Scotland

GULLANE, Scotland | Stone wins Scottish Open, misses 1st 59 on European Tour

GULLANE, Scotland — Brandon Stone sank to his haunches and dropped his putter in despair after narrowly missing out on becoming the first player to shoot a round of 59 on the European Tour. It wasn’t all bad for the South African golfer, though. Stone’s 10-under 60 secured a four-shot victory at the Scottish Open … Continue reading GULLANE, Scotland | Stone wins Scottish Open, misses 1st 59 on European Tour

GLASGOW, Scotland | Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin

GLASGOW, Scotland — President Donald Trump says “nothing bad … maybe some good” will come out of Monday’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he attempted to lower expectations for what the meeting may actually achieve. Trump’s national security adviser said they aren’t looking for “concrete deliverables.” Trump also says he “hadn’t thought” about … Continue reading GLASGOW, Scotland | Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin

TURNBERRY, Scotland | The Latest: Envoy hopes Trump, Putin have in-depth dialogue

TURNBERRY, Scotland— The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2:20 p.m. President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Moscow says he hopes Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have “a detailed conversation about where we might be able to find some overlapping and shared interests.” The leaders are holding a summit Monday in Helsinki. Ambassador Jon … Continue reading TURNBERRY, Scotland | The Latest: Envoy hopes Trump, Putin have in-depth dialogue

LONDON  | Man arrested over paraglider protest at Trump resort

LONDON  — Scottish police say they have arrested a man in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying. The paraglider carried a banner reading “Trump: Well Below Par” Friday night over Trump’s Turnberry resort in western … Continue reading LONDON  | Man arrested over paraglider protest at Trump resort

TURNBERRY, Scotland | Trump tweets, hits links before high-stakes Putin meeting

TURNBERRY, Scotland — Two days before a high-stakes summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump played golf and tweeted Saturday from one of his namesake resorts, blaming his predecessor for Russian election meddling and lashing out at the free press from foreign soil. Aides had said Trump would spend the weekend preparing to … Continue reading TURNBERRY, Scotland | Trump tweets, hits links before high-stakes Putin meeting

TURNBERRY, Scotland | Trump back in Scotland to prepare for Putin talks

TURNBERRY, Scotland — President Donald Trump has a special affinity for Scotland: His mother was born there and he owns two championship-level golf resorts in the verdant country, including Trump Turnberry, where he is spending the weekend before a meeting Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland. But Scotland hasn’t always welcomed the real … Continue reading TURNBERRY, Scotland | Trump back in Scotland to prepare for Putin talks

GLASGOW, Scotland | The Latest: Trump hits the links at his Scottish golf resort

GLASGOW, Scotland — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Scotland (all times local): 4 p.m. The top U.S. diplomat says President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin should meet as planned on Monday despite new charges that 12 Russian intelligence officers hacked into Democratic email accounts during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Secretary … Continue reading GLASGOW, Scotland | The Latest: Trump hits the links at his Scottish golf resort

GULLANE, Scotland | Knox’s glorious summer of golf continues at Scottish Open

GULLANE, Scotland — An 11-hour sleep and a hearty Scottish breakfast sparked the latest impressive round in Russell Knox’s glorious summer of golf, putting him in contention to seal back-to-back wins on the European Tour at the Scottish Open on Saturday. Knox mastered the windiest conditions of the week over the Gullane links to shoot … Continue reading GULLANE, Scotland | Knox’s glorious summer of golf continues at Scottish Open