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Sporting Scotland

Scotland is a proud sporting nation and if the National Football team has fallen on hard times in recent years, success in the shape of Andy Murray (Tennis) , Sir Chris Hoy (Cycling) and Catherine Grainger (Rowing) have broadened the nations sporting horizons. Team Scotland’s 24 medals in the recent 2012 Olympics were in athletics, cycling, […]

Scotland… The Home of Golf

The game of golf is played by an  estimated 61 million people worldwide and although there are some claims made by Netherlands, Scotland is seen as the birthplace of modern day Golf. ‘Goulf’ was banned in 1457 being seen as a distraction from the important task of practising archery.  Indeed, the game has been banned […]