An internationally-renowned Highland golf course has been ranked number two in the world by Golf Digest.
The number of golf tourists visiting the Highlands is higher than ever - generating more than £500,000 in off-peak season income for the area.
Building one of the world’s top golf courses in Sutherland could attract thousands of visitors each year and turn the region into an international destination, it is claimed.
The economic value of golf tourism and events to Scotland has risen to £286million - within putting distance of reaching a target of £300million per year by 2020.
Two people have been taken to hospital after a crash on a Highland road. The incident occurred just after 8.30am on the B9039 near Castle Stuart. The road is still partially blocked. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said one person is believed to have a broken arm and the other was taken to hospital for observations.
A new multi-million pound golf course on the Sutherland coast would create an economic catalyst for the region by reversing the "Castle Stuart effect", according to the developer behind the plans.
The challenges presented to golf course managers by the notoriously fickle Scottish weather will be discussed at an international summit at Castle Stuart.
A cancer charity in the Highlands has benefited to the tune of £43,000 thanks to the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart.
The Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open is hoped will provide a "tourism legacy" to the north after being watched by keen golfers around the world.
Aberdeen’s Richie Ramsay says he will give “100 per cent” as he chases his dream of becoming a Scottish Open champion today.
Sweden’s Alex Noren has a two-shot lead going into the final round of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links.
Major winner Graeme McDowell admitted he got it wrong about Castle Stuart Golf Links after yesterday's difficult opening round at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
Richie Ramsay reckons Castle Stuart Golf Links has never played tougher than yesterday's wind-swept opening round of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
The north economy is set to enjoy a multi-million pound boost this weekend as the Scottish Open tees off today.
Castle Stuart will turn tartan today as the course holds its final preparations for the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
Scottish golfer Jamie McLeary is hoping the mystery of his vanishing golf clubs will not scupper his chances of success at this week's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
Inverness is preparing to party with visitors beginning to head north for this weekend's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
Glasgow's Alastair Forsyth is rapidly rediscovering his love for golf after qualifying for this week's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Castle Stuart.
Windswept Brewing Company is hoping for a bigger profile across Scotland and internationally after the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open golf tournament at Castle Stuart.
The Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open tends to be kind to Felipe Aguilar.
Life on the European Tour has been a rollercoaster for Matteo Manassero since the Italian burst on the scene seven years ago.
Two-time Ryder Cup player Peter Hanson believes Phil Mickelson's dream double three years ago was the catalyst for many of the game's elite to return to Castle Stuart.
Shane Lowry could have been arriving at Castle Stuart as a major champion following his near-miss at the US Open.
Former Scottish Open champion Graeme McDowell wanted to play at Castle Stuart this year to make up for "inadvertently" criticising the course three years ago.
Eddie Pepperell would love to bag one of the four Open championship spots on offer at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley is confident the golfing enthusiasts will turn out in their tens of thousands at Castle Stuart Golf Links once again.
Thorbjorn Olesen's victory at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews last year gave him the belief that he can one day become a major champion.
A maiden Ryder Cup appearance has gone from a distant dream to a realistic ambition for England's Matt Fitzpatrick.
Soren Kjeldsen's golfing renaissance has been one of the most heartening stories on the European Tour over the past two years.
Former Scottish Open winner Edoardo Molinari came within a whisker of dropping off the European Tour last year.
Englishman Tyrrell Hatton has got two reasons to look forward to his first trip to Castle Stuart Golf Links.
American Patrick Reed can't wait to get his first taste of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links.