Scottish Golf Courses

Golf in Stirlingshire

There are 17 golf clubs on offer for play in Stirlingshire and spread between the 18-hole Buchanan Castle Course in the west and the 9-hole Polmont course in the east, providing a fine mix of parkland and moorland golf.

The area is known for its stunning landscapes and impressive castle sat upon an extinct volcano and the Wallace Monument looking over the site in which William Wallace lead the Scots to a monumental victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge which took place in 1297. This region is a must-visit!

Only a few miles east of Loch Lomond the Buchanan Castle Course is situated on a forested estate near Drymen. The holes lie on the flood plain of the Endrick Water as it meanders from the Kilpatrick Hills into the loch nearby. The course has a par of 70 and an overall length of 6,131 yeards. Designed by James Braid in the 1930s the course features many fairways framed by two tall trees around 200 yards where the golfer must plot their way around this parkland course to be successful.

Sat at the base of the escapment on which the impressive Stirling Castle sits, this area has been a sporting venue for Scotish Kings and Queens for more than 800 years. Stirling Golf Course was established in 1869 the laout of the course has had input from Old Tom Morris, Willie Fernie and Sir Henry Cotton.

Ranked second best course in the region Glenbervie Golf Club played host to the PGA for a good number of years before it was moved to Gleneagles in the 1990s. A testing parkland course Glenbervie has held the British Boy’s Championship, Scottish Professional Championships and Scottish Youth Championships. The course is regularly selected by the R&A as a regional qualifying course for the Open.

Map of Courses in Stirlingshire

Golf Courses in Stirlingshire

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