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Welcome. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . History. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Course. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Signature Holes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Professional and Pro Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Practice Facilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Becoming a Member . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Members’ Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Juniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reciprocal Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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umpherston Golf Club is situated in the village of Pumpherston on the outskirts of Livingston in West Lothian.

Our course offers a true test for golfers of all abilities and we are within easy reach of both Glasgow and Edinburgh airports and the major motorway networks in Scotland.

Founded in 1895, it was originally a ninehole layout, but was extended to 18 holes in 2002 with the project receiving worldwide acclaim for creating a truly ‘green’ golf course.

Play an invigorating round of golf and relax with a refreshing drink and a bite to eat in our spacious and modern clubhouse with views out over the Pentland Hills.

The new course designed by Graeme Webster quickly became recognised as one the best in the region. It contains numerous water features throughout the 6,000-yard par-70 layout and the greens are constructed to USGA standard.

We offer several practice areas including driving range, short game improvement area, practice bunkers and a large USGAspec putting green to sharpen your game prior to playing. To make your day more enjoyable, we also offer buggy and trolley hire.

Our Professional is always on hand to provide advice and tuition to help you develop your game. We are a friendly club, welcoming both members and visitors and have become a favourite destination for golfing parties. Do come and see us soon.

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ounded in 1895, golf at Pumpherston was originally played over nine holes in an area named Harrysmuir.

In 1908, James Caldwell officially opened a new nine holes where the club remained for over 20 years. The club joined the Linlithgowshire Golf Association during this spell, where it has remained a strong competitive member ever since. In 1931 the club made another move where this time it would stay for over 70 years, forming a formidable reputation for delivering quality golfers whilst being an incredibly sociable club. 2002 was the completion of an incredible transformation. With the assistance of BP and the Sportscotland Lottery Fund, the Pumpherston Oilworks were replaced with a stunning new 18-hole golf course, practice facility and spacious clubhouse.

The innovative technology employed in transforming the oilworks site into an 18-hole course has received numerous environmental awards including the National Environmental Excellence Award and the pan-European Committed to Green standard. As it now stands, the course is a wonderful 6,000-yard par-70 layout and boasts many holes which have doglegs, water hazards and panoramic views over the Almond Valley towards the Pentland Hills. The current course record sits at 63, which was achieved by Paul Drake in June 2012. For more information please visit our website,, or contact the club direct.

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The Course


o how do you score well around Pumpherston’s 6,000-yard, par-70 layout? Who better to ask than the club’s PGA Professional, Richard Fyvie.

“You’ve got to hit it pretty straight, it’s not a wide open golf course,” Richard says. “There’s lots of shapely holes – there are very few straight ones – so for the better player, being able to shape your shots is an advantage. “For the higher handicapper or novice player, being able to keep the ball in play –

shorter but straighter – is an advantage. We have many water features, we’ve got a little bit of rough and it is primarily tree-lined. “If you are a long hitter, then a driver is not often required. “It’s easy walking, shapely, panoramic and challenging. There’s an array of different challenges from tight tee shots to tough greens surrounded by water.

They are usually protected by greenside bunkers or water hazards, so accurate approach play is important to keeping a good score. “Yes it’s a challenge, but it’s a challenge that you will enjoy and one that is definitely fair.”

“The greens are built to USGA specifications, and are generally firm and flat, there are some undulations but nothing too extreme.

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signature holes

Our shapely golf course offers more than one signature hole and presents golfers’ with memorable moments of enjoyment, beauty and personal challenge - Richard Fyvie, PGA Professional


o how do you score well around Pumpherston’s 6,000-yard, par-70 layout? Who better to ask than the club’s PGA Professional, Richard Fyvie.

They are usually protected by greenside bunkers or water hazards, so accurate approach play is important to keeping a good score. “If you are a long hitter, par then4 a driver is notwatery hazard short left and a sandy trap on the Hole 2 - Pomferstoun, 414 yards, often required. it’s a challenge, but challenge right. “Yes The green sheds balls offit’s to athe left andthat “You’ve got to hit it pretty straight, it’s not you will enjoy one thattoisfront. definitely This wonderful golf hole is lined with trees and has a generous slopeand from back Goodfair.” a wide open golf course,” Richard says. “It’s easy walking, shapely,bunkers panoramic boasts fairway bunkers, greenside andand and bad golfing memories are created here “There’s lots of shapely holes – there are challenging. There’s an arrayaof different a daunting water hazard. It provides real test every time you tee off and play hole number 2; very few straight ones – so for the better challenges shots for all levels of golferfrom and atight par tee 4 - or eventoatough Pomferstoun. Even taking more shots than you player, being able to shape your shots is an surrounded bogey 5 -greens is a fantastic water. would care to here will only leave you wanting advantage. An accurate tee shot of 210 yards leaves a to come back for more and determined to “The second greens are built to USGA similar length shot, which must specifications, avoid a better your score next time round. “For the higher handicapper or novice and are generally firm and flat, there are player, being able to keep the ball in play – some undulations but nothing too extreme. Course graphic courtesy of Premier Plan

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shorter but straighter – is an advantage. We have many water features, we’ve got a little bit of rough and it is primarily tree-lined.

Hole - 13 The Saughs, 143 yards, par 3 “Willows which by water stand, Ease us to the Summerland.” Hole 13’s name comes from the beautiful mature willow trees, which used to tower behind the green. The trees have fallen foul to recent storms, however their name lives on and the beauty of the little par 3 remains timeless. New willows have been planted and future

generations will once again enjoy a splendid backdrop to this little beauty. This wee gem of a hole may only play 143 yards, however the green sits on an angle and is guarded by some greenside bunkers, a small pond and a meandering stream. The surrounding woodlands shelter and encourage the wind to swirl around, making the tee shot harder than it should be. Course graphic courtesy of Premier Plan

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Hole 16 - The Cooler, 255 yards, par 4 “Does fortune favour the golfing brave, or end in a splash and a watery grave?” The 16th hole is truly a memorable golf hole. At only 250 yards, this par 4 is a tantalising birdie opportunity. Most visitors are lured in by the first glance, but look a little closer and you’ll soon have second thoughts.

The green mushrooms out into a natural pond with the entrance only eight yards wide. Whilst the approach shot is generally a short distance, the narrow entrance and large expanse of water all add to the excitement and almost always change the dynamics of the golf shot. Hole 16 also provides a wonderful opportunity to see some of our glorious wildlife. See our wildlife page later in this brochure for more details about our feathery friends.

Course graphic courtesy of Premier Plan

The 16th is a wonderful drivable par 4 with the green surrounded by water. Drive it if you dare. - Steve Elkington USPGA Champion

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Professional and Pro Shop


he PGA Professional at Pumpherston Golf Club is Richard Fyvie, who joined the club in 2002 when it opened as an 18-hole course. He was formerly the golf professional at Swanston Golf Club in Edinburgh.

Richard is keen to pass his golfing knowledge on to others and has been at the forefront of the national coaching initiative, Clubgolf, from delivering an initial pilot project through to becoming a lead coach and tutor.

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As part of the PGA and Clubgolf team Richard has ensured children are now experiencing the game of golf and has personally delivered an award-winning campaign at Kirkwall Golf Club. He also coaches the Dundas Parks Junior Golf Team and for three years has been a county coach for the Lothians’ Golf Association. When he is not giving lessons, Richard can be found along with the rest of his team in the Professional Shop, which caters for all your golfing needs.

Richard is a TGI Partner and has accounts with all major brands including Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway and Ping. As a TGI member he has an extensive network of professionals and companies from which to source the latest products and these can usually be seen in the Pro Shop throughout the season. Choose from leading shoe manufacturers such as FootJoy, Adidas and Nike and look the part out on the course in stylish clothing from Greg Norman, FootJoy and Glenmuir. Treating yourself or a loved one has never been easier. Gift vouchers are also available upon request.



ichard Fyvie is our PGA Professional and his coaching methods have helped improve the games of golfers at Pumpherston, The Lothians and beyond. His understanding of clients’ needs and straightforward methods used to engage enjoyment; understanding and learning have ensured Richard’s coaching is a soughtafter commodity. During his time at Pumpherston he has been asked to deliver coaching modules for a PGA Pilot scheme “introducing adults to the game of golf.”

Whether you are a talented player who needs a quick swing fix before a competition, an inconsistent player in search of a more repeatable technique or a beginner wanting to learn some sound fundamentals, the Professional and his team are here to help seven days a week. Numerous lesson options and packages are available to suit you game and your budget. Lessons generally last 40 minutes, with discounts applicable if a block of lessons are pre-booked.

Any part of your golf game can be worked on and improved and video analysis can be provided. This can help you visualise more easily the moves needed to achieve a successful golf swing. For information on gift vouchers, individual golf lessons, group lessons or corporate golf clinics, please do not hesitate to contact Richard by calling 01506 433 337.

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Practice Facilities


e have wonderful practice facilities all located next to the clubhouse. At 280 yards, the range is suitable to practice most clubs in the bag and boasts many different targets and greens. These are measured which offers you the chance to make your practice session as realistic as you want it to be. Members bring their own balls and can play from artificial mats or from the turf.

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Richard Fyvie provides individual and group clinics here and the facility has been used by Clubgolf as a pilot scheme for the now successful national junior program. The smart golfer knows that working on perfecting shots from 100 yards in is the quickest way to lower one’s handicap. The short game area has a green built to USGA specifications, several targets and two bunkers.

We also boast a large USGA-spec practice putting green, which is situated next to the clubhouse and first tee.

Becoming a Member


umpherston is renowned as a friendly club with a wide and varied membership. There are many established groups ready to welcome you who play on a regular basis throughout the week and weekends so you will never be short of having someone to play with. Our men’s, ladies, seniors and junior sections offer a full competition fixtures schedule aimed at players of all standards. We also run several friendly events and a varied social calendar.

We have many different membership categories, designed to optimise your availability and use of the club, including full membership, which allows for unlimited golf subject to course availability, and fiveday membership for those who wish to play off-peak. You can book five days in advance allowing you to organise your diary, arrange exact times to play with friends and manage your social time efficiently.

To become a member you will be required to complete an application form. These are available from the Club Office or Professional Shop. Competitive golfers can achieve an official CONGU handicap recognised worldwide, and play in regular competitions both with their fellow members and against other clubs.

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Becoming a Member (continued)

Further compelling reasons to join Pumpherston include:

• A full calendar of competitions and matches

• Access to PGA Professional for tuition and advice • A well-stocked and competitively priced Pro Shop

• Affiliation to Scottish Golf Union

• Use of the club’s extensive practice facilities • Reciprocal golf at other members of the 1895 Club

• Reduced green fees for your guests • Full social calendar of events throughout the year • Golf Club Members Insurance cover • Linlithgowshire Discount Card scheme

Young people benefit from fantastic rates here at Pumpherston, while still enjoying all the benefits of full membership for just a fraction of the cost. Even more attractive discounts are on offer to juniors and for students continuing in full-time education. For more details please contact the Club Manager on 01506 432 869 or via email on

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Members’ Golf


embers at Pumpherston enjoy a full program of golfing events throughout the year. We host a large number of club competitions and also participate in team events on a local and national scale.

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The club has a strong men’s section and has regular winners in tournaments run by the Lothians and Linlithgowshire Golf Associations respectively.

We host a pairs competition and two singles competitions throughout the year and many of the weekend competitions count towards the Club Order of Merit.

We have a hectic internal schedule, which sees a gents’ and ladies’ competition take place most weekends. This creates a busy and vibrant atmosphere both on the course and in the clubhouse at weekends. Tales of woe and moments of joy can often be heard in the bar whilst enjoying post match refreshments!

The club’s competitive edge has a positive impact on our reputation as we have multiple winners flying the flag well beyond our boundaries.

We are pleased that many of our staff and colleagues play regularly and always enjoy the course, clubhouse and hospitality. - Paul Skipworth President and Managing Director – The Glenmorangie Company

Successful Pumpherston golfers include Paul Drake, who holds our course record with a superb 63. Paul played Open Qualifying with 2005 US Open winner Michael Campbell and won the Lothians Amateur Golf Championship in 2012. He has also played with USPGA champion and Pumpherston Life Member, Steve Elkington.

‘Elk’ pops into Pumpherston for a game or social visit whenever he can, generally when the Open Championship brings his schedule to Scotland. He has a great affiliation with the club and its members and this was highlighted during his last visit when he laid on a wonderful clinic for our Junior Members.

Our Ladies section has grown from strength to strength over the last 10 years, and they have a vibrant section, which plays competitive medals and competitions. The Ladies also run nine-hole fun events, which are generally followed with a wee glass of something enjoyable. Recent years have seen the section embark on away trips with some wonderful times being had both on and off the course.

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Pumpherston is a wonderful place. - Steve Elkington USPGA Champion

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ur junior section has been hugely successful in recent times and the club takes great pride in its crop of talented young golfers. Pumpherston has traditionally been blessed with a strong junior membership and over the years has carried out a great deal of work to welcome more boys and girls into the club. In recognition of these efforts, the club was awarded the Scottish Golf Union’s Junior Charter – an accolade given to the most “junior friendly” golf clubs in Scotland. The designers of our new course incorporated the needs of junior members from the outset, creating a junior lounge within the new clubhouse and developing a junior practice area complete with pitching and bunker facilities and a putting green. This junior-friendly philosophy has continued, and the number of junior members have continued to grow. The emphasis at Pumpherston is based on games for learning, with particular emphasis on having fun. It is all about skill acquisition through being set challenges, rather than merely being taught what to do.

Juniors are separated into three sections - beginner, intermediate and advanced - based on ability rather than age or sex, meaning that they learn alongside players with a similar level of skill and there are no boundaries put in the way of the most talented. Competitions are run throughout the year, there is regular individual and group coaching enabling all levels to progress and learn the building blocks of sound technique, understanding of the rules and appreciation of others through course etiquette that is required for a lifetime of good golf. The group has its own junior convenor and committee and all fund-raising goes into a dedicated junior fund, so the section can be self sufficient to a large degree.

Summer League in 2011 and 2012 have seen the club reap the rewards of increased funding and support. Juniors from the club claimed two county titles in 2012, while a team from Pumpherston earned national recognition by qualifying to represent Scotland in the prestigious home international team tournament in Spain. It was a wonderful achievement for the team who in 2013 will be the first ever to represent Linlithgowshire in the competition. Success breeds success and the club is confident that since creating a development pathway, the future looks good for our up-and-coming golfers, who are the lifeblood of our sport.

Extensive use is made of social media, with Facebook and Twitter being an excellent method of communication for keeping in contact with the juniors and letting them know what is happening at the club. The approach appears to be working. Back-to-back victories for our youngsters in the Linlithgowshire

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Reciprocal Golf


embers of Pumpherston Golf Club benefit from courtesy on many great courses around the UK and a growing number around the world. This opportunity is arranged through a grouping of clubs that were all founded in 1895 and have banded together to provide their membership with the privilege of sampling each other’s historic courses.

The 1895 Club concept was instigated by three Edinburgh-based clubs whose centenary year coincided with each other. Nearly 40 other clubs have since joined the group, whose purpose is to foster relationships and offer reciprocal courtesy arrangements between members of participating clubs. The current list includes:

Abbeyleix GC, Co. Laois, Ireland Aberfeldy GC, Perthshire Broadway GC, Worcestershire Bush Hill Park GC, Middlesex Cathcart Castle GC, Glasgow Cosby GC, Leicester Crowborough Beacon GC, Sussex Craigmillar Park GC, Edinburgh Duddingston GC, Edinburgh Edzell GC, Angus Exeter Golf and Country Club Flempton GC, Bury St Edmonds Frinton GC, Frinton on Sea Great Torrington GC, Devon Goring & Streatly GC, Reading Halifax GC Handsworth GC, Birmingham The Knock GC, Belfast Ipswich GC Malone GC, Belfast Manawatu Golf Club, New Zealand

Masham GC, Ripon Massereene GC, Antrim Milngavie GC, Glasgow Mullion GC, Helston Cornwall Paisley GC, Glasgow Peacehaven GC, Newhaven Peel GC, Isle of Man Reigate Heath GC, Surrey Royal Ardenne, Belgium Sandwell Park GC, Birmingham Seacroft GC, Skegness Settle GC, Yorkshire Surbiton, Surrey Todmorden GC, Lancashire Torphin Hill GC, Edinburgh Torwoodlee GC, Galashiels Ulverston GC, Cumbria Uphall GC, West Lothian Valescure GC, St Raphael, France Wrangaton GC, Devon

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Information for Visitors


isitors are warmly welcome to Pumpherston seven days a week throughout the year, subject to course availability. Please contact the Club Professional prior to arrival to ensure a tee time is available and thereby avoid clashes with members and societies.

You can look forward to an excellent round followed by a relaxing drink, with catering available on request.

We are a fairly relaxed club, but we do ask visitors to respect our rules and standard golfing etiquette to ensure their visit runs smoothly. In common with other clubs we do request that visitors abide by our dress code both on the course and in the clubhouse, specific details of which can be found on our website,, or by calling the club. Although handicap certificates are not mandatory, we do prefer golfers to be of a sufficient standard for them to be able

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to enjoy their round and for them not to inconvenience other players when out on the course. Please visit our website for the latest special offers and for those keen to enjoy Pumpherston to the full take note that we offer an excellent day ticket rate allowing unlimited golf. Why not combine your visit to Pumpherston with some rounds at other clubs in the region? Only 14 miles from Edinburgh, we are a great location as a base for golf breaks.



ituated between Edinburgh and Glasgow and only five minutes from the M8 (J3), Pumpherston Golf Club is ideally suited for society and corporate bookings.

A warm welcome is assured from our PGA Professional and his team who will ensure your needs are met and expectations exceeded during your visit. Nothing is too much trouble and our staff are always available to create or tailor an agenda to suit your group.

The course delivers enjoyment through its layout, panoramic views, presentation and condition, and the spacious clubhouse allows a relaxed level of enjoyment whilst still providing outstanding views over the course towards the Almond Valley and beyond. Our bar and catering team will ensure you are looked after and can assist when your require something extra special. All the little extra touches that ensure your day is memorable can be found through our Professional and his team. Nearest the pin

and longest drive markers can be provided, we can offer a halfway house and goody bags to complete your day and if you would like help with prizegiving, that’s no problem either. In short, nothing is too much trouble. Please discuss your requirements with our staff in advance and they will ensure your needs are catered for. Different packages are available by contacting our PGA Professional. For more information or to make a booking please call him on 01506 433337.

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We hope you’ll see more than just birdies during your round


umpherston Golf Club is blessed with wonderful wildlife and a round of golf with us always promises to be an invigorating experience. The course lends itself to nature and is a happy home to more than just golfers. Situated close to Almondell Country Park, the course is surrounded by mature woodland, countryside and rolling fields. It is infused with natural ponds, streams and waterways.

Having received an Environmental Excellence Award, the club prides itself in being ecologically friendly and looking after our natural habitat and all its inhabitants. We exist in harmony with our surroundings, not to the detriment of them, and have reaped the rewards of this approach. The planning, layout and development of the course was carried out in such a way as to retain as many of the areas of wildlife interest as possible.

Deer, geese, ducks, swans, and hare are just some of the many species of wildlife you may spot during your round of golf at Pumpherston and can raise the spirits, particularly on those days when your clubs appear to have a mind of their own! While we may not agree with Mark Twain that golf is a good walk spoiled, it is highly recommended to pause just for a moment when you pop your club back in the bag and savour the splendour of your surroundings. Enjoy more than just golf when you visit Pumpherston Golf Club!

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Open Tournaments


umpherston Golf Club enjoys a wide variety of open golf tournaments and caters for many different formats. These competitions have attracted visiting golfers from the length and breadth of the country and on a few occasions we have enjoyed welcoming friends from overseas.

Our tournaments: The Gents Open This is an 18-hole stroke play tournament with the lowest nett score declared the winner of The McLagen Trophy. The Ladies Open This is an 18-hole stroke play event, which has always boasted some wonderful extras ensuring the competition is a memorable one. Entrants receive a goody bag on arrival and have always enjoyed additional oncourse prizes such as Nearest The Pin and Longest Drive.

Year on year, this flagship event for our Ladies Section has grown in size and stature. The Seniors Open This is an 18-hole stroke play event with separate prizes for different age categories. The competitor with the lowest nett score is the overall winner and presented with the prestigious J T Lowe Trophy. Our Seniors Open is extremely popular and can often be full before the golfing season is underway.

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The Seniors Mixed Open This recent addition was introduced due to the popularity of both our Ladies Open and Seniors Open. It is a midweek open tournament and played in a greensomes format. Members and visitors enjoy a relaxed game of golf and mix with couples from other golf clubs. This is one of our busiest catering days, which support the strong social aspect of this enjoyable golf event. The Mixed Open This greensomes open event is played at

the weekend and golfing couples compete for The BP Trophy. The Seniors Texas Scramble Open This team event began in 2009 and has become an instant hit. It has a full entry each year and is played in teams of three. Each player must use four drives, which always keeps everyone on the toes. Once again this team event extends beyond the course and a wonderful clubhouse atmosphere can always be found on the day.

The Junior Open This event is separated into different categories and designed to support our future golfers. The winner is the competitor with the lowest nett score on the day and they are awarded The BP Trophy. It is open to both Boys and Girls with minimal restrictions. This popular competition is often selected as one of the qualifying events for the Lothians’ Golf Association Order of Merit

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ou can always be sure of a warm and friendly welcome in the cosy and comfortable clubhouse. It really is a lovely setting and from the feature bow window upstairs there are spectacular views out over our picturesque course, over the Almond Valley and beyond to the Pentland Hills.

The clubhouse, opened in 2002, offers our members spacious accommodation, with lounge and bar areas, a separate dining room and dedicated changing rooms for members and visitors.

Pop in before your round for a quick coffee and stay with us after you have signed your card to catch up with friends or colleagues. The leading topic of discussion will be finding the earliest free date in your diary when you can come back and enjoy again the golfing challenge that Pumpherston has to offer! We are fully licensed with a selection of draught and bottled beers and also have a selection of fine wines, together with an extensive range of refreshing soft drinks.

Catering is available on a daily basis throughout the year, however, opening hours are seasonal, and can be dictated by the weather. Full menus and bespoke packages are available to suit all requirements: from a romantic meal for two, up to a surprise party for 80. The Restaurant and Lounge can be combined for one large venue, or divided to create a more intimate environment. Our caterers are held in high regard by our members and visiting golf parties and our popular venue lends itself to functions and special occasions. We have hosted sportsman’s dinners, casino nights, race nights and the annual St Andrew’s Dinner of the Almond Valley SNP.

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Weddings and Functions


umpherston Golf Club represents an excellent choice for those seeking an outstanding location in which to celebrate their special occasion.

Wedding receptions, birthday and anniversary parties and funeral receptions can all readily be catered for, though please note that because of our licence we are only able to accept function bookings if they are sponsored by a member of the club. For couples tying the knot we feel we are able to offer the best in both comfort and service. We are located in a spectacular setting, which acts as a wonderful backdrop, allowing your wedding photographer to produce those memorable images, which you will cherish for a lifetime.

It is also possible to have the service conducted at the club with the assistance of a local minister and we can set up the clubhouse in such a way that the happy couple even have a traditional aisle to walk down.

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Weddings and Functions (continued)

No two events are the same and for that reason we prefer not to offer set packages, but rather meet with you to discover your specific requirements and then set about meeting and exceeding your expectations.

The main hall can seat up to 70 people, while out of the golfing season from October to March we are also able to provide the dining room, allowing us to accommodate up to 110 guests.

Our catering team are outstanding and experienced in catering for functions and the excellence of the cuisine is matched only by the excellence of service.

The clubhouse has a dance floor and we can happily provide you with recommendations for discos or other evening entertainment or you can make your own arrangements.

With a large car park, comfortable welcoming clubhouse and our caring staff, you really cannot go wrong. Our Club Manager would be delighted to discuss your requirements and to arrange for a tour of the clubhouse. Contact her by e-mailing manager@pumpherstongolfclub. or by calling 01506 432869.

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Corporate Opportunities

We are delighted to be a corporate member of Pumpherston Golf Club. - Paul Skipworth President and Managing Director – The Glenmorangie Company


umpherston is delighted to offer businesses the opportunity to make use of our club for corporate golf days or as the memorable spot for a meeting. You will find us willing, welcoming and accommodating hosts.

If you are looking for a change of pace for your staff and a different venue for your seminar or meeting, there is no better spot. The course and the clubhouse are in a delightful setting, offer invigorating views and create the perfect environment away from the hustle and bustle of daily office life in which to conduct business.

We have versatile clubhouse accommodation with the back bar perfect for sales meetings of around 20 people, or the Junior Room, which can hold a comparable number of delegates if a boardroom format is preferred. We have also hosted annual sales meetings with numbers approaching 100 delegates and it is possible to book the main hall for most of the day for conferences as long as it doesn’t clash with major championships.

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Corporate Opportunities (continued)

There are overhead televisions that can be connected to your laptop to help you get that important sales message across and Wi-Fi is available in the clubhouse. Our conscientious staff are on hand to assist in any way with your event and regular refreshments can be provided to keep delegates alert and refreshed. Sandwiches, snack meals or dinners can be booked and breakfast meetings accommodated by arrangement.

business taken care of in the morning and consider rewarding your staff with a round of golf in the afternoon? It is ideal for team-building purposes.

If you really want to make the most of your time with us, why not get the day’s

We are proud to be associated with several leading local companies,

To make the right impression for that product launch or to introduce your firm, speak to us about hosting a corporate golf day here. We will take care of the organisation so you can concentrate on your guests.

including The Glenmorangie Company, Arnold Clark (Carmondean), DHL, Hydrex and Barloworld Handling. Corporate memberships are available by arrangement, but rather than dictate set packages we have a flexible attitude. We much prefer firms to come to us with their requirements and we will then do our utmost to accommodate their needs. For more details, please call 01506 432869 or e-mail manager@pumpherstongolfclub.

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As a small family firm we have over 40 years of experience in this field. We are proud that this experience has been recognised by our apprentices gaining the status of “Apprentice of the Year” for the whole of Scotland. Our Electricians are highly trained and compliant to latest Regulations. We provide the following range of electrical services. Complete or part rewires. Consumer unit changeovers. Additional sockets or lighting. LED and energy efficient lighting. External and security lighting. Smoke and heat detection alarms.

Office and shop refurbishment. Emergency lighting systems. Access and CCTV system. Landlord Certification. Telephone installation. Cat 5 and data installation

In a new and exciting addition to the services we provide, we are now able to install SMART wiring technology. This means we can install the latest data, TV, telephone and audio wiring systems throughout the home that many modern developments now offer. With these systems, your imagination is your limitation. Whatever you want, wherever you want; however you want, this is achievable and we can provide it.

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Customer Feedback

I can’t wait for my next visit. - Steve Elkington USPGA Champion


Feedback from some of visitors and clients can be seen below:

They have all enjoyed bespoke golf days, which have ranged between small personable golf competitions for staff to large international corporate events including formal dinners and prizegivings.

All the members of Greenhills Golf Club would like to take this opportunity to pass on their thanks to all the staff, from the starter to the bar staff and finally the catering staff, who went out their way to make us welcome and helped to ensure our day was a success. We can certainly confirm that we all had a great day, the golf course was in pristine condition and was a severe test, especially in the wind, but it was fair and the greens were excellent. Jim Douglas Captain, Greenhills Golf Club

hroughout the last 10 years our corporate clients have included The Glenmorangie Company, Hydrex UK Ltd, Ross Electrical, BFE Electrical, Barloworld Handling, DHL and Arnold Clark (Carmondean).

Pumpherston Golf Club caters for all occasions and can personalise your day whether it’s for one or one hundred clients.

Although I take great care in my choice of venues each year for our Championship, I have to say Pumpherston Golf Club provided us with possibly the most enjoyable all-round day we’ve ever experienced. I’m delighted to provide feedback as more and more of my golfers have commented on how impressed they were with the marvellous clubhouse, the superb course, and exemplary hospitality. My congratulations to you on having achieved such success with Pumpherston Golf Club and I sincerely look forward to visiting again. Phil Thelwell Scottish Civil Service Golfing Society

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How to Find Us


umpherston Golf Club is located about two miles east of Livingston in West Lothian and easily accessed via the M8 and M9 motorways as well as the A71 or A89. For those with SatNav, our postcode is EH53 0LQ. Directions From the North Head east on M9, leaving the motorway at junction 2, taking the A89 for Broxburn. Take the first exit at the roundabout and remain on the A89. Upon reaching the next junction/traffic lights, turn left and follow signs for Almondale Country Park. After 1 mile, turn right onto Drumshoreland Road

and follow signs for Pumpherston. The golf club will be on your left-hand side and the entrance is signposted. From the East and West Head towards Livingston on the M8 motorway. Leave at junction 3, taking the exit signposted Livingston Rd/A899. After just under a mile, take the exit toward Eliburn/Ladywell/Livingston (North). After 200 yards take the first exit at the roundabout on to Houstoun Rd. Remain on this road for just under a mile, turning right on to Uphall Station Rd/B8046 and after 300 yards take the 3rd left on to Drumshoreland Road. The entrance to the club will be on the right.

From the South Pumpherston can be accessed via route 75 off the A71 if travelling from the east of Dedridge, or if coming from the south west, leave the A71 at Dedridge, taking the 2nd exit for Calder Park Road (B8046). Remain on this road, which becomes the B7015, for about a mile and a half before turning left on to the B8046 again. After 1.3 miles turn right on to Drumshoreland Road and you will come to the club on your right. Public Transport The nearest railway station is Uphall, which is just over a mile or a five-minute taxi ride away. Frequent services run from here to Edinburgh. Journey time is around 17 minutes.

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Contact Us


e look forward to welcoming you to Pumpherston Golf Club. If you have any questions or would like further information then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Club Office: 01506 432 869 E-mail: Professional Shop: 01506 433 337 Clubhouse & Bar: 01506 433 338 Catering Department: 01506 433 339 For advanced bookings and golf reservations please contact the Professional Shop. For membership enquiries, weddings, functions and general assistance please contact the Office. Website:

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