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BIGGEST EVER FIELD FOR HIGHLAND GOLF PRO-AM

A prestigious Pro-Am tournament over three of Scotland’s finest links courses has sold out four months before it tees off. The annual Highland Golf Links 54-hole Pro-Am sponsored by Blue Group will be held from 1-3 October with its biggest ever field. Some 328 players in 82 teams from across the UK, as well as […]

NEW FLIGHTS COULD TEE UP INFLUX OF GOLFING VISITORS

New flights connecting Inverness to Norway this week could further increase visits to the Highland Golf Links from Scandinavian golfers who are coming to the Highlands in record numbers. The flights to Bergen start on Thursday (10 May) and the new service comes as a further boost to Highland Golf Links (HGL) which promotes ‘Play […]

EXPO WILL ENHANCE GOLFING LINKS BETWEEN THE HIGHLANDS AND SCANDINAVIA

Stefanie Whyte, Administration & Marketing Manager, Castle Stuart Golf Links, a member of Highland Golf Links An increasing number of Scandinavian golfers are coming to the Highlands and a visit to Finland this week will aim to enhance this trend. I will be representing Highland Golf Links (HGL) at Golf Expo Finland, a three-day trade […]

PGA SHOW TO HEAR HIGHLAND GOLF PITCH

Fraser Cromarty, chairman, Highland Golf Links After a highly successful 2017, when record numbers of golfers visited the Highlands, the drive to build on this momentum will continue at the first industry trade show ‘major’ of the new year. Highland Golf Links (HGL), representing three leading golf courses and a trio of its best hotels, […]

HIGHLAND COURSES ADVANCE UP WORLD LEADER BOARD

The internationally renowned Championship Course at Royal Dornoch Golf Club has been ranked 2nd best in the world in the latest Golf Digest list. The famous links is placed higher in the rankings than other top Scottish courses including Muirfield and the Old Course at St Andrews – both venues for The Open championship – […]

HIGHLAND GOLF VISITOR DRIVE PAYS OFF FOR LEADING COURSES AND HOTELS

HIGHLAND GOLF VISITOR DRIVE PAYS OFF FOR LEADING COURSES AND HOTELS Unprecedented numbers of golfing visitors are heading for the Highlands and generating in excess of £500,000 in off-peak income for the area. For the sixth successive year there has been a rise in sales of Play and Stay deals to boost business during the […]

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD FOR FRASER CROMARTY

A major driving force in the Scottish golf industry has been honoured with a Special Recognition award for his work promoting the game in the Highlands. Fraser Cromarty, the CEO of The Nairn Golf Club, was presented with the honour in front of more than 350 industry representatives at the Scottish Golf Tourism Awards last […]

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HIGHLAND GOLF EVENT LEAVES ECONOMIC AND CHARITY LEGACY

A prestigious golf tournament has provided a late season economic boost to the Highland economy and to two major charities. The annual Highland Golf Links 54-hole Pro-Am sponsored by Blue Group was held this week at three of Scotland’s finest links courses – Castle Stuart Golf Links, The Nairn Golf Club and the Championship Course […]

CAPACITY FIELD TEES OFF IN HIGHLAND GOLF LINKS’ PRO-AM

The first shots were hit this morning in the Highland Golf Links 54-Hole Pro-Am Sponsored by Blue Group as a capacity field gathered at three of Scotland’s finest links courses.   Play got under way at 8am at Castle Stuart Golf Links, Royal Dornoch Golf Club and The Nairn Golf Club, with more than 300 […]

GOLFERS PITCHING IN WITH HELP FOR CHARITIES 

Golfers taking part in a leading Pro-Am event next week will help boost the funds of two major charities in the north of Scotland. The annual Highland Golf Links 54-Hole Pro-Am Sponsored by Blue Group will be held from 2-4 October at three of Scotland’s finest links courses – Castle Stuart Golf Links, The Nairn […]

HIGHLAND GOLF LINKS’ PRO-AM SHORTLISTED FOR TOURISM AWARD

A record-breaking Pro-Am golf event has been shortlisted for a major award for its contribution to tourism and the north of Scotland economy. The 2016 Highland Golf Links 54-Hole Pro-Am Sponsored by Blue Group broke all previous records for the prestigious tournament that showcases three of Scotland’s finest links courses and provides a significant off-peak […]

NAIRN READY AS THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN

More than 250 of the world’s best young golfers arrive in the Highlands next week for a major international tournament that helped launch the careers of Major champions Rory McIllroy, Sergio Garcia and Jose Maria Olazabal. The R&A, golf’s governing body, are making final preparations at The Nairn Golf Club for the prestigious Boys Amateur […]

FROM THE DESERT TO THE HIGHLANDS FOR GOLF PRO-AM

 A group of golfers is swapping desert conditions in the Persian Gulf for the links experience on the Moray Firth to compete in a prestigious Pro-Am tournament over three of Scotland’s finest courses. Two teams from Doha Golf Club in Qatar have joined the field for the annual Highland Golf Links 54-Hole Pro-Am Sponsored by […]

HIGHLAND HAT-TRICK AS THREE COURSES NAMED IN TOP 20 IN SCOTLAND

Three of the Highlands’ most prestigious golf courses have been named in the top 20 best places to play in Scotland. Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Castle Stuart Golf Links and the Nairn Golf Club all feature prominently in the country’s Top 100 in the latest edition of Golf World. Royal Dornoch’s Championship Course is placed […]

MATCHING TIES FOR NAIRN AND ROYAL DORNOCH PLAYERS

Two leading golf clubs in the Highlands of Scotland are preparing to do battle in simultaneous matches at opposite ends of the country tomorrow (Saturday, 1 April). While players from Nairn Golf Club and Royal Dornoch Golf Club compete in the 30th annual match for the Armourers Targe, London-based members from both clubs are holding […]

ROYAL DORNOCH GOLF FUND TO HELP MORE COMMUNITY GROUPS

  The internationally-renowned Royal Dornoch Golf Club is continuing a drive to help its neighbours by seeking new community projects to support. Big hearted golfers at the world famous club established a community fund in 2015 to help local groups, using a percentage of the net green fee income from visitors who come from all […]

PGA SHOW TO HEAR HIGHLAND GOLF PITCH

Robert Ratcliffe, Director & General Manager, Royal Golf Hotel, Dornoch A delegation from the Highlands will be pitching the area as a leading golfing destination to some of the industry’s biggest hitters next week. Highland Golf Links (HGL), representing three leading golf courses and a trio of its best hotels, will showcase the area to […]

HIGHLAND HAT-TRICK AS THREE COURSES PROVIDE GOLFING FEAST

Three of the Highlands’ most prestigious golf courses have been named in the top 35 best places to play in Great Britain and Ireland. Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Castle Stuart Golf Links and the Nairn Golf Club have all moved up the rankings in the latest list of 100 leading GB&I courses compiled by Golf […]

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 […]