Hawick Golf Club appoints its first PGA qualified golf professional – Keith Morgan.

There has been much to speak about on the Vertish Hill at Hawick Golf Club so far this year. The club has recently run a new membership initiative which has attracted over a hundred new members, which in current economic times is no mean feat. This is clearly a culmination of great efforts from many individuals from within the club to raise standards and promote the clubs facilities, and move the club firmly onto an upward spiral.

The hard work put in by this year’s Captain Roddy McIntyre, & his vice Ryan Lyle along with the committee, have effectively helped raise the clubs profile with a number of new initiatives.

Firstly the club rooms and Bar have had a complete makeover, where Roddy and several members gave their own time to create an environment where you can now relax and enjoy after round food and drinks, from the new superb catering now on offer, or equally be at home at any of the clubs functions, or just bring the family up for a meal. [Read more…]

Freedom of the fairways – your pass to 21 Courses in the Scottish Borders

The game of golf can be traced back over 500 years to its origins in Scotland. The Scottish Borders covering some 1800 square miles of rolling hills, lush valleys and rugged coastline is a golfer’s paradise boasting no less than 21 courses from parkland to moorland to spectacular cliff top links courses.

Each course in the Scottish Borders varies in character with features to stretch even the best golfers amongst us. They all however have a few common elements, stunning backdrops, an amazing welcome and great value for money. [Read more…]