Friday, 23 November 2012

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SGU Golfers e-bulletin
The cream of European golf are sunning themselves in Dubai for the Tour finale, but there is still much to warm you all here in Scotland so keep reading to be kept up to date with all the latest news, competitions and offers from the SGU.
Sandy to be Honoured at the 2013 Scottish Golf Awards

Sandy Lyle
Take your seat at the Glasgow Hilton on Friday 1 March and see Sandy Lyle receive a richly-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award – 25 years after his Masters win. The Scottish Golf Awards are a night not to be missed for a great evening of celebration and entertainment.  The package includes a four-course meal, wine and glass of champagne on arrival.  Book your ticket now!  »Find out more
Win a Signed Paul Lawrie Book

Paul Lawrie
We have teamed-up with Paul Lawrie for a Christmas cracker of a competition! The former Open champion and Ryder Cup hero at Medinah has his new autobiography on the book shelves... and you can claim one of two personalized copies! To win a superb Christmas present, either for you, a family member or a friend, all you have to do is answer our question and enter. »Find out more
Special Offer Winter Tee Times
We have some fantastic course offers to entice you and your friends onto the course this autumn. Exclusively for members of SGU & SLGA affiliated clubs, why not play at the first Open Championship venue, Prestwick, for £280 for a fourball? Or try the fantastic test of The Duke's in St Andrews, priced just £25 for Scottish golf club members in January and February. »Find out more
Want a Job in Golf?
Check out our new Jobs in Golf page on the home page of the SGU website and see the latest senior vacancies. ClubGolf, the national junior programme, are currently recruiting for the roles of Scottish Golf Development Centre Project Manager and ClubGolf Events Coordinator. Falkirk and Windyhill Golf Clubs are also seeking new Club Managers.  »Find out more
Win £500 as RBS Top Volunteer!
As part of the 2013 Scottish Golf Awards, nominations are now open for the RBS Volunteer of the Year. Do you know any worthy candidates? Or why not self-nominate yourself? There's plenty of incentive, with £500 up for grabs for the top volunteer, plus invites to the awards night for all short-listed finalists. Download a nomination form now! »Find out more
Festive Goodies in the Scottish Golf Shop

Christmas is not far away now, so make sure you visit the Scottish Golf Shop to stock up on presents. Purchase clothing, caps and other accessories for the golfers in your life. You can also purchase the popular Scottish Golf Card and Life Membership via the Shop.  »Find out more
Log in and register to the CDH
The Scottish Golf Centralised Database of Handicaps (CDH) is live with more than 400 clubs now uploaded. If your club is on the system, you can receive your own individual, unique CDH ID Number to access and register. Among its aims, The CDH will provide a wide and vitally important range of benefits to affiliated golf club members.  »Find out more
New-look Scotland Squads Announced
Following a media launch in St Andrews, the SGU has announced expanded National Squads for 2012-13 with four pools now in place in pursuit of success – Men's Performance and Men's Transitional and Boys' Performance and Boys' Development. The changes have been designed to offer more players the chance to access support appropriate to their performance. »Find out more
SGU Seals Four-Year Agreement with TaylorMade-Adidas Golf

2012-13 Scotland Squad announced
The SGU has extended its partnership with TaylorMade-adidas Golf, signing a notable four-year deal for the support of the National Squads with regard to clothing, shoes, equipment and accessories until the end of 2016. TaylorMade and adidas are recognised as two of the world's leading golf brands and squad players will also benefit from additional support and advice from the TMAG staff team.  »Find out more
SGU Club Seminars Reminder
The annual SGU Club Seminars are continuing across Scotland, so don't forget that you could attend to represent your club. This year's focus is on helping clubs run their businesses more effectively via the SGU support tools. Forthcoming seminars are at Glencorse GC (5 December) and Hirsel GC (6 December). Four representatives per club can attend.   »Find out more
Are You on Camera on SGU TV?
Highlights of the Belhaven Best Scottish Club Handicap Championship Grand Final 2012 are now showing on SGU TV in glorious HD format. Played at the Fairmont St Andrews, golfers from across Scotland gathered for the final showpiece. See if you are filmed in action at Scotland's biggest participation golf event. »Find out more
Check out the latest Scottish Club Golfer
Read a copy of the latest issue of Scottish Club Golfer magazine in clubhouses up and down the country. It features the latest news and views from the SGU and Scottish Golf as a whole. Alternatively, view the current issue on line by registering via the link.   »Find out more
Meet the Press on SGU TV
With the curtain coming down on the golf season, SGU TV is now screening a light-hearted chat with four well-known Scottish golf journalists as they reflect on their highlights of the year and offer some predictions for 2013. A TV experience not to be missed! »Find out more
Join us on Twitter and Facebook
The SGU's social media numbers continue to increase. Make sure you join us to keep up to date with the latest news across Scottish Golf – including events, players and clubs. Follow the SGU onTwitter @SGUGolf or Like us on Facebook.
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