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Gleneagles Resort

The Gleneagles Resort is no stranger to big events. The resort has hosted plenty professionals and celebrities alike over the 100+ years that it has been open

1966
The Big Three
‘The Big Three in Britain’ –an exhibition match with Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. (the year that nothing else happened in sport!)
1966
1975
International Pro-Celebrity
International Pro-Celebrity Golf –a televised series of exhibition matches with golf pros and celebrities –introduces Gleneagles to new audiences worldwide. Hosted by Peter Alliss, celebrities Sir Sean Connery, Sir Bruce Forsyth and Sir Terry Wogan competed alongside leading professionals of the era including Tom Watson, Greg Norman and Seve Ballesteros.
1975
1987
Scottish Open
The Bell’s Scottish Open event at Gleneagles (1987 –1994) showcases a who’s who from the men’s game the week before The Open Championship and becomes one of the most fondly recalled events on the European Tour.In 1992 Australian Peter O’Malley plays the final five holes in 13 shots, seven under par, (still the greatest finish in European Tour history) to pip Colin Montgomerie to the title. 
1987
1998
WPGA Championship
The McDonald’s WPGA Championship is played, with Catriona Matthew a home winner.
1998
1999
Scottish PGA & Diagio Championship
European Tour golf returns to Gleneagles with the Scottish PGA Championship and Diageo Championship with Paul Casey becoming the only player to win at Gleneagles twice.
1999
2007 - 2013
Johnnie Walker Championship
Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles, with Scotsmen Marc Warren and Paul Lawrie triumphing in 2007 and 2012 respectively. The final event in 2013 is won by Tommy Fleetwood.
2007 - 2013
2010
Junior Ryder Cup
The Junior Ryder Cup, an international event between Europe and the USA designed to showcase golf’s next generation. The USA, featuring Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas, win 13.5 –10.5.
2010
2014
The Ryder Cup
The Ryder Cup is played from 26-28 September, the biggest team event in golf, contested between Europe and the USA. Paul McGinley’s European side won 16.5 –11.5 with Jamie Donaldson securing the winning point on the 15th green.
2014
2018
European Golf Team Championship
Gleneagles makes sporting history by hosting the Glasgow 2018 European Golf Team Championships, with Europe’s elite male and female golfers competing side-by-side for equal prize money for the first time.
2018
2019
The Solheim Cup
The Solheim Cup is played from 13-15 September, and is the highest attended women’s golf event ever held in the UK. Catriona Matthew’s European side wins 14.5 –13.5, with Suzann Pettersen securing the winning point with the final putt, in the final game, on the 18th green.
2019
2021
JGS Ryder Cup
Without doubt, the biggest event ever to be held at Gleneagles, the 2021 Junior Golf Scotland Ryder Cup!
2021

Our Championship Tour competitors will peg it up in a USA vs Europe team event to see who can be crowned JGS Ryder Cup Champions and lift the trophy just like Europe did in the Ryder and Solheim Cup in 2014 & 2019!

Event:

Championship Tour

Event Date:

Sun 11th Apr

Difficulty:

TRICKY