Tuesday 9 August 2022 0 comments

The surrounding area is perhaps the most underrated of all the regions that make up Scottish golf. A warm, early evening round of golf high up on a hill with the shimmering lights of Glasgow in the distance is quite spectacular. 

Clydebank and District Golf Club

Clydebank and District Golf Club’s location within the village of Hardgate is steeped in history, with the old Woollen Mills of Hardgate and Duntocher, now defunct, which were powered by water from the Kilpatrick Hills. Clydebank is also home of the famous John Brown Shipyards, where the luxury liners Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, the QE2, and many more, were built. The Queen Mary is now a floating hotel in Palm Beach, California. John Browns and William Beardmores had an early association with the Golf Club, assisting with finance to buy the ground for the course. The remains of the Antonine Wall run along the south boundary of the course at the 7th hole. Visitors welcome.

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Windyhill Golf Club

Windyhill Golf Club is located near the world famous Loch Lomond, is within easy reach of both Glengoyne and Auchentoshan whisky distilleries.

Designed in 1924 by 5 times Open Champion, James Braid and, having re-located to Windyhill from its original site at Canniesburn, the club has evolved over the years to become a course renowned for the high quality of its greens, the well presented standard of the fairways and the friendliness of its members.

Visitors are welcome at Windyhill and the club is confident that, once the course has been played and the golfing experience appreciated, you will be tempted to join as a member. The club offers attractive rates for membership. Windyhill also offers at no extra cost a direct debit scheme which allows members to spread the cost of membership over several months.

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Great Western Golf

Maybe just need a bit of practice? Great Western Golf boasts 65 heated Trackman bays overlooking a floodlit driving range, along with their famous 18 hole dinosaur themed adventure golf course, Jurassic Parrr!

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