Last year's British Women’s Open at the Old Course in St Andrews was worth £5.2 million to the Scottish economy, according to new figures.
The applicant behind a £25 million golf course and clubhouse under construction near St Andrews has been warned it faces legal action by bosses at the home of golf unless all mention of St Andrews is removed from its internationally-marketed development, The Courier has learned.
A Fife mother and daughter have made history at their golf club by winning club championship trophies on the same day.
Movie legend Samuel L Jackson, who starred as a hitman in Pulp Fiction, has told how he nearly took out a spectator while playing golf at St Andrews.
Golf course bosses have applied to register the name of “St Andrews” as a trademark to stop outsiders cashing in on its reputation.