Golf’s ‘Holy Grail’ comes to Linlithgow

Young golfers at Linlithgow pictured with club captain Iain Scott and the famed Ryder Cup.
Young golfers at Linlithgow pictured with club captain Iain Scott and the famed Ryder Cup.

The Ryder Cup, perhaps the most prestigious golf trophy in the World, was in Linlithgow on Tuesday.

The famous trophy has been made available to golf clubs which are running ClubGolf Summer Camps this month.

ClubGolf is a national initiative to introduce golf to every child in Scotland.

Schools, golf clubs and golf professionals all work together to deliver the golf experience to kids from Primary 5 upwards.

Cameron Adam, assistant professional at Linlithgow Golf Club, has been running a ClubGolf summer camp this week and the youngsters were awe-struck when the cup arrived on Tuesday morning.

The chldren, parents, coaches and Linlithgow Golf Club members all had the opportunity to be photographed with the famous trophy.

Linlithgow Golf Club was one of the very early participants in the ClubGolf programme and continues to welcome all youngsters who would like to try out or take up golf.

Linlithgow Golf Club is grateful for the efforts of Iain Scott, club captain; Doug McEwan, Linlithgow ClubGolf programme co-ordinator; Cameron Adam, assistant professional; Graeme Bell, professional; Pat McEwan and Jim Chapman, coaches; for all their efforts with this programme.