Dumbarnie Links Celebrates Opening With Exciting ‘Local Club’ Offer.

It has to be the best Scottish golf lottery in recent times. Dumbarnie Links, and the UKs newest golf course, celebrated a return to golf in Scotland by officially opening the club located along the shores of the Firth of Forth near Leven in Fife. The course was all set to open on May 16th but due to the Scottish ‘lockdown’ the Clive Clark designed layout was forced to delay their opening to last Friday (29th May). The stunning links gem won immediate praise from all those within the golfing ...

Legendary Golf Journalist Hits Dumbarnie Links Ceremonial Tee Shot.

It seemed very appropriate long-time Associaton of Golf Writers (AGW) member and local resident Malcolm Campbell should have been afforded the honour of teeing-up earlier today (FRD) with hitting the ceremonial tee-shot at Dumbarnie Links in Scotland. Dumbarnie Links is located just a short drive from Malcolm’s Upper Largo residence in Fife and just over 10-miles from St. Andrews. The newest golf course in the UK was set to open on May 16th but the continuing ‘lockdown’ measures in Scotland ...

Golf Returns In Scotland – A Tale Of Two Clubs: One The Newest, The Other Seventh Oldest

News that golf will return to the Home of Golf nation on Friday cannot come soon enough for the greater majority of Scotland’s some 550 club. It will have been nine weeks since Scotland went into ‘lockdown’ mode forcing also a shutdown of golf courses not seen since WW2. First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon is expected to announce later today (Thurs) a ‘Phase-1’ re-opening allowing a resumption of non-contact sports, such as golf and tennis, and allowing people from “one other household” ...

Golf’s Seventh Oldest Club At Crail Appoints Just A Second Head Pro In 234-Years

Crail Golfing Society already boasts a rich history spanning three Century’s and the Scottish club has now been further enriched with news of the appointment of David Snodgrass and the club’s new Head Professional. Remarkably, it is only the second occasion in Crail’s proud 234-year history golf’s seventh oldest club has appointed a Head Professional. David, and the current Assistant Professional, will take over from 4th January, 2021. David has been assistant under current ...

Norman’s 1986 Replica Turnberry Winning Clalet Jug Sold For $61,000.

A replica of Greg Norman’s Claret Jug from his 1986 Open Championship win at Turnberry has sold for $US 61,164. The two/third replica of golf’s most identifiable trophy was sold at auction on Saturday night in the States. Norman’s dominate five-shot win on the Scottish Ayrshire coast was his 10th appearance in golf’s oldest major and the first of two Open victories, and with his only other Major triumph in 1993 at Royal St. George’s. When Norman arrived at Turnberry, he had been runner-up ...

Good News For Sharvin With Tour To Honour All 2020 Tour Members For 2021 Season.

Good news for Ardglass golfer Cormac Sharvin with the European Tour to follow in the footsteps of the PGA Tour and afford full 2021 membership to those who qualified automatically for the 2020 Tour season and regardless should those players fall outside the end-of-year qualifying cut-off mark. That is to be the decision in a leaked European Tour report that is understood was sent to all members. The PGA Tour recently advised that those who obtained full 2020 Tour membership would retain their Tour ...

Scottish Golf Returns On May 29th But With A 5-Mile Residence Rule In Place.

Scottish Golf has announced Friday, 29th May as the date for a return to the fairways of Scotland. And as first reported by www.golfbytourmiss.com a fortnight ago the return to golf in Scotland will commence with a 5-mile residence rule in place. However, full confirmation of a return has to be approved by the Scotland Government and that would now seem a formality when First Minister Nicola Sturgeon again addresses the nation next Thursday May 28th Ahead of the return to golf, Scottish Golf released ...