Kingsknowe Golf Club has it’s own PGA Professional, and an onsite Pro Shop which can be contacted on 0131 441 4030.
PRO’S DAY INFORMATION
The Pros Day on Saturday 14th July will be a Texas Scramble with a double shotgun start at 0800 and 12.30. The Prize Giving is at 1730. Cost for entry is £10 per player. The sign up sheet will be in the Pro Shop with one for the morning and one for the afternoon round for individuals or teams. Payment will be at the time of booking. Players can choose their own team or individuals can be fitted into teams.
Prizes include closest to the pin at 1st, 9th, 11th & 15th holes; beat the pro or pro’s assistant; longest drive on the fairway for ladies and men; straightest drive.
There will also be the popular Hole in One Competition involving all four short holes. The prize for a hole in one at the 1st is £5000. Click here or on the photograph below for the Poster
CLUB APPOINTS NEW PROFESSIONAL
Our new Club professional is Iain Lowdean who joins us from Murrayfield Golf Club. Iain will take up his position at Kingsknowe on Saturday 16th June.
Iain has been a Golf Professional since 2011 and through the PGA programme has acquired a wealth of knowledge that he is keen to pass on to as many people as he can. As a coach, Iain has amassed over 2000+ hours of coaching from individual, Junior, Ladies and Men’s Group coaching and will bring this coavching expertise to the Club. He continues to play competitively on the Tartan Tour but his true passion is to interact with golfers at a club level. As a Certified Putting Instructor (CPI) and Level 2 Coach, he is keen to continue developing his own skills so that he can provide the best possible coaching and service to all.
Iain grew up in Gloucestershire playing most of his Amateur golf at Minchinhampton Golf Club. At the age of 12 Iain qualified through the Daily Telegraph competition to represent the South West of England in Spain at San Roque. At aged 13, Iain won the Junior Club Championship and went on to win the Club Championship, aged 19. He also represented his county and played from a handicap of +1.
Iain’s has a background in Hospitality and Sales & Marketing, from having worked in corporate sales and international event sales. Iain’s degrees are in Golf Studies and Leisure and Sports Management (BA) Iain met his wife Gin, when travelling across Asia and Australasia and they now have two boys, Toben (4) and Albus (2). Luckily for Kingsknowe, after two years of living in New Zealand Iain came back to the UK to pursue his passion and start his career in Golf, with the new chapter starting here on Saturday 16th June.