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Drumoig focus of global sales drive   more

Gordon Berry, The Courier, 8 November 2004

The extensive multi-million- pound leisure facilities at Drumoig, near Leuchars, are to be at the centre of a world-wide marketing campaign as Dundee-based owners Torith seek either a joint venture partner or an outright sale.

Drumoig golf rescue stymied at final hole   more

Bruce Robbins, The Courier, 3 March 2004

A deal that would have resurrected the Scottish National Golf Centre at Drumoig has collapsed, it emerged yesterday.

Drumoig preferred bidders revealed   more

Bruce Robbins, The Courier, 20 December 2003

Dundee business men Bruce Linton and Phil Mulholland last night emerged as the preferred bidders for the former Scottish National Golf Centre at Drumoig.

Receiver forced to close golf centre   more

Gordon Berry, The Courier, 21 November 2003

The Scottish National Golf Centre at Drumoig is to close immediately, the receiver announced yesterday. The move has resulted in the instant loss of 11 of the 13 jobs, including the professional coaching staff, and by the middle of next week no one will be left.

£1m losses force Drumoig to close   more

Douglas Lowe, The Herald, 21 November 2003

The Scottish National Golf Centre at Drumoig, Fife, closed its doors yesterday after just under four years of operation during which it incurred losses of around £1m.

Redundancies as Drumoig closes   more

Mike Aitken, The Scotsman, 21 November 2003

The doors of the Scottish National Golf Centre at Drumoig, near St Andrews, closed yesterday after the receiver was unable to find a buyer in the short term. Although a number of parties have expressed an interest in purchasing the facility, continuing losses made it impossible to keep the enterprise going.

Drumoig fails to recover from bad lie   more

Mike Aitken, The Scotsman, 4 October 2003

In the film Field of Dreams, the character played by Kevin Costner considers creating a baseball diamond on his farm. "If you build it," a voice whispers, "they will come". It’s unrecorded whether past office bearers at the Scottish Golf Union also heard voices telling them to build the Scottish National Golf Centre at Drumoig, near St Andrews. But they did construct a spectacular £4.3 million facility at a remote location. Only no-one came, or at least not enough people to prevent it falling into the hands of the receivers last week.

Drumoig Golf Centre in receivership   more

Gordon Berry, The Courier, 25 September 2003

The golf world is today reeling as a result of news that the troubled and loss-making Scottish National Golf Centre in Drumoig, has been placed in receivership, writes Gordon Berry.

Golf Union writes off Drumoig's £4m value   more

Mike Aitken, The Scotsman, 24 December 2002

The Scottish National Golf Centre at Drumoig, which cost £4 million to build, has been written down to a book value or just £100,000 in the latest accounts announced yesterday by the Scottish Golf Union.

Drumoig refocus closes gym to public   more

The Courier, 13 September 2002

The recently announced “refocusing” of the troubled Scottish National Golf Centre at Drumoig has already cost a number of jobs and withdrawal of use of some facilities.

Drumoig cuts losses as Scottish golf faces up to rough times   more

Mike Aitken, The Scotsman, 29 August 2002

The financially-troubled Scottish National Golf Centre at Drumoig, near St Andrews, will close some of its non-golfing facilities and consider redundancies among its full-time staff in a bid to trim losses and ensure the centre’s long-term future.

Cash-hit centre suffers fresh blow   more

The Courier, 29 August 2002

The troubled Scottish National Golf Centre suffered a further blow yesterday when it was revealed that managing director Neal Simpson has resigned.

Drumoig put up for lease   more

The Courier, 5 July 2002

The Drumoig hotel and golf course complex near Leuchars has been made available for lease.

Club players could recover the debts   more

Mike Aitken, The Scotsman, 30 January 2001

Scotland's club golfers can expect to foot the bill, or at least a chunk of it, for the £1 million debt incurred by the Scottish National Golf Centre at Drumoig.

Scottish Golf Union reveal debts of £1m   more

The Courier, 27 January 2001

The Scottish Golf Union yesterday revealed debts of £1 million - in the same week they announced their biggest sponsorship deal, a five-year, £220,000 package with oil company BP.

Smail gives chase as Gow fails to maintain hot pace   more

Phil Casey, The Independent, 27 January 2001

The Scottish Golf Union has revealed debts of £1m the same week it announced its biggest sponsorship deal – a five-year, £220,000 package with the oil company BP.

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