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Ingliston Golf Club, Ingliston House, Ratho Station, Newbridge, Edinburgh.

First appeared in the 1930s.

The course was located adjacent to Edinburgh Airport on the west side of the city. 18 holes, beautifully laid out with shrubs and trees. The residential clubhouse, with accommodation available, was licensed and served lunches and plain or high teas. The bus service from St Andrew Square, Edinburgh passed the course.

In 1935 membership was limited to 650. Visitors’ fees were 2/- a day, 2/6d at weekend.

Result of the monthly spoon competition played in March 1935; J T Busch? 78-5-73; J Smalie? 89-16-73; J M S Lang, 92-18-74; A G Burns, 91-17-74; P Campbell, 90-15-75; T M Proctor, 89-14-75; W Wilson, 95-18-77; G D Northrop, 96-18-78; W F MacGregor, 84-5-79.

Result of a mixed foursome competition played in June 1938; G? Lock & Miss M Lennan (22), 70; G Liddle & Miss J Lyon (14) and J D Reid & Mrs Hemming (24) tied on 72; D S Dods & Miss Jackson (25), W Watson & Miss Grant (9) and F Moss & Miss Wilson (20), 73; R L Hunsworth & Mrs W Reid (16), 75.

The Club Championship played at the end of August 1938 was won by H Lock.

Result of the monthly spoon competition played in September 1938; W F MacGregor (2) and J B Crawford (15), 68; J Russell (13), 70; R Allen (24) and W Bell (12), 74.  

Result of the 1939 May monthly medal; W Warrington, (16) 68; H Morley, (9) 69; J T Hunch, (2) 70; J D Reid, (15) 71; R H Morton, (4) and J Innes (24) 72; C J Bonsor, (10), J Carter (14), W Storey, (15) and J B Crawford (10) 73.

In 1940 the 18 holes of 5,886yds had a SSS of 73 and par of 70.

In 1947 Visitors’ fees were 2/- a day, 3/6d Saturday and 5/- on Sunday.

In 1951 club membership was 440. Visitors’ fees were 3/6d a day, 5/- at weekend.

In 1960 the course measured 6,028yds with a revised SSS and Par of 70. Visitors’ fees were now 3/6d a round, 5/- a day, at weekend and Bank Holiday 5/- a round and 7/6d a day.

  Secretary Professional/greenkeeper
1935 W F MacGregor J Walker (p)
1940 Alex S Chapman D W Walker (p) S Oliver (g)
1947 G H Drummond, 8 Braid Gardens, Edinburgh . S Oliver (p&g)
1951 G B Prentice, 109 Conniston Drive, Edinburgh. J D Harkness (g)
1955/60 R L Himsworth, 81 Craigleith Hill Av, Edinburgh. D Lamont (g)

 

  Amateur course records
1940 D S Wemyss, J W R Carrigan and W F MacGregor 66.
1951 D L Anthony 68
1955 J M Brown and J Leckie 68
1960 R J Galloway with a score of 67

 

Ingliston Golf Club, Newbridge, Edinburgh. Location of the former golf course.

The 18 hole parkland course closed in the 1960s and is now the site of the Royal Highland Show Ground.

Grid reference NT14545,72725, co-ordinates 314545,672725.