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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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Jane Turner

Turner has Morocco card mission after warming up in Equatorial Guinea

Lothians golfer Jane Turner is hoping a ground-breaking experience in Africa can help her set up the “best Christmas I could wish for”.

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Keir McNicoll with the Stewart Thom Salver. Pic: Andy Forman

Good and Cliff praised by Keir McNicoll after latest success

Keir McNicoll has hailed two Lothians-based golf professionals after he landed a third big prize for coming through the PGA training programme with flying colours.

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Dougie Cleeton to lead historic Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society

Dougie Cleeton is swapping Blairgowrie for Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society early in 2017 to take up a new post at the historic Capital club.

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Paul Lawrie's Match Play event is heading to Bavaria. Picture: Michael Gillen

Scotland loses Paul Lawrie Match Play 
to Germany

Scotland is to lose the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play, following the announcement that the event is to be staged in Germany next year.

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Shock for Lothians golf as Park resigns as secretary

One of the top positions in Lothians golf is up for grabs after a shock resignation.

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 23:  Mike Rolls plays a shot on Pro-Am Day ahead of the World Cup of Golf at Kingston Heath Golf Club on November 23, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  At the age of 18, he contracted meningococcal septicaemia while on a football trip. His injuries were extensive; he suffered multiple amputations and severe internal injuries. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Jane Turner can’t wait for Morocco return after victory

Winning wire-to-wire in her pre-qualifier has left Jane Turner champing at the bit to return to Morroco for the final of the Ladies European Tour Qualifying School.

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Sir John Lavery's 1921 painting of North Berwick's golf links has fetched 872,750 at auction.

Early portrait of women's golf sells at auction for nearly £900,000

A painting portraying a game of golf on one of the nation’s first courses to allow women to play went under the hammer for nearly £900,000 as it became the star lot in a sale of Scottish art.

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Duncan Stewart hopes to land some silverware alongside Russell Knox. Pic: TSPL

Duncan Stewart eyes World Cup glory with Russell Knox

Capital-based Duncan Stewart reckons he can be sitting on top of the golfing world this weekend along with his long-time friend Russell Knox.

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Jane Turner leads by six shots at Qualifying School event

Lothians golfer Jane Turner is six shots clear of the field at the halfway stage in a Ladies European Tour Qualifying School event in Morocco.

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Euan McIntosh

Turnhouse man Euan McIntosh to get Scottish Golf support

FORTY-SOMETHING Euan McIntosh is among just four Lothians players in a sizeable group set to be supported by Scottish Golf for next season.

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Gabrielle Macdonald will be in action in Morocco. Pic: TSPL

Gabrielle Macdonald out to test her professional credentials

Craigielaw’s Gabrielle Macdonald will find out over the next four days if she’s ready to make the leap into the professional ranks.

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Eric McIntosh

Boys champion Eric McIntosh signs up for Northwestern Uni

Scottish Boys champion Eric McIntosh is heading to America next year to link up with another Lothians golfer who made his mark at under-18 level.

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Turnhouse and Longniddry in same Summer League group

Turnhouse and Longniddry, this season’s finalists, have been drawn in the same group for next year’s Edinburgh Summer League.

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