For the Golfers –
Stranraer Golf Club – Stranraer
The SSS of 72 with a yardage of 6308 tells its own story. Designed by James Braid, with views to take your breath away, it offers all golfers, regardless of handicap, the chance of an unforgettable game of golf. The course, set on the North Rhinns peninsula, with wonderful views of the Isle of Arran and Ailsa Craig, is on undulating ground with a burn to catch the unwary. This gem of a course is a must for golfers visiting the area. A warm Galloway welcome is assured from all staff. The 5th hole was featured in “Bunkered” magazine’s toughest composite golf course.
Creachmore, Leswalt, Stranraer DG9 0LF
Clubhouse 01776 870245
Green Valley Golf Academy
Green Valley Golf Academy is situated to the north of the village of Castle Kennedy, which lies off the A75 approximately two miles east of Stranraer in the south west of Scotland within the Dumfries and Galloway Council.
The course is easily accessible to visitors, located only 5 minutes from Stranraer and 90 minutes to Dumfries.
The six hole course offers an enjoyable yet challenging test of golf for players of all standards.
At Green Valley the golfer will enjoy some of the best playing conditions in south west Scotland.
Address: Green Valley Golf Academy
New Luce Road,
Scotland, DG9 8SQ
Wigtownshire County Golf Course – Glenluce
The “County” Golf Club is a true links course and is situated on the shores of the scenic Luce Bay. The excellent condition of the course, combined with subtly sloping greens and changing sea breezes, provide a test of golf for both high and low handicappers.
Mains of Park, Glenluce, Newton Stewart DG8 0NN
Portpatrick (Dunskey & Dinvin) – Portpatrick
There are two courses in this complex – 18 hole Dunskey Course and 9 hole par 3 Dinvin Course. Dunskey has been described by Golf World as ‘The best holiday course in the south of Scotland’. Set on the cliffs above the picturesque village of Portpatrick, a links type course with magnificent views of the Irish Coast, the Isle of Man and the Mull of Kintyre. The par 3 Dinvin Course – maintained to the same high standards is ideal for a quick bit of exercise or for the beginner who wishes to improve their game. A warm welcome awaits visitors old and new.
Golf Course Road, Portpatrick DG9 8TB
St Medan Golf Club – Port William
Scotland’s most southernly course nestling in Monreith Bay with unparalleled views of Luce Bay, the Mull of Galloway and the Isle of Man. A challenging 9-hole golf course with 18 tees suitable for golfers of all abilities. Holidaymakers and families made welcome.
Monreith, Port William, Newton Stewart DG8 8NJ
Wigtown & Bladnoch County Golf Course – Wigtown
Set in lush parkalnd just half a mile from Wigtown centre, the course is a haven for those seeking relaxing golf and a friendly atmosphere. From the fourth tee there are magnificent views of Wigtown Bay and across the Solway Firth to the Lake District Hills.
Lightlands Terrace, Wigtown DG8 9DY