Mission Statement

(Who are we and what do we do to support our Members, Guests, Sponsors, Visitors & Public)

Our customers: Our Members, Guests, Sponsors, Visitors & Public

We provide access to bar and catering services for both members and non members and access to golf for players of all standards in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere that does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, age, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or disability. Our members needs are prioritised first and foremost, our sponsors enjoy the benefits of being associated with the club, guests & visitors are welcomed and all enjoy our golf course, golf professional and bar & catering services in our clubhouse.

Range of Memberships Offered 

We provide a range of membership categories that satisfies all golfers’ and make these visible to the public to become the golf club in our catchment area to which golfers aspire to belong. We endeavour to ensure our Members feel so valued that they will want to remain in the club for their lifetime. We use social media to increase the club’s profile and keep members informed. Our members’ needs are regularly canvassed and help shape our short, medium and long-term plans.

No 1 Golf Course in West Lothian 

Bathgate golf course is the best in West Lothian, designed to be enjoyable and challenging for our gents, ladies, seniors and junior members. Our dedicated & qualified Greens team ensure it is in good condition 12 months per year and presented in excellent condition for all major golf events, through implementation of a planned maintenance programme devised with input from specialists and valued feedback from members. Our greens team ensure planned maintenance work and general course conditions are communicated regularly.

Competitive and Non-Competitive Golf Promoted 

We offer competitive golf along with a variety of fun events for all our members to enjoy each week from April to November. Competition booking is straightforward & fair and results are communicated timeously. We ensure our competition fixture list also enables non-competitive golfers to play the course each weekend.

Social Events

Bathgate Golf Club provides members, guests and the public with a varied programme of social events and encourage all to use the club facilities for family/fundraising or business events.

Bar & Catering Services

Our bar & catering services offers a variety of drinks, meals and snacks which are priced in line with local competitors and served by friendly, helpful staff. Beverage prices are discounted for members.  Services are available in line with members’ needs and support major club and outside events throughout the year.


We maintain clubhouse facilities that meet membership needs and health & safety regulatory requirements. We improve members’ experience by developing and implementing course and house yearly and long-term improvement plans. We ensure staff are provided with the relevant training and have formal ½ yearly meetings to review performance and support development plans.

Skills Improvement & Juniors

Bathgate Golf Club in conjunction with the club professional, provides opportunities for any golfer to learn golf / improve their golf skills. We ensure Juniors learn in a safe environment. A junior development fund is maintained by BGC Junior Foundation to encourage & support them develop their skills and compete at local, regional, national, and international level.

Governance & Finance

Council as custodians of this club, are accountable for achievement of objectives within council execution plan, track performance & ensure our members are kept up to date with our transparent decision making. Our treasurer manages costs within agreed budgets & maximise income opportunities.