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Spire chips in for Seniors title

SGU announces partnership with private healthcare provider Spire Edinburgh Hospitals

The Scottish Golf Union has unveiled the latest addition to its sponsorship portfolio with leading private healthcare provider Spire Edinburgh Hospitals announced as the title sponsor of the Scottish Seniors Championship.

As part of the deal, Spire Edinburgh Hospitals will also become an official partner of the Scottish Golf Membership Card, providing a range of preferential private healthcare benefits to members of SGU and SLGA affiliated golf clubs in Scotland.

Spire, who have two hospitals in Edinburgh as well as the Spire Livingston Clinic, are one of the country’s foremost healthcare providers, working with some of the most experienced consultant surgeons and other specialists to deliver tailored, personalised care to their patients. The partnership was unveiled at the Spire Murrayfield Hospital, when members of the Scotland Senior golf team joined forces with Spire medical staff ahead of the recent Scottish Seniors Championship at Deeside in Aberdeen.

Scotland’s senior golfers will be among the 218,000 club members who are able to benefit from a series of special offers from Spire when they register their Scottish Golf Membership Card, including:

• 5% off the fixed price for self-pay treatment that is booked and carried out at Spire Edinburgh Hospitals

• 10% off all Lifescan services

• 10% off all Lifecheck services

• 15% of all Physiotherapy services

• 50% of Core Health Assessment

• 20% of Advanced Health Assessment

Andrew Eadsforth, Hospital Director of Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, said: ìWe are delighted to be investing in amateur golf in Scotland and proud to be supporting one of the most prestigious titles in Scottish golf through our sponsorship.

ìSpire has been official healthcare partner to Scottish Rugby for a number of years and it’s great to be extending our reach into the golf market. As leaders in our field, we can offer club members the very best quality patient care, adding great value to being a member of a golf club.î

Ross Duncan, Marketing & Sponsorship Manager for the SGU, added: ìSpire Edinburgh Hospitals are a fantastic addition to the partners who provide member benefits through our Card, joining the likes of SSE Scottish Hydro and TaylorMade-adidasGolf.

ìIt’s very exciting to recruit a new sponsor of Spire’s calibre for the Scottish Seniors Championship and our recent amalgamation with the SLGA has certainly given us some momentum in being a more attractive proposition for brands and generating further investment in the grass roots game.î

To find out more and take advantage of the fantastic offers, golf club members should visit or call 0131 316 2541, quoting ‘Scottish Golf Membership Card’.


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