TEMPORARY CHANGES – COVID 19 –

Following on from my E-mail yesterday the Club has now had a few hours to consider what needs to change with regard to the Government’s announcement yesterday. Booking System As the latest restrictions came into force only 10 hours after the announcement many members had booked online to play in threes and fours over the […]

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EX MEMBER JOHN JOHNSTON

I received an E-mail on Sunday from Scott Johnston to advise me that his father John Johnston has sadly passed away Scott wrote “Mike – My father John passed away suddenly last Thursday, he was A Life member at Swanston as he had been a member over 50 years, he has not played in the […]

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COURSE UPDATE

Having spoken yesterday with the Course Manager and Greens Convener, due to the current condition of the 15th hole, holes 15 and 16 will be CLOSED from today, Monday 14th of December until further notice. Golfers will play the 14th then walk to the 17th tee. Some of the other golf Clubs nearby have banned […]

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HARRY MACKENZIE FUNERAL UPDATE

The Club has now been advised that the cortege will not be coming up to the Club car park – anyone wishing to pay their last respects can attend outside the chapel, socially distanced, as the cars arrive prior to the service at 9.00am on Friday 18th of December.

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HARRY MACKENZIE’S FUNERAL

Due to the current Covid 19 restrictions applying to funerals only family and invited close friends will be allowed to attend Harry’s funeral which will be held at Mortonhall Crematorium on Friday, 18th of December at 9.00am. The Club has been advised that the cortege will come up to Swanston and drive, in and out […]

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HARRY MACKENZIE

It was with great sadness that I heard last night of the passing of former Swanston Golf Club Captain (1998-2000) Harry Mackenzie. Only recently I had a long chat with Harry about the state of his game and I suggested we had a few holes on the Templar Course in an effort to solve a […]

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LADIES CHRISTMAS PUD EVENT

Report On The Event From The Ladies Captain We had a lovely day on Sunday, 15 ladies played on the Templar Course and 12 went for cuppas upstairs in the Brasserie afterwards. Given what the weather was like on Friday didn’t think we would get to golf and although wet and muddy was just great […]

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SOUTH WEST EDINBURGH SCRATCH WINTER LEAGUE 2020/21

After getting off to a strong start picking up 3 points away from home and then, despite losing our last 2 games the Club will qualify for the semi finals if we can pick up two wins from our last 2 games at home – a win and a draw may do. The results so […]

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MERCHISTON CASTLE SCHOOL GOLF ACADEMY We recently entered into an agreement with Merchiston Castle to host their Golf Academy – below are the times pupils in the golf scholarship will be at the Academy We have asked them not to use the covered bays if the weather is “fine” and to make use of the […]

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