Golf's Back! Course Open! In Great Condition!




Golf's Back! Course Open! In Great Condition!

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Bathgate Golf Club

Established 1892

Bathgate is the perfect place to enjoy your golf, whether joining for life or visiting for the day…

With a fantastic golf membership offer from our Ryder Cup Club.

Join Bathgate Golf Club now.

No joining fees and membership discounts available for Juniors, Students, Young Adults up to age 30 and Seniors. 5 day memberships also available.

Many benefits including free reciprocal golf at other courses through our 1892 Club & local Professional arrangements and discounted golf at West Lothian and all James Braid Association courses.

Don’t delay, join today –
Visit the club, contact our office on 01506 630 505, apply online or message us on Facebook
Check out our reasons to join here

Bathgate Golf Club is a not for profit community club which aims to minimise expenditure so that we can make golf available and affordable for all members – gents, ladies, seniors and juniors. (over 100 juniors). And we also have an illustrious history.

The Ryder Cup Club

Bathgate Golf Club has an illustrious history, having produced 2 Ryder Cup captains (and players) in Eric Brown & Bernard Gallacher and a third Ryder Cup player in Stephen Gallacher.

Eric captained the side in 1969 (when Jack Nicklaus conceded Tony Jacklin’s putt on 18th green in an unbelievable act of sportsmanship) and 1971.

Bernard in 1991 at Kiawah Island – infamous war on the shore. In 1993 at the Belfry and then in 1995 when Europe overcame a deficit for the first when entering the Sunday singles to win the Ryder Cup at Oak Hill in New York.

The most notable other “Bathgate Bairn” is Stephen Gallacher, who represented his country at Boys, Youths and Senior level, tours successfully as a PGA professional and represented Europe in the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles. (40th Ryder Cup match which Europe won 16 1/2 to 11 1/2)

Check out more detail of these matches on our Ryder Cup page.

We have arguably the best golf course in West Lothian. 
The golf course is in great condition and an excellent James Braid design. James Braid also designed and updated Gleneagles and Carnoustie.

Bathgate Golf Course is an inland, tree lined course.
Majority of golf holes are flat and easy walking but still challenging in true James Braid style. It measures 5120 yards (ladies) and up to 6300 yards (gents) with a Par 70 / 71.

It suits all abilities & ages – gents, ladies, seniors and juniors.
A course worth playing where golfers want to come back.

In conjunction with the club professional, we provide opportunities for any golfer to learn golf / improve their golf skills. We have over 500 Gents, Ladies, & Senior members and a Junior Foundation with over 100 Junior boys and girls (which is largest in West Lothian). We are also particularly keen to encourage more women to become actively involved in golf.

Our excellent catering, club and hall facilities are regularly used by members and local community for meals, family, celebrations and business events.



Ryder Cup winners at Bathgate Golf Club
Ryder Cup winners at Bathgate Golf Club

Latest News

Wednesday medal 2 result

Bathgate Golf Club Sweep Results Competition Wednesday Medal 2 Played on 01/07/2020 Class 1 Name Gross Nett Points Sweep £ 1st Scott Birrell 41 £23.40 2nd David Black 40 £15.60 Name Gross Nett Points Sweep £ 1st Ryan Stevenson 43 £40.20 2nd Gordon Todd 43 £26.80 Two's...

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Ladies and juniors fixture lists from July

Saturday 11-Jul Ladies Opening Day 10:00am Ladies Saturday 18-Jul Ladies Medal Ladies Tuesday 21-Jul Ladies C/C Rd 1 4;45pm Ladies Saturday 25-Jul Ladies Spring Medal 10:00am Ladies Tuesday 28-Jul Ladies C/C Rd 2 4:45pm Ladies Tuesday 18-Aug Ladies Medal 1pm and...

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Seniors’ Fixture List from July

Tuesday 14-Jul Senior J Grossart Senior Tuesday 21-Jul Senior Sutherland Quaich & Rd 1 C/C Senior Tuesday 28-Jul Senior D McGowan Quaich & Rd 2 C/C Senior Tuesday 04-Aug Senior's B Gray Trophy Senior Thursday 06-Aug Senior's Q/F matchplays Senior Tuesday...

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Catering Opening hours

11am to 3.30pm Mon-Thu
11am to 8pm Fri- Sun.
Last orders 30 mins before closing

Find us

Get directions to bathgate golf club

Bathgate Golf Club


Edinburgh Rd
EH48 1BA


01506 630505

Clubhouse Opening Hours: From 30 October 2019

Monday 8am –5.30pm
Tuesday 8am – 5.30pm
Wednesday 8am – 5.30pm
Thursday 8am –5.30pm
Friday 8am – 11pm
Saturday 8am –11pm
Sunday 8am – 10pm