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Martin Dempster

Grant Forrest misses out on maiden Challenge Tour title after final heartache

Lothians star Grant Forrest fell at the final hurdle in his bid to land a maiden victory on the Challenge Tour in Spain.

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Harrison's Dougie Waugh plays a shot under the eye of team-mate Donny Munro. Pic: Neil Hanna

Dispatch Trophy R2 round-up: Harrison show their mettle

Harrison, conquerors of holders Heriot’s on the opening day, had to dig deep to get the better of Lothians Juniors in the second round of the 119th Dispatch Trophy at the Braids.

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Graham Robertson

Dispatch Trophy: Silverknowes play their trans-Atlantic wildcard

Silverknowes golfer Graham Robertson is back on the Dispatch Trophy trail this weekend after keeping track of the Braids event for the last three years from across the Atlantic.

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East Lothian Ladies' champion Jill McNicoll, right, with Handicap Quaich winner June Elliott

Local golf round-up: Jill McNicoll retains East Lothian Ladies’ Championship

Gullane’s Jill McNicoll made home advantage count to make a successful defence of the East Lothian Ladies’ 
Championship.

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Defending champions Heriot's will have a different line-up this year

Dispatch Trophy 2018: Defending champions forced into late change

Defending champions George Heriot’s FP have been forced into a late change for the 119th Dispatch Trophy after being left Rudd-erless for the event at the Braids.

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Justin Rose

Justin Rose and Michelle Wie confirmed for Scottish Open double-header

Major winners Justin Rose and Michelle Wie are heading for East Lothian after being confirmed for Gullane’s Scottish Open double-header.

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Marc Warren, Paul Lawrie and Michele Thomson with the Scottish Open trophies at Gullane. Pic: Kenny Smith

Marc Warren ready to make up for Scottish Open heartache at Gullane

Marc Warren reckons he’s now ready to win the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open after becoming more “mature mentally” since letting that title slip from his grasp

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Ian Dickson was a Dispatch Trophy winner with Caermount in 2012

Dispatch Trophy 2018: Mortonhall aim to shine on debut

Mortonhall are on a roll and feel quietly confident about getting in the mix on the club’s debut in the Dispatch Trophy.

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New Scottish Golf chief exec Andrew McKinlay

No quick fix to Scottish golf, says new chief executive

New chief executive Andrew McKinlay has warned there is no “quick fix” for Scottish Golf, but is confident he can help the unified body get back on its feet.

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Turnhouse pip Craigielaw to claim Lothians Team Tournament

Turnhouse pip Craigielaw to claim Lothians Team Tournament

Turnhouse bridged a 31-year gap to win the Lothians Team Tournament, adding to some other recent notable victories by the Capital club.

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Baberton Ladies

Wrap: Baberton Ladies take title | Forrest bags a Jag

Baberton are the new holders of the Edinburgh Ladies Inter Club trophy after triumphing at Craigmillar Park.

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The draw for the Dispatch Trophy golf tournament is made by (left to right) Paul Gibson (Lothians President), Ken Harvey (Edinburgh Leisure) and George Ackroyd (golfclubsforcash). Pic: Greg Macvean

Dispatch Trophy Draw: Holders Heriot’s handed tough opening match

George Heriot’s FP, the holders, face a tough start to their Edinburgh Evening News Dispatch Trophy title defence after being drawn against one of the Braids clubs.

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Fifty three teams will do battle at the Braids for The Dispatch Trophy, won last year by George Heriot's

Another rise in Dispatch Trophy entry for 2018 event

For the second year running, entries for the Dispatch Trophy have risen as the historic team event continues its rejuvenation.

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Gabrielle Macdonald and her dad, Keith, after her win in the Midlothian Women's Championship

Lothians round-up: Gabrielle Macdonald is Midlothian Women’s champion

Craigielaw’s Gabrielle Macdonald is the new Midlothian Women’s champion.

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Scott Gourlay

Investment at Swanston will make it a hub for coaching and club-fitting

Swanston is set to become the hub for an exciting coaching and club technology team that will be based at a new state-of-the-art Academy at the Capital course.

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Henderson shot his low score at Renaissance Club

Lothians golfer Neil Henderson joins ‘The 59 Club’

Neil Henderson has produced an early contender for the “round of the year” in Lothians golf after joining “The 59 Club”.

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Henrik Stenson is set to join a star-studded field on the East Lothian coast for the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open in July. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Henrik Stenson commits to Scottish Open at Gullane

Henrik Stenson, the 2016 Open champion, has confirmed he’ll be playing in this summer’s Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at Gullane.

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Hannah Darling won the inaugural Girls Under-16 Open

Hannah Darling beats Europe’s best to claim Under-16 Open

Broomieknowe’s Hannah Darling provided further proof that she is a golf star in the making by beating the best young talent in Europe to win the inaugural Girls Under-16 Open Championship at Fulford.

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More new teams set to take part in Dispatch Trophy

More new teams set to take part in Dispatch Trophy

More new teams are set to take part in the 119th Dispatch Trophy, including possibly two representing the Lothians Golf Association, as the event continues to be reinvigorated under the Edinburgh Leisure banner.

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Euan McIntosh regrets changing his swing

Lothians golf round-up: Euan McIntosh back on track

Euan McIntosh is back on track after the 2016 Scottish Order of Merit winner went off the boil last season.

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