Senior Amateur Championship

Royal Dornoch

Launched by The R&A in 1969, the 2022 Senior Amateur Championship will be contested over The Championship Course at Royal Dornoch. Firmly established within the Top 10 courses in GB & NI for many years, this majestic Highlands links course attracts visiting professional and amateur golfers from all over the world. Situated 45 miles further north of Inverness, the club's relative isolation and timeless setting simply adds to the course's beauty and challenge. For the true links enthusiast the Highlands region offers a fantastic range of high quality courses, making it an excellent choice for travelling groups wanting to savour the best of Scottish golf and hospitality. A list of potential courses to play on your Highland tour would include the following: Brora Golspie Carnegie Links Tain Fortrose & Rosemarkie Muir of Ord Castle Stuart

150th Open Championship

The Old Course

Excitement is building in the golf world as the countdown is on for the 150th Open Championship to be held over the majestic links of The Old Course in St Andrews. The oldest and greatest major golf championship being contested on every golfer's bucket list course. The Old Course has played host to The Open no fewer than 29 times; most recently in 2015 when newly appointed USA Ryder Cup captain Zach Johnson prevailed after a dramatic play-off to secure the famous Claret Jug trophy awarded to The Champion Golfer of the Year. The Old Course is actually one of seven courses operated by St Andrews Links Trust and the Region of Fife boasts more than 50 golf courses. For anyone fortunate to be attending The Open or arranging a golf trip to the area in the near future these are some of the very best courses outside St Andrews you should be playing: Kingsbarns Golf Links Crail Lundin Links Golf Club House Elie Dumbarnie Links Leven Links Scotscraig In addition another of Scotland's great Open venues Carnoustie lies only 25 miles north of St Andrews.

Junior Championship

Monifieth

The Medal Course at Monifieth Golf Links is the most westerly of three renowned golf courses in the Angus area; the others being Panmure and of course the mighty Carnoustie. Employed as a Final Qualifying venue for The Open Championship, the great 5-time champion Tom Watson was famously introduced to Scottish links golf at Monifieth the week before he secured his first victory at Carnoustie in 1975. With the railway line bordering the early holes, some punishing rough and bunkering and the challenge of large, firm greens it is no surprise Monifieth remains a firm favourite with any visiting golfers. Situated close to the city of Dundee and a short drive over the River Tay into Fife there are plenty of courses within easy reach to enjoy including Ashludie (2nd course at Monifieth) Panmure Carnoustie Downfield Scotscraig

Senior Open

Gleneagles

The Gleneagles Hotel, located in rural Perthshire, is a world class luxury golf resort boasting three fantastic championship courses and a nine hole course. The PGA Centenary Course has hosted both The Ryder Cup and The Solheim Cup in recent years. The classic King's Course , designed by the legendary James Braid will be the venue for this year's Senior Open. Opened for play in 1919, The King's Course remains a masterpiece and continues to entrance every golfer fortunate to play this majestic course surrounded by stunning scenery. It would be very tempting to spend all of your time simply playing the hotel's own courses, however Gleneagles is within easy reach of several excellent golf courses including the following Blairgowrie Pitlochry Auchterarder Crieff Murrayshall Monifieth Panmure Carnoustie

AIG Women’s Open

Muirfield

Muirfield is home to The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers This legendary Open Championship course was originally laid out in 1891 by Old Tom Morris and underwent further design changes in 1925 overseen by Harry Colt Starting in 1892 The Open has been contested over Muirfield on sixteen occasions; the last time in 2013 when American " lefty " Phil Mickelson was victorious. The course is located along Scotland's Golf Coast in East Lothian surrounded by numerous outstanding links layouts including the following Gullane  ( no's 1,2,3 ) Archerfield Links Craigielaw Luffness New Kilspindie Longniddry Renaissance North Berwick The Glen

Boys Amateur Championship

Carnoustie, Panmure, Monifieth

A highly prestigious well established international golf event attracting the very best junior male golfers. Previous winners include Sitr Michael Bonallack, Jose Maria Olazabal, Ronan Rafferty and Matthew Fitzpatrick. The winner also now secures an invite to both The Amateur Championship and Open Qualifying. In 2022 the championship will be contested over three of Scotland's best courses and close neighbours in Angus namely Carnoustie, Panmure and Monifieth. Boasting no fewer than six courses across the three venues and within easy reach of Fife and Aberdeenshire, any links fan will be spoilt for choice at these outstanding courses. Montrose Murcar Royal Aberdeen Scotscraig St Andrews Links Kingsbarns

Girls Amateur Championship

Carnoustie Golf Links

Following the incredible success and impact of hosting The AIG Women's Open in 2021, the mighty links at Carnoustie will present a tough challenge to anyone taking part in this year's Girls Amateur. Carnoustie Golf Links is a world leading golf destination and home to "Golf's Greatest Test"; the legendary Championship Course, host venue for eight open Championships Punishing rough, punishing bunkers. Brutal with the wind, brutal without the wind. Bring your A game and enjoy one of golf's truly fantastic experiences. Assuming you survive, why not treat yourself to a round on some of the regions other first class layouts including Carnoustie Buddon Course Carnoustie Burnside Course Panmure Monifieth (Medal Course) Monifieth (Lansdowne Course) Montrose

Jacques Leglise Trophy

Blairgowrie

Named in honour of the former President of the French Golf Federation and the European Golf Association, the match is played annually between junior male golfers representing GB & I against the Continent of Europe. This year's contest will take place at The Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire. The club is blessed with two of the finest inland courses in Scotland; the most well known The Rosemount Course is primarily a James Braid design combined with some earlier influence from Dr Alister MacKenzie. Located just 25 mins from the city of Perth, Blairgowrie should definitely be on your Scottish Golf Tour should you be heading north to the Highlands or north east to Aberdeenshire. A strong selection would feature some of these fine layouts: Gleneagles - The King's Course Gleneagles - The Queen's Course Gleneagles - The PGA Course Pitlochry Blair Atholl Crieff Auchterarder Carnoustie Monifieth Panmure Montrose