Archive: December 2016 - Castle Stuart Golf Links

CASTLE STUART STAFF LEAVE IT LATE TO MAKE THE CUT

  • December 20, 2016
CASTLE STUART STAFF LEAVE IT LATE TO MAKE THE CUT

Green keepers at the internationally renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links are testing both their long and short game skills due to unpredictable weather. While expected severe conditions mean staff are preparing for the arrival of snow, spells of milder December weather means they will be cutting greens and fairways right up until Christmas. Even then, wild fluctuations in the temperature have meant daily changes to the cutting regime and preparations for the start of next season. In one extreme case temperatures plummeted to -6 degrees C, only to rise to 14 degrees C the very next day. A...

Read more

SEAN HOPES US TRIP WILL BE A CAREER DRIVER

  • December 6, 2016
SEAN HOPES US TRIP WILL BE A CAREER DRIVER

A drive to advance his career in the golf industry will see Sean Gunn move from the shores of the Moray Firth to the Pacific Ocean coast this winter. For the next four months, the 24-year-old from Inverness will swap Castle Stuart Golf Links near the Highland capital for the leading golf resort at Bandon Dunes in Oregon where he has secured an internship. Sean has worked at the internationally-renowned Castle Stuart for three years, having gained a Diploma in Sports Coaching and a BA in Sports Management at Inverness College, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands. To...

Read more


Book a Round