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Kilmacolm Golf Club

Porterfield Rd,

Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire PA13 4PD

  • Office

    +44 (0)1505 872 139
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1505 872 695
  • Golf pro

    Iain Nicholson (Club Professional)

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.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
5961
5702
5445
Par
69
69
72
SSS or slope
69
68
72

Location

Latitude:

55.889338

Longitude:

-4.616582

How to get there:

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

Kilmacolm Golf Club

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

Est. 1891

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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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Sept): weekdays £35; weekends £40.

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

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

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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