Millport GC: #18Millport Golf Club

Millport Golf Club
The Millport Golf Club
Golf Road
Isle of Cumbrae KA28 0HB

Phone(s): +44 (0) 1475 530306
Fax: +44 (0) 1475 530306

Millport Golf Club, a heathland golf course situated above the town of Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae, was founded in 1888 making it one of the oldest established courses on the Firth of Clyde. In 1913, architect James Braid was invited to design the course to suit the modern game.

The island is only four miles long and two miles wide. The 18-hole golf course commands one of the most dramatic vistas in Scottish golf. Panoramic views over the Firth include Ailsa Craig, the Isle of Bute, the Cowal Peninsula and Arran. Looking across to Arran provides a spectacular vista of Goat Fell and The Sleeping Warrior.

The par-68 golf course measures just less than 6,000 yards. Although not a links course, if the wind is blowing from the south, Millport Golf Club takes on the characteristics of a links course.

There are several blind shots to test golfers skills. Out of bounds comes into play in the first seven holes. On the second hole, out of bounds faces you right and left.

Millport has no par 5s, however a few of the long par 4s will test even the lowest handicap player. The 345-yard 10th hole is especially testing, with the green perched on a plateau.

Millport Golf Club
4 stars out of 5 (based on 3 reviews)
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A view of the 18th hole at Millport Golf ClubMillport Golf Club - 2nd Shot to 10th Green

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: James Braid
  • Year opened: 1888
  • Golf Season:
  • Guest Policy: Visitors are welcome at all times and are advised to contact the Club Secretary prior to the date required to arrange tee-off times.
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
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  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
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Green fees price ranges

  • Week days: £24
  • Weekends: £32

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed:
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Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Length Slope Rating
White 68 5828 yd. 0 0
Yellow 68 5349 yd. 0 0
Red (W) 74 5225 yd. 0 0

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • Millport Golf Club
    4 stars out of 5
    by C McAllister
    on July 31st, 2013 04:58
    We have played here many times over the years and there is no better course to play on a nice day - the views are as good as you will get anywhere. The course itself is great fun , and although short it is never easy. The first few holes are my favourites but there are a few other gems scattered through the round. There are two or three holes in the middle of the course - but these are made up for by the views down the Clyde. The course finishes with another set of strong holes. Two or three of the par threes are as good as you will get anywhere.
  • Millport Golf Club
    4 stars out of 5
    by john tallent
    on June 27th, 2013 06:17
    Very good old fashioned course.Fantastic views to calm the soul after losing your umpteenth ball..........if not a low handicapper!
  • Millport Golf Club
    4 stars out of 5
    by john hamilton
    on August 18th, 2011 10:36
    first class course well kept and a challenge for all golfers
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