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Nairn Golf Club to Host 2017 Boys Amateur

Nairn Golf Club will host the prestigious Boys Amateur Championship in 2017, an event it last staged in 1989. After successful staging of the Curtis Cup in 2012 and the Walker Cup in 1999, today’s announced by the R&A will again help showcase the world class golf offerings within the Scottish Highlands.


Nairn Golf Club

Nairn Golf Club


Fraser Cromarty, CEO at The Nairn Golf Club and chairman of HGL, said:

“We are delighted the R&A has given Nairn the honour of staging the 2017 Boys Amateur Championship. Hosting events like this and the Home Internationals in 2016 will put the club back on the golfing map where it should be.”

Previous winners include Sergio Garcia, Jose Maria Olazabal and Sir Michael Bonallack, while Major Championship winners Sandy Lyle, Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell, Martin Kaymer and Rory McIlroy have all played in the event.

This reminder of Nairn’s Championship Course stature is timely as we run #NairnGolfWeek which profiles the course for a visit in 2015. You can read the show notes here.

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