Whether you are a leisurely player to 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.
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.
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 haxards, designed to fully test your golfing ability. After you have conquered the Wee Demon, the perfect warm up for the next challenge that 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.
After your round, return to comfortable accommodation in one of the self-catering lodges, cosy B&Bs or luxury hotels which specialise in catering for golfers.