Friday 19 November 2010

SGU Golfers e-newsletter
November 2010
Issue No 17

Welcome to the latest edition of the SGU e-bulletin.  This month we have launched the new-look 2011 Scottish Golf Dinner and tickets are now on yours now to avoid disappointment! Also this month, a selection of cracking winter special offers from the SGU for golfers in Scotland as well as the latest news from the SGU on the hot topics in Scottish golf.
Guarantee Your Seat at the 2011 Scottish Golf Dinner
Tickets went on sale today for the XOS Scottish Golf Dinner 2011, taking place on Friday 18 February at the Crowne Plaza in Glasgow. Hosted by BBC commentator Andrew Cotter with special guest appearances, the Ryder Cup trophy will also be in attendance on the night. Open to everyone, the event promises to be a great night out for you and your friends or club-mates or a fantastic opportunity for your company to entertain key clients.

Winter Golf Special Offers
We are delighted to bring you a great selection of Winter Special Offers on behalf of our clubs. Some of the fantastic deals you can snap up over the next few months include a Sunday four-ball at Peebles in the beautiful Borders for just £60, a round at the picturesque Aberdour on the Fife coast including dinner in the clubhouse for £17 or sample the delights of Ayrshire jewel Largs for just £20 per person.

Check out SGU TV
Why not visit our recently launched YouTube TV channel, featuring highlights from some of our major events last season including the Belhaven Best Club Handicap Championship Final from The Duke's, St Andrews where Ranfurly Castle claimed the glory. There's also a look behind the scenes with the SGU team and interviews with some of the rising stars of the Scottish game.
SGU and SLGA Club Seminars Hit the Road
Staff from the SGU and SLGA are out on the road this month delivering a series of ten regional club seminars, presenting to your club on the wide range of valuable services we provide. This year's roadshow has attracted a record number of clubs and delegates with great feedback and insight to help us improve our support to you.

Plan Your 2011 Golf Season
Already planning your 2011 golfing calendar? Visit SGU Golf Central, Scotland's most comprehensive and up-to-date golf directory, featuring hundreds of club opens for you to play in over the winter and into the new season. Some of the more popular opens sell-out quickly, so make sure you get your entry forms in now.
Governing Bodies Amalgamation Proposal Gathers Pace
Plans for a single governing body for amateur golf in Scotland have gathered pace with details of the formal proposal sent to Clubs, Areas and Counties recently unveiled. We welcome feedback from clubs and members so we'd like to hear from you.

Scottish Golf Card...The Perfect Stocking Filler!
Looking for some inspiration ahead of the Christmas shopping rush? The Scottish Golf Card, exclusively available to members of SGU and SLGA affiliated clubs, costs just £10 and offers 50% off green fees at over 140 participating courses for a full year. Buy a card for your golf fanatic loved ones today!

Get Your Game in Shape with
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Keep visiting for all the latest news, results, offers and information from the Scottish Golf Union.
The SGU Team
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