May 2019 The start of the season is now upon us with the first Ladies and Gents competitions already been and gone. The course is starting to get some much needed definition onto its surfaces due to the upturn in growth from the consistent humidity and much higher temperatures we have experienced lately (I know this cause I am currently typing this up in my […]Read More
April 2019 By the time you read this update, we will have cut the ribbons and cracked open the champagne as the full course will be back in play and the new bunkers in use. The changes to the course over the last 6 months have been nothing short of spectacular and the finished product is certainly something Mortonhall GC can be very proud of. […]Read More
March 2019 The main event for us last month was the aeration and coring work we carried out on the greens, which after much deliberation and weather watching was moved forward a week to give us the best opportunity to carry out the work to a high standard and in turn get the best possible results. The weather forecast we were looking at was […]Read More
Over the last month the conditions we have experienced has given us the ideal opportunity to continue to work through our winter program. Gorse clearing and sand installations have been our main focus points during this time and the changes made during these tasks will make a huge difference to how the course looks and plays for the future seasons, especially the gorse and vegetation […]Read More
As we say our goodbyes to 2018 and welcome the new 2019 season, we are currently experiencing a very unusual period of mild weather for the time of year. It has been ideal for you golfers to get out on the course regularly and also for us to continue working our way through our winter tasks, which I will explain in more detail later. This […]Read More
In the last month the climate has certainly taken a turn for the worse, with temperatures getting much lower and producing the odd ground frost in the morning along with higher rainfall figures to deal with. However, with a few extras layers of clothing on we have managed to complete the initial installation of sand to the new bunkers, kept the course leaf free and […]Read More
A MUST FOR ANY KEEN GOLFER
The club has hosted the Scottish Amateur Stroke Play, Scottish Youth Tournaments and in 2017 the Scottish Girls Under 16’s. Only 3 miles from the West End of Princes Street, Mortonhall Golf Course is a must for any keen golfer visiting the historic City of Edinburgh and offers some of the best golf in Scotland. We welcome visitors to our course and to use our superb clubhouse throughout the week.