Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Fowler's timing impeccable as Lowry and Co find Major confidence

Rickie Fowler claimed the title in dramatic fashion with a tap-in birdie at the last but Shane Lowry was almost as euphoric about his form despite finishing seven shots behind the American in the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Gullane.

Fowler's timing impeccable as Lowry and Co find Major confidence

Woods still "impressive" says Kuchar as Lowry shines in Scotland

As Tiger Woods brought back memories of his 2006 Open win by plotting his way around Hoylake without the use of a driver, Shane Lowry was plotting his own plan for Claret Jug glory with his first bogey-free round for six months.

Woods still "impressive" says Kuchar as Lowry shines in Scotland

Magnificent McIlroy strikes in Aberdeen, but can he keep it going?

Not for the first time this season, Rory McIlroy started a tournament in brilliant fashion with a course-record 64 in the opening round of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, writes the European Tour.

Magnificent McIlroy strikes in Aberdeen, but can he keep it going?

Open at Royal Portrush puts Ballyliffin and links swing on the table

The European Tour must now strike while the iron is hot and slot the Irish Open into what could prove to be a money making “Links Swing” ahead of the proposed 2019 Open Championship at Royal Portrush.

Open at Royal Portrush puts Ballyliffin and links swing on the table

Can McIlroy finally win a strokeplay event on a links in 2014?

Rory McIlroy wants to follow in the footsteps on Phil Mickelson next July.  Yes, he wants to win the Scottish Open and The Open back-to-back, but if he does win the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen, he will have matched Mickelson by winning a 72-hole strokeplay event on a links course for the first time.

Can McIlroy finally win a strokeplay event on a links in 2014?

Maybin finds happiness on the links

Gareth MAYBIN (NIR) during the third round of the 2013 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open played over Castle Stuart Golf Links, Inverness, Scotland from 11th to 14th July 2013: Picture Stuart Adams www.golftourimages.com: 13th July 2013Take a look at Gareth Maybin’s season and it looks like he’s struggling. Ranked 109th in the Race to Dubai and 414th in the world, the 32-year old Ballyclare man is still seeking his first win on the European Tour since he earned his card through the Challenge Tour rankings at the end of 2008.

Harrington suffers Open setback as McGrane digs deep

Padraig Harrington during the second round of the 2013 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open Picture Stuart Adams www.golftourimages.comPadraig Harrington said in the build up that he would have a good idea about his readiness for The Open on Sunday night. As it turned out, he will get time to reflect on that at Muirfield itself after he missed the cut by a shot in the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.

Lowry warms engines for Muirfield with super 66

Shane LOWRY keeps his head down during the first round of the 2013 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. Picture Stuart Adams www.golftourimages.comShane Lowry insisted he was putting thoughts of Open Championship glory aside as he got his bid for the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open off to a scorching start with a super 66 at Castle Stuart.

McDowell apologises to Scottish Open sponsors

Graeme McDowell’s last approach at Castle Stuart was from heavy rough. (10th July 2011: Picture Stuart Adams /www.golffile.ie)Graeme McDowell picked up the phone to agologise to Aberdeen Asset Management chief executive Martin Gilbert over his criticism of both the Scottish Open and Castle Stuart.

Harrington's Open hope: "If I finish up here Sunday night, content with my game, I know I can win next week"

Padraig Harrington, who practiced at Nairn on his arrival in Scotland on Sunday evening, speaks to the press at Castle Stuart. Picture Stuart Adams www.golftourimages.comPádraig Harrington’s major winning game appears to be as elusive as the Loch Ness monster these days but the Dubliner will know on Sunday night if he is capable of winning a third Open Championship when he leaves Inverness after the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Castle Stuart.