Australian […]

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Royal Return for Northern Open

Royal Return for Northern Open Celebrations to mark 400 years of golf at Royal Dornoch will include the Northern Open being held there for the first time in more than two decades. The 72-hole event will take place at the renowned Sutherland venue on June 21-24 next year as part of a new-look Tartan Tour […]

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Female Golfers Set to Benefit from UAE Winter Training Camp

Female Golfers Set to Benefit from UAE Winter Training Camp Four of Scotland’s leading female amateur golfers will join their male counterparts at the United Arab Emirates winter training camp for the first time as the Scottish Golf squad flies out to Abu Dhabi tomorrow (19 November). The intensive winter training camp – part funded […]

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Russell Knox wins WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai

Russell Knox wins WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai WGC-HSBC final leaderboard -20 R Knox (Sco); -18 K Kisner (US); -17 D Willett (Eng), R Fisher (Eng), -16 B Grace (SA), D Johnson (US); Selected others -15 M Fitzpatrick (Eng); -14 R McIlroy (NI), S Garcia (Sp); -10 P Casey (Eng); -8 I Poulter (Eng), M […]

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Home countries unite to drive women’s golf

Home countries unite to drive women’s golf A nationwide drive – coinciding with the build-up to the Solheim Cup – is underway to get more women and girls playing golf in Great Britain and Ireland. As the top women professionals of Europe and the USA prepare to do battle this weekend, golf’s governing bodies in […]

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Loretto Golf Academy Open Mornings

  Loretto Golf Academy Open Mornings The Loretto Golf Academy, established in 2002, is unique amongst independent boarding schools in the United Kingdom. It offers pupils an exceptional opportunity to develop their sporting talent in tandem with a first-class, all-round education. The golf school operates from the School’s practice facilities and local golf courses in […]

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Junior golf sensations Jack Dirkin (5) and Tommy Morrissey (4) got to meet golf legend Gary Payer in St Andrews as they tried out new revolutionary kids golf clubs designed in Scotland.

Five-year-old Jack from Shropshire, the UKs number one Under-5 golfer, has qualified for the World Under-6 championships in Pinehurst, Carolina, at the end of July 2015. Mean while Tommy, from Florida, who is already an internet and tv star due to his golfing ability despite being born without a right hand and lower arm.

Golphin for Kids is a Scottish company whoes founder Calum McPherson invented a light weight golf club with a larger sweet spot to make it easier for kids to hit the ball well.

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Legend Gary Player visits Golphinforkids event in St Andrews

Legend Gary Player visits Golphinforkids event in St Andrews Gary Player , 3 times Open Champion, appeared at the Golphinforkids festival at The Fairmont Resort to lend a helping hand to kids golf. The event, organised and sponsored by the Ayrshire based business was designed to inspire kids during the week of The Open Championship […]

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