WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU!
Meet the Team — a warm and friendly welcome is guaranteed from the staff and committee at Peebles Golf Club.
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.
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, 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.
Jamie Allan, Assistant Club Professional
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, 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.
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.
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.
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