Meet the Team — a warm and friendly welcome is guaranteed from the staff and committee at Peebles Golf Club.



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Graham Lowther, Captain

Graham (above left) moved to Peebles in the late 80s from his native East Yorkshire (not Humberside) and is best known at the club for his role as Junior Convenor, which he has served on two occasions. A long term member of the committee, he is involved in a number of roles while also chairing the new Junior committee. Sons Hamish and Fearghas are also golfers with Graham in danger of becoming the third lowest handicap golfer in the Lowther household.


Ross Duncan, Vice Captain

Ross has been on the committee at Peebles since 2006 in the role of marketing convenor and is also one of the club's junior volunteer coaches He has been a member at Peebles for 30 years and his dad Stuart was the captain of the club in 1987-88. A former Boys champion at Peebles, he is the Marketing Director for Scottish Golf and has also worked for Sunderland Football Club, as well as being a greenkeeping assistant at Peebles during his university summer years.


club manager, niall watson

club manager, niall watson

Niall Watson, Club Manager

Niall joined the club as club manager at the beginning of 2017. Having worked in the golf operations team at the Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club, Watson boasts an excellent CV, combining corporate hospitality experience through his most recent role at Scottish Rugby Hospitality. A 4-handicap golfer, he has recently undertaken the Club Managers of Europe Association Management Diploma and will become the main point of contact for members, visitors and staff at Peebles Golf Club, co-ordinating the day-to-day operations.


Steve Johnston, PGA professional

Steve Johnston, PGA professional

Steve Johnston, Club Professional

Steve Johnston is our club's PGA Professional, having taken up the role in April 2015. Well known for being one of the Bunkered magazine's coaching panel, Steve has worked at The Roxburghe in Kelso, Musselburgh (Monktonhall) and Macdonald Cardrona. Offering a superb range of clothing, clubs, equipment and merchandise from his newly refurbished pro shop, Steve also provides expert tuition and is very well qualified in coaching.

assistant club professional, Jamie allan

assistant club professional, Jamie allan

Jamie Allan, Assistant Club Professional

Steve Borthwick - lead greenkeeper

Steve Borthwick - lead greenkeeper

Steve Borthwick, Lead Greenkeeper

Steve has been a greenkeeper at Peebles Golf Club since 1996 when he started his apprenticeship. He was previously assistant head greenkeeper and was appointed to the role of Lead Greenkeeper in 2014, overseeing a small staff team and doing a fantastic job in presenting the course as one of the best in the south of Scotland.

Willie Baird, Administration Manager

Willie Baird, Bar Manager

Willie runs the day-to-day operation behind the bar, having also served as administration manager for a number of years. He has been a member of the club since his boyhood days and is a former committee member.


catering, ally mcgrath

catering, ally mcgrath

Ally McGrath, Catering

Rathbone Restaurants Ltd took over the catering role in May 2017, headed up by Executive Chef and Great British Menu contestant Ally McGrath the club benefits from fresh locally sourced food. A local lad, McGrath and his team look after all your catering needs, whether in for a bar snack lunch, an evening meal in the restaurant or one of the many private or member functions hosted in the clubhouse.


Committee Members:

Finance Convenor - Grant Foster; Greens Convenor - Jim Dickson; Match & Handicap Convenor - Mary MacIntryre; Membership Convenor - David Wright; Marketing & PR Convenor - Ross Duncan; Junior Convenor - Gavin Carruthers; House Convenor - John E. Brown; General - Mark Hosker and Malcolm Bruce.

JUNIOR CONVENOR, GAVIN CARRUTHERS (THE ONE ON THE FAR LEFT!)

JUNIOR CONVENOR, GAVIN CARRUTHERS (THE ONE ON THE FAR LEFT!)


MEMBERSHIP CONVENOR, DAVID WRIGHT

MEMBERSHIP CONVENOR, DAVID WRIGHT


GENERAL COMMITTEE & WEBSITE DESIGNER, MARK HOSKER

GENERAL COMMITTEE & WEBSITE DESIGNER, MARK HOSKER


Sub Committees:

Match & Handicap - Mary MacIntyre, Maureen Haig, Walter Forsyth, Sandy Wood, Donald Jamie, Andy Tucker, Kenny Scott & Derek McLachlan

Juniors - Gavin Carruthers, Graham Lowther, Mark Hosker, David Tait, Ross Duncan, Hugh Harvie, Sam Anderson, David Thorburn, Steven Waldie, Steve Johnston, Jamie Allan & Fearghas Lowther.

Membership - David Wright, & Bill Jacobs

Sponsorship - Graham Lowther, Les Biscombe, James Blacklaw,George Cuthill & Bill Jacobs

Marketing: Ross Duncan, Mark Hosker & Bill Jacobs