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FINNISH EVENT WILL HELP START NEW YEAR FOR HIGHLAND GOLF

Murray Maclean, Deputy General Manager, Culloden House Hotel, a Highland Golf Links partner As 2016 draws to a close, we are reflecting on a fantastic year for golf in the Highlands, but we are also looking forward to next year and how we promote our region on the international stage. In March, I will be […]

HIGHLAND JUNIOR GOLFERS BUILD ON LAWRIE FOUNDATION

Golf stars of the future are competing at some of the north of Scotland’s leading courses in a second winter programme for young players being run by the Paul Lawrie Foundation in the area. The foundation’s Winter Series, launched in the Highlands last year, is aimed at helping junior players continue to play competitive golf […]

HIGHLAND GOLF VISITOR DRIVE PAYING OFF

Stuart McColm, general manager, Castle Stuart Golf Links, a Highland Golf Links partner There has never been a better time for golfers to head to the Highlands and new figures show record numbers are doing just that. This year we have seen the highest number of golfing visitors take advantage of Play and Stay packages […]

BREXIT DRIVING A GOLF TOURISM BOOST FOR THE HIGHLANDS

Neil Hampton, general manager, Royal Dornoch Golf Club, a Highland Golf Links partner Are there more American accents on our fairways in the last few months than usual? Anecdotal evidence is that more US visitors than ever before are taking advantage of the pound’s current weak position to look out the suitcases and the golf […]

BLUE HELPING ATTRACT RECORD NUMBERS TO GREENS

Fraser Cromarty, CEO Nairn Golf Club and chairman of Highland Golf Links The Highlands is blessed with some of the world’s finest links courses which already this year have hosted events such as the Scottish Open, the Northern Open and the Men’s Home Internationals. Next week our three leading venues will all feature in the […]

HOME INTERNATIONALS TEE UP ANOTHER SHOWCASE FOR THE HIGHLANDS

Tracey Milton, Sales Manager, Kingsmills Hotel, a Highland Golf Links partner As the prestigious Fairstone Men’s Home Internationals get under way this week at Nairn Golf Club, the Highlands has another chance to showcase itself as a major golfing destination. The pictures from the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open last month are still fresh in […]

SCOTTISH OPEN’S LEGACY MUST BE MORE VISITORS TO HIGHLANDS

Stuart McColm, general manager, Castle Stuart Golf Links. It’s now two weeks since Alex Norén sank the final putt to bring the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Castle Stuart to a close, but the positive feedback from the event shows no signs of slowing. The weather was not always at its best during the […]

MURRAY URQUHART JOINS NAIRN GOLF CLUB AS TEACHING PRO

Former European Tour player Murray Urquhart is to lead a drive to enhance Nairn Golf Club’s junior programme as part of a new role as full-time teaching professional at the internationally-renowned club. Murray, who has been a PGA professional for 17 years and was a full-time competitive player for seven years, has joined Nairn from […]

HIGHLAND GOLF CAN TAKE OFF WITH HELP OF KLM FLIGHTS

Fraser Cromarty, Chairman, Highland Golf Links and CEO The Nairn Golf Club A new Inverness-Amsterdam air service which starts today will further increase interest in the Highlands for golfing visitors. KLM’s daily year-round service between the Highland capital and Schiphol Airport – one of Europe’s busiest air hubs – will connect to its worldwide network […]

NEW HEATHROW FLIGHTS TEE UP BOOST FOR HIGHLAND GOLF

Robert Ratcliffe, Director and General Manager, Royal Golf Hotel, Dornoch From tomorrow (May 3), thousands of leisure and business visitors – from scores of countries on six continents – will be able to fly direct to Inverness from the UK’s biggest and busiest airport. And, in Highland golfing terms, British Airways could not have picked […]