Archive: March 2018 - Castle Stuart Golf Links

MORE CADDIES TO BAG A JOB AS RECORD NUMBERS HEAD TO CASTLE STUART

  • March 21, 2018

Budding golf caddies are being asked to make their pitch to join the acclaimed team at Castle Stuart Golf Links with record numbers of golfers flocking to the course. The four-time Scottish Open venue is seeking candidates to join the club’s respected caddy programme to meet demand from golfing visitors. During 2017, the number of players visiting the course increased by 18 per cent on the previous year and advance bookings for 2018 are also showing a 26 per cent increase on the same time last year. It could mean up to 1,000 extra visitor rounds next year with visitors from Canada, South...

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PLAY MAY BE STOPPED BUT THE WORK CONTINUES AT CASTLE STUART

  • March 9, 2018

James Hutchison, Castle Stuart head green keeper We’re just two weeks away from re-opening for the 2018 season, and the green keeping staff have completed a number of projects on the course. One of the biggest undertakings each year is gorse management and over the last three months a team of four staff has been working on cutting back the area of gorse on the course. It’s not the most glamorous part of the job, but it is an essential task to control the plant from spreading and for the overall look of the site. In all we have seven staff working during the close season. Joining us this...

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ENTRIES OPEN FOR EXTENDED CASTLE STUART LADIES’ OPEN

  • March 6, 2018

Castle Stuart Golf Links is seeking entries from today (Tuesday, 6 March) for the Highland Ladies’ Open, which this year will have a new format and an extended capacity. The four-time Scottish Open venue is hosting the annual event for the fourth time on Sunday, 12 August. This year the event will be an individual Stableford competition, rather than a pairs contest, and the capacity will be extended from 40 players to 56. Castle Stuart is also seeking feedback on the possibility of extending the tournament to become Scotland-wide next year. Stefanie Whyte, Castle Stuart’s administration...

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