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



Ross Duncan, 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.

Vice-Captain, gavin caruuthers

Vice-Captain, gavin caruuthers

Gavin Carruthers, Vice-Captain

Gavin joined the club in 1980 as a fresh-faced 10-year-old and quickly became a regular in junior competitions, encouraged by his Dad Jim, who was a long standing member. A prolific performer on the competitive junior circuit, Gavin’s first major achievement was winning the Boys Championship in 1984. From 1985, he qualified for match play stages of Club Championship for no fewer than 25 consecutive years, reaching the final on 3 occasions, eventually becoming Club Champion in 1998, the proudest moment of his golfing career. Indeed Gavin and his late dad Jim are the only father and son combination to have both won the Championship. Gavin is also a twice winner of the Thorburn Cup. Other notable achievements include twice winning the Balfour Beattie with Colin Fraser and being a member of the winning Borders Summer League team on three occasions.


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.



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 - Dave Tait; House Convenor - John E. Brown; General -  Malcolm Bruce, Donald Alexander and James McQuaker.


David tait, junior convenor

David tait, junior convenor

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, Walter Forsyth, Donald Jamie, Andy Tucker, Kenny Scott & Eve Hunter

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 - Niall Watson,  Les Biscombe, & Bill Jacobs

Marketing: Ross Duncan, Mark Hosker & Niall Watson