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Nairn Golf Festival to take place in April
December 16, 2010

The north of Scotland is to host a new sporting event that has been specifically created to kick start the golfing season. The inaugural Nairn Golf Festival ( ) will take place in April and includes a packed programme of events designed to help eager golfers ready themselves for golf in 2011.

The announcement follows confirmation that the Moray Firth coast has been named one of the world's top coastal destinations by National Geographic Traveller magazine.

"It's an exciting time for the area and everyone associated with Nairn and golf in the Highlands ," said Alister Asher, chairman of the Festival committee. "This is an extraordinary part of the world where you can find some of the finest golf courses in Europe . The Nairn Golf Festival is really about celebrating that as well as getting everyone primed for the year ahead."

Timed to coincide with the start of the golfing season, the Nairn Golf Festival incorporates a host of activities and events designed to help avid players and beginners alike. With a busy schedule of social fixtures, practical advice and the opportunity to play two of the finest courses in the Highlands , at Nairn and Nairn Dunbar, the Festival is a potent mix of fun, play and tuition.

"We've brought together some of the biggest names in golf who, along with a team of experienced golf pros, will provide unparalleled guidance on how to improve your game," said Asher. "This is an exciting event that will attract golfers to one of Scotland 's great golfing coasts. It's also the beginning of what will be an exciting year for golf in the Highlands ."

One of the highlights of the festival will be a specially arranged evening with Karl Morris, the mind coach to Open Championship winner Louis Oosthuizen and Ryder Cup hero Graeme McDowell. "It's been a terrific year, and I'd like to think 2011 will provide even more opportunities, but preparation is key," said Morris. "Where better to prepare for the year ahead than at Nairn? Come and learn how you can lower your score without changing your swing."

The Nairn Golf Festival will take place between the 11 th - 15 th April. For booking information and a full programme of events, please visit the recently updated website

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