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Scotland’s Golf Coast launches inaugural ‘Saltire Trophy’

Story published at 12:25, Wednesday, October 29th, 2014


Saltire TrophyScotland’s Golf Coast has announced the launch of its inaugural ‘Saltire Trophy’.  Open to all amateur golfers, this 72 hole Stableford tournament will be played over four inspiring links courses offering players the opportunity to extend their golf into the Autumn months in one of the finest golfing destinations in the world.

Commencing on Monday 24th November, the week starts off with a stiff challenge at Gullane No. 1, home of the 2015 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open; followed by a visit to Dunbar Golf Club, an Open Championship Qualifying Course; before tackling Londniddry Golf Club’s mix of links & woodland; and concluding at the exclusive Renaissance Club on Friday the 28th November 2014.

This exciting event will test competitors on some of East Lothian’s finest courses, along a 30-mile stretch of stunning coastline. East Lothian is known as the sunniest and driest area in Scotland, making it the perfect place for Autumn golf. With opportunities to stay in East Lothian for the duration of the week, competitors can immerse themselves in Scotland’s Golf Coast, with opportunities to play all of East Lothian’s courses, experience fantastic hospitality and sample the area’s finest locally-sourced food. This is the perfect opportunity to not only compete, but to experience golfing excellence, all for only £295.

Scotland’s Golf Coast has a diverse offering of accommodation to offer Saltire Trophy competitors, providing the perfect opportunity to rest, relax and unwind before enjoying another round of golf.

The Saltire Trophy will be sponsored by local company Royal and Awesome, based in Gullane whose clothing is making a massive impact in the golfing world.

Scotland’s Golf Coast is the brand of Golf East Lothian, a marketing cooperative with over 50 members covering golf courses, accommodation providers and restaurants supported by East Lothian Council with the aim of promoting the destination to golf tourists.

Golf East Lothian www.golfeastlothian.com

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