As the home of golf, it should come as no surprise to learn that during 2009, Scotland will once again host some of golf's biggest events, including
Visit the dedicated Open Championship pages within the website for information on travel, opening times, hospitality and tickets for this year's event at Turnberry. The Open in Ayrshire is always an event worth being at and Turnberry has a reputaiton for being one of the best events to attend.
9th - 12th July 2009
This event has grown since being placed the week before the Open Championship and tickets are now available for the 2009 event on Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 July, when the worlds greatest golfers will challenge last year's winner Graeme McDowell on the majestic Loch Lomond course. Visit the official website for more information
27th - 30th August 2009
Played at Gleneagles this European PGA Tour event always attracts some of Europe's finest golfers and with the Race to Dubai heating up and the Ryder Cup approaching it is likely the names will get even bigger this year.
If you're coming to watch any of the events you can always use Ayrshire as your base and fit in some playing in between watching the stars.
Loch Lomond is around an hour away by car from Ayrshire whilst Gleneagles can be easily reached in under ninety minutes and is motorway almost all the way.
In addition to these major events Scotland's West Coast Golf LInks will also play host to a number of other events over the coming year and beyond.
6 - 7th July 2009
Kintyre Course, Kilmarnock Barassie, Glasgow Gailes
Watch the final spaces for The Open Championship be decided over three courses and 36 holes
27-Jul-09 to 01-Aug-09
Royal Troon Golf Club
5th - 7th August 2009
Sep 9-11, 2009
September 15-18, 2009
27th September 2009
Prestwick St Nicholas
10th -15th August 2010