18 Great Benefits of Being a Member!
1. Unlimited Access to the 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 competition or a relaxing social game.
2. Competitive Golf – only by being a member of the golf club can you play regular official club competitions – for men and ladies, we generally have two competitions to play in each week of the season. There are also lots of competitions for seniors and juniors.
3. Choose How Much You Play – if you don’t always have the time for 18 holes, you could 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!
4. A Great Family Friendly Clubhouse Environment – our modern, spacious clubhouse is a great place for eating, drinking and socialising with your friends and family, with competitive value-for-money prices and great customer service.
5. Use of the Clubhouse for your Function – members can hire the clubhouse for their birthday party, anniversary, wedding or another celebration, with a range of catering options available. One of the best places to throw a big party in Peebles!
6. Resident PGA Professional – Steve Johnston and his golf assistant Jamie Allan offer club members a wide range of coaching services, including playing lessons, group lessons, beginner coaching and junior coaching, offering state-of-the-art video analysis and Flightscope launch monitor technology to help improve your game. And, you can choose from a great selection of equipment, clothing and club merchandise in the shop.
7. Driving Range & Practice Facilities – recent investment has given our members fantastic practice facilities to improve your game. With three covered indoor bays and a swing studio, coupled with extended outdoor Huxley astro turf surfaces and short game area, we offer the best practice facilities in the region.
8. Flexible Payment – there’s 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.
9. Refer a Friend Incentives – you can receive up to £25 credit, when you introduce a friend to membership this season.
10. Preferential Green Fees at Championship Courses – members of Scottish Golf affiliated clubs can access preferential green fees of up to 50% discount at some of the best courses in Scotland, including Muirfield, Royal Troon, Castle Stuart and Turnberry, by using your Scottish Golf Membership Card and visiting scottishgolf.org.
11. Gain an official CONGU handicap – only by being a member of an Scottish Golf affiliated golf club can you attain an official CONGU handicap, giving you the opportunity to play competitions at your home course and others.
12. Get your handicap down – 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!
13. Discounted Rates and Local Clubs – We have arranged for our members to play at Moffat, Minto or West Linton at a member’s guest rate, while our members can also play at Lanark GC for half the standard green fee. Please contact the Office to arrange.
14. Junior Golf – Peebles has one of the best junior programmes in the country, offering regular ClubGolf coaching throughout the season and our innovative 18 Steps to Medal Play initiative, encouraging more juniors into competitive play. We won the RBS Junior Club of the Year Award in 2015 and now have a team of 8 Level 1 Volunteer Coaches.
15. Invite Your Friends – we offer preferential ‘Members’ Guest Rate’ green fees 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.
16. Play National Championships – Scottish Golf run a number of national championships, only for members of affiliated clubs, from elite level to handicap based events. Our members have recently played in Scottish Golf event finals at Gleneagles and in Turkey!
17. Enjoy the Views – Peebles is one of the most picturesque golf courses in the country with great views across the local countryside – some of which can only be enjoyed by golf club members!
18. Value for Money – above all, we think Peebles offers great value for money, with adult membership costing the equivalent of £10 per week for one of the best membership packages in the south-east of Scotland.
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