Even for a legend like Jack Nicklaus, the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles Hotel was a challenge. It had to be special set as it is in the heart of Scotland, and on a site Nicklaus described as “The finest parcel of land in the world I have ever been given to work with.” Read more “PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland”
The Ryder Cup is a men’s golf tournament played between Europe and the United States every two years. The venue for the competition, which is administered by both the PGA of America and the PGA European Tour, alternates equally between Europe and the U.S locations. The Ryder Cup is named after the Englishman Samuel Ryder, who donated the prized trophy.
Read more “All About The Ryder Cup, From 1927 to 2014”
Gleneagles is already well-known throughout the world as a fantastic golf destination; and with them hosting the 2014 Ryder Cup, their great reputation should only become more widespread.
To add to this, Gleneagles have now been selected as the home of the PGA National Academy for Scotland. This should provide an outstanding facility for golfers and coaches in Scotland. Congratulations!
By Alastair Niven. Alastair has been with PerryGolf for over 9 years and is one of our Golf Travel Specialists.