Almost three-quarters of Scots believe Muirfield golf club's ban on women members is "damaging to Scotland's reputation", according to a new poll.
Thousands of golf enthusiasts will pack into “fan zones” in city centres across Scotland as the Ryder Cup 2014 opens in Perthshire.
A new study is to be carried out to calculate the economic value of golf's Scottish Open.
A top banker has been chosen as the new chief executive of the R&A.
Muirfield has been removed from the Open rota after members of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers (HCEG), which owns and runs the club, voted against admitting women members.
Plans for a “radical” and “iconic” new visitor centre at the West Sands in St Andrews have again been rejected amid fears views from the Old Course would be damaged.
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews will take a significant step towards the admission of women members next week with it likely that the club’s rules will be changed to allow postal voting.
Golf fans will not "miss any of the key action" at the Open, the BBC has said, despite complaints that its coverage was scheduled to begin hours after competitors teed off at St Andrews.
It has been confirmed that Hollywood stars Andy Garcia and Hugh Grant head an A-list group bound for next week’s Dunhill.
Turnberry could be out of the reckoning for the Open Championship, at least while Donald Trump remains owner of the Ayrshire resort, as the R&A and other golf bodies start to move away from the outspoken presidential hopeful.