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Pranksters pin ‘Welcome to Jurassic Park’ banner on Muirfield gates

PRANKSTERS have taken a swing at Muirfield’s men-only policy – by pinning a “Welcome to Jurassic Park” banner on the famous golf club’s gates.

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Duncan  Stewart

Stewart cards best European Tour score with 65 in Perth Super 6 event

CAPITAL-BASED golfer Duncan Stewart carded the lowest round of his European Tour career to storm into the top 10 on the second day of the Handa World Super 6 Perth.

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The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers is balloting its members on admitting women. Picture:  Jon Savage

Second Muirfield vote on allowing women members

The result of a second ballot on the admission of women members at Muirfield is expected to be announced by the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers next month.

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Catriona Matthew competes in the ISPS Handa Australian Womens Open at Royal Adelaide starting tomorrow

Catriona Matthew’s 2017 goal is to make Solheim Cup team

Catriona Matthew is hoping to get her quest for a ninth Solheim Cup appearance off to a flying start in Australia this weekend.

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Stewart Fraser

Former Hearts director to be LGA secretary

Former Hearts finance director Stewart Fraser is set to be involved in a different ball game.

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Kieran Cantley won the event in 2014

Now Lothians Boys’ event gets a new summer slot

The Lothians Boys’ Championship, won by the likes of Ronnie Shade, Bernard Gallacher and Andrew Oldcorn over the years, is moving to a new summer slot.

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Stephen Gallache plays his second shot on the par five 10th hole during the second round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club. Picture: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Dubai storm is a sore one for Stephen Gallacher

Stephen Gallacher’s gutsy effort in the wind in the second round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic could have the shine taken off it through no fault of his own.

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Stephen Gallacher tees off at the 12th hole on his way to a level-par 72

Stephen Gallacher ‘happy’ with opening Dubai effort in tough conditions

Even Dubai Desert Classic specialist Stephen Gallacher admitted the first-round conditions in the Omega-sponsored event at Emirates Golf Club were tough to handle.

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Stephen Gallacher loves this dramatic course. Picture: (Getty Images)

Stephen Gallacher glad to have Tiger Woods back in Dubai

LOTHIANS star Stephen Gallacher is enjoying the desert storm that Tiger Woods has kicked up with a European Tour appearance in Dubai this week.

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Richie Ramsay has started 2017 well

Richie Ramsay upbeat as he gets to grips with new clubs

Richie Ramsay has overcome having to change clubs for the first time as a professional golfer to make an encouraging start to his 2017 campaign.

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Andrew Oldcorn

Andrew Oldcorn uses his Portugal trip to secure Goswick glory

Having shaken off some winter rust in Portugal recently, Andrew Oldcorn was a worthy winner in the Edinburgh & East of Scotland Alliance event at Goswick in Northumberland.

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Jim Graham leaves it late to claim John Glen Trophy at Gullane

Jim Graham came in late in the day to claim the John Glen Trophy in the latest Edinburgh & East Alliance event of the season on Gullane No. 3.

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Stephen Gallacher practises in Abu Dhabi ahead of the HSBC Championship. The Lothians player cant wait to get a full year of golf in after 2016 was largely disrupted by injury. Pic: Getty

Stephen Gallacher to hit European Tour milestone in Abu Dhabi

He was an 18-year-old amateur when he played on the European Tour for the first time, enjoying that thrill on home soil in the 1993 Bell’s Scottish Open at Gleneagles.

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David Drysdale

David Drysdale relishing McIlroy mayhem in Johannesburg

David Drysdale is relishing the chance to experience some “Rory McIlroy mayhem” if the pair are reunited in South Africa tomorrow.

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Lothians president Allan Shaw

Lothians GA set to interview five applicants for secretary’s post

A new Lothians Golf Association secretary/treasurer should be appointed before the end of this month.

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Grant Forrest  plays his tee shot to the 16th during the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at Kingsbarns Golf Links. Picture: Getty

Grant Forrest looking to make a splash in pro ranks

Grant Forrest started 2017 by wading into the Firth of Forth as he took part in the New Year’s Day “Loony Dook” in North Berwick for the first time. Now the 23-year-old is aiming to be a splash hit in his rookie season in the professional golf ranks.

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David Inglis cut his golfing teeth at Glencorse

David Inglis to coach Europe in 20th Arnold Palmer Cup

Lothians man David Inglis is set to create a bit of history in the Arnold Palmer Cup, the college equivalent of the Ryder Cup.

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Merchants of Edinburgh Golf Club on Easter Craiglockhart Hill.

Capital golf holes make top 10 on ‘Best of British’ list

Three golf holes in Edinburgh have made the top 10 in a ‘Best of British’ poll.

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Winter League: Royal Musselburgh team to catch

Bidding for a first title triumph in 13 years, Royal Musselburgh are the team to catch heading into the second half of the East Lothian Winter League.

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