18 great benefits of being a full member of Peebles Golf Club
1. Unlimited Access to a quality Course – being a member gives you the opportunity to play when you like, as often as you like and how you like, whether you enjoy the challenge of weekly competition or a relaxing social game.
2. Competitive Golf – only by being a member of the golf club can you play regular club competitions – for men and ladies, we generally have two competitions to play in each week of the season. There is also a choice of many other competitions including knockouts, opens, pairs, scrambles available for all players including seniors and juniors.
3. Choose How Much You Play – if you don’t always have the time for 18 holes, you can choose only to play 9 holes or a smaller loop of 5 or 6 holes. And in the summer, you can tee off at 8pm and still get a round in! For senior members you can also join in with a friendly group who play every Thursday morning.
4. A Great Family Friendly Clubhouse Environment – our modern, spacious clubhouse is a great place for eating, drinking and socializing with your friends or family and children are made very welcome. Value-for-money prices come with a 5% bar discount and great customer service.
5. Clubhouse extras – members can book the function room for free. Theme nights like Italian nights are regular occurrences and Darts and Pool can be played in the bar area. Also, member’s children can take part in the free Christmas party.
6. Be Part of the Community – membership of the golf club is a great way to be part of the local community, network with other people from the area and make life-long friendships with other members.
7. Flexible Payment – no need to pay all your fees up front, you can spread the cost of membership throughout the year, either with our direct debit scheme or bar card stamps.
8. Use of the Practise Facilities – you’ll get to improve your game on a regular basis with free use of the club’s practise facilities, with two areas to choose from. The area adjacent to the 1st has recently installed Huxley practise matting and also a new bunker practise area. The second practise area adjacent to the 15th fairway.
9. BRS Online Booking System – Tee times for competitions, casual golf and visitors can all be booked online quickly and easily via the Peebles website.
10. Preferential Green Fees at Championship Courses – members of SGU affiliated clubs can access preferential green fees of up to 50% discount at some of the best courses in Scotland, including Muirfield, Gleneagles, and Castle Stuart. Full members with a handicap will receive a Scottish Golf Membership Card which provides an array of additional national benefits from exclusive competitions, partner special offers and a free Handicap APP.
11. Get your handicap down! – only by being a member of an SGU/SLGA affiliated golf club can you attain an official CONGU handicap. Playing competitions regularly at your home club or in other Open competitions gives you the chance to get your handicap down to your targeted level – what most golfers are striving for throughout their life!
12. Play in Matches against other Clubs – being part of the club, you have opportunity of representing Peebles in matches against other clubs, in your local area of further afield, whether you are a senior or junior, man or woman.
13. Discounted Golf – we have our own reciprocal arrangements with West Linton, Moffat, Minto and Lanark which allow our members to play these courses at discounted rates.
14. The 1892 club – the 1892 club consists of private members golf clubs founded in 1892 who have agreed to offer reciprocal courtesy visits to each other’s club members. There are many in England and Ballater, Dunkeld and Birnam, and Huntly are available to play in Scotland.
15. Junior Golf – Peebles has a fantastic junior section and we are part of the national ClubGolf programme, with regular summer coaching for kids. The club won the RBS Junior Club of the Year 2014/15. Junior member’s parents are welcome to join as parental members .
16. Invite Your Friends – we offer preferential ‘Members’ Guest Rate’ green fees for only £10, giving you the chance to invite your friends to play your course. By making this reciprocal among your golfing friends, you can play many great courses at a fraction of the normal price.
17. Enjoy the Views – Peebles is one of the most picturesque golf courses in the country with great views across the local countryside.
18. Value for Money – above all, Peebles offers great value for money. With adult membership costing the equivalent of less than £10 per week.