Kilmacolm Golf Club


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Kilmacolm Golf Club Est. 1891

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Kilmacolm Golf Club, home to a pleasant heathland layout, is located alongside the village of the same name, about a 30-minute drive west of central Glasgow. Exuding an undulating heathland feel, not unlike the revered courses of Gleneagles in Scotland, Kilmacolm offers scenic views across the surrounding hills and natural countryside.

Laid out by James Braid, and lined with fir trees, bracken, heather and whins (gorse), Kilmacolm is another in Scotland's prodigious treasure chest of golfing gems. Measuring a relatively modest 5,961 yards from the back tees, the out-and-back layout is characterised by plenty of elevation change, which provides a thorough test for players of all skill levels.

The five-time Open Champion completed his design of the course in 1924. Since that time Kilmacolm has regularly received excellent reviews, not least from four-time Open Champion Walter Hagen and Ryder Cup captain Bernard Gallacher.

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Making Contact

Kilmacolm Golf Club
Porterfield Rd,
Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire PA13 4PD
Scotland
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Office   +44 (0)1505 872 139
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1505 872 695
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Email   secretary@kilmacolmgolfclub.com
Website   www.kilmacolmgolfclub.com
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Golf Pro
 
Iain Nicholson (Club Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Heathland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Open countryside and moorland.
 
Designer: James Braid designed the current layout in 1924.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 5961 5702 5445
Par 69 69 72
SSS or Slope 69 68 72
 
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How2Get There?

o.5 mi from the centre of Kilmacolm / 18 mi W of Glasgow.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2016 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Sept): weekdays £35; weekends £40. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The neighbouring village of Kilmacolm takes its name from the Scottish Gaelic "Cill MoCholuim", indicating the dedication of its church to St Columba of Iona. The area around the village was first settled by humans as far back as the Stone Age, and remained a relatively small farming village and religious hub for the parish. The village changed considerably with the arrival of the railway in Kilmacolm in 1869, transforming into an affluent dormitory village to the nearby towns of Paisley and Greenock, and the city of Glasgow.

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Location

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Latitude: (55.889338)
Longitude: (-4.616582)
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