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Cawder Golf Club

Cadder Rd,

Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, East Dunbartonshire G64 3QD

  • Office

    +44 (0)141 761 1281
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)141 772 7102
  • Golf pro

    Gordon Stewart (PGA Club Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Open countryside and and riverside (River Kelvin).

  • Designer:

    James Braid designed both the Cawder and Keir courses.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6297
6048
5667
Par
70
70
70
SSS or slope
71
70
75

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Cawder course. Also at Cawder GC is the 18-hole Keir course (par-68, 5871 yards from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

55.926850

Longitude:

-4.232114

How to get there:

2 mi N of Bishopbriggs / 6 mi N of central Glasgow.

Cawder Golf Club (Cawder course)

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1934

Cawder Golf Club is home to two pleasantly tree-lined and open parkland layouts, the championship Cawder course and par-68 Keir course. Located alongside the River Kelvin, about a 20-minute drive north from central Glasgow, this James Braid designed layout occupies a picturesque setting, far from the bustle of city life.

The Kelvin River flows past the northern boundary of the course, while all around is the the natural beauty of the Campsie hills. The historic Antonine Wall meanders through the course, although you'll probably need to ask a club member for the exact routing of this Roman-built turf fortification. Providing a wonderful back drop to the downhill par-3 18th hole is the Club's 18th century clubhouse, built in 1764.

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  • Photo of Cawder Golf Club (Cawder course)
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes at peak times in high season: £45.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. The Club has three golf carts (buggies) for hire (book in advance).

Did you know?

Cawder Golf Club is located in East Dunbartonshire, alongside the village of Cadder, from which it takes its slightly adjusted name. Situated on the Forth & Clyde Canal, near the River Kelvin, Cadder was the site of a Roman fortification on the Antonine Wall. The wall, a turf fortification built on stone foundations, represented the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire. It was built by the Romans as a defensive wall between the Firth of Clyde and Firth of Forth.

Cawder (aka Cadder) should not be confused with Cawdor, as used by William Shakespeare in his famous Scottish play, Macbeth. The "Cawdor" of Macbeth fame is located outside Nairn (173 mi north of Cawder), and is home to a 14th-century castle.

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