Despite the cold weather which meant some of the full greens hadn’t thawed sufficiently to allow them to be used, a full field, including 28 visitors took part yesterday. Scoring was very good and the spoils on this occasion went to home member, Gerry Ferguson, with 41 points. For the first time in the series, all […]
There was a great turnout for the Captain’s Charity Golf Event “Texas Scramble” on Saturday at Uphall Golf Club, with 173 competitors taking part to raise funds for local charity, S.M.I.L.E. I’m delighted to let you know that altogether the fantastic sum of £1360 was raised. The morning result was pretty clear-cut, although the afternoon […]
24 teams competed in the Uphall Ladies Pink Day Greensomes event today over 18 holes in aid of Breast Cancer Now. The weather was generally good, albeit with heavy rain showers at times. The bonus was there was virtually no wind. Very many positive comments were made from visiting teams as to the condition of […]
The Uphall Golf Club, West Lothian, Mixed Open Golf Event today was another successful event with 40 couples taking part. Even the weather was good, which was a surprise given all the rain we have had recently. Very well done to Barbara McCrory and David Stewart who won the 1st Handicap prize with a net score […]
A great large field of 48 juniors contested Thursday’s Junior Open. Thanks to everyone who took part. The course was in great condition easily brushing off the monsoon conditions early in the day. Congratulations to the winner, Jamie Marchbank of Dumfries and Galloway with an excellent gross 71, seen here receiving the trophy from Peter MacMillan, Junior Convenor and […]
Please see below for the result of the above competition. Thanks to all who played and congratulations to the prizewinners. Texas Scramble 2017 Result
Junior Coaching The school holidays started last week and that saw the Junior Foundation coaching sessions kick-off. Typical Scottish summer on Tuesday saw the coaching held inside with Chipping / Pitching on the agenda. Since then, we’ve seen much improved weather and the youngsters have been able to get outside on a small mini course on the 17th fairway. Coaching […]
There was a great turnout for Friday’s Senior Open. Despite Thursdays downpour, the course was in great condition and scoring was excellent. Congratulations to D McLaughlin of Bothwell Park, who took the honours this year. The full prizelist can be found on the link below. Uphall Golf Club Senior’s Open 2017 Result For away players, […]
Gents Qualifying The qualifying weekend saw a real mix of incredible scoring and hard luck stories. In the 1st round Scott McKinnon had a remarkable run of eagle, birdie, birdie, birdie, hole-in-one from the 11th to the 15th (33331), 7-under par for the 5 hole spell which contained only 3 putts, and he led the […]
Please see image for the Club Championship Match Play Draws. If you’re not playing, why not get out and see some great golf.
A number of clubs in the Linlithgowshire association have agreed to take part in a Junior Order of Merit this year using their Junior Opens to earn points. More details are below – this is a great opportunity to put all of the stuff you’ve learned through the Uphall junior programme into practice and test yourself against other […]
Please see attached for the full result from Sunday’s competition which was contested by 177 players, only 6 short of a full field. Thanks to everyone who played. Congratulations to Craig Cruickshank as the overall winner for the second time. Prize vouchers will be despatched over the next day or so (or for home players […]
Please follow the undernoted link to access the result from yesterday’s competition. http://classic.howdidido.com/CompDetails.aspx?section=25&cid=929&pagesection=mycompresultsdetails&compid=100344 The full result and prizewinners will be published later today.
We always try and help worthy causes, especially local ones. So when we heard that Forth One’s Boogie in the Morning show were looking for items to go in their fundraising Supervan, Gordon got in touch. The Club has donated a fourball and Gordon added a one hour group lesson for the players. Follow the link to […]
Look closely and you’ll see a couple of deer having a graze on the 12th fairway – they must know that the Uphall Dawn Patrol only play Monday, Wednesday and Friday! Hope they’ve paid their membership fees or at least a visitor’s ticket. Thanks to Peter Macmillan for sending in the photo this morning.
A week past Friday saw the junior prize-giving being held in the newly refurbished lounge area, which also served as a mini-golf area for the evening. It was great to see so many junior members and parents joining in what was a real fun evening, where putting and chipping skills were put to the test. […]
Uphall Ladies held another successful Ladies ‘Pink’ Greensomes on Sunday to raise funds for Breast Cancer Now. The weather was dry but windy for most of the day, but unfortunately there was some very heavy rain in the late afternoon. Eighty-six Ladies played in the event and Hazel Grant and Janet Thornton of Turnhouse took […]
Another great turnout of 147 players saw Brian McGeachie emerge as the winner of yesterday’s Handicap Open, with a net 61 playing off 18. The full result is here:
It’s been a busy week at the Club, with competitions running alongside lots of general play due to the school holidays. That’s kept the greens team busy to say the least, but the course has continued to be in superb condition, despite some heavy rain. Anyway, onto the results from these competitions. Thursday saw the […]
Thanks to everyone who played yesterday in (unusually) great weather. The prizewinners are as follows: Winners : Nigel Bruce, George Thomas, Gary Thomas & Graeme Runcie (Uphall) 58-4.3=53.7 – £60 each 2nd Jim Marshall, George Smith, Russell Mackintosh & Tom Bruce (Kinross) 59-1.8=57.2 – £40 each 3rd Robert L Beveridge, Dougie Allan, Jim Kinniburgh& John […]
Gents Championships A number of familiar faces made their way through the qualifying stages of the Club Championship, although as the Matchplay Ties progressed a couple of new challengers emerged in the shape of Craig Beveridge and John McManus, who both made their way through to the semifinals. Craig faced leading qualifier Colin Swanston, whilst […]
One of the Club’s young players, Owen Abu-Baker, has added another two trophies to his growing collection. Last week saw Owen pick up the silverware at Dalmahoy, where he won the SG Foundation under 12 event with a scratch 71 from the red tees. Here’s Owen being presented with the winner’s medal by Scott Knowles […]
Sunday saw a fantastic turnout of 177 players for the 2016 Cameron Bowl Open Competition. This is something of a record and perhaps reflects the growing reputation of our course, which was in fantastic condition, with firm and true putting surfaces. The winning scratch score of 65 by Stuart McLaren of Bruntsfield Links was a great […]
Gents and Ladies Opening Competitions Surprisingly, the sun shone for both days of the Opening Competitions for 2016. Others weren’t so lucky, with Peebles closed for a while yesterday due to snow – that’s Scottish weather for you! Starting with Saturday’s John Robb Trophy, this saw a brilliant entry of 146 in the actual competition, […]
The team played out a hard fought halved match (3-3) with Greenmeadow from Newport, Wales, yesterday and in the true spirit of golf, the teams ended 7th equal. The tournament was won by the Vale of Glamorgan who defeated Murrayfield 4-2 in a close match. This was the second time “Vale” had lifted the trophy – congratulations! […]
Despite an improvement in the weather, the Club’s fortunes didn’t quite follow suit and the boy’s went down by 4 matches to 2 to England’s Burhill Golf Club on Wednesday. It was a closer encounter than the score suggests with 2 of the games going to the last hole. Sky TV were following play yesterday […]
First of all, apologies for the delay in getting the update out to you. It’s been a hectic schedule over the last few days, made worse by Monday’s rain delay which meant games were carried over to Tuesday meaning a late finish yesterday. Its been a tough start for the team with a first match defeat […]
The Club’s Junior Squad, along with Tom Flannigan, Peter MacMillan and Gordon Law (aka the 3 Amigos apparently) flew out from Edinburgh earlier, at the start of what will undoubtedly be a memorable week. A 7a.m. start from the Club got things rolling, courtesy of Steve Dand of Secure Air Parks (thanks to Past Captain, […]
Great coverage for the Juniors headed to Spain at the end of the week. http://bit.ly/1TioF0r We’ll be keeping you posted once the competition starts next week.
Despite a snowy start (which meant no golf today!) and bitter weather, the Club’s Junior Squad had a successful day washing cars at Broxburn Fire Station. The guys raised around £400, which is fantastic! Well done to the team and grateful thanks to everyone who stopped by and made such generous donations. Special thanks to […]
Please see below for the schedule of opening hours for February, which we will continue to keep under review as we near the full playing season and hopefully better weather! Bar & Restaurant Hours February 2016
It was a big weekend for the Junior Section as they kicked off their fundraising efforts for the trip to Spain next March, where they will represent Scotland in the Home Nations Championships. A Texas Scramble was organised and run by Gordon, which was fully subscribed, with 24 teams taking part. In bitterly cold conditions, the […]
UPHALL GOLF CLUB Texas Scramble Draw Here is the draw for Saturday 21.11.15 Texas Scramble. (shotgun start at 8.55/9 a.m.) You will see that there are 6 holes which have an asterisk * against their starting hole – those teams will tee-off at 8.55am with everyone else teeing off at 9am. Hole 1 J.Saunders, D.Watson, […]
Course has handled the rains of the last few days well, so all set!
PROFESSIONAL SHOP 2015 WINTER SALE Professional Shop Winter Sale Please find attached this years “Winter Sale” which starts on Friday 30.1015 at 8.30am We have lots of fantastic deals so don`t be disappointed and get your bargains early. 20% off all Odyssey, TaylorMade, Ping and Scotty Cameron Putters 20% off all golf bags All golf […]
In very testing playing conditions yesterday on the Kings Course at Gleneagles, the Uphall junior team won through as one of the two teams to represent Scotland in the forthcoming Home Nations championships in the South of Spain, next March. Well done to our team of: Jack Cummings (Captain) Craig Tibbetts Scott McKinnon Tommy Gheel […]
Despite it being towards the end of the main golfing season here, many of the golf equipment manufacturers have released new equipment. Before I get to that, this Saturday I’ll be offering a number of Titleist demo clubs at massively reduced prices – drivers, fairway metals, hybrids and a set of 714 AP1 irons (4-PW) all […]
Look forward to your Autumn and Winter golf on our excellently conditioned golf course. Our two year pilot programme of playing from our fairways and tees throughout the winter has demonstrated to us that there is no evidence of deterioration to our course. We therefore plan to progress with this position from this point forward. […]
Ladies Pink Day Greensomes on Sunday 4th October One of the key events on our Ladies’ calendar continues to grow, with over 80 players taking part last Sunday. The results are further down the page, but most importantly, we beat last year’s figure for Breakthrough Breast Cancer amassing over £1,300 from entry fees, raffle ticket […]
The Junior Team secured their place in the Scottish Final of the Home Nations Club Matchplay by finishing second in yesterday’s semi-final over the East Course at Dalmahoy. Five teams contested for the two final spots; Uphall, Turnhouse, Murrayfield, Kemnay (Aberdeen) and Clober (Milngavie). Whilst our lads weren’t on top form they hung on to […]
Junior Team The Junior Team of Jack Cummings, Craig Tibbetts, Tommy Gheel, Scott Mckinnon, Campbell Anthony and Jordan Stein won the quarter final team match of the Junior Team Golf Home Nations Championships at Liberton with an aggregate score of 349, 11 shots ahead of Kilmarnock Barassie. This is an outstanding result and just goes to show the benefits […]
Good luck to our team of Jack Cummings, Craig Tibbetts, Tommy Gheel, Scott Mckinnon, Campbell Anthony and Jordan Stein, who are representing not only Uphall, but also Linlithgowshire, in the quarter-finals of the Junior Team Golf Home Nations Championships at Liberton Golf Club, Edinburgh this Sunday. First tee time is 1.15. The boys would welcome […]
In recent months we’ve often been asked how fast the greens are running and how do we measure them, so we thought a wee video of Peter Ormiston, our Head Greenkeeper actually doing the measurement and explaining the process would be the answer. Follow the link to see the video which lasts a couple of […]
The annual Captain’s Charity competition will take place on Sunday 27th September with the beneficiary this year being Alzheimer’s Scotland – all funds raised will be invested locally. This year’s event will be a fourball, better ball, stroke play format with a shotgun start at 8.30. Entry is £10 per two man team, with 50% […]
2015 Ladies Greensomes and Pink Day A wee reminder that the Club’s Ladies Section will be hosting their annual Greensomes (aka Pink Day) on Sunday 4th October with tee times from 8.30am – 1pm. The winners will receive an overnight stay and fourball at Trump Turnberry!! Many thanks to Martin and Susan Rennie for their generosity […]
155 players took part and home player, Stephen Henry, took the top prize on net 65, pipping visiting player G Gillies from Pumpherston on the better inward half. Scratch honours (66) went to Paul Drake of Pumpherston. Full results are below.
2015 Ladies Greensomes and Pink Day Just to give you all advance notice that the Club’s Ladies Section will be hosting their annual Greensomes (aka Pink Day) on Sunday 4th October with tee times from 8.30am – 1pm. Entries can be made online at: http://www.brsgolf.com/uphall/opens_home.php Or members can go through the normal BRS links. All […]
UPHALL GOLF CLUB Results for Mixed Open Greensomes Sunday’s mixed Greensomes competition saw 29 couples playing in great weather with the course in excellent condition. Lots of visitors said that the course was in fantastic condition and that they were looking forward to returning next year, which will hopefully see a larger field taking part. […]
A great entry of 59 players, bolstered by a sizeable contingent from Dumfries, took part in today’s competition in great conditions. For a long time it looked like a fine scratch 70 by early starter, Ross Callan from Bathgate, would be good enough to take the trophy, but home player Craig Tibbetts overhauled Ross with […]
Gents, The gentleman and junior competition takes place on Saturday 8 August – 9:30 – 11:00. Online booking is now open. Please put your name in a time with a junior. If you don’t have a junior partner, please put your name in and I will allocate you a partner. Presentation in clubhouse on the […]
Following the presentation of prizes and results announcement, information came to light which required that the result of the competition be revised, which is now as follows :- 1st – 2 Motocaddy S1 Trollies – 58 – James Stenhouse & Robert Stoddart 2nd – Round for 4 at Archerfield Links – 59 (bih) Liz Calder […]
Uphall Open Mixed Greensomes Sunday 16th August 9am-1pm Handicap limit 36/24 Course is in great condition! Entry fee £15.00 per couple. http://www.brsgolf.com/uphall/opens_home.php
Thanks to everyone who took part in today’s competition. Hopefully the damp weather didn’t impact you too much, especially the later starters who got the worst of it. The result is below.
UPHALL GOLF CLUB Professional’s Day The 17th Pro Day is only a few days away so here is a quick update of the events taking place on Saturday. The first t-time is 7am with BBQ food available at this time. We have organised a masseuse (Muriel Steedman) who will be available for differing massages throughout […]
After last year’s double winning season, the Club’s Junior Squad got the 2015 campaign off to a great start under new Captain, Jack Cummings, with a tight 3 1/2 to 2 1/2 home victory over Bathgate. It’s great that through our continued programme, there are excellent players ready to step up, with Owen Abu-Baker the […]
2015 Club Champions Here are the results from Saturday’s Final’s matches. Mens A : Jordyn Rhind beat Graeme Stevenson 2&1 Mens B : Mark Steil beat Kenny Rees 4&3 Mens C : Hugh Traynor beat Paul Watkins 3&2 Ladies : Alison Wilson beat Susan Rennie, walkover Ladies Handicap : Terry Robertson beat Margaret Brown 4&3 […]
Overall winner with a net 73 – Gale McPherson, Louden Runner up with a net 74 – Rhona Archibald, Turnhouse Scratch winner with a scratch 80 – Jennifer Bryans, Turnhouse Runner up with a scratch 91 – Linda Grieve, Musselburgh Congratulations to all prize winners and everyone who played. Despite dreadful conditions, there wasn’t one […]
Sunday’s competition saw some great scoring, with Pumpherston’s Paul Drake lifting the trophy with a 64 pipping Jordyn Rhind on the better inward half. Full scores and CSS are as follows : Congratulations to all prize winners.
It’s only early in the season and hot on the heel’s of Dave Meldrum’s age-beating exploits a couple of weeks back, Alan Wardlaw has got his season off to a flier with a hole in one at the 3rd in Saturday’s Ryan McWilliams’ Stableford Competition. Playing with Robert Beveridge and Alan Quinn, Alan’s weapon of […]
The Junior Section Open day held last Friday April 24th was a great success, with superb weather for the time of year, with the sun shining almost as brightly as the smiles on the kids’ faces! After Gordon Law’s visits to local primary schools where he spoke at morning assemblies, 30 boys and girls signed up […]
The Uphall Ladies section held a very successful Ladies Greensomes Open (Pink Day) on Sunday 26 October, raising a staggering £1,156.01 for Breakthrough Breast Cancer. Despite the weather, the dreaded combination of very high winds and driving rain, only one group failed to stay the course (they’ll remain nameless, well, it was Margaret Meldrum’s group!) […]
We’re delighted to advise that the warm-up facility adjacent to the clubhouse is now open for use. This has been re-established following requests from members, so we hope that it will be well used. There’s a few simple rules that we’d ask that you follow when using the facility and if everyone does this, the […]
Now that the dust has settled, we’ve been able to get hold of more photographs from the Club Championships. These have some great action photographs, plus shots of the course looking fantastic. Please copy this link into your web browser to see them. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/4yexqp329nthwxs/AABtGWW0ok_0Xa2OGe57onDOa These were kindly taken by member Alan Thomson who would be […]
The Scottish Golf Union and the Scottish Ladies’ Golf Association have come together to offer members of golf clubs in Scotland a personal Scottish Golf Membership Card. As a member of Uphall Golf Club you are entitled to a card in your name and this is now available for collection from the Club office. There […]