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Ryder Cup trophy taking tour of Scotland before Gleneagles event
The prestigious Ryder Cup trophy is hitting the road before it returns to Gleneagles for one of the most hotly-anticipated events of the golfing calendar.
The trophy will take a scenic tour of Scotland, starting at Edinburgh’s Omni Centre on Thursday 4 September – with stops in the Scottish Borders, Shetland and Aberdeenshire also included.
Excitement is growing at frenetic pace as the Ryder Cup draws closer, with both sets of fans – those for Europe and those supporting the USA – preparing for the event which begins on 26-28 September.
"This is about sharing the magic of the Ryder Cup," said Richard Hills, Europe's Ryder Cup director.
"It also highlights just how wide-reaching the legacy effects of the event will be," he added.
Where to see the Ryder Cup trophy
Fans can catch a glimpse of the Ryder Cup when it visits areas of Scotland from September:
7 September – Roxburghe Golf Club in the Borders
8 September – St Medan Golf Club, Dumfries & Galloway; Machrihanish Dunes, Argyll; Isle of Harris Golf Club
9 September – Whalsay Golf Club, Shetland; Braemar Golf Club, Aberdeenshire
10 September – Gleneagles Hotel