Gutsy Gullane pull off fourth EL cup and league double

Gullane have pulled off the league and cup double for the fourth season in a row in the East Lothian Winter League.

Stephen Gallacher

Ryder Cup winning captains at Gallacher Foundation Dinner

Two winning Ryder Cup captains are set to be among the guests at the Stephen Gallacher Foundation Dinner when the annual fund-raising event is held for the first time at Prestonfield House in Edinburgh, writes Martin Dempster.

Baberton celebrate their title success. Junior Jake Edgecombe is pictured holding the trophy

Baberton battle back to deny Ratho Park in Winter League final

Baberton pulled off a Miracle of Medinah-style fightback to win the West Edinburgh Winter League for the first time as Musselburgh made home advantage count in the East Lothian equivalent’s season-ending event.

Shot Scope founder David Hunter, left, receives his award from We Are Boutique director Simon Bollon

Shot Scope is big hit for Edinburgh-based entrepreneur

A LOTHIANS man has been named Scottish Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year for developing a golf technology product that is being used around the world.

Kieran Cantley secured top spot in both the handicap and scratch order of merits

Kieran Cantley at the double despite Henderson pipping him

Neil Henderson pipped rising host club star Kieran Cantley for the silverware in the East Alliance’s last outing of the season at Liberton.


Winter League: Mid on cusp of retaining title

Mid are on course for a first successful title defence in the Fife & Lothians Winter League in 20 years heading into the final round of matches.


Muirfield votes to lift ban on women members

The doors of one of the last male-only bastions in golf are to be thrown open to women following a historic decision by the 273-year-old Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers to admit female members at Muirfield.

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Muirfield's second ballot on admitting women members will be revealed at 11.30am on Tuesday morning. Picture: Jon Savage

Result tomorrow on Muirfield’s second vote on women

The result of a second ballot on admitting women members at Muirfield is to be announced tomorrow morning.

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Duncan Smith with his BMW for a hole in one

Edinburgh golfer wins £50,000 BMW M3 for hole in one

Duncan Stewart can’t wait to turn up at Turnhouse Golf Club in the £50,000 car he’s just won for a hole in one on the European Tour.

Grant Forrest

Grant Forrest secures MENA Tour card in style

Lothians star Grant Forrest continues to shine in the pro ranks after securing his MENA Tour card in style.


Winter League: Defending champions Mid off to winning start

Defending champions Mid were the sole winners in the opening round of matches in the Fife & Lothians Winter League at Longniddry.

Grant Forrest

Grant Forrest faces Poulter’s brother in Qualifying School test

Grant Forrest is taking on Ian Poulter’s brother and a former England cricket star in the East Lothian star’s opening test in his first full season as a professional golfer.

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Lothians Amateur Golf Championship 2015 at Musselburgh Golf Course. David Miller - Duddingston

Winter League: Midlothian have ‘fair chance’ of title retention

Midlothian went 13 years without winning the Lothians & Fife Winter League title, but feel quietly confident they can retain the crown in this season’s campaign.

Jamie McLeary

Jamie McLeary denies host pro Law in East Alliance at Uphall

Jamie McLeary foiled a valiant attempt by host club pro Gordon Law to land the silverware in an East Alliance event at Uphall.

Prestonfields players show off the trophy after a dramatic finish

Prestonfield pip Duddingston to land SE Edinburgh Winter title

Prestonfield clinched the South East Edinburgh Winter League title in style after winning at Duddingston in the title decider.

The sign was put up on the gates to Muirfield, which has faced a ferocious attack since voting to continue banning women members. Picture: contributed

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.

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.

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.

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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