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Article published 01/04/2022

Webinar overview

On Monday 28 March we welcomed over 30 businesses from across Fife and nearby areas of Dundee and Perth to our 150th Open industry webinar.

We heard from four guest speakers and golf experts who provided information about the upcoming 150th Open, why it’s important to Fife and Scotland and ultimately how businesses can make the most of this special occasion.

Webinar summary

We've pulled together a short summary for those who couldn't join us and for those who want to watch again. This includes a recording of the webinar, top tips from each presenter and a copy of the presentations which can be downloaded.

The 150th Open in numbers

1.3 million

ticket applications received for this year's Open

Hundreds of millions

of television viewers through worldwide media coverage

£150 million

expected economic benefit to Fife from this year's Open


staff working prior to, during and after The Open

Watch the webinar

Presenter top tips

  • The Open business toolkit

    Johnnie Cole-Hamilton from The R&A suggests downloading the Fife Council business toolkit "Getting Your Business Ready". 

  • Travel and Transport

    A top tip from Alan Grant, from our EventScotland team, is making sure that you're aware of the impact on local travel by visiting the Fife Council website and ensuring your guests / customers are informed in advance.

  • Sign up

    To receive the Fife Golf Partnership enewsletter and stay up to date with plans and activities around The 150th Open – Liam Barn, Fife Golf Partnership Project Manager. 

  • Working with VisitScotland

    Our Regional Quality & Tourism Manager, Lynette McLennan, encourages businesses to get in touch with your local Industry Relationship Manager at VisitScotland to make the most of this major event on your doorstep. For Fife that's James Sinclair, for Perth it's Liz Shorthouse and for Dundee and Angus it's Dennis McFarlane. 

View the presentations

Presentations are now available for you to browse through.

Johnnie Cole-Hamilton | The R&A

Published March 2022

Download the full presentation as a PDF

Alan Grant | EventScotland

Published March 2022

Download the full presentation as a PDF

Liam Barn | Fife Golf Partnership

Published March 2022

Download the full presentation as a PDF

Lynette McLennan | VisitScotland

Published March 2022

Download the presentation as a PDF

Feedback | what did you think?

We’d be grateful if you could take a few moments to complete our online feedback survey.  Please tell us about your experience and help us shape future webinars.

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