Head Chef recruitment

Eyemouth Golf Club is looking for a Head Chef to lead a new In-House catering project. We are a busy and friendly golf club with a restaurant which is open to the public.  The restaurant is also a main function venue for weddings, parties, funerals etc. in the surrounding area, as well as Club Functions. You will be responsible to the Clubhouse Manager for day to day running of the kitchen, including menu, supplies, quality, staff, hygiene and H&S Applications in writing to:  Club Manager, Eyemouth Golf Club, Gunsgreenhill, Eyemouth, TD14 5SF. For further information email: bar@www.eyemouthgolfclub.co.uk. Website www.eyemouthgolfclub.co.uk

David Drysdale Nominates Eyemouth GC as his Home Club

David Drysdale a PGA European Tour Professional and long time member of Eyemouth Golf Club has now posted on his PGA profile that he is attached to Eyemouth Golf Club. This is a tremendous coup for Eyemouth GC as David is a regular achiever on the European Tour and when he is being successful the commentators will be mentioning Eyemouth.  Who will forget his magnificent 35 ft put on the 18th hole in the last round of the South African Open to secure his European card for another year.  Talk about dealing with pressure! Thank you David and we wish you all the best on the European Tour of 2015.

Mail on Sunday Classic 2015 – Ladies

The draw for the first round of the 2015 Women’s Mail on Sunday National Golf Club Classic competition has been completed and Eyemouth Golf Club has been given a bye through to the second round.  You do not need to do anything in this round. The first round matches are due to be played by Sunday 15th February 2015.  You will be sent details of the second round draw shortly after that.

Mail on Sunday Classic 2015 – Men

The draw for the first round of the 2015 Men’s Mail on Sunday National Golf Club Classic competition has been completed and Eyemouth Golf Club has been given a bye through to the second round.  You do not need to do anything in this round. The first round matches are due to be played by Sunday 15th February 2015.  You will be sent details of the second round draw shortly after that.

£450.00 raised for Riding for the Disabled.

Many thanks to all those Members:
  • who took part in the Captain’s Charity pair’s competition on Sat 20 December 2014
  • to those who contributed raffle prizes
  • to those who could not play but made a contribution.
Collectively we managed to raise the grand total of £450.00 for the Berwickshire Riding for the Disabled. Janice Henry and Neil McMurdo represented the RDA at the Prize Presentation and Raffle Draw.  The cheque will be presented to the RDA on Tuesday 24 February 2014. Mel Lockett Club Captain

6th Hole at Eyemouth – Great description and narrative

A great golf hole should play on all of the senses while providing a technical and a mental challenge. The 6th at Eyemouth is such a hole – recognised as 'Britain's No 1 Most Extraordinary Golf Hole' in the book of the same name and now selected as one of the Top 18 Holes in Scotland. (Visit Scotland, 'Golf in Scotland 2015'. Leaving the 5th green, passing through a gap in the dry stone wall, the 6th green can be seen about 70 yards to the right and the tee about 120 yards to the left with a scenic back drop of St Abb’s Head with its lighthouse and sea bird colonies. As you walk towards the tee you cannot fail to notice the great scar in the landscape below you to your right – a gully above fractured rocks and the sea. Its presence starts to play on the mind of visitors and members alike.  In spring and summer, the wild flowers on the cliffs are a picture and the sea birds – terns and gannets - plunging into the sea, together with occasional dolphins and porpoises following the local fishing boats  can provide a distraction but the eye is drawn back towards the green In winter with a high tide and high wind driving the waves onto the rocks below, strange things happen to the mind and swing of many a golfer. It is only 170 yards to the centre of the green but the shot is played directly across the gully requiring a carry of 150+ yards. Push it right and you can end up nestling at the foot of a dry stone wall, pull it left past the 7th tee and you can examine the flora of a SSSI. Nothing to it – keep your head down and swing, nice and easy. No prizes for being short. Never mind – there is a drop zone on the other side for those who succumb. Paul Davy Seniors Captain Eyemouth Golf Club

Captains Charity in aid of Riding for the Disabled

On Sat 20 Dec 2014 there will be a pairs competition (Draw for Partners at 8.35 am) in aid of the Berwickshire Riding for the Disabled. Turn up and register before 8.30 am. Draw at 8.35 am. Shotgun start at 9.00 am. Better Ball Stableford. Prize and raffle presentation at 1.15 am. Please bring a raffle prize.  

Alistair Collin nominated for Betfair award.

Eyemouth Golf club is very proud to nominate Alistair Collin to be in with a chance of winning a luxury golfing weekend  in partnership with Betfair. With just 20 clubs taking part we really hope Alistair wins as he has been so dedicated to our club and it would be a great reward for his commitment. Alistair will also be receiving a £100 gift voucher for American Golf so he can treat himself to some new gear. Alistair has been an invaluable member of Eyemouth Golf Club ever since we moved to our new Club house and Course in 1997.  Whilst his official role is that of Bar Convener Alistair is the go to man for anything to do with running the Golf Club.  Eyemouth is run by a team of volunteers who make up the Club Committee and whilst Captains and Committee Members come and go Alistair is the one constant; the glue; that holds everything together. Alistair effectively runs the golf club.  It is not something he is willing to admit but everyone at the club recognizes his dedication and input.  His record keeping in terms of numbers and Income/expenditure be it for visitors, buggies, bar, gas, electricity, Open Competitions etc. is second to none. He effectively monitors the heartbeat of the club. Every voluntary organisation needs an Alistair.  Alistair has a quiet dedication and commitment to making Eyemouth Golf Club a better place for its members and Visitors.  He does this with no thought of reward for himself. This is an opportunity for that dedication to be recognized.

6th hole at Eyemouth in Scotland’s top 18 holes.

Scotland s Top 18 Holes-page-001There are over 10,000 holes at the 556 Scottish Golf Courses so we are proud that the 6th Hole at Eyemouth has been selected to be in the Top 18. We are featured in the Visit Scotland 'Golf in Scotland Magazine 2015' alongside such courses as: The Old Course at St Andrews, Carnoustie, Trump Turnberry, Trump International, North Berwick, Kingsbarns, Royal Aberdeen, Royal Troon, Castle Stewart and the Kings at Gleneagles. Why not come and play one of Scotland's top 18 holes at a fraction of the cost of our 'contemporaries'?

Presentation Night 2014

By popular consensus the Presentation Night on Sat 8 November 2014 was probably the best ever.  With over 80 attendees enjoying an excellent Buffet prepared by George and Heather followed by presentations to our competition winners the night got off to a flying start.  John Peakman provided some outstanding music all of which encouraged people to dance.  The dance floor was never empty.  Add to all that some experimental cocktails filling up the Trophies and demonstrations of some members excellent drinking skills the night was a real success. It was however about our winners.  The photo (Barry Howells) is of our Club Champions, Jim Veitch (Seniors), Mary Gibson (Ladies), Mark Collin (Club Champion)