Scotland set to stage an array of top sporting events

Scotland offers one of the most diverse tourist experiences in the world, giving visitors the opportunity to enjoy city life or the great outdoors.

Sport is extremely popular in Scotland, with the country hosting some top class events over the next couple of years.

Read on to find out more about five of the top upcoming events taking place in Scotland.

The British Open 2018

Carnoustie will host the 147th British Open Golf Championship in July 2018.

With its thick rough and deep bunkers, Carnoustie is widely recognised as one of the world’s most challenging links courses.

Strong coastal winds test the skills of world’s top golfers who must safely navigate the 7,421 yards of the course over four days of competition.

The USA’s Jordan Spieth will be amongst the favourites to win the title, but check out these live dealer casino reviews to boost your chances of increasing your betting bankroll ahead of the tournament.

2018 World Junior Curling Championships

The World Junior Curling Championships will take place in Aberdeen during March 2018.

This prestigious event will showcase the best young curlers from across the world. It’s the first time the championship has been held in Aberdeen.

Scotland has a rich heritage in curling, with the likes of David Murdoch and Eve Muirhead making their mark on the world stage in recent years.

European Athletics Indoor Championships 2019

Glasgow will be the centre of the athletics world when it stages the European Athletics Indoor Championships in March 2019.

It will be one of the biggest events on the athletics calendar and is likely to attract many of the sport’s leading names.

Scotland has produced a number of European indoor champions in recent years, including middle distance runners Tom McKean, Yvonne Murray and David Strang.

The 2019 Solheim Cup

The PGA Centenary Course, host of the 2014 Ryder Cup, will once again see Europe and the United States battle it out in one of the highlights of the golfing calendar.

The Solheim Cup is a biennial tournament contested by teams of 12 women players representing their respective sides.

Europe will be eager to gain their revenge on the USA having lost the last two Solheim Cup competitions.

UEFA European Championships 2020

Glasgow has been selected as one of the 13 host cities for the UEFA European Championships 2020.

Hampden Park was awarded three group-stage matches and one knock-out phase fixture.

Holders Portugal will hope to defend the trophy they won in 2016, but the likes of Germany, France and Spain will be amongst the favourites to win the tournament.

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