Dumfries and Galloway golf courses
Brighouse Bay Golf Club sits above the scenic Solway coastline, offering stunning views that overlook the Irish Sea and the rolling Galloway countryside. This 18-hole course features a rugged, coastal terrain with plenty of natural water hazards that come into play throughout the golf course.
Kirkcudbright, DG6 4TS
The Cally Palace Hotel features a private golf course that is carved from the scenic parkland that surrounds the hotel. The course closely follows the natural contours of the landscape and utilizes the towering trees that dot the terrain.
Castle Douglas DG7 2DL
One very steep hill is the predominant feature of this challenging and attractive 9-hole parkland course, located on the outskirts of Castle Douglas. Established in 1904, Castle Douglas Golf Club is situated in one of Scotland's most popular and treasured golfing locations.
Castle Douglas, DG7 1BA
Tree-lined fairways and challenging water features abound at the Colvend Golf Club parkland layout, situated on the gorgeous Solway Coast, conveniently located near Dumfries, Southerness, Castle Douglas and Dalbeattie. There are views over the Solway Firth to the Cumbrian Fells and, on a good day, offering a glimpse of the Isle of Man.
Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4PY
Located near Kippford, Craigieknowes Golf Club is a nine-hole course that is ideal for beginners and juniors due to the fairly short holes. Most of the holes are par-3s that offer a diverse set of challenges, which mean proper club selection is key in getting a good score.
Dumfries and Galloway, DG5 4QS
Like many of the golf courses in this part of the Borders, Crichton Golf Club is both challenging and entertaining for all levels of player. Crichton is a wooded parkland nine-hole course that's situated in Dumfries.
Dumfries, Scotland DG1 4TH
Dumfries and Galloway
Dalbeattie Golf Club is a nine-hole course that has a reputation as being a haven for wildlife. Golfers can expect to catch glimpses of deer around the forested parts of the course and birds of prey flying overhead.
Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG5 4LG
The Dumfries and County Golf Club is a privately owned parkland golf course situated on the outskirts of Dumfries. Bordered on one side by the Nith River, it offers spectacular views of the Nith Valley and surrounding countryside.
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG1 1JX
Reader: This is a superbly maintained test of golf. Not long, but very interesting, with some beautiful views. I played several courses in this area and rated this as the best for the average club golfer.
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Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG2 7NY
The challenging Gatehouse of Fleet Golf Club is one of the most scenic and well-maintained golf courses in southwest Scotland. The ninth hole is listed in Britain's 100 Extraordinary Golf Holes.
Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 2BE
Hoddom Castle Golf Club is a nine-hole golf course, landscaped with natural woodland and man-made features and is surrounded by the Annan River. The par-34 course, surrounded by mature trees, is just a two-minute walk from the caravan park that is part of the estate.
Dumfries and Galloway, DG11 1BE
The gentle slopes of Kirkcudbright Golf Course reward the golfer with magnificent panoramic views over the Galloway Hills and the Dee Estuary. Golfers will be greeted by a tough opening tee shot with everything going left on the 330-yard, par-4 first hole.
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG6 4EZ
Lagganmore Golf Club, opened in 1999, is already one of Scotland's hidden gems. The 9-hole golf course enjoys a superb elevated position overlooking Dunskey Castle and the North Channel. On a clear day, the coast of Ireland and the Mourne Mountains can be seen across the water.
Wigtownshire DG9 9AB
With a hillside setting, Langholm Golf Club offers magnificent views of the town of Langholm, north to the Rolling Border Hills and south the Solway and beyond. The golf course's signature hole is the short par-4 seventh.
Langholm DG13 0JR
Famous for its wildlife and picturesque views of Kirk Loch, Lochmaben Golf Course presents a somewhat surreal experience to any golfer. The attractive 18-hole parkland golf course occupies a historic area around Kirk Loch.
Dumfries & Galloway, DG11 1NT
Founded in 1889 and converted from nine to 18 holes in 1986, Lockerbie Golf Club is parkland layout in an open agricultural setting with delightful views of the surrounding countryside. The golf course overlooks the picturesque borders town of Lockerbie.
Lockerbie, DG11 2ND
New Galloway Golf Club, noted for its superb natural greens, is a gem among rural golf courses in Scotland. The course climbs from a woodland setting up the first two holes to a more open moorland, with views and sounds of Loch Ken and the surrounding Galloway Hills.
Dumfries, DG7 3RN
Newton Stewart Golf Club is a parkland golf course with mature trees. It is set on two levels with spectacular views of Galloway Hills and Wigtown Bay. Although there are five par threes and only two par fives, the short holes all provide good tests because of the different elevations and tree positions.
Minnigaff, Newton Stewart, DG8 6PF
Situated upon rolling hills in the picturesque Dee Valley, Park of Tongland Golf Club offers a relaxing game of golf with rustic views of the surrounding countryside. This nine-hole course is ideal for beginners and juniors but it would also benefit low handicappers who need help with their short game.
Dumfries and Galloway, DG6 4NE
Portpatrick Golf Club sits on the shores of southwest Scotland, where it overlooks the North Channel to Ireland, and gets temperate year-round weather, courtesy of the Gulf Stream. The golf club offers two golf courses, the 18-hole Dunskey and the nine-hole Dinvin, both of which offer a mix of rolling moorland and coastal heath, at a height of 150 feet above sea level.
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Galloway DG9 8TB
Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club offers an undulating links-type layout, which is a challenge to all levels of golfers, especially when the fierce wind blows from across the Irish Sea. It is a mixture of rolling moorland and seaside heath.
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Galloway DG9 8TB
Powfoot Golf Club was founded in 1903 and designed by the legendary James Braid. The first nine holes present a stiff test in the best links tradition and the final nine encompass a mixture of parkland with gorse and rough.
Annan DG12 5QE
Sanquhar Golf Club is located on the undulating fields of the Barr Farm on the right bank of the Nith River. With its layout above the riverbed, the view is beautiful in all directions.
Sanquhar, DG4 6JZ
Solway Links Golf Course is an 18-hole pay-and-play links course in a stunning coastal location near Southerness holiday village and beaches. Built on an ancient raised beach, Solway Links boasts excellent, well drained, undulating fairways.
Dumfries, DG2 8BE
Southerness Golf Club, a true championship links course, has been recognized as one of the top 100 golf courses in Britain and Ireland each year since 1990. The course is situated on the Solway Coast, giving panoramic views of the Solway Firth, the Cumbrian Lake District to the south and the Galloway Hills to the west.
Dumfries, DG2 8AZ
St. Medan Golf Club is a golf course with a difference - 18 tees playing to nine greens, giving the golfer new challenges and options on each nine-hole round. Scotland's most southerly golf course, formally opened in October 1905, is set on a very picturesque and historic promontory on the rugged Galloway coast.
Newton Stewart, DG8 8NJ
Stranraer Golf Club, located in southwest Scotland on the shores of Loch Ryan, is set on gently undulating ground. The parkland course affords exceptional views over the loch to Ailsa Craig, the Isle of Arran and beyond.
Stranraer, DG9 0LF
Located high on Coats Hill overlooking the town, Moffat Golf Club is some 670 feet above sea level and commands splendid views in all directions. Course designer Ben Sayers successfully incorporated all the natural undulations and hazards into his 1904 layout, combining deceptive approach shots with subtle greens.
Moffat DG10 9SB
Water can be a big part of a round at The Pines Golf Centre, coming into play on seven of the holes. There is plenty of variety with the golf course being a mixture of parkland and heathland.
Dumfries and Galloway, DG1 3PF
Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Club is a nine-hole golf course set in lush parkland just half a mile from the center of Wigtown. From the fourth tee, there are magnificent views of Wigtown Bay and across the Solway Firth to the Lake District Hills.
Wigton, DG8 9DY
Wigtownshire County Golf Club, an 18-hole, true links course situated on the shores of Luce Bay, is one of the most popular holiday golf courses in southwest Scotland. The excellent condition of the Wigtownshire County course, combined with subtly sloping greens and changing sea breezes, provide a test of golf for both high and low handicappers.
Mains of Park
Newton Stewart, DG8 0NN