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Scotland celebrates Solheim Cup handover

Scotland celebrates Solheim Cup handover

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2017 15:59 BST

Scotland is celebrating becoming the next host nation of The Solheim Cup following the official handover to Gleneagles at the culmination of the 2017 event at Des Moines Golf & Country Club in Iowa.

Movie on course to inspire visitors

Movie on course to inspire visitors

Press Releases   •   Jul 06, 2017 11:21 BST

VisitScotland hopes a movie biopic of the ‘Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods’ of the 19th century could inspire more people to tee off in the Home of Golf.

St Andrews, Royal Troon and Cruden Bay make the cut in poll of Scotland's best golf holes

St Andrews, Royal Troon and Cruden Bay make the cut in poll of Scotland's best golf holes

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2017 13:05 BST

Tom Morris, the 18th hole on St Andrews’ Old Course voted best golf hole in Scotland

Mark Beaumont set to smash records with 80 days world cycle

Mark Beaumont set to smash records with 80 days world cycle

Press Releases   •   Apr 03, 2017 09:47 BST

Cycling star Mark Beaumont, best known for cycling around the world in 194 days in 2008, will take ultra-endurance to another level by circumnavigating the globe in less than half that time.

Scottish Golf riding high in Orlando

Scottish Golf riding high in Orlando

Press Releases   •   Jan 25, 2017 14:41 GMT

Golf tourism businesses in Scotland target US visitors

Bringing home the gold(s)

Bringing home the gold(s)

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2016 10:31 GMT

With more than 40 current Summer and Winter Olympic medallists competing in EventScotland-supported events in 2016, concluding with the upcoming Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships, it has been another tremendous year for sport in Scotland.

Capital bid for Bingham Cup

Capital bid for Bingham Cup

Press Releases   •   Oct 05, 2016 15:35 BST

VisitScotland CEO backs bid to bring tournament to Scotland

Five Star award is Ice-ing on the cake

Five Star award is Ice-ing on the cake

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2016 12:46 BST

Climbing centre receives its Five Stars

The Open to drive economic success

The Open to drive economic success

Press Releases   •   Jul 13, 2016 12:16 BST

Eyes of golfing world on Scotland once again

Highland golf events drive economic success

Highland golf events drive economic success

Press Releases   •   Jun 24, 2016 14:25 BST

Trio of events to boost local economy

Red Bull endorsement gives Fort William World Cup wings

Red Bull endorsement gives Fort William World Cup wings

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2016 14:52 BST

Major biking sponsor Red Bull has listed Fort William's UCI Mountain Bike World Cup among a list of the top bike events for spectators in 2016

Scotland to share events expertise with international industry officials

Scotland to share events expertise with international industry officials

Press Releases   •   Apr 04, 2016 15:09 BST

Key personnel from VisitScotland and EventScotland will address high-level influencers in world sport during several speaking engagements in the coming weeks.

Scotland leads strong UK golf industry

Scotland leads strong UK golf industry

Press Releases   •   Mar 24, 2016 11:32 GMT

Golf tourism and major events in Scotland is vital to the future success of golf in the UK, according to a new report funded by The R&A.

Making a splash!

Making a splash!

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2016 12:04 GMT

IPC Swimming World Championships has a ripple effect in Scotland

RBS 6 Nations carries tourism boost

RBS 6 Nations carries tourism boost

Press Releases   •   Feb 05, 2016 11:57 GMT

Links are well-plaid!

Links are well-plaid!

Press Releases   •   Feb 03, 2016 13:18 GMT

New tartan celebrates golfing relationship between Scotland and America

Scotland wins the right to host The 2019 Solheim Cup

Scotland wins the right to host The 2019 Solheim Cup

Press Releases   •   Oct 30, 2015 10:42 GMT

​The Solheim Cup will be played at The Gleneagles Hotel in 2019 after the Ladies European Tour voted to stage the event in Scotland, the Home of Golf for the third time in its history.

Map to Success

Map to Success

Press Releases   •   Oct 29, 2015 16:55 GMT

Orienteering events generate over £9 million for economy

First past the five-star post!

First past the five-star post!

Press Releases   •   Oct 14, 2015 12:57 BST

VisitScotland awards Ayr Racecourse its top rating

Fifty Shades of Green

Fifty Shades of Green

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2015 09:55 BST

VisitScotland celebrates successful Alfred Dunhill Links Championship