Scotland’s Golf Coast is delighted to welcome The World Hickory Golf Open to East Lothian for the first time this autumn. This event, the Thirteenth World Hickory Open (Oct 2nd-7th 2017), continues to grow in popularity and has attracted over 120 hickory golf aficionados this year from many parts of the world.
Paul Broadhurst secured the Scottish Senior Open title for a second time with a three-stroke victory at Renaissance Club.
Golfing legends, including Ryder Cup stars and Major Championship winners, will test their punting, rather than putting, abilities tomorrow (Friday) night when competitors in the Scottish Senior Open visit Musselburgh Races.
A corner of Scotland’s glorious Golf Coast will become a key entertainment hub of East Lothian this week when adults and children of all ages can enjoy a variety of attractions at the 25th Scottish Senior Open. As well as the Silver Anniversary edition of the long-running golf tournament on the European Senior Tour schedule at the spectacular Renaissance Club, situated just off the A198 between Gullane and North Berwick, the event will play host to a number of enjoyable non-golfing activities.
Prostate Cancer UK and the Scottish Senior Open will extend their association into a third year with confirmation today that the charity is joining forces with the golfing fraternity in a continuing commitment to help save lives.
This year’s LinkedGolfers World Hickory Festival, played with pre-1936 hickory shafted clubs, moves back to East Lothian where Sandy Lyle will defend his 2016 title over the bespoke hickory links of Kilspindie against a record field of 120 amateur and professional competitors from 20 countries.
East Lothian has become the home of a fast-growing interest in ‘hickory golf’. Played with half a dozen hickory-shafted clubs, where perfect striking is at a premium, the World Hickory Open is attracting a substantial following.
Past champion Paul Broadhurst is the latest top-class name to confirm his participation in the 25th anniversary Scottish Senior Open to be played at Renaissance Club, East Lothian, from August 4-6.
Teenager James Morgan, from Preston Lodge High School, has earned the golden opportunity to play with the professionals in the Scottish Senior Open at Renaissance Club next month.
Join us at KILSPINDIE GOLF CLUB for the JUNIOR OPEN GOLF COMPETITION on MONDAY, 24 JULY 2017