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Article published 10/07/2024

Tomorrow (11 July) will see the start of Scotland’s stellar summer of golf. The world’s best men’s and women’s golfers will descend on our finest courses as the country hosts five amazing golf tournaments throughout July and August.

These following events are supported by VisitScotland through the EventScotland team. These events provide the perfect stage to showcase Scotland’s golf to a global audience. They also reinforce Scotland's reputation as the home of golf.


  • Genesis Scottish Open (Renaissance Club, East Lothian – 11-14 July)

    Defending champion Rory McIlroy leads a world-class field including major winners Wyndham Clark, Matt Fitzpatrick, Collin Morikawa, Justin Rose, Xander Schauffele, and Justin Thomas.

    Home hero Robert MacIntyre is also amongst the field. The Genesis Scottish Open holds a prestigious place in the golf calendar, taking place the week before The Open. It is the sixth consecutive year this club has hosted this tournament.

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  • The 152nd Open (Royal Troon, Ayrshire – 18-21 July)

    The oldest golf tournament in the world, The Open attracts the world’s best golfers as the battle it out to win the famous Claret Jug. Troon most recently staged the Championship in 2016, when Henrik Stenson prevailed in a stunning duel with Phil Mickelson.

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  • The Senior Open (Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus – 25-28 July)

    Alex Cejka will be the defending champion having won Senior Open at Royal Porthcawl in 2023.

    Carnoustie’s Championship course was voted "best golf course in the world" in 2019. Provide a stern examination of the players in this year’s Senior Open, It is the first time the course has hosted the tournament in eight years.

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  • Women's Scottish Open (Dundonald Links, Ayrshire – 15-18 August)

    Since its co-sanctioning in 2017, this event has been a significant stop on both the LPGA and Ladies European Tours, taking place at this golf course for the third consecutive year.

    Like the Genesis Scottish Open, the tournament holds the coveted spot the week before the Women’s Open. This ensures it consistently boasts one of the strongest fields outside of the majors, with last year’s edition featuring seven of the world’s top 10 players.

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  • AIG Women's Open (St Andrews Old Course, Fife – 21-25 August)

    This family friendly event is a major like no other. It has a festival village and a feast of epic entertainment. This includes live music from Tom Grennan on the Saturday night, alongside the world’s best women’s golfers on the course.

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