Discover the charm and beauty of West Linton Golf Club, a hidden gem situated in the conservation village of West Linton, just 17 miles south of the bustling city of Edinburgh. This members club boasts a Moorland course with 18 holes, providing golfers with a delightful challenge in a picturesque setting.
The history of West Linton Golf Club dates back to 1890 when the visionary local schoolmaster, Robert Millar, laid the foundation for what would become an exceptional golfing destination. Originally a nine-hole course, it received valuable guidance from the renowned course architect James Braid in 1926. Over the years, Braid's ideas were incorporated, leading to significant improvements. Finally, in 1972, the course was expanded to its current 18 holes, earning its place among the region's finest courses and becoming a proud member of the prestigious James Braid Golf Trail.
Stepping onto the course, golfers are welcomed by a par 69 layout from the White tees, stretching to 6,161 yards. The course's captivating design showcases the natural beauty of the moorland terrain, providing an exhilarating golfing experience for players of all skill levels.
After an enjoyable round, golfers can relax and unwind in the inviting clubhouse, which offers a bar, cafe, and restaurant. The Pro Shop, led by the talented Professional Gareth Wright, provides a range of services, including expert tuition, custom fitting, and access to a state-of-the-art Performance Studio, ensuring that every golfer's needs are catered to.
Whether you're a local golfer or a visitor to the area, West Linton Golf Club promises a golfing journey steeped in history and natural splendour. Embrace the spirit of tradition and excellence at this exceptional members club, where the love for golf and community intertwines harmoniously, creating a golfing experience like no other.