Archive: June 2017 - Castle Stuart Golf Links

‘SPEED DATING’ TO SELL CASTLE STUART AND THE HIGHLANDS TO US TOUR OPERATORS

  • June 27, 2017
‘SPEED DATING’ TO SELL CASTLE STUART AND THE HIGHLANDS TO US TOUR OPERATORS

Stuart McColm, general manager, Castle Stuart Golf Links For any golf club keen to develop their profile in the North American market, Miami is the place to be over the next few days. Attending the 9th North American Golf Tourism Convention is a full-on whirlwind of meetings with tour operators that provides an unparalleled opportunity to promote Castle Stuart as a must-play venue and the Highlands as a major golf destination. This huge gathering is organised by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO), the global trade organisation for the golf tourism industry...

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DRIVE TO IMPROVE TAKES ME ACROSS THE POND

  • June 16, 2017
DRIVE TO IMPROVE TAKES ME ACROSS THE POND

This season, Sally Watson, a Ladies European Tour professional and Castle Stuart Golf Links ambassador, is giving us an insight into life on tour in a series of blogs. In her second post, she reveals some details of her recent trip to America, as well as her favourites for the US Open this week. The recent gap in the LET schedule meant I had a few weeks to my next tournament in Europe, so I used the time to visit the US. It was an ideal opportunity to both work on my game in Florida and also play a couple of Monday qualifiers for two LPGA events. As always, I had a great time in the states....

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HONOURS EVEN IN CASTLE STUART SPIRE TROPHY CONTEST

  • June 13, 2017
HONOURS EVEN IN CASTLE STUART SPIRE TROPHY CONTEST

Stuart McColm, general manager, Castle Stuart Golf Links Like the Scotland v England football match on Saturday, the Spire Trophy event at Castle Stuart saw a potential narrow victory turn into an honourable draw. The two-day event, played in changeable weather conditions, ended without clear gloating rights as the annual contest ended all square for the first time in seven years. Leading figures from the worlds of sport, business and media took part in the ‘Spire’, competed for annually by a Castle Stuart side and a team of ‘Sassenachs’. Overnight on Saturday, the visitors...

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CASTLE STUART LADIES OPEN ROLE FOR GILLIAN STEWART

  • June 6, 2017
CASTLE STUART LADIES OPEN ROLE FOR GILLIAN STEWART

One of the UK’s leading golf coaches will help set women golfers on the right course at the Highland Ladies Open at Castle Stuart this year. Former Curtis Cup player Gillian Stewart, a four-time winner on the Ladies European Tour, is now a respected coach based at Castle Stuart Golf Links, near Inverness. The course, which has hosted the Scottish Open four times in the last seven years, is now taking entries for the third annual Highland Ladies Open, to be held on 17 September. This year’s launch coincides with Women’s Golf Day (6 June) which celebrates women and girl players...

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