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Golf Industry News - Fife Council

Global media exposure for Scotland over the four days of the Championship reached £8.33m and the net total impact (on Scotland) of the 2013 Championship was estimated at £5.2m, up £0.5m, when compared with the 2011 edition at Carnoustie

The 8th hole of the 103-year-old Jubilee Course is now only yards away from the high tide level, following severe erosion of the dunes during storms last winter. The defences to be put in place are a combination of ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ options. The dunes between the estuary and the golf courses are environmentally sensitive and a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. Putting effective defences in place is a matter of urgency

The Junior Open is now organised by the R&A who are building it up to be one of their most prestigious and largest tournaments. More than seventy golfing nations sent their Under 16 champions to Crail Golf Club where Sweden’s Steven Jeppesen claimed the title by a single stroke from Rafael Cabrera of Spain