MARIE CURIE FUND RAISING

Since 2007 the Seniors Tuesday/Thursday Section of the Club with help from our Ladies have been raising money every year for Marie Curie This years total was the best ever, a fantastic £1640 To date the Seniors have raised just under  £7500   Well Done Everyone

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STEPHEN SPEIRS PGA PROFESSIONAL

As many of you will know Stephen recently passed all his PGA exams and has now been officially accepted as a fully qualified PGA Professional Stephen is already coaching many of our members and also non members From feedback received he is one of the best teachers of golfers new to the game and has […]

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

On behalf of the Greenkeepers, The Shop Staff, Stephen, Michelle and myself we would all like to thank you for the gifts you have kindly handed in representing your generosity and appreciation of the good work we strive to achieve each and every day of every year. We would also like to wish you all […]

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NEW GOLF ACADEMY

The Planning Application was approved and permission to proceed was granted by Edinburgh City Council on 13th of November The project is now at the Building Warrant stage The Captain has already held meetings with the architect and the contractors and hopefully, weather permitting the work will commence the third week in January. Drawings are […]

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LADIES CHRISTMAS SCRAMBLE

Fiona Shepherd, the Ladies Captain has sent me the following On a freezing morning we golfed the Templar (Texas Scramble) in fancy dress and raised the super sum of £70 today for Oxgangs Care Dementia Group.  It was kind of Wylie to donate the mince pies (which were delicious); and thanks to Stephen for being […]

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GEORGE (GEORDIE) MCCULLOUGH

Many of you will already be aware that sadly Geordie passed away in his sleep on November 7th He was a great supporter of the Club and very much enjoyed his Tuesdays and Thursday with the Seniors. He will be sorely missed by all his friends at Swanston and our thoughts are with his wife […]

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WINTER COURSE WORK UPDATE

Anyone who has played the last few days will have noticed the work our greenkeepers have started on Tees 6,8 and 11. This is the first phase of improving our tees and giving us more tees to play from and they have made great progress during the decent weather the last few days Here are […]

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GREENKEEPERS WINTER 2017/8 PROJECTS

GREENKEEPERS WINTER 2017/8 PROJECTS Following consultation with the Board, Dave Elliot, (Greens Convener) and Mike Keogh the Course Manager it has been agreed that the following work will be carried out over the next few months to further enhance our golf course. Weather permitting we hope to complete all the improvements and additions by the […]

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