One Golf Legend, One Round, One Trip of a Lifetime
EDINBURGH, Scotland, Feb. 2 /CNW/ - Ever dreamt of taking on a Ryder
Cup legend? VisitScotland is offering golf fans the chance to play a
round with Scotland's Sam Torrance at the new home of the Scottish
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The Ryder Cup legend was a member of the first European team to achieve
success on American soil, in 1987. VisitScotland is now offering the
chance for one lucky winner to take on the Scot in his own country.
The once-in-a-lifetime prize at picturesque Castle Stuart, near
Inverness, is part of the national tourism organisation's global golf
promotion, Drive it Home, which tees off today (February 2).
The promotion comes during the year of Active Scotland, a drive to grow
tourism spend in every corner of the country in the run-up to staging
two of the world's greatest sporting events in 2014 - the Commonwealth
Games and the Ryder Cup.
Through the Drive it Home campaign, golf enthusiasts the world over will
also have the opportunity to compete in the ProAM at Gleneagles, as
well as the chance to win a luxury golfing break at courses throughout
the country, from Auchrannie on the Isle of Arran and Gullane in East
Lothian, to Royal Aberdeen, and the Roxburghe Championship course in
Sam Torrance said: "I've played golf all over the world, but nothing can
match the experience of playing the game in Scotland - the undisputed
Home of Golf. VisitScotland's Drive it Home campaign gives people
everywhere the chance to enjoy some of this country's finest courses
and, of course, pit their wits against yours truly - I can't imagine a
much better prize than that!"
To find out more, visit http://www.driveithomescotland.com
For further information:
Claire Dickson, PR - North America, T: +44(0)131-472-2329, E: email@example.com