Archive: July 2017 - Castle Stuart Golf Links

CASTLE STUART GREENKEEPERS ARE A CUT ABOVE

  • July 25, 2017
CASTLE STUART GREENKEEPERS ARE A CUT ABOVE

Two teenage employees at the internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links are not letting the grass grow under their feet after completing the first part of a greenkeeping qualification. Reece Haspell and Kerr Edgar, both 17 and apprentice greenkeepers at the Moray Firth links, are studying for an SVQ in greenkeeping and sports turf. The three-year distance learning course is hosted by SRUC Elmwood in Fife, part of Scotland’s Rural College. The course covers a range of topics, including golf course construction, turf grass identification and production, soils and root zones and golf...

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MAJOR EVENTS PROVIDE WELCOME LINKS TO HOME

  • July 19, 2017
MAJOR EVENTS PROVIDE WELCOME LINKS TO HOME

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 third post, she reveals her love of links golf and her hopes of playing in the Scottish Open this month  Two major events in the LET calendar are coming up in the next few weeks on home soil and I’m hoping for the opportunity to play in both. The Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open is being held at Dundonald from 27 July, and Kingsbarns Links is hosting the Ricoh Women’s British Open from 3 August....

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