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Martin Gilbert, one of Scotland’s best-known business figures, is set to become the chair of Scottish Golf, the national governing body of the sport in Scotland.

The new World Handicap System officially launches today for golfers in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, signalling the first major shift in handicapping across the country since the national handicap was introduced in 1911.

Paul Lawrie and Catriona Matthew are to begin a mentoring programme with the top young talent in Scotland.