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Golf academy players at Swanston Golf Course

We were delighted to see that the Merchiston Golf Academy continues to enjoy great standings in the Independent Schools Golf Assocation (ISGA) rankings.

Junior Golf - National Open Champions

This week the Junior Golf Academy won the ISGA National Junior Open at Drayton Park, Oxford. Sixteen teams were competing and the team made up of Harry M, Santiago H, Jack D and Ollie S came out on top.


Details of School fees can be found on the School Fees page. The following additional fees apply to the Golf Academy.

  • Golf Academy Elite Squad £2,805 pa
  • Golf Academy Development Squad £1,530 pa
Golf Academy at Swanston golf course

If your son is an aspiring young golfer he can maximise his potential without compromising on his education.

The Golf academy aims to nurture and develop your son through a highly personalised and progressive performance programme alongside an exceptional academic education, specially adapted to sit alongside his academy programme. Being a boarding school enables us to offer flexible support and individual tutoring to facilitate training and competition schedules.

We have a proven track record in helping pupils vastly improve all areas of their game. Your son will receive coaching tailored to his goals, a comprehensive match and appropriate tournament schedule, and individualised conditioning and performance training from a world renowned ‘Golf Fit’ team, who look after some of the world’s top professionals.

If you think your son would benefit from the combination of an education at one of the UK’s top independent schools and the exciting opportunity to join the Golf Academy, please contact Admissions

Our Golf Academy is consistently classed amongst the highest ranking academies in the UK.

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No. 3

UK Ranking Golf School

ISGA 2023/2024

No. 1

Scottish Ranking Golf School

ISGA 2023/2024


Junior Golf School

ISGA 2023/2024

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At such an important stage in a boy’s development, where could provide a better opportunity for a boy to incorporate both schooling and sport at the highest possible level than Merchiston, a leading independent school. This programme reminds me of my American Collegiate experience, an environment which has produced many world-class golfers.

Andrew Coltart Ryder Cup Player, European Tour Player, World Cup Player