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  • Golfers play Carnoustie Golf Links at dusk
    Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus
  • Looking over a fairway and green on the Castle Stuart Golf Links course
    Castle Stuart Golf Links, on the Moray coast. Venue for the Scottish Open
  • Looking onto a green with the coast on the right hand side at Kingsbarns Golf Links
    Kingsbarns Golf Links, Fife. One of the three venues for the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship
  • Carly Booth playing at the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open
    Ladies Scottish Open
  • Golfers play the 9th hole of the PGA Centenary golf course at Gleneagles, Perthshire
    Golfers play the 9th hole of the PGA Centenary golf course at Gleneagles, Perthshire

Scotland hosts some of the biggest tournaments in golf each year. In 2014 for instance, The Ryder Cup returned to where it all started at Gleneagles, the second time in its history it's been officially played in Scotland. Whether it is the Open Championship or the Scottish Open, the Johnnie Walker Championship or the Dunhill Links, there are always opportunities to see top golfers in action on Scottish courses.

The Scottish Open

Gullane Golf Club

The Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open takes place annually in July and is one of the leading events on the European Tour. The event features some of the world's top golfers competing for £2.5m worth of prize money.

This popular tournament has recently moved to East Lothian, Scotland's Golf Coast, from the historic Royal Aberdeen Golf Club - the world’s sixth oldest club. With some of Europe’s top professionals making appearances at The Open, this event is sure to draw large crowds of golf fans for four days of first-class golf action.

The event will take place from 9 - 12 July 2015 on a combination of Course No.1 and Course No.2 at Gullane Golf Club.

For full ticket details visit the European Tour Tickets website or call the Ticket Hotline on 0800 023 2557.

SSE Scottish Senior Open

Sam Torrance Championship Course, Fairmont St Andrews

The SSE Scottish Senior Open will return to the Torrance Course at Fairmont St Andrews in 2015 and is once again expected to attract some of golf’s greatest legends as they battle it out for the £250,000 prize fund in August. This 54-hole strokeplay event is played over three days with a full field of 72 Senior professionals.

The Ladies Scottish Open

Dundonald Links

See the top names in ladies golf battle it out in the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open at Dundonald Links in Ayrshire & Arran. This Ladies European Tour event presented by EventScotland is a three-day event boasting a unique and innovative format in the guise of a pro-am tournament. Amateurs will compete alongside leading Scottish professionals like Mhairi McKay and Carly Booth.

Set on the beautiful Ayrshire coast and offering views of the serene Isle of Arran and Holy Island, the Ladies Scottish Open at Dundonald Links is a tournament where you can see the best of women’s golfing talent in beautiful surroundings. This a must-see event on the golfing calendar.

The Open Championship

The Open Championship is golf’s most prestigious and venerable tournament with the finest golfers in the world battling out for the famous Claret Jug. What is certain is that there shall never be a shortage of drama.

The Open Championship is staged at least every two years in Scotland, with St Andrews hosting it every five years. The Old Course, Turnberry, Royal Troon, Carnoustie and Muirfield are also on the Open rota.

The 2015 Open Championship will be played on 12 - 19 July at St Andrews. Tickets are now on sale. Click here to book yours.

The RICOH Women's British Open

From now until 2019, the Ricoh Women’s British Open will return to Scottish courses every alternate year. As one of the five majors in women’s professional golf - the only women's major played in Europe - and a marquee event on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour, the tournament attracts the best female players from around the world.

The 2015 Ricoh Women's British Open will be played on the Ailsa course at the Trump Turnberry Resort in Ayrshire on 30 July - 2 August.

Johnnie Walker Championship


The Johnnie Walker Championship is held each August at Gleneagles on the PGA Centenary Course, venue for The 2014 Ryder Cup, and is one of the leading events on the PGA European Tour International Schedule. This event regularly welcomes some of the best golfers in the world to one of the most beautiful places in the world for an unmissable four days of golf.

The Johnnie Walker Championship will return to Gleneagles once again in the summer of 2015 after not being featured on the European Tour’s 2014 International Schedule due to the venue’s staging of The 2014 Ryder Cup.