There's nothing quite like seeing the world's top golfers tee off at a golf tournament in Scotland. After all, Scotland is The Home of Golf, where the game has its roots.
And when we say golf tournaments, we mean some of the very best golf championships around. We're talking The Open, the Scottish Open, the Ladies Scottish Open, the European Championships and, in 2019, the Solheim Cup.
Between June and October, hundreds of golf fans from around the globe descend on Scotland's championship courses to see how the best in the game take on the challenges of the country's finest courses from Gleneagles to St Andrews Old Course and Carnoustie to Gullane.
Why not come and see world-class golf for yourself?
2018 golf events
Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open
See some of golf's biggest stars tee off at the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open, which will return to Gullane Golf Club in East Lothian, the scene of Rickie Fowler's dramatic win in 2015. The event is viewed as an excellent warm up for The Open Championship, which will be held the week after at Carnoustie Golf Links in Angus.
- When: 12 - 15 July 2018
- Where: Gullane Golf Club, East Lothian
The Open Championship
Not only is The Open Championship the oldest of the four major tournaments on the golfing calendar, it's also one of the most prestigious and is held in Scotland at least once every two years. Stunning Carnoustie Golf Links welcomes the tournament back after an 11 year break in 2018.
- When: 19 - 22 July 2018
- Where: Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus
Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open
Watch some of the world's best female golfers competing for glory at the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open, a co-sanctioned event between the LET and the LPGA. Staged on one of Scotland's best links courses at Gullane, the event will showcase the very best of women's golf as the country looks forward to staging The Solheim Cup in 2019.
When: 26 - 29 July 2018
Where: Gullane Golf Club, East Lothian
The Senior Open Championship
For the first time in its illustrious history, The Senior Open Championship will be played at the Old Course in St Andrews where the legends of the game will do battle over the most famous fairways in all of golf. Featuring multiple past major champions, the championship is a great place to see the stars of yesteryear up close and personal.
- When: 26 - 29 July 2018
- Where: The Old Course, St Andrews
The new European Championships will bring together the existing championships of seven top sports for 12 days of heart-thumping excitement during its inaugural event in 2018. The golf events will be held on the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles, with both men and women competing for their countries on the same course - a first in the history of the sport.
- When: 2 - 12 August 2018
- Where: Gleneagles, Perthshire
The Boys Home Internationals
Royal Dornoch will host the Boys Home Internationals, a round-robin event which takes place annually between teams from the four home nations - Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales.
- When: 7 - 9 August 2018
- Where: Royal Dornoch, Highlands
Alfred Dunhill Links Championship
Golfing stars and celebrities join forces at this hotly anticipated European Tour event. The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship is a team format event which will be played over three fabulous courses - Carnoustie Golf Links, Kingsbarns Golf Links and St Andrews Old Course.
- When: 4 - 7 October 2018
- Where: Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Kingsbarns Golf Links, Fife, and St Andrews Old Course, Fife.
2019 golf events
PGA Centenary Course, Gleneagles
Watch team Europe competing against team USA in the biggest tournament in women's golf. The 2019 Solheim Cup will be held on the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles, the same venue as the 2014 Ryder Cup.
- When: 13 - 15 September 2019
- Where: Gleneagles, Perthshire