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QUICK TAKE: National Opens The Apple Of Ko’s Eye View More
Lydia Ko hits a bunker shot earlier this season at the ANA Inspiration. (Photo Credit: Gary Vasquez, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: National Opens The Apple Of Ko’s Eye

DUNDONALD, SCOTLAND – At the moment, Lydia Ko associates Scotland with the fine ribs of beef she ate on a nightly basis whilst playing in the 2015 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Dundonald Links. However, if she were to win this year’s Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open at…

Scotland to Host 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles View More
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Scotland to Host 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles

After hosting the Ryder Cup in 2014, Gleneagles will host the 16th edition of the Solheim Cup in 2019. In an extensive and competitive bidding process that involved 10 countries desiring to host the event, Scotland narrowly beat out Sweden. Ivan Khodabakhsh, chief executive of Ladies European Tour said: “I want…

With Spotlight On Scotland, Here Comes Ryder Cup

It has been an enormous week in Scotland. And another one is on the way. It began with the announcement that members of the Royal and Ancient had voted overwhelmingly – 85 percent in favor – to accept female members, ending centuries of male-only membership. It may have been decades…

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A Historic, Welcoming Vote For The Royal And Ancient Golf Club

One vote in Scotland was closely drawn and stirred emotions on both sides of the issue, while another was a runaway victory for progress. On Thursday, the Scots took to the polls to vote on whether or not to secede from the United Kingdom. At stake was the possibility of…

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Old-School Watson Meets Youthful Ryder Candidates

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. | When 64-year-old Tom Watson played in the RBC Heritage two weeks ago at Harbour Town, it wasn’t just to relive his two wins under the famous lighthouse there, though Watson did find himself doing interviews in front of a painting of himself that hangs in…