Whether you are a leisurely player or an aspiring pro, there are numerous golf courses in Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley to suit all abilities.
The varied landscape of Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley, provides a challenge to all golfing abilities, from the 9-hole parkland course at Killin Golf Club, said to have one of the country's most beautiful closing holes, to the very west of the region at Helensburgh Golf Club, with its exciting moorland course looking out over the Clyde Estuary towards the Isle of Arran.
Alloa Golf Course was designed by the golfing legend James Braid in 1935 and little has changed since then. The picturesque landscape beneath the Ochill Hills is the perfect setting for this championship length course which will challenge the best golfers whilst offering great enjoyment to the average player.
The Grangemouth Golf Club near Falkirk has a difficult 18-hole course set amid slopping parkland. The course is of high quality and has played host to a number of PGA events. With long holes over water, and other with tricky dogleg bends, the course is sure to test some of the best golfers. And in Falkirk itself, there is both Falkirk Golf Course and Falkirk Tryst, the former of which is another course designed by Braid.
Why not soak up the historic atmosphere of the area as you tee off at Stirling Golf Club? The course is set out amid the dramatic surroundings of Stirling Castle and within former hunting grounds once ruled over by Scottish kings. As you make your way round the course, take in the beautiful views towards the Lomond and Ochil Hills and the Trossachs.
Just a stone’s throw from the National Wallace Monument, the Bridge of Allan Golf Club offers golfers a memorable experience. The 9-hole course was designed by 'Old' Tom Morris, one of the pioneers of professional golf, in 1895. The course proves to be a challenging course with steep slopes but golfers are rewarded with spectacular views over the Ochil Hills.
For another 9-hole challenge, head for the historic Muckhart Golf Club near Dollar, which is home to 27 holes built around three different 9-hole courses; the Cowden, Naemoor and Arndean.
The Wee Demon, set on the banks of Loch Lomond, is much more than just a 9-hole golf course. The fairways slalom around sand traps and hazards, designed to fully test your golfing ability. After you have conquered the Wee Demon, the next challenge is The Carrick. The Carrick is a stunning 71-par course with a mixture of classic Scottish lowland holes along the banks of the loch as well as tackling Highland heath and tee off on sloping fairways.
Don't forget, when booking your accommodation remember to look out for the Golfers Welcome scheme. They accredit accommodation providers that offer dedicated golf facilities like secure club storage, weather updates and details of local golf suppliers.
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