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Drumoig focus of global sales
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
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
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
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
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
Drumoig fails to recover from bad
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". Its 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
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
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
Drumoig refocus closes gym to
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
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 centres long-term future.
Cash-hit centre suffers fresh
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
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
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
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
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. more
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