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Matthew ‘already looking forward’ to 2018 Scottish Open at Gullane

Catriona Matthew is looking forward to welcoming her fellow LPGA players to East Lothian next summer when Gullane stages its Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open double-header.

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Rickie Fowler with the Scottish Open trophy after his 2015 triumph. Picture: Jane Barlow

Exclusive: Gullane to stage 2018 Scottish Opens

Gullane is set to stage both the men’s and women’s Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open next year, replicating the ground-breaking double-header being staged at Dundonald Links this summer.

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Caroline Steedman is flanked by daughters Rachel, left, and Abby after their title triumphs

Steedmans secure special treble at Murrayfield

The Steedmans enjoyed a day to cherish in Murrayfield’s finals day – by claiming a trophy treble.

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Jonathan Porteous will line up at Northumberland

Lothians golfers set to launch Royal Birkdale bid

Lothians hopefuls are heading both north and south on Monday as they bid to take the first step towards an Open Championship appearance next month.

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Lothians round-up: Club championships are hard fought

Lothians round-up: Club championships are hard fought

Rory Smith, who helped George Heriot’s win this year’s Dispatch Trophy, is the Dalmahoy champion for the third year in a row.

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Swanston Golf Club

Stephen Gallacher Foundation providing free golf at Capital club

Free golf is being provided at a Capital club by the Stephen Gallacher Foundation as the European Tour player steps up his bid to help the next generation of Lothians starlets.

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Stuart McLaren came second on the strength of his back nine

Lothians round-up: Ricky Moffat win Silverknowes Open scratch play-off

Ricky Moffat claimed the scratch spoils in the Silverknowes Open but only after a card play-off involving four players.

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Stephen Gallacher at the Titleist National Fitting Centre is located at Craigielaw

Stephen Gallacher opens Titleist National Fitting Centre

Stephen Gallacher has given the thumbs up to one of golf’s top companies opening a new fitting centre in East Lothian.

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Grant Forrest

Grant Forrest taking transition to pro game in his stride

Scottish golf has seen a decade’s worth of talent lost in the transition from amateur to professional – but that trend is being bucked by Grant Forrest.

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Richie Ramsay will play alongside Bryson DeChambeau and Nick Flanagan in the first round of Eden Hills. Pic: Getty

Richie Ramsay takes on US Open ten years after debut with Tiger

Capital-based golf star Richie Ramsay has already starred in one top American event, having won the US Amateur Championship at Hazeltine 11 years ago.

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Grant Forrest

Grant Forrest records best professional result

Lothians star Grant Forrest recorded his best performance so far in the paid ranks after setting Royal Waterloo on fire with a storming finish in the KPMG Trophy on the 
Challenge Tour.

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Clara Young from North Berwick. Picture: Colin Farquharson

Mum’s the word for Clara Young in bid to reclaim Scottish title

Lothians star Clara Young reckons mum’s words can help her win a second Scottish Women’s Championship in three years.

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Paul McKechnie

Paul McKechnie claims share of second in Northern Open

Braid Hills Golf Centre pro Paul McKechnie reckons he gave trying to catch runaway winner Paul O’Hara his best shot in the Northern Open.

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Cameron Gallagher will be one of the quartet at Stranraer

Golf round-up: Lothians turn to East quartet

Lothians have turned to the east’s rising stars in a bid to try and win back the Scottish Boys Area Team title at Stranraer.

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Grace Crawford won her second US Kids Golf trophy in East Lothian

Grace Crawford shaping up to be star in making

North Berwick’s Grace Crawford has again used the US Kids Golf European Championships in East Lothian to underline her star potential.

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Allan Shaw

Allan Shaw steps in as LGA secretary

Allan Shaw is back as Lothians secretary less than three months after ending his stint as president.

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Alan Tait is the new general manager at Deer Park

Dalmahoy director of golf Alan Tait moves to Deer Park

Alan Tait, one of the most recognised faces in Scottish golf, has swapped Dalmahoy for Deer Park to take up a new challenge.

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Clara Young with the St Rule Trophy at St Andrews

Rising star Clara Young pleased to have Matthew’s support

Clara Young is enjoying Catriona Matthew’s “support” as she continues to match some of her fellow North Berwick woman’s amateur achievements.

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Summer League: Big wins for Bruntsfield and Merchants

Bruntsfield Links won the big local derby as Merchants ended a long drought in the latest round of matches in the Edinburgh Summer League.

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