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It provides one of the world's most famous sporting backdrops and has played host to some of the historic game's most thrilling encounters.
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Carrickvale were the 2016 winners

Course-owning clubs to enter Dispatch team event for first time

Two significant changes have been made to the rules for the Dispatch Trophy in a bid to try and increase the entry for this year’s event.

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David Inglis is in charge at Northwestern

Lothians round-up: McIntosh excited by chance at Northwestern

Eric McIntosh is relishing a ‘Lothians link up’ when he starts his college career in the US this autumn.

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Catriona Matthew is hoping the event slogan will also apply to her in 2019

Catriona Matthew delighted to be new golfing ambassador

Catriona Matthew has described her new role as Scotland’s first global golfing ambassador as a “great fit”.

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Jack Dunn, 6, is a primary two pupil at Edinburgh Academy. Picture: contributed

Jack ,6, is youngest player to get hole-in-one at Bruntsfield

SIX-YEAR-OLD Jack Dunn has raised the bar at one of Scotland’s oldest golf clubs.

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Eric McIntosh buoyed after top-five finish at Monifieth

Capital kid Eric McIntosh is looking forward to his next “battle” after securing a top-five finish in the Scottish Boys’ Open Stroke-Play Championship at Monifieth Links.

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Graeme Robertson is defending champion

Star pairing set to fight for Craigmillar Park Open title

There’s no such a thing as a certainty in golf, especially in an event played over 72 holes, but there is a good chance that the winner of this year’s Craigmillar Park Open will be teeing off at 7.18am in tomorrow’s opening round.

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Jamie McLeary says he feels his confidence has soared on the back of his victory at Frilford Heath

Jamie McLeary off to flying start despite nearly quitting golf

Jamie McLeary got his 2017 campaign off to a flying start – a few months after he came close to quitting.

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Martin Lambert and Murray Winton of Golfclubs4cash

Lothians firm goes global with sales of second-hand clubs

A company that sells second-half clubs from its store locally to golfers in Edinburgh and the Lothians is also attracting customers from all around the world.

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Justin Rose shares the lead with Sergio Garcia in the 81st Masters. Picture: Getty Images

Midday Masters Round-Up: Scottish Open champions chase Masters glory

Two Scottish Open winners are in the Masters mix as the 81st Green Jacket joust heads for a thrilling conclusion at Augusta National today.

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Russell Knox is ready to battle it out

Masters: Scottish No.1 Knox believes he is a contender

Russell Knox says it’s time to “hammer down” and get back to playing the golf that earned him a place among the world’s elite.

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Jordan Spieth is one of the main contenders at Augusta this week

Masters: Will Jordan Spieth conquer his 12th-hole demons?

Colin Montgomerie hit the nail on the head with his summary of the 81st Masters by declaring: “I am looking forward to it as a golf fan first and foremost this year.”

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Rickie Fowler is bidding for a first Major title

Masters: Rickie Fowler ready for ‘fun ride’ in majors this season

Former Scottish Open champion Rickie Fowler is ready for a “fun ride” in this season’s majors, believing he’s making enough birdies to be in the Masters mix this week.

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Paul Lawrie with Stephen Gallacher

Stephen Gallacher is delighted to raise £85k

Stephen Gallacher has described raising more than £84,000 at a dinner in Edinburgh for his junior golf foundation as “game-changing money”.

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Chris Curran carded a 59 in the East Alliance Championship at Gullane

Chris Curran joins ‘59 Club’ with stunning score at Gullane

Chris Curran is still pinching himself after becoming a member of golf’s ‘59 Club’.

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Rory Smith at double on debut to help Lothians to fine win

Rory Smith made a sparkling debut as Lothians got the new season off to a winning start against Stirlingshire at Glenbervie.

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Mark Dickson helped clinch the crucial point for Gullane

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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