29 Dec '14, 2pm

Scottish golfing crowds out in force in 2014

Scottish golfing crowds out in force in 2014

More than 340,000 spectators attended golf events in Scotland in 2014 during an unprecedented year which saw The Ryder Cup held at Gleneagles as well as The Junior Ryder Cup and five other top professional tournaments across the country. And with no fewer than nine professional events already confirmed across the length and breadth of the country in 2015, including The Open Championship at St Andrews, the figure is likely to be well in excess of 300,000 again next year. In 2014, a total of 240,000 spectators descended on the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles in September for the best-ever attended golf event in Scotland, known as the Home of Golf. With other events such as the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open (Royal Aberdeen), the SSE Scottish Senior Open (Fairmont St Andrews), the Scottish Hydro Challenge (Spey Valley), the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottis...

Full article: http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/news/newsid=2454...

Tweets

Scottish solar capacity climbs 32 per cent in 2014

Scottish solar capacity climbs 32 per cent in 2014

businessgreen.com 29 Dec '14, 12am

It may not be the sunniest part of the UK, but Scotland's solar capacity has risen almost a third over the past year, with...

Meet the Rookies: Jason Barnes #golf

Meet the Rookies: Jason Barnes #golf

europeantour.com 29 Dec '14, 9am

Ten years is a long time in any walk of life, and a decade on from a burgeoning career in the car industry, it has very mu...

Sports

Sports

golf.com 29 Dec '14, 4am

In an actual real award instead of my other fake ones, the Waste Management Phoenix Open was named the PGA Tour Tournament...

Islamic State kills Qods Force general in central Iraq

Islamic State kills Qods Force general in centr...

longwarjournal.org 28 Dec '14, 4pm

Brigadier General Hamid Taqavi of the The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps. Photo: ABNA An Islamic State sniper gunned d...