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Oct
4
2011
By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour

Trump trumping in Scotland

In the wake of the Scottish Open losing Barclays as its title sponsor after a ten-year relationship, European Tour commissioner George O’Grady has ruled out American tycoon Donald Trump as the replacement to host the event. Well, at least for now. O’Grady says it’s not a possibility because The Donald’s new course, Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland, won’t be ready until 2014, according to Reuters.

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Jul
3
2010

The Donald’s contentious billion-dollar golf resort project in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, is underway despite the protests of angry Scots, Tilda Swinton and environmental groups.

After nearly five years of negotiations, nine planning applications, nuisance tactics, threats of compulsory purchases and name-calling, The Donald stood pompously atop a sand dune and gloated as bulldozers barged in to start work on building “the world’s greatest golf course for Scotland and for the great game of golf.”

And then he emptied a can of hairspray into what’s left of his hair and five more into the sky.

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