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Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open 2017
American Golf is delighted to announce a partnership between itself, the European Tour and Sky Sports which will see four free consumer golf shows launched across the United Kingdom in 2017. The new shows will target non-golfers as well as current golfers in a bid to increase participation and make the game more accessible to newcomers and families. Director of Marketing and Communications at American Golf, Daniel Gathercole, is excited by the potential this partnership Read More

VisitScotland and Aberdeen Asset Management have welcomed the news that the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open will be part of the newly announced Rolex Series as part of an enhanced European Tour schedule for 2017. The European Tour revealed that the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, taking place at Dundonald Links in Ayrshire in 2017, will benefit from an enhanced prize fund of US$7 million thanks to the agreement as well as a significantly enhanced

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There are many great takeaways from Henrik Stenson’s dominant Open Championship victory on Sunday at Royal Troon. His 20 under performance ranks up there with the best Major Championship performances of all time, while his weekend duel with Phil Mickelson will go down in the annals of golfing history alongside Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus’s fabled Duel in the Sun at nearby Turnberry in 1977. For the leading duo, one of the biggest takeaways has

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Dundonald Links, in North Ayrshire, Scotland, will host the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open for the first time in 2017. Located near the town of Irvine, Dundonald Links will follow on from Castle Stuart Golf Links, the host venue for the 34th edition of Scotland’s national Open from July 7-10, 2016. The stunning 7,100-yard, par 72 layout was designed by the highly-acclaimed golf course architect Kyle Phillips, whose creations also include Kingsbarns, one of the

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CLIC Sargent Highlands & Islands, Scotland’s leading cancer support charity for children and young people, benefited to the tune of £43,000 as the Official Charity of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. Part of that figure came from the Birdies for Good initiative, backed by title sponsor Aberdeen Asset Management and official sponsor Ballantine’s whisky. Every birdie and eagle made by the professionals amounted to £5 and £10 respectively being contributed by both sponsors –

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Alex Noren held his nerve at Castle Stuart Golf Links to win his fifth European Tour title at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. All four of his previous victories had come when he held the 54-hole lead and he maintained that record as he was briefly caught but never overtaken on a dramatic final day in the Highlands. A closing two under par 70 got the Swede to 14 under and handed him a

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The Open Qualifying Series came to an exciting conclusion today when Tyrrell Hatton, Nicolas Colsaerts, Matteo Manassero and Richie Ramsay secured the final four places in The 145th Open at Royal Troon. The Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open was the final event in the Series, which offered 44 places in golf’s most international Major Championship at Tour events in nine countries around the world. The field for The Open is now complete, and the four

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Graeme McDowell took strength from adversity to card a third-round 69 and put himself in contention for a second Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open title. The Northern Irishman lifted the trophy in 2008 at Loch Lomond Golf Club but Castle Stuart Golf Links is a very different proposition and it showed both sides of itself on Saturday. With little wind in the early stages of round three, birdies and eagles were the order of the

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Sweden’s Alex Noren came home in just 31 shots at Castle Stuart Golf Links to snatch the halfway lead at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. The four-time European Tour winner was four shots adrift of clubhouse leader Danny Lee when he carded a solitary a birdie at the 12th in an outward 35. But gains at the second, third, sixth, seventh and eighth gave Noren a joint-best of the day 66 and eight under

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This week the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open returns to the renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links, but the field’s top players competing for the acclaimed title are not the only thing creating a buzz around the event. Thanks to a successful, pioneering conservation project by the team at Castle Stuart rare bumblebees are now a regular sight, and sound, at the Highland course. Castle Stuart’s bumblebee project was hailed as one of the key environmental

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