Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Scotland's First Minister Visits St Fillans Golf Club in Perthshire

Alex Salmond signs flag at St Fillans GC, to be auctioned
 Photo's courtesy of  Fraser Ballantyne
  St Fillans Golf Club members were delighted to welcome Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond to their Perthshire course recently, following some high profile compliments this season.

Club Captain Ena Bennie explained, "It was great to see the First Minister here at St Fillans. This follows on from some great publicity recently from the Sky Sports commentators at Gleneagles and of course in July Sandy Lyle nominated St Fillans as his favourite inland course in the Country. We're pleased to welcome all our visitors to the club and Mr Salmond was very happy to chat with members about his golf, and promised further support from professional golfers for junior golfers in the area."

Scotlands First Minister with Sf Fillans GC
Gents  Captain, Fraser Ballantyne

If you are keen to find out what the attraction is (Sir Ian Botham is also rumoured to be a fan according to The St Fillans GC website),  then  get your name down to play free on Sunday 11th September 2011 between 11am and 3pm. Play an introductory round of golf at this beautiful and challenging course at the east end of Loch Earn. Experience the friendly club members. Relax in the Clubhouse. Enjoy stunning scenery. Dine in the restaurant. Take in the fresh air and healthy exercise. Join in putting and chipping competitions. The Open Day activities are free to those who pre register or £5 on the day. Trolleys, buggies and clubs will be available for hire. To pre register: telephone 01764 685312, email stfillansgc@aol.com or call in at the Clubhouse anytime. www.stfillansgolf.com. If you are not into golf then turn up for the excellent value food and drink in the clubhouse or a drink and a chat in the bar. Locals will make you most welcome. Why not make a night of it and book into a St Fillans hotel or other Perthshire accommodation.
"My favourite inland course in Scotland? - St Fillans "

- Sandy Lyle - Golf Monthly, July 2011

Loch Earn Tourism Initiative:  This is a great course for holiday visitors. If you are impressed with St Fillans Golf Club, which is open all year round to play, check out their outstanding membership deal. Pay £120 now and enjoy full playing rights for the remainder of the 2011 club year. Only pay a further £120 when the 2012 subs are due in February 2012. In other words £240 buys you membership for the rest of 2011 and the whole of 2012 and you can pay it in 2 lots. For more details chat with club Manager, Gordon Hibbert 01764 685312 or email stfillansgc@aol.com