Friday, 12 July 2013

Ducks Open Championship Music Festival

Open Championship golf visitors can soak up the atmosphere with some wonderful live music and great food every night at Ducks at Kilspindie near the Muirfield Course.

Owner Malcolm Duck has arranged live music from Tuesday through to Thursday in  the hotel featuring

  • Marcus Bonfanti – Guitar/Vocals
  • Paddy Milner – Keys/Vocals
  • Scott Wiber – Bass Alex Reeves – Drums

In addition there is a special wine promotion featuring Ernie Els wines and a VIP Seafood Bar.

Limited Access only call 0774 0676 113 for details

Read More at Ducks Website

Thursday, 11 July 2013

The Open in the Square

The Open Championship and the famous Claret Jug will come to the centre of Edinburgh at a special event celebrating the return of golf’s oldest Major Championship to the region.

The Open in the Square takes place in St Andrew Square from Thursday 11 – Saturday 13 July, the week before the Championship is held at Muirfield in East Lothian.

The Open in the Square event will run in St Andrew Square from 11am to 7pm on Thursday, 11 July, Friday, 12 July, and Saturday, 13 July and will be free and open to the public.

The public will have the opportunity to try golf, to receive some tips from PGA golf professionals, to play some of the great Open courses on EA Sports games consoles and to get their picture taken with the Claret Jug.

The event will also feature a golf simulator, a large screen showing some of the great moments from The Open Championship and artificial practice putting greens.