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A Slice of Golf Arrives in the City

Monday 22nd June 2015

Visitors to central Edinburgh will feel like they have stepped onto a golf course, later this week, as the ‘Summer of Golf’ comes to St. Andrew’s Square. To celebrate an exciting summer of golf ahead, Scotland’s Golf Coast are hosting the Golf Coast Village Interactive Zone in St. Andrew’s Square from the 25th – 28th June, 10.00 – 18.00.

Gullane Golf Club Captain’s Charity Day

Monday 21st October 2013

Gullane Golf Club held its biennial Captain’s Charity Day on its No. 1 Course in aid of the Captain’s two chosen charities, the M S Therapy Centre – Lothian and the Teapot Trust.

Catriona Matthew wins by two shots

Sunday 1st September 2013

Scotland’s Solheim Cup star Catriona Matthew fired a final round 70 to secure her secondAberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open title in three years after a cold and blustery day at Archerfield Links in East Lothian.

Festival of golf continues in Scotland

Wednesday 14th August 2013

The festival of golf in Scotland this summer continues in two weeks’ time at the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open presented by EventScotland at Archerfield Links, East Lothian, from Friday 30 August – Sunday 1 September.

Zander is Scottish Amateur Champion

Sunday 4th August 2013

Alexander [Zander] Culverwell is the new Scottish Amateur Champion. Zander defeated Lundin Golf Club’s James White 2 & 1 in a tense 36 hole final of the Fairstone Scottish Amateur Championship on Saturday over the Lansdowne Course in Blairgowrie.

Mickelson wins the Open Championship at Muirfield

Sunday 21st July 2013

This is what happens immediately after the greatest sporting triumphs: we smile at the new champion and ask – how does it feel? And quite often the victor is so overcome by scaling the very zenith of his sport that he has no words. This is not how it was in the winner’s press conference at The Open Championship 2013. Phil Mickelson was a visibly contented man, chatting away as he considered his win in technical detail – for all the world looking like a guy on his front porch shooting the breeze and chewing the cud with any passers-by who might want to join in the golf talk.

Open Championship Media Notes - Golf in East Lothian

Friday 12th July 2013

Click on the link below to download useful notes on East Lothian, its golfing history and the importance of golf to the local economy. 

‘Design a Golf Board’ competition launched

Monday 24th June 2013

Today sees the launch of a competition for youngsters to ‘Design a Board’ to be displayed at the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open presented by EventScotland golf tournament, held at Archerfield Links, East Lothian, 30 August – 1 September 2013.

Welcome to Scotland's Golf Coast Road!

Friday 7th June 2013

Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, has officially opened Scotland’s Golf Coast Road.

Girls Are Back in Town...and on the Green

Friday 10th May 2013

eauty of the competition is just that, that it encourages young girls to get into and stick at golf.”

Celebration of The Open to be held in Edinburgh

Sunday 5th May 2013

The Open Championship and the famous Claret Jug trophy will come to the centre of Edinburgh at a special event celebrating the return of golf’s oldest Major Championship to the region.

Muirfield prepares for The Open Championship

Sunday 5th May 2013

Preparations for this year’s Open Championship at Muirfield are well underway. Grandstands are taking shape around the 18th hole and infrastructure improvements are being carried out as the build-up to golf’s oldest Major Championship continues. Tens of thousands of spectators will attend The Open from 14-21 July and the television coverage from major broadcasters such as the BBC, ESPN and TV Asahi in Japan will have a household reach of up to half a billion worldwide. An independent study commissioned by The R&A, and carried out by the Sport Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University, has forecasted that this year’s event will deliver an overall economic benefit of £70 million to the East Lothian and Edinburgh regional economy.

East Lothian & Edinburgh to benefit £70m from The Open

Wednesday 27th February 2013

An independent study commissioned by the organisers of The Open Championship, The R&A, forecasts that this year’s event, to be staged at Muirfield (14-21 July 2013), will deliver a total economic benefit of £70m in the East Lothian and Edinburgh regional economy.

World’s Best Golfers All Heading For Scotland

Tuesday 26th February 2013

Young golfers from around the world will be competing for honours in the 2013 U.S. Kids Golf European Championship – ensuring Scotland is playing host this summer to both the world’s current and future golfing greats.

Open Champion to help transform East Lothian course

Saturday 2nd February 2013

A prestigious Scottish golf and country club has secured the services of a top professional golfer to transform it into one of the best courses in the UK.