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The Solheim Cup 2019

The Solheim Cup is the pinnacle of women’s golf with the best golfers from Europe and the USA going head-to-head in the most exciting, competitive format in golf, the 16th edition of the event promises to be the biggest golf event of 2019.

From September 9th – 15th 2019, Gleneagles will be at the centre of the golfing universe and watched by millions around the world as the biennial contest re-visits Scotland, the ‘Home of Golf’ for the first time since 2000.

Find out more about the Solheim Cup

The Solheim Cup takes place every two years and it will be one of the world’s biggest golf events next year, as female golfers from the USA and Europe compete head-to-head in a similar format to The Ryder Cup, with 12 players from each side battling it out for glory.

Whether you want to find out more about the Solheim Cup, buy tickets, find accommodation for your stay or just want to read our top travel tips – you can do it all here!

Full details of the proposed Exemption Order together with a plan showing the land affected may be examined during normal working hours at Pullar House, Auchterarder Library and at the Perth & Kinross Council website.

Make The Most Of Perfect Perthshire

Perthshire’s superb variety of courses creates the perfect destination for family golf and an unforgettable experience together. Throughout the area you’ll find outstanding value family golf tickets, free golf for under 18s, welcoming family-friendly courses and fun non-golfing activities for all.

The picturesque towns and villages throughout the region offer a great choice of accommodation and quality food and drink. Away from the course take time to discover the many things to see and do from malt whisky distilleries, historic castles, adventure sports to salmon fishing. 

Perth & Kinross Council has launched a new fund to help communities to celebrate this exciting event, you can find out more that here.

Solheim Cup Window Dressing Competition

Perth & Kinross Council and the 2019 Solheim Cup have joined forces to run a competition to encourage businesses based in Perth and Kinross to show their support for the bi-annual event.

This activity will showcase our area to the 100,000 spectators attending this major international sporting event, which will be beamed to 600 million homes across the world from 9 to 15 September 2019. It also represents an opportunity to promote sport, particularly golf, to women, girls and families across the area.

This competition aims to recognise businesses within Perth and Kinross that have developed public-facing displays, celebrating the area hosting the 2019 Solheim Cup. This may include window dressing or premises displays and winners will be assessed on creativity, use of materials and resources, and visual impact. The prize, generously donated by IMG, the event management company, is £250 cash for a team building exercise or celebration event.

Businesses across Perth and Kinross are encouraged to take advantage of the toolkit of free Solheim Cup publicity materials provided by Perth & Kinross Council. It’s hoped those in Perth city centre and town centres across the area will enjoy many eye-catching window displays that celebrate the prestigious golf tournament’s imminent arrival.

Solheim Cup Community Fund

Solheim Cup Community Fund In case you hadn't heard, the 2019 Solheim Cup will take place at the PGA Centenary Course at The Gleneagles Hotel from 10th to 15th September 2019, at the biennial contest between the top women professional golfers from Europe and USA. The...

Solheim Cup Transport FAQs

Solheim Cup Transport FAQs From 13 to 15 September 2019, the Solheim Cup, the biggest event in women’s golf, will be taking place at Gleneagles Hotel. The PING Junior Solheim Cup and practice days will take place beforehand, from 9-12 September. How many people will...

Golf Around Perthshire

Perthshire is home to some of the most famous and finest golf courses in the world, which all came to the public’s further attention thanks to the 2014 Ryder Cup. The alluring combination of exceptional scenery, courses of impeccable quality and the rich history of the sport in the area ensure visitors and players, both amateur and professional, return to Perthshire time and time again. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best golf courses in the Perthshire area, all of which promise the ideal experience for golf fans new and old.

Travel to the Solheim Cup

Gleneagles is just 16 miles from Perth City Centre and is accessible via road and rail. Make sure to have a look at our transport FAQs for all the travel tips to the Solheim Cup!

By Car

For visitors travelling by car, there will be temporary road changes and routes to the venue to minimise road disruption. Please follow all local signage to the venue and do not follow sat nav guidance.

By Bus

A Park & Ride service to Gleneagles will be in operation from McDiarmid Park (Crieff Road) with the aim of limiting the impact on local communities and local road networks.

By Train

If you wish to arrive by train, Gleneagles has its own Station. You can book train tickets via ScotRail’s website. It takes approx. 20 minutes to get to Gleneagles from Perth.

You can find out more about travelling to Perth City Centre here.

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