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Powfoot Golf Club

Cummertrees, Powfoot,

Annan, Dumfrieshire DG12 5QE

  • Office

    +44 (0)1461 204 100
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1461 207 521
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1461 204 111
  • Golf pro

    None

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland.

  • Designer:

    James Braid

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6255
5980
5489
Par
71
69
74
SSS or slope
71
70
72

Location

Latitude:

54.976332

Longitude:

-3.335723

How to get there:

14 miles SE of Dumfries

From Dumfries follow the A75 east direction Carlisle. After 11 miles turn right direction Powfoot. After 1.7 mls turn right at T-junction. Follow road for 1.2 mls into Cummertrees, and after railway bridge turn left direction Golf Course.

Powfoot Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1903

Powfoot Golf Club: Glorious views across the Solway Firth from most parts of the course and a very respectable links layout, draws many visiting golfers to sample the undoubted pleasures of golfing at Powfoot.

You will not see the towering sand dunes associated with many of Scotland's better known links courses, but there is gorse in plentiful supply - underlining Powfoot's seaside links credentials, and keeping you on the straight and narrow on several tee shots. The course, however, is not overly punishing, unless shots are really wayward.

The usually excellent greens will thoroughly test your putting skills, with their many slopes and borrows. One of Scotland's lesser known seaside delights.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends (Saturdays after 2:30pm).

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (end-March thru' mid-Sept): weekdays £40; weekends £46.

Credit cards accepted (not Amex). Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

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

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

The closest town to Powfoot (3 miles east) is the Royal Burgh of Annan, with a population of approximately 10,000. The town was made a Burgh of Barony by the Lords of Annandale (the Bruce family) in the 13th century. Each year in July, Annan celebrates its Royal Charter and the boundaries of the Royal Burgh are confirmed when a mounting cavalcade undertakes the Riding of the Marches. Entertainment includes a procession, sports, field displays and massed pipe bands.

Published ranking

Scotland: 92nd best course in Scotland (Golf World, 2021).

Where2Stay

  • Powfoot Golf Hotel

    Links Avenue, Powfoot, Annan, Dumfrieshire DG12 5PN

    +44 (0)1461 700 254

    Visit website

    The original house was built in the 19th century as a private residence. Now tastefully modernised to create a stylish & comfortable owner managed hotel. Most of the 15 ensuite bedrooms have wonderful views overlooking the Solway Firth (estuary) and across to the Cumbrian Fells in England.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Powfoot

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      No

  • North West Castle Hotel4-star

    Cairnryan Road, Stranraer, Wigtownshire DG9 8EH

    +44 (0)1776 704 414

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Portpatrick Dunskey

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