A historic Perthshire golf course that has seen scores of celebrities including the late Bing Crosby, Sir Sean Connery and Sir Jackie Stewart grace its fairways, is to undergo a programme of improvements.
The Ryder Cup was unprecedented for Perthshire in many respects, from the scale of the crowds around 250,000 over the week to the global reach of the tournament.
A major packing-up operation got under way today after a week of Ryder Cup revelry.
The biggest party Perthshire has ever hosted may have ended, but the celebrations could go on for years.
Many people can lay claim to playing an important role in Scotland’s hosting of the Ryder Cup but one group has been recognised as an indispensable element to the smooth running of the event the army of volunteers.
The Ryder Cup exploded into action today as America and Europe’s finest golfers enjoyed a deafening welcome at Gleneagles.
The mother of a teenage girl killed on the A9 is backing a campaign to have a permanent footbridge built over the busy road as part of the Ryder Cup legacy.
As the Ryder Cup got under way in earnest with the players enjoying their first day of practice, all involved breathed a collective sigh of relief.
Perth will stage five days of free golf-themed events and activities to celebrate the presence of the sporting event at Gleneagles.
Thousands of golf enthusiasts will pack into “fan zones” in city centres across Scotland as the Ryder Cup 2014 opens in Perthshire.