Photos: Castle Stuart Sunday

Jeev Milkha-Singh won the Scottish Open in a playoff and gained a spot in next week's Open Championship.

"Hoping I'll finish top three or top-5 and take the confidence from there," he said after his round, completed 90 minutes before the final group.

With more wind Sunday the golf course played much more difficult, an early 67 allowed him to catch Francesco Molinari, who he eventually beat in a playoff.

It was an eye-opening weekend for me, as I could not be more impressed with the European Tour-run event. A nice-sized gallery turned out Sunday and the overall flow and operation were seamless despite the one-lane roads leading to the course. And as for Castle Stuart, it exceeded my expectations in every department. No hole better captured the essence of strategic tournament play than the 12th, featured in two images below. Also included are some shots of the excellent village on site for shopping, eating, wagering and promotion of local golf elements, highlighted by the Scottish Golf Union's outreach efforts. No mention of core values anywhere, either.

Lytham here we come!