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Fraser Paterson | Elance
 
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Fraser Paterson

Golf & Scottish History Writer
   United Kingdom
  |   Edinburgh, Scotland
  |  1:42 am 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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Portfolio

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...
http://fpaterson.wordpress.com/floors-castle-a-hidden-gem-in-the-scottish-borders/
An interview piece with Willie Wood, multiple world champion and Scottish Bowls...
http://www.fpaterson.com
An insight into the Scottish Blind Golf Society, and the opportunities it offers...
http://www.fpaterson.com
A detailed feature piece on what Edinburgh crown green bowling leagues have to offer...
http://www.fpaterson.com
A review of a hillside golf course in Edinburgh with some of the most fantastic views...
http://http://www.fpaterson.com/new-swanston-golf-courses--cottages.html
I interviewed Oliver to learn about why he became a golf coach, his passion for...
http://http://www.fpaterson.com/oliver-morton---golf-coach-extraordinaire.html
My contribution covers a sneak preview of Donald Trump's new Championship Links in...
http://fairwaysandgreens.com/articles/873-first-look-trump-s-scotland-course
South Leith Parish Church - a wonder to behold. This piece covers artefacts, including...
http://fpaterson.wordpress.com
One of the world's best golf courses. I had a sneak preview of Donald Trump's new links...
http://www.amateurgolf.com/6940-GolfNews-Course-Review-Trump-International-Scotland
Swanston Village, a hidden gem! Once the summer home of Robert Lous Stevenson, and a...
http://fpaterson.wordpress.com
This is a review of both Gullane Golf Club and golf in the surrounding area, East...
http://www.golfblogger.co.uk/post/uk-golf-guide-to-east-lothian--gullane-links-courses-review-golf-blog-by-fraser-paterson-a59
This was published for Golfblogger UK week commencing 8th August 2011, after attending...
http://www.golfblogger.co.uk/post/the-2011-solheim-cup-preview-by-way-of-fraser-pattersons-scottish-golf-view-c31
This is a report I produced for Golfblogger UK of play at the above event on Friday 5th...
http://www.golfblogger.co.uk/post/2011-ladies-irish-open-golf-blog-from-round-1-by-fraser-paterson-at-killeen-castle-b98
This was written for Golfblogger UK week commencing 1st August 2011, upon my attendance...
http://www.golfblogger.co.uk/post/2011-ladies-irish-open-at-killeen-castle-preview-822
A Prime Location with Top Class Value. Type in Wedgwoods on the Search box top right...
http://www.lothianlife.co.uk
This was published on...
This was published on...
Where Dragons Come to Play! This is a five star golf resort in Wales, with 3...
http://www.golfblogger.co.uk/post/golf-at-celtic-manor-resort-where-dragons-come-to-play--1d5
This is a review of the Eurotel Punta Rotja, from where easy access to the Son Servera...
http://www.golfblogger.co.uk/post/where-to-play-golf--championship-golf-on-the-sunshine-island-of-mallorca--233
A review of where the 5th oldest golf club in the world currently plays, Royal...
http://www.golfblogger.co.uk/post/golf--racing-day-outs--review-of-royal-musselburgh-gc-the-5th-oldest-club-in-the-world-9fd
A review of the invaluable services provided to the whole of the city of Edinburgh, by...
http://www.lothianlife.co.uk/2010/11/thorny-assistance/#more-8266
A review of the infamous championship course Leven Links in Fife, Scotland, where to...
http://www.golfblogger.co.uk/post/a-golfers-guide-to-leven-links-golf-course-fife-scotland-by-fraser-paterson-77f
A profile of this small local charity serving challenged communities in the South West...
http://www.lothianlife.co.uk/2011/01/citylife-joy-and-happiness-to-so-many/#more-8656
The title is self explanatory. It is on a charity close to my heart for family reasons

Skills (10)

Tested
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Expression Studio
Windows 7 Administration
Wi-Fi
WordPress
English
Content Writing
Editing
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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Employment

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
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...
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

Education

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
Highers
1977 - 1989
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golf
Scottish history
Public Relations
sport
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