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Connor Syme wins Euriopean Tour place

Scotland will have two twenty-somethings flying the Saltire on the European Tour next season, reducing the average ago considerably from 37 this year.

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Connor Syme and his caddie Tim Poyser

Tim Poyser helps Syme to soar at Q School

Edinburgh man Tim Poyser is one round away from landing a new career as a caddie on the European Tour.

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Rising star Bob MacIntyre hails Lothians coach Davy Burns

Rising Scottish golf star Bob MacIntyre has heaped praise on his Lothians-based coach for helping him get his pro career off to a flying start.

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Gullane set ominous pace in Winter League

Gullane set ominous pace in Winter League

Defending champions Gullane have made an ominous start in this season’s East Lothian Winter League.

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Grant Forrest

Grant Forrest has ‘mountain to climb’ to earn Tour card

Grant Forrest bemoaned golf as a “frustrating game” after leaving himself with a mountain to climb to get on the European Tour next season.

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Richie Ramsay had a hellish last hole in South Africa. Pic: Getty

Richie Ramsay counts cost of sloppy finish at Nedbank Challenge

Capital-based golfer Richie Ramsay was raging with himself after a sloppy finish proved costly in the Nedbank Challenge in South Africa.

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Lloyd Saltman

Lloyd Saltman impresses on Alliance circuit with triumph

Lloyd Saltman overcame a late wobble to chalk up his third win of the season on the Edinburgh & East of Scotland Alliance circuit.

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Richie Ramsay hits a bunker shot on the first hole . Pic: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Birdies help Richie Ramsay soar in Sun City

Richie Ramsay bagged two eagles as he soared into the top 10 at the halfway stage in the Nedbank Challenge in South Africa.

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Richie Ramsay in action at the Nedbank Challenge in Sun City. Pic: SNS

Richie Ramsay off to ‘solid’ start at Nedbank Challenge

Richie Ramsay recovered from a poor start to produce a “solid” opening effort in the $7.5 million Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.

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Stephen Gallacher. Pic: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Gallacher and Ramsay mark out tactics for Nedbank Challenge

Stephen Gallacher is hoping to be one of the high flyers in the Nedbank Golf Challenge as he bids to extend his season for the second week running.

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Stephen Gallacher. Pic: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Stephen Gallacher in good spirits for Sun City as he finishes in top 20

Stephen Gallacher is enjoying his golf for the first time this year as he heads into the second European Tour Final Series event in South Africa this week.

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Stephen Gallacher admitted to some caddie confusion in Belek

Stephen Gallacher hits 65 to move into contention in Turkey

Stephen Gallacher found himself getting mixed up with caddies as he stormed into contention at the halfway stage in the Turkish Airlines Open.

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Louis Gaughan claims Bernard Gallacher Trophy at Bathgate

Scottish Par-3 champion Louis Gaughan made home advantage count to get his hands on the Bernard Gallacher Trophy at Bathgate.

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David Drysdale shot an opening 68 in Belek

David Drysdale’s hope for next generation of Scottish golfers

David Drysdale is hoping it won’t be long until it’s 20-somethings rather than 40-somethings like himself flying the Saltire in events like the Turkish Airlines Open.

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David Drysdale

David Drysdale eyes Open as he gets set to tee up in Turkey

David Drysdale is hoping to use this week’s Turkish Airlines Open, the Final Series event on the European Tour, to go from Antalya to Angus.

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Stephen Gallacher is eyeing glory in Turkey. Pic: SNS

Uncle Bernard’s book could help Stephen Gallacher write new chapter

Stephen Gallacher is hoping a golf tuition book sent to him by his uncle Bernard can stop this week’s Turkish Airlines Open being the final chapter in the story of his 2017 season.

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Helen Hunter receives her Order of Merit title trophy

Carrickvale golfer Helen Hunter wins Titleist Order of Merit title

Edinburgh golfer Helen Hunter finished off a fantastic season by winning the overall women’s title at the Titleist Order of Merit Grand Final at Turnberry.

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Duddingston players enjoy home comforts in East Alliance

Duddingston players enjoy home comforts in East Alliance

Duddingston players made home advantage count in the Edinburgh & East Alliance event bearing the name of one of the Capital club’s best-known members.

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Lloyd Saltman leads the East Alliance order of merit

Lloyd Saltman keeps up strong start to East Alliance with share of victory

Lloyd Saltman maintained his strong start to the new Edinburgh & East of Scotland Alliance season by sharing the scratch spoils in the latest event at Royal Musselburgh.

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Neil Fenwick finished fifth at Gleneagles. Pic: Kenny Smith

Lothians golfer Neil Fenwick admits he’s at career crossroads

Lothians golfer Neil Fenwick could be playing part-time by the time next year’s Scottish PGA Championship comes around.

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