Golf in Fife to be Highlighted by Eurosport

Fife Tourism Partnership is hosting a photo and interview opportunity with Eurosport, PGA playing and teaching golf professional, Mark Stevenson, and Max Hare of Golf Scotland in Germany ,about the Eurosport venture to highlight golfing in Fife and European interest in golf and tourism opportunities in Fife.


DATE: Wednesday 7th September

TIME: 10.30am

VENUE: St Andrews Links Trust Clubhouse

CONTACT: Stewart Walker mobile 07909915196


Fife’s outstanding golf facilities are to be promoted to 59 countries in 20 languages on TV’s Eurosport channel this autumn in a series of four programmes, called Golfing in Fife.

The Old, Castle, Kingsbarns, Lundin Links, Crail and Ladybank golf courses will all be featured a total of 16 times during October and November as Eurosport keeps viewers up to date with European and international sporting events.

Eurosport has teamed up with Mark Stevenson, a PGA playing and teaching golf professional based at Landclub Gut Rieden in Germany (sponsored by both Titleist and BMW Germany as well as Jaermann & Stuebi the new official watchmakers for St Andrews), and Max Hare, CEO of tour operators, Golf Scotland in Germany, which is associated with Golf Scotland Dundee. Their aim is to showcase Fife and the wealth of facilities, activities and attractions it has to offer potential golf tourists.

Ann Camus, Tourism Partnership Manager, Fife Council,said, “This is a fantastic opportunity to promote the excellent golf and tourism facilities here in Fife. There are an estimated 7 million golfers in Europe and linking with Eurosport will really showcase to an important audience what’s on offer. There will also be an information website with details on how to make bookings.”

Filming will take place from Monday, 5 September, through to Saturday, 10 September, and will include the British Golf Museum and Tom Morris Grave.

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Notes to Editors:

• The Fife Tourism Partnership launched last year. It is designed to promote Fife as a great place to visit.

o Ann Camus, Tourism Partnership Manager, based within Enterprise & Protective Services, is in charge of co-ordinating and supporting the Partnership structure.

o enables business networking and provides information and opportunities for the sector.

• Promoting Fife sits within Fife Council’s Enterprise & Protective Services. The Service leads the Fife Council agenda for economic regeneration.

o Promoting Fife aims to raise and increase awareness, locally, nationally and globally of Fife’s credentials as a great place to live, work, visit and invest.



Issued on behalf of the Fife Tourism Partnership by Julie Edgar Communications 0789 987 5151

Contact: Julie Edgar Communications
Phone: 0789 987 5151