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Fraser Paterson | Elance
Last Sign-in: Aug 5, 2015

Fraser Paterson

Golf & Scottish History Writer
   United Kingdom
  |   Edinburgh, Scotland
  |  4:29 pm Local Time

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I am passionate about golf. I play and have written for for Golfblogger UK, Scottish Golf News and a US website called Amateur Golf. I have also being published as part of a large Donald Trump feature in Fairways and Greens magazine in the US in May 2012.

I have covered top tournaments, done player interviews and written resort reviews, such as Celtic Manor and Belas Clube De Campo. I have also done product write ups for Golf Direct in the UK. Aside from my writing I am a fully qualified Scottish Golf Union referee.

Currently I am...

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After extensive researc of the the Grahams of Airth, an estate near Stirling on the...
This was a feature I wrote for the January 2014 edition of The Scots Magazine. It...
An interview piece with Willie Wood, multiple world champion and Scottish Bowls...
An insight into the Scottish Blind Golf Society, and the opportunities it offers...
A detailed feature piece on what Edinburgh crown green bowling leagues have to offer...
A review of a hillside golf course in Edinburgh with some of the most fantastic views...
I interviewed Oliver to learn about why he became a golf coach, his passion for...
My contribution covers a sneak preview of Donald Trump's new Championship Links in...
South Leith Parish Church - a wonder to behold. This piece covers artefacts, including...
One of the world's best golf courses. I had a sneak preview of Donald Trump's new links...
Swanston Village, a hidden gem! Once the summer home of Robert Lous Stevenson, and a...
This is a review of both Gullane Golf Club and golf in the surrounding area, East...
This was published for Golfblogger UK week commencing 8th August 2011, after attending...
This is a report I produced for Golfblogger UK of play at the above event on Friday 5th...
This was written for Golfblogger UK week commencing 1st August 2011, upon my attendance...
A Prime Location with Top Class Value. Type in Wedgwoods on the Search box top right...
This was published on...
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Where Dragons Come to Play! This is a five star golf resort in Wales, with 3...
This is a review of the Eurotel Punta Rotja, from where easy access to the Son Servera...
A review of where the 5th oldest golf club in the world currently plays, Royal...
A review of the invaluable services provided to the whole of the city of Edinburgh, by...
A review of the infamous championship course Leven Links in Fife, Scotland, where to...
A profile of this small local charity serving challenged communities in the South West...
The title is self explanatory. It is on a charity close to my heart for family reasons

Skills (10)

Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Expression Studio
Windows 7 Administration
Content Writing
English Grammar

Service Description

Golf player interviews, tournament reports, resort features, history research and articles are amongst the services I can provide. For examples of my experience in these areas please refer to my profile overview.

General sports writing, Scottish history writing, and all kinds of PR assignments undertaken.

I can undertake both hourly and fixed fee assignments on any of the areas I have detailed about myself. Golf and Scottish history are a specialty. I would of course be happy to consider other topics.

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Self Employed
Antiques & Collectables Dealer
2012 - Present
To provide additional income, I decided to utilise the knowledge I am acquiring through my involvement with the National Trust for Scotland, and further develop this aspect of it, by purchasing...
National Trust for Scotland
Career Development Program Participant
2012 - Present
I started as a volunteer guide in The Georgian House, Charlotte Sq, Edinburgh. This involved fast learning about the property and development of Edinburgh. It involves continuous learning about...
Self Employed Freelance Journalist
Freelance Journalist
2011 - Present
After a period of ill health I completed a freelance joiurnalism course at the beginning of this year, and significantly increased my published article output and avenues, particularly in respect...
Standard Life
Self Invested Personal Pensions Admiistrator
2006 - 2010
I worked on the administration aspect of pensions
Self Employed Independent Financial Adviser
Independent Financial Adviser
2000 - 2003
During ths period I provided independent financial advice to private individuals on investments, mortgages and insurance


General Insurance Regulatory Authority
Certificate of Regulated General Insurance
2004 - 2004
Mortgage Regulatory Institute
CEMAP Mortgage Bridging Paper
2003 - 2003
Financial Services Authority
Financial Planning Certificates 1,2 & 3
2000 - 2001
Securities and Futures Institute
Securities and Futures Representative Exam
2000 - 2000
George Watsons College
1977 - 1989
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Scottish history
Public Relations
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