Global Edition and VisitScotland in Open Anniversary celebration

12.48am 16th March 2010 - Travel - This story was updated on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010, Europe’s largest golf travel company, and VisitScotland, the country’s national tourism organisation, are set to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Open Championship in style by offering every golfer the chance to experience ‘A Perfect Day’.

The partnership will give golfers the opportunity to book some of the greatest golf breaks Scotland has to offer, from as little as £89. A host of well-known venues are spotlighted including Open Championship classics Carnoustie and Turnberry, modern links masterpiece Kingsbarns, and Gleneagles, home to the 2014 Ryder Cup.

Keith Mitchell, Director of Product and Marketing at, said: “I can think of no better way to mark the 150th anniversary of the Open Championship and its return to The Old Course at St. Andrews, than by experiencing some of the best golf Scotland has to offer.

“With the help and support of VisitScotland, we’ve selected some of the highest quality golf breaks from across the region, including some classic venues like The Turnberry Resort, for example, which starts from just £185.”

As part of the promotion, customers are also being given the chance to win ‘A Perfect Golf Day’ for two, hosted by Scotland’s very own ambassador of golf, Sam Torrance. The prize includes a round of golf with Sam on Carnoustie’s Championship course, a 2-nights’ stay at a luxury hotel, dinner at the exclusive R&A Clubhouse in St. Andrews, hosted by Sam, plus £150 travel allowance and £100 spending money. To enter visit:

As Europe’s largest golf travel company – sending 134,000 customers on holidays last year alone – offers over 950 stunning venues and is widely recognised as the expert when it comes to golf breaks, golf holidays and golf tours across the UK, Europe and Worldwide. is the only golf travel company that offers rewards simply for booking breaks through its unique loyalty scheme, Break Points. Each time a customer books, they receive points that translate into money off future bookings. It also offers a Price Promise guarantee: Every customer receives the best possible price for a booking.

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