In very trying conditions with winds gusting over 35 miles per hour the players have shown what fabulous skills they possess.
A field of international amateur and professional golfers tee-off on Tuesday 2nd October at Kilspindie, Aberlady in the 13th LinkedGolfers World Hickory Festival. This year the event is being held over Scotland’s Golf Coast’s unique assembly of hickory-bespoke links featuring some of the world’s best layouts.
Golf East Lothian, under its generic brand of, ‘Scotland’s Golf Coast,’ is making its Masters debut with the East Lothian Golf Tourism Alliance exhibiting at the prestigious British Masters, hosted by Ryder Cup star Lee Westwood at Close House in Northumberland.
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.