Entries by Alastair Macfarlane

Mule on the Range!

To accompany our lonely robots we have introduced  a wild Kawasaki Mule onto the Range. The Mule can tip, provide comfort  and pickup range balls! With a top speed of 21mph! Here he is on the range, click photo to enjoy!    

Message from HeadGreenkeeper Steven on the Greens

I thought I would give you an update on the greens. As you are all probably aware the greens have suffered this year due to lack of maintenance throughout the spring , lockdown (COVID-19) and staff being furloughed. The greens on the golf course have suffered this year due to coming out of an extremely […]

Why Melville Golf Driving Range, Edinburgh?

At the golf range we have: 14 Automatic Powertees and Shock resistant strike mats LED Lighting: Short range LED sports light and long range sports luminaire. Quality Srixon 2 piece range balls Manicured Outfield with help of Mowbot Robots Contactless RFID Practice Card True 300 yard targets and markers with rugby posts TrueStrike mats 2m […]

Re-opening 29th May

We are reopening Melville Golf Centre . For visitors to the golf course 24 hour bookings for tee-offs can be made from 10am on Thursday 28th  Call 0131 654 0224. Tee-offs are open from 0730am on Friday 29th. Guidelines will be further explained when you make your booking. Tee-offs limited to 2 golfers (3 for one household) and we require email […]

Updates on range & course

We hope you are keeping well and safe. The temperatures have risen and the golf course is turning green.  However for us humans it is green with envy. Clearly we are all missing outdoors and the golf centre is planning to open up under restricted access, when allowed. On the range we have been busy renovating. New […]

Covid19 Advisory – we are open

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 ADVISORY As a sporting venue, Melville Golf Centre take health issues seriously and as a Board we wish to let you know that we are monitoring the advice given with regard to the containment of Coronavirus (Covid-19). Latest information can be found on the link:- https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public Both the range and course will remain […]

Easter Newsletter for Junior Group Coaching

Firstly a reminder that we are open for practice for juniors attending the classes: After 2pm Saturdays and Sundays – 6 hole wee course and putting – free After 2pm Sundays – 9 hole course (accompanied by an adult) and 6 hole wee course /putting free of charge. Any adult who wishes to also play […]

Discounted Golf & Practice for Seniors

At Melville Golf Centre we offer a number of initiatives and discounts for Senior Golfers. Range Discount: Over 60’s can request a discount for range balls Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm at reception. Discounted prices are £4.50 for 50 balls and £6.50 for 100 balls. Putting practice £1 Seniors Coaching Classes: On Tuesdays Mornings […]