THE RENAISSANCE Club will host the 2019 Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open and Ladies Scottish Open.

This year's tournament is due to get under way tomorrow (Thursday) at Gullane Golf Club and, in 12 months' time, will move just three miles along the coast as it is played at the Renaissance Club, at Archerfield.

East Lothian Courier:

Jerry Sarvadi, founder and chief executive of The Renaissance Club, said: “We are delighted to be hosting both the men’s and ladies Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open tournaments in 2019.  

“The course will provide a true links challenge that will be enjoyed by the world’s golfing elite and we look forward to welcoming them and visitors from around the world to experience the stunning views at The Renaissance Club on Scotland’s Golf Coast."

Councillor John McMillan, Provost of East Lothian and spokesperson for economic development and tourism, said: “I am delighted to see the return of both these events to Scotland’s Golf Coast in 2019 and for the first time to The Renaissance Club. 

"I am sure that the players, organisers and spectators will receive outstanding hospitality and welcome in East Lothian and I am very much looking forward to both 2018 and 2019 being East Lothian’s summer of golf.”

The men's event will take place between July 8-14 next year, with the ladies following between August 5-11.