West Linton Pro Shop is run by our Head Professional, Gareth Wright, with the assistance of our Club Ambassador, Ian Wright.
Gareth is an honorary member of the golf club and has been with us for 21 years. He is a successful playing professional who is currently the British number 1 PGA Professional after winning the PGA Playoffs this past December. Gareth was also a member of the history making PGA Cup team, who last year beat America on the their own turf for the first time in the history of the tournament. Gareth’s other notable achievements include being the Scottish PGA Champion in 2014, the British Club Professionals Champions in 2012, not to mention making the cut in The Open at Muirfield in 2013.
Ian Wright has been at West Linton for more than 20 years, and was formerly Head Professional before passing over the reins to Gareth. Highly experienced, with 54 years in the industry, Ian is a pivotal member of the team and brings a wealth of teaching knowledge to the club. Along with coaching Gareth and being a pivotal player in his competitive success, Ian taught major champion Sandy Lyle for a number of years, not to mention a good number of our current members!
Both Gareth and Ian are available for lessons which are open to all abilities of golfers. They have an indoor teaching facility with video analysis and Flightscope technology at their disposal. Additionally, they run a well-stocked shop offering all the latest equipment, and they also offer professional advice on club fittings.
For more information, please contact Gareth and Ian by either email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone on 01968660970.
We also have a Club-associated playing professional, Jane Turner, who has been professional since 2012. As an amateur she won the British Universities Championship in 2009 and 2010, the Scottish Ladies Matchplay Championship in 2012 and of course the Ladies Championship at West Linton. Jane represented Midlothian, Scotland and GB in team golf. In 2015 Jane is combining tournament appearances on the Ladies Tartan tour and the LET Access Series.