The Optical Express Pro Golf Tour has announced a change of venue for its fifth event of the Tour this year.

Whitekirk Golf Club will replace Letham Grange Golf Club for the event at the end of September.

Whitekirk Golf Club is a challenging par 72 and is considered one of the finest championship courses within East Lothian. It has also undergone changes to the course in the last few years to enhance playability.

The course itself has a links feel but the fairways are lush. It was designed by Cameron Sinclair who has used natural water hazards and the undulating terrain. Many of the tees have been elevated to give spectacular views across the region.

Tournament director, Alan Tait said: “The decision was taken to move the fifth event of the tour to Whitekirk Golf Club after I met with Nick Jackson, captain of Letham Grange Golf Club.

“While I was impressed with the great progress the members themselves have made in returning Letham Grange to its former glory, we both felt that the course, facilities and the Optical Express Pro Golf Tour would benefit from another 12 months.

“We look forward to going there in the future, however I am delighted that Whitekirk were able to step in and facilitate the Tour this year.”

Entries to the event are now being accepted on the tour website.