billionaire throws down gauntlethe wants top events for north-east

Bring the Ryder Cup to my course, Trump urges Scots

By Ryan Crighton

Published: 21/06/2011

Donald Trump has urged businesses and the people of the north-east to go out and bring the Ryder Cup to his Scottish golf resort.

The US billionaire flew into Aberdeen in his new £60million jet yesterday to see progress on what he says will be the greatest course in the world at the Menie Estate, north of the city.

Last night he confirmed that the championship links, which he will dedicate to his Lewis-born mother, the late Mary McLeod, will open on July 1 next year.

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