Tartan Tour secures Arnold Clark as title sponsor for 2021

The PGA in Scotland has secured Arnold Clark as the title sponsor of the 2021 Tartan Tour.

Ross Cameron won last year's Loch Lomond Whiskies Scottish PGA Championship, which is back at Deer Park this year
Ross Cameron won last year's Loch Lomond Whiskies Scottish PGA Championship, which is back at Deer Park this year

This year’s circuit starts with the 36-Hole Order of Merit Challenge at Stirling Golf Golf Club on 21 April and consists of eight Order of Merit events, as well as a number of high-profile pro-ams.

The Loch Lomond Whiskies Scottish PGA Championship returns to Deer Park from 31 August to 3 September.

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Portlethen will host the circuit’s oldest professional championship when the Northern Open is played from 1-4 June.

Other highlights include the Deer Park Masters Pro-Am from 3-4 August, which is closely followed by the well-established Kerr Investments Championship in Dumfries on 21-22 August 21-22.

The Scottish Young Professionals Championship will return to Haddington from 21-24 June and the Sandy Pipey Championship at Royal Dornoch will take place from 19-20 September.

David Longmuir, manager of the PGA in Scotland, said: “We are delighted to welcome Arnold Clark as title sponsor of the PGA in Scotland Tartan Tour and we thank them for their contribution to this year’s calendar of events.

“We sincerely believe that this is the start of a new and fruitful partnership which members and competitors will hear more of as the season unfolds.”

David Cooper, Arnold Clark Director, added: “There are few organisations as prestigious as the PGA in Scotland and we’re delighted that Arnold Clark can add our support to what’s sure to be an outstanding series of events.

“Sport has faced unprecedented challenges over the past 12 months and these tournaments are an opportunity to showcase not only some of the game’s finest exponents, but also some of the most stunning golf courses that the world has to offer.

“At Arnold Clark, we believe in the power of sport from the grassroots to the elite level, and this partnership is the beginning of what I’m sure will be a strong and lasting relationship. I’m really looking forward to seeing the golfers tee off when the Arnold Clark PGA in Scotland Tartan Tour begins.”

The Tartan Tour is separate from the Tartan Pro Tour, which as set up last year by Paul Lawrie.

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