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Skelmorlie Golf Club and Skelmorlie Golf Course
Skelmorlie Golf Club and Skelmorlie Golf Course
Welcome To Skelmorlie Golf Club
Details Correct As Of 03/07/2015


Skelmorlie Golf Club - Skelmorlie
CONTACT DETAILS
Address    Beithglass Road
Town    Skelmorlie
Postcode    PA17 5ES
Secretary / Manager    E.Linton
First Name / Manager    Ellen
Telephone    01475 522626
Fax    01475 520774
Club Website Address   www.skelmorliegolf.co.uk
Email Address   sec@skelmorliegolf.co.uk
Course Information Line Telephone    01475 520152
Greenkeeper    Sid Mercer
Club Professional    None
Telephone   No Information Given
Fax   No Information Given
Pro's Website Address   80
Pro's Email Address   donald.campbell2@ntlworld.com
Club Steward / Manager   No Information Given
Telephone    01475 520152
Fax    n/a
COURSE INFORMATION
Number Of Holes    18 Hole
Course Yardage    5030
Par    65
Yardage Markers On Course   yes
Changing Room Facilities   yes
Handicap Certificates Required   no
Driving Range   no
Soft Spikes Required   no
Society Day(s)     Mon , Tue , Wed , Thur , Fri , Sun
Type Of Club    Members
Course Type    Moorland
GREEN AND MEMBERSHIP FEES
Green Fees Weekdays    15
Green Fees Weekends    22.50
Green Fees Twilight    Phone
Green Fees Junior    7.50
Green Fees Society    Call
Green Fees Other    Bunkered Accepted
Joining Fee    None
7 Day Membership Fee    90
5 Day Membership Fee    N/A
Ladies Membership Fee   No Information Given
Junior Membership Fee   No Information Given
Country Membership Fee    224
Other Membership Fees   No Information Given
Membership Fee Information   No Information Given
PRO SHOP SERVICES
Proshop Available   no
Club Hire Available   yes
Club Repairs Available   no
Custom Club Fitting Service   no
Trolley Hire Available   yes
Electric Trolley Repair   no
Buggy Hire Available   no
Lessons Available   no
Course Planner Available   yes
CLUB HOUSE FACILITIES
Bar Available   yes
Breakfast Available   no
Lunch Available   no
Afternoon Tea Available   no
Dinner Available   no
Accommodation Available   no
CLUB HISTORY
Skelmorlie golf club, was constituted on September 11th 1891 as a 9 hole course. Fourteen years later in 1905 Ladies were admitted as members, but not on equal terms, it is recorded that the Ladies held their committee meetings in the waiting room of Wemyss Bay train station. In 1909 the course was redesigned by the legendary James Braid and 4 additional holes were added, making it a thirteen hole course. The opening of the new 13 hole course featured a match between two open champions James Braid and George Duncan. Plans to extend the course to 18 holes were mooted in 1914. But were suspended at the outbreak of World War 1, when the minutes record The report of the Course Extension Committee was not forthcoming due to members being away at the war. Golf continued to be played over the oldest thirteen hole course in the world until at last in July 1999 the club opened 5 new holes to complete the 18 course. 1999 was also a momentous year for the ladies as they became full members and the restrictions on playing times and voting rights disolved into history.
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OTHER INFORMATION
Skelmorlie Golf Club is a long established 18 hole private golf course situated on the gentle slopes overlooking the villages of Skelmorlie & Wemyss Bay on the West Coast of Scotland.

Only 40 mins from Glasgow & enjoying an unusually temperate climate which providing there is no frost, allows main greens to be used throughout the winter months.

Every year Hundreds of visitors are made most welcome at Skelmorlie Golf Club. A short but tricky course where good positional play will do well. An ideal course for a day ticket with rounds taking just over three hours for a three ball. Stunning views of the Firth of Clyde will add to the unforgettable experience of playing this par 65 sss 65 moorland course. Past visitors will be pleased to know that after years of trying, as of March 2001 we no longer have any sheep on the course.

Catering can be supplied for groups booking in advance.


SPECIAL OFFERS
Skelmorlie Golf Club - Skelmorlie Bunkered 2 fore 1 accepted.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS & MAP
We are situated at the top of the hill behind the village of Skelmorlie. Only 3km from Wemyss Bay railway station.

By Road:

From Greenock: The A78 South 10 Km. Pass Wemyss Bay pier & Caravan Park enterance & Turn left. At the top of Station Road turn Left, Follow road for 1 Km. Turn left to golf club 200 metres up hill.

From Largs: A78 North 6 Km.Turn right at Skelmorlie Castle then 1 Km past Caravan Site. Turn right to golf club 200 meters up hill, or turn right at Skelmorlie boundary and right at Annetyard Road to golf club 400 meters up hill
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