Troon to manage Olde Scotland Links

Olde Scotland Links , a popular South Shore 18-hole links-style par 72 public golf course, is designed for both strategy and playability.

Bridgewater, Mass – – Troon®, the leader in providing golf and club-related leisure and hospitality services, is pleased to announce it has been selected to manage Olde Scotland Links, a municipal course in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Indigo Sports, a division of Troon, will oversee golf operations, agronomy, and sales and marketing for the golf facility.

Founded in 1997, Olde Scotland Links is an 18-hole, links-style course designed by Brian Silva. The par 72, 6,790-yard course is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary and has been named one of the “25 Best Public Access Courses in New England” by New England Golf Monthly. The golf facility, which is owned by the Town of Bridgewater, also includes a practice range.

Olde Scotland Links Golf Course is an important asset for Bridgewater. We chose Troon due to its extensive experience owning and managing high-quality courses across the country and throughout the world. We were looking for high-quality management and we found it,” said Michael Dutton, Bridgewater Town Manager.


The clubhouse at Olde Scotland Links features a well-appointed golf shop and Barrett’s restaurant, banquet and event space, which is operated by local restaurant proprietors, Mike and Ruth Barrett.

Troon, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 630-plus locations around the globe, including managing 650-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses

Jim got his start in golf writing with a gig at a Connecticut-based golf magazine, where he interviewed Ernie Els, among others. Since then, he’s covered tournaments for the LPGA, PGA Tour, Champions Tour and many amateur events. His work has been published in a number of magazines including GolfBoston Travel & Leisure, Southern New England Golf, New England Golf Monthly and Rhode Island Monthly. Jim ‘s favorite golf courses are Kebo Valley in Bar Harbor, Maine, Pebble Beach and Furry Creek in Vancouver B.C. and almost any Donald Ross course. Jim can be reached by email at

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