News Hub

The news hub provides SIGTOA's customers and business partners a single area with updates on all aspects of the golf tour sector in Scotland.

First news on packages and events for the year ahead; updates on new developments and refurbishments and even the occasional job vacancy.

Bringing together blogs, social media and image sharing it is a valuable resource to be checked into regularly.

Golf tourism driving Scotland’s economy


According to data released today the economic value of golf tourism and events to Scotland has increased to £286 million per year following a bumper decade in Scotland, the Home of Golf.The new figure has been revealed as part of an independent study commissioned by VisitScotland and Scottish Enter...

Solheim Cup to be played in September 2019


It has been announced that the 2019 Solheim Cup will take place from the 13th to 15th September 2019 as the prestigious biennial contest between Europe and USA heads to the world-famous PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles in Perthshire.Scotland won the right to host The Solheim Cup in 2019 after an e...

Escorted Tours with Wilkinson Travel Services


Gary Wilkinson of Wilkinson Travel Services has been offering and organising escorted golf tours for his clients for more than two decades and his latest offering features Steve Johnson from Pinehurst.Steve has been a PGA of America member for over 35 years, has been making the trans-Atlantic trip t...

Morton Golf Open Championship Packages 2017


As it happens The Open has to be played outside of Scotland occasionally!In 2017 it's the turn of Royal Birkdale to host the annual week by the seaside. However that doesn't stop Scottish Incoming Golf Tour Operators spreading their wings and offering inclusive packages across the border!Morton Golf...

Gullane No 1 Course is one of the best links courses in the world


Feature from SIGTOA member Peter Craigon, Managing Director, Morton Golf Holidays. – 17th Feb 2017Gullane No 1 Course on Scotland's East Coast is one of the best links courses in the world and yesterday I was delighted to play it as a guest of long time member and champion Lindsay Gordon.Lindsay w...

Gleaneagles part of Glasgow's 2018 European Championships


Gleneagles, the world-renowned luxury hotel, has today been unveiled as an Official Supporter of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships – an exciting new multi-sport event that will see Gleneagles make golfing history as host of the first ever European Golf Team Championships.To be staged every f...

Introducing St Andrews Indoor Golf Centre


Scotland for Golf, the newest member of SIGTOA, are delighted to announce the opening of their new Indoor Golf Centre in St Andrews. The Indoor Centre is an ideal for facility for all levels of player or indeed a complete beginner.You can select from a choice of the world’s top courses includ...

The Epic Golf Adventure by Morton Golf


The “epic golf adventure” arranged by Morton Golf Holidays – a two month mega trip to Scotland.Submitted by Chris Oldham from the USAWhen I started thinking about a long, solo trip to Scotland, my first instinct was to reach out to Morton Golf Holidays. I had used them to book golf trips to Sc...

Whisky Tours, Tastings and Dinners from Morton Golf in Scotland


Morton Golf Holidays can arrange a number of activities for golfing and even non golf clients based around the world of whisky arranged exclusively for your group by the business owner Peter Craigon.Golf & Whisky ToursMorton Golf have put together extra special Golf and Whisky packages for...

Dunvegan in St Andrews goes on the market.


One of Scotland's most famous 19th Holes is available to purchase if you have a spare £3 million or so to offload!The Dunvegan Hotel which has offered St Andrews visitors the chance to rub shoulders with the great and the good as well as just relax in the company of caddies, an international client...

Why not join a group for your Scottish Golf Vacation


Since 1997 Scotland Golf Tours have been specialising in customised golf tours but an increasing number of our clients were asking for tours that they could join. Added to this the fact that many of Scotland's golfing visitors may prefer to avoid driving on the "wrong" side of the road then the idea...

Best of Scotland Holidays Mobile App Launched


Fife based SIGTOA member Best of Scotland Holidays now has an app to download for free from both the Apple Store and Google Play.The brand new Mobile App is now live and full of features and functionalities such asDetailed information on each tourThe very latest offers and dealAn extensive photo gal...

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