Nairn Golf Club Blog

Significance of the ‘Red Jacket’


Red jackets have been worn by golfers since the earliest golfing societies were formed in the 18th century, and very probably beforehand. Such jackets reflected the standing of the wearer – ie. a gentleman – and were worn for other status pursuits such as hunting. They also emulated military uniform, with many gentlemen golfers serving […]

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Mackintosh & Gillies Finish Top in North District Boys Order of Merit


Congratulations to Jamie Mackintosh who finished in first place in the North District Boys Under 16 order of merit. Jamie clenched the title with 85 points just 2 points ahead of Nairn’s Hamish McColm who finished with 83 points to take second and Thomas Bell of Forres finishing in third with 78 points. Logan Gillies […]

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Tomatin Single Malt Pro Am


Dunbar’s Neil Fenwick won the £5,500 first pro prize in the Tomatin 54-hole pro-am over three days and three classic links courses in the Highlands – Royal Dornoch, Nairn and Castle Stuart. Fenwick shot rounds of 65, 71 and 66 for an 11-under-par aggregate of 202. He marked up a four-under 66 in his final […]

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Nairn Team Win Northern Counties Cup at Peterhead


After three days of superb golf Nairn managed to get their hands on the Northern Counties Cup beating fellow Nairn club, Nairn Dunbar, on the 20th hole in the final. This was the first time since 2009 that Nairn has held the trophy and it was at Peterhead where they were successful again. The four […]

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GB&I Team Announced for the 2015 Jacques Leglise Trophy


The Great Britain and Ireland team to face the Continent of Europe in the Jacques Leglise Trophy match at Royal Dornoch was announced by The R&A today. The nine player team that will take part in the match at Royal Dornoch on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 August is: Ben Chamberlain (18) Padeswood & Buckley, […]

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Sean Does the Double


After a successful week winning Nairn Dunbar’s 5 Day Open, Sean Burgess continued on his winning streak the following week at Nairn’s 108th Open Amateur Tournament. After qualifying as second seed Sean managed to beat first seed qualifier, John Fraser, in a closely contested final that went all the way to the 20th. Jamie Lloyd […]

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Sandy Continues Winning Streak at Scottish Boys Open Strokeplay


Sandy Scott tonight continued his stunning summer after easing to a six-stroke victory in the Scottish Boys Open Stroke Play Championship at Royal Burgess Golfing Society. The 17-year-old is making a name for himself within the amateur ranks, after notching his third domestic win in only the last 40 days. Nairn’s Scott won twice last […]

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Nairn Wins The North District Team Championship


The Nairn Golf Club was successful in winning the Men’s North District Team Championship at Nairn Dunbar on Sunday 19th July. The members of the three man team were Andrew Burgess, Sean Burgess and Fraser Fotheringham who had a team total of 288 with the best two out of three scores counting in each round. Closely […]

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Nairn’s 2015 Club Championship Finalists Picked for Scotland Boys Team


Both Sandy Scott and Rory Franssen have been selected to represent Scotland in the 6 man team at the European Boys Team Championship in Finland next month. The quartet who represented Scotland in the Junior Golf World Cup in Japan, namely Calum Fyfe, Murray Naysmith, Christopher Curran and Will Porter, have also been chosen.

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Tim Hinde has his 2nd Hole In One


Congratulations to Tim Hinde who had a hole in one yesterday at Nairn Golf Club. He holed his pitching wedge from 155 yards on the 4th Hole to secure his 2nd hole in one.

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