Glasgow Golf Club

Killermont,

Bearsden, Glasgow G61 2TW

  • Office

    +44 (0)141 942 2011
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)141 942 2011

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, riverside (River Kelvin) and residential.

  • Designer:

    Current layout by Old Thomas Morris of St Andrews (1903), the last 18-hole course he designed. Course updated by James Braid (1924) and Dave Thomas (2005).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
5977
5678
Par
70
70
SSS or slope

Location

Latitude:

55.907395

Longitude:

-4.304731

How to get there:

1 mi SE of Bearsden / 5 mi NW of Glasgow city centre.

Glasgow Golf Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1787

Glasgow Golf Club (also known as Killermont) is a private club, exclusively for the use of members and their invited guests. The Club also owns and operates the Gailes Links golf course (originally known as "Glasgow Gailes") on the Ayrshire coast, which is open for public play.

Located in the Killermont area of Glasgow's upmarket suburb of Bearsden, Glasgow Golf Club is home to an immaculately presented parkland course. Originally laid out by Old Tom Morris, the course never strays too far from the opulent mansionesque clubhouse, from which the 18 holes head out-and-back in five loops. Although rather short by modern standards, the stylishly bunkered layout provides a pleasant round in an attractive parkland setting.

The Club's stately mansion clubhouse predominantly dates from 1804, when Archibald Campbell-Colquhoun inherited the Killermont Estate and added the current classical main section to what was a more modest dwelling.

List of courses: Scotland - South

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Private club - guests can only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; private course for members and their guests.

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Did you know?

Glasgow Golf Club is the world's ninth oldest golf club. It was founded in 1787, seven years after the Town Council started issuing permits for playing golf on Glasgow Green (although records show that golf was played in Glasgow almost 200 years before). Pressure of play at Glasgow Green forced the Glasgow Golf Club to move to a new layout in Queen's Park in 1870. There followed subsequent moves to Alexander Park (1874) and Blackhill (1895), before the Club finally settled in the early 1900s into its present Killermont site on the north side of the River Kelvin.

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