“Everyone who knows me knows that I love playing golf in Scotland.” Ernie Els
Scotland is the Home of Golf and as such is uniquely placed to host major world class tournaments and competitions. Since our inception, EventScotland continues to work to strengthen Scotland’s reputation as the world’s foremost golfing destination through strategic support and development of golf events. By working with a wide range of partners EventScotland is able to ensure that the country capitalises on the exciting events which take place each year. Our investment of around 800k each year is part of Scotland’s commitment to The 2014 Ryder Cup.
As part of an Associate agreement with the Royal and Ancient, EventScotland with its partners in VisitScotland and Scottish Enterprise, annually invest in The Open Championship to showcase Scottish golf on the world stage. The Open Championship 2010 was staged at St Andrews and delivered a £100 million boast to Scotland’s economy.
From The Old Course, which hosted the 150th anniversary of The Open Championship in St Andrews, to Gleneagles, the host venue for The 2014 Ryder Cup, Scotland is home to more than 550 golf courses and offers Championship courses to hidden gems across the length and breadth of the country from professionals and amateurs alike to enjoy.