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Businessman resigns from golf firm   more

Gordon Berry, The Courier, 16 August 2008

The US businessman who has run into controversy over the condition of Hamilton Hall in St Andrews has parted company with his partner in a separate but highly prominent local golf relate d business.

Fury at state of iconic building   more

The Courier, 4 July 2008

Anger is mounting in St Andrews over the “shocking” condition of one of the most famous buildings in the town - the former Hamilton Hall student residence, located behind the 18th green of the Old Course, which featured in the film, Chariots of Fire.

R&A dismiss rumours of hall purchase   more

The Citizen, 9 May 2008

Rumours that the R&A had purchased the derelict former university residence, Hamilton Hall, behind the 18th green of the Old Course, were dismissed this week.

It's business as usual at Kingsbarns Links   more

Rosemary Dewar, The Citizen, 29 November 2007

There has been no change of ownership at Kingsbarns Golf Links.

'Grand' plans are well on the way   more

Rosemary Dewar, The Citizen, 6 October 2006 - extract

Reports that the American multi-million pound redevelopment of a famous golfing landmark, overlooking the Old Course in St Andrews, had gone belly up have been strenuously denied.

'Grand' plan links iconic landmark with Kingsbarns   more

Rosemary Dewar, St Andrews Citizen, 4 November 2005

Developers of the former Hamilton Hall, overlooking the 18th green of the Old Course, now own a part-share in Kingsbarns Golf Course.

Trump chips in with links plan   more

Mark Macaskill, Sunday Times, 30 October 2005

Donald Trump, the American property tycoon, is planning to create a luxury links golf development in Scotland.

A stake in St Andrews   more

Steve Pike, Senior Writer,, 22 August 2005

Soon after announcing its plans to develop the St. Andrews Grand at the Old Course, Wasserman Real Estate Capital, LLC has acquired a co-controlling interest in Kingsbarns Golf Links, which has become a popular golf destination.

St Andrews bound   more

Golfstyles, Boston, August 2005

Wasserman Real Estate Capital, a Providence, R.I.-based developer and opportunity fund manager, has announced that it has secured a co-controlling interest in Kingsbarns Golf Links, the inspired stretch of golfing linksland that runs along the coast just south of St. Andrews, Scotland.

No crowning glory, but Kingsbarns comes up trumps   more

Extract from article, Ian Wood, Scotsman Sport, 19 August 2002

Kingsbarns, that inspired stretch of golfing links-land conjured up along the coast from St Andrews by the American, Kyle Phillips, in collaboration with Mark Parsinen, has got everything it takes to make a visit thoroughly memorable. Lest this be taken for some trite tribute paid on the strength of a fleeting, shallow experience, I should, perhaps, make it clear that my second and latest visit to the course coincided with a lapse in form which took my game to depths that even I didn’t know were within my scope.

Waiting for the real thing   more

Extract from article,, 9 October 2001

.........The Tournament players will be subjected to something altogether different when they wash up on the banks of the Tay and Forth Firths next week. Links golf requires a little bit more than their usual weekly target practice.

Alarm bells ringing all over Scotland   more

Alison Gray and Stephen McGinty, Scotsman, 22 September 2001

The village of Kingsbarns is a short chip from St Andrews and an ocean removed from New York. While rescuers continue to pick through the rubble of the Twin Towers, Kingsbarns residents are secure in their homes of honey-coloured brick, but the first ripples of economic instability are coming.

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