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PARTNER BENEFITS FOR KINGSKNOWE GOLF CLUB MEMBERS FOR 2018

As part of the Club’s Business Development Programme we have been developing partnerships with local businesses, and in return, these businesses are offering exclusive benefits to Kingsknowe Golf Club members for 2018.  As a result, every member in 2018 will be able to take advantage of the following opportunities and Member Benefits:

APEX HOTELS

Apex Hotels

APEX Hotels have their head office located in Hailes Avenue, just across from the Golf Club.  Apex Hotels is a family-owned collection of ten hotels in London, Bath, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee – some of the UK’s most popular cities.  Each contemporary hotel has individual character just like the different members of any family, but whichever Apex you choose to stay at, you’ll experience an authentic, warm welcome tailored for you.  Each Apex Hotel is centrally-located in the heart of the city. Stylish, spacious contemporary bedrooms, restaurants and bars, and impressive event spaces and spa facilities make their hotels the perfect base for your business, leisure or family friendly stays.

We are delighted to welcome APEX as a club partner and they will shortly provide us with a booking link for Members to access 15% discount off the best available rates.  APEX will also provide the club with prize vouchers for overnight stays or restaurant afternoon teas for selected club competitions.

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENT WITH OTHER EDINBURGH CLUBS

Ten clubs have agreed to participate in a Reciprocal Agreement this year, giving Members of these clubs the  opportunity to book and play at other local courses.  The clubs involved are: Baberton; Craigmillar Park; Duddingston; Harburn; Kingsknowe; Liberton; Musselburgh; Prestonfield; Pumpherston; Swanston New.   Clubs are not tied into any specific agreement therefore participation is voluntary and conditions are set by individual clubs.  Contact details, booking availability, and prices are available here: Reciprocal Agreement 2018 KGCM

EMMA HIGGS: Sports Massage and Personal Training

Emma HiggsEmma Higgs PT, located only 5minutes walk from the golf club, is offering £5 discount on Sports Massage appointments and personal training sessions to all members of Kingsknowe Golf Club.  Sports massage is an effective therapy for treating tension and stress within the muscles and soft tissue.  Massage can be beneficial both physically and psychologically, and can be tailored specifically to the individual. Personal training is a fantastic way to increase fitness, build strength and develop better flexibility.  Both sports massage and personal training can complement your current sports and activities, and enhance your golf game!  Check out more details at www.emmahiggsPT.com or contact Emma directly on 07510504503

ScootKingsknowe Golf Club has created a partnership with “Scoot” which is a family run company that drives people home in their own cars if they have stayed on to have a drink.  The Scoot driver arrives at a previously arranged time at the golf club on a small motorbike, which then folds down into a bag and is put in the boot of the car.  They then drive you and your car home.

Scoot are offering all our Kingsknowe Golf Club members 20% off any journey from the clubhouse before 9pm.  You can then enjoy a drink or 2 in the clubhouse after your round if you choose, and still get your car and your golf clubs home safely.  Scoot provides a fully insured driver to drive you home in your own car at a previously arranged time.  For more information on prices refer to the attached leaflet,  and to use the service, please call Scoot on 0131 656 6666 or visit www.scootltd.co.uk.

Scoot prices

Scoot Prices

XERCISE4LESS

Xercise 4 less is a gym situated at Westside Plaza at Wester Hailes Shopping Centre.  Free Passes are available to Kingsknowe members if you want to go down and try the facilities.  Email clubmanage@kingsknowe.com for a free pass which will also entitle you to a free joining fee worth £30.

HERIOT WATT UNIVERSITY STUDENTS GOLF CLUB

HWU

The Golf Club has extended its exclusive partnership with Heriot Watt University Students Golf Club for another year to encourage more students to continue playing golf while they are away at University.  Exclusive Membership is offered to students who are staying away from home and covers either one or both of the following terms – September to December or/and January to May.  The cost is only £65 per year and an application form is available here Join the Club.

HWU Golf Club will also be organising playing and coaching sessions at Kingsknowe on Wednesday afternoons.  For more information go to HWU Golf

CURRIE STAR FC

We are pleased to continueour partnership with local football club Currie Star.  Situated shoulder to shoulder on Lanark Road in Edinburgh, both clubs will endeavour to create fantastic new opportunities for the 360 children that are part of the football club.

Kingsknowe Golf Club’s unique partnership with Currie Star FC will provide specific golfing experiences for the various age groups involved with the club, as well targeting new participants to their existing junior golf programmes and junior golf membership.

Please visit our Currie Star FC page to find out information on the club, any existing membership offers, and collaborations.

CURRIE and BALERNO ROTARY CLUB

Currie and Balerno Rotary Club now hold their meetings at Kingsknowe Golf Club every Wednesday from 7pm to 8.30pm

Rotary

Currie Balerno Rotary Club was formed in 1981 when its members were drawn primarily from these two areas. However membership is not restricted on geographical grounds and they now have members from many other localities. Consideration was given recently to changing the name of the Club to reflect the wider membership but the members voted to retain the Currie Balerno name with its proud history. The club is part of a worldwide voluntary organisation of 1.2 million men and women across 170 countries. They raise funds for local, national and international projects. Currently, they are lead club for the Freedom From Fistula Foundation which is training midwives in Malawi to help prevent fistula formation in mothers who have difficult births. We have secured a global grant from Rotary worth around $200,000 to aid in this programme.

Local projects include the flowers at Currie, CB News distribution, Riding for the Disabled support, Spectacle collections, Young Musician of the Year and the Rotary Youth Leadership Award scheme. We also support young athletes. International projects include ShelterBox (which sends aid to disaster areas) and the Turing Trust (which sends computers to Ghana schools).

Check out their website for more information:  www.cbrotary.org

KINGSFIELD GOLF CENTRE

All KGC Members for 2017 will receive a discount voucher for the practice facilities at Kingsfield Golf Centre. Anyone wishing to take up this offer can do so by emailing the Club (clubmanager@kingsknowe.com) for instruction on how to collect their voucher

ASSOCIATION of JAMES BRAID GOLF CLUBS

Kingsknowe is a Member of the Association of James Braid Golf Courses and as a result members of the Club have the opportunity to play  the Association of James Braid Courses  at an agreed discounted rate.

Started in 2009, the Association has now attracted over a hundred member clubs from Scotland, Ireland, Wales, England and one in New York.

Courses either have to have been designed by Braid or redesigned or altered by him to be eligible to join. In the course of his life he was involved in designing over 300 courses as well as being the Professional at Romford for eight years and from 1904 till his death in 1950 at Walton Heath. In addition he won the Open five times, formed the PGA with Taylor and Vardon, and is credited with inventing the ‘dogleg’.

The advantages of being a member of the Association is that the members of the clubs, can play at all the other member clubs for reduced green fee, subject to tee availability. Tee times can be arranged on request through the Pro Shop.

*Offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time at the request of the partner organisation.

1908 CLUB

We have joined up with other Courses who also celebrated their Centenary in 2008 to offer members courtesy of the courses.  Please look at the 1908 Club Members list for contact details and conditions which apply to each Club.  Muckhart Golf Club have just signed up.

JAMES CROFTON PROPERTY Ltd

Established in 2009, James Crofton Property Limited, has been purchasing property via intermediaries or directly from sellers out with the established market route (‘off market’).

There can be various reasons for wanting to sell a property ‘off market’, such as removing a property from an estate, change of job location, consolidation, family circumstances, current sale not going to plan etc. That said, most individuals will sell via the established market (‘on market’)with no extenuating circumstances, however it is usually the case that those wanting to sell ‘off market’ have a common desire for a solid cash offer in return for a quick sale. It should be noted that any offer made by James Crofton Property will be lower than the perceived ‘market value’ and will take into account the speed and conditions of the sale.

If you feel that on ‘off market’ sale may be appropriate for you then I would be more than happy to speak to you to ascertain if there is a common interest that we can take forward.

Donald Munro
Director
James Crofton Property Limited
07542 561 796

BALANCED PHYSIOTHERAPY

Balanced Physiotherapy based at Heriot Watt Sports Academy, Stockbridge and Davidson’s Mains are offering you £5 off your appointment if you quote that you are a member of Kingsknowe Golf Club.  This offer is available to you because Kingsknowe is a member club of the SW Edinburgh Community Sports Hub based at HWU.  Check them out at www.balancedphysiotherapy.co.uk or call 0131 315 3105.

Balanced Physiotherapy Offer

Personal Liability Insurance for Members, Guests and Visitors

The Public Liability cover arranged by the club for its members is extended to include and respond in the first instance to an incident on behalf of any member of the club by providing an Indemnity against legal liability to pay compensation and claimants’ costs and expenses in respect of accidental injury to any person and/or Loss of or damage to material property during the period of insurance and in connection with their golfing activities, including costs and expenses incurred with the insurers’ written consent.  There is an excess payable by the member of £350 per claim.

Limit of Indemnity: £5,000,000 any one occurrence and unlimited any one period of insurance.

Territorial Limits for Members:

Public and Products Liability anywhere in the world other than (a) the United States of America its territories and possessions or (b) Puerto Rico but only in respect of claims arising out of (i) Products exported with the knowledge of the Insured to the United States of America its territories and possessions or Puerto Rico or (ii) any operation or premises of the Insured in the United States of America its territories and possessions or Puerto Rico arising out of any operation or premises or (c) any country or territory where

(i) any government embargo or sanction prohibits the Insured from trading or

(ii) any government embargo or from providing insurance or

(iii) Legal Proceedings are brought to enforce an award or judgement
(a) and (c) (i) and (ii) hereof whether by way of reciprocal agreement or otherwise

Personal Liability – Visitors & Guests:

The Public Liability cover arranged by the club extends to include and respond in the first instance to an incident on behalf of any visitor or guest to the club by providing an Indemnity against legal liability to pay compensation and claimants’ costs and expenses in respect of accidental:

Injury to any person and/or Loss of or damage to material property
within the territorial limits set out below during the period of insurance and in connection with their golfing activities, including costs and expenses incurred with the insurers’ written consent.

Limit of Indemnity: £5,000,000 any one occurrence and unlimited any one period of insurance.

Territorial Limits:

Whilst playing or utilising the facilities provided by the club.

Personal Liability Insurance Cover for Members