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CASTLE STUART AND TOMATIN JOIN FORCES AT KLM OPEN 

  • September 11, 2017
CASTLE STUART AND TOMATIN JOIN FORCES AT KLM OPEN 

Stefanie Whyte, Castle Stuart Golf Links administration and marketing manager  The enduring partnership of golf and whisky will be used to showcase the Highlands in The Netherlands next week. Castle Stuart Golf Links and the Tomatin Distillery will jointly host a stand at the KLM Open at The Dutch in Spijk from 14-17 September. I’ll be joined by Nigel Robinson, Tomatin’s regional sales manager for The Netherlands. Castle Stuart has had an association with Tomatin since we opened in 2009 and we stock many of the award-winning whiskies in the clubhouse, including the 36-year-old...

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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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GOLF MONTH CAN INCREASE PARTICIPATION – AND NOT JUST AMONG MY FAMILY

  • May 12, 2017
GOLF MONTH CAN INCREASE PARTICIPATION – AND NOT JUST AMONG MY FAMILY

This season, Sally Watson, a Ladies European Tour professional and Castle Stuart Golf Links ambassador, is giving us an insight into life on the LET tour in a series of blogs. In her first post, she describes the challenges of travelling to play in tournaments, why for her golf is a family affair, and how National Golf Month can help encourage more people into the game. My first two tournaments of the season have already taken me to Morocco, for the Lalla Meryam Cup, and to Spain for the Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open.  Overall, I was pretty happy with my game in these initial events....

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SNOW MAKES ME FEEL AT HOME IN THE US

  • February 16, 2017
SNOW MAKES ME FEEL AT HOME IN THE US

This year, Sean Gunn has temporarily left his operations job at Castle Stuart Golf Links to take up an internship at the renowned Bandon Dunes golf resort in Oregon as part of his career development. In the first of a series of blogs on his new role, he describes swapping the Moray Firth for the Pacific coast. My initial thought on arrival at Bandon Dunes was that the place is extremely impressive. The resort has four 18-hole courses and a 13-hole par 3 course. All four courses have recently been placed comfortably in the Top 100 in North America and to have them all on the same property...

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