Swanston Golf Club actively promotes junior golf and our facilities are second to none in the area and further afield and we aim to introduce youngsters of all ages and abilities to the game of golf
Regularly used by The Stephen Gallacher Foundation www.sgfoundation.co.uk
Midlothian County Ladies Golf Association Junior Girls www.mclga.com and many of Edinburgh’s schools both primary and secondary.
Our own junior members are encouraged to participate in the junior medals and competitions.
We can never get enough junior members and our * inexpensive Junior Memberships are available from age 5 to 17
Our PGA Professional, Stephen Speirs will be leaving us in April but we are planning to run as usual with our clubs Junior Convener and volunteers in 2018 to encourage all our juniors to make use of the great facilities. Easter coaching will not be going ahead with Stephen this year but the Stephen Gallacher Foundation will be running similar activities in the Summer.
SUMMER HOLIDAYS COACHING SCHOOLS 2018
Once again we will be running Junior Coaching at Swanston this year – in conjunction with the Stephen Gallacher Foundation.
There will be 4 classes available on the following dates from 10.00am to 12.00 noon and run by a PGA Qualified Professional.
GROUP 1 JULY 11,12,13 & 14
GROUP 2 JULY 16,17,18 & 19
GROUP 3 JULY 24,25,26 & 27
GROUP 4 AUGUST 6,7,8 & 10
ALL GROUPS WILL HAVE A MAXIMUM OF 8 JUNIORS
Swanston Juniors do not need to be a member of the Stephen Gallacher Foundation to take part however by the end of the coaching I am sure they will all want to join for free this excellent set up.
REGISTRATION FOR THESE EVENTS AND PAYMENT CAN BE MADE ON THE STEPHEN GALLACHER FOUNDATION WEBSITE CLICK HERE
If you have any problems getting registered or paying for the event please do not hesitate to contact the Shop at the Club on 0131 445 2239 option1 or Email [email protected]
Junior Fun Night Competitions have been arranged for one Friday in every month during school terms for both experienced and inexperienced golfers. Entry is £5 per player and tee off times start at 4pm. This includes food and prizes afterwards. Please phone the shop on 0131 445 2239 to let us know if you are interested.
Templar Course Handicap Competitions
In addition to the fun night, we will be holding a competition for more experienced juniors to play for their handicap. This is open to any member who wishes to attain their first handicap or already has a handicap. Tee times for the handicap competition will be anytime after 1pm as long as there are playing partners available. Once again, please contact the shop if interested.
FUN NIGHT AND TEMPLAR COURSE HANDICAP COMPETITION FUTURE DATES
|Junior-1 – aged less than 7||£||55|
|Junior-2 – ages 7 – 11 inclusive||£||85|
|Junior-3 – ages 12 – 17 inclusive||£||125|
Member categories are split into 3 age groups as detailed above
All parents or grandparents of junior members play for free on the Templar course when with their junior member – a maximum of 1 adult at any one time – other adults can play for only £5
Any junior with a handicap of 18 or better can play in adult medals, but not win the trophy or sweeps; play must be with at least one non junior member
No Direct Debit option on this category. All juniors should gain a handicap of 24 or better before playing on the ‘Swanston’ 18-hole course unaccompanied by an adult.
For further information please contact The Shop on 0131 445 2239 or E-mail [email protected]