Much has been debated about the origins of golf, but it is widely believed that the game was born in Scotland. The whole of Scotland has well over 550 golf courses, with nearly 100 of these in and around Glasgow. Although throughout the world golf is often seen as an elitist sport, in Glasgow it has a widespread appeal among all social groups. Low cost, publicly accessible courses run by the council are popular throughout the region. The courses around Glasgow offer a great experience for novices and experienced players alike, and you can find a range of courses set in grand park lands with spectacular scenery, challenging holes and expansive fairways. There are quick rounds close to the city, but these are equally challenging with their tricky, small greens and tighter fairways. There are also a handful of driving ranges throughout the city to practice your swing or putting technique.
Only 5 miles out of central Glasgow sits the beautifully manicured Killermont course of the Glasgow Golf Club. This magnificent parkland 18-hole course was designed by 'Old Tom Morris', inventor of the original 'Dog-left' in 1903. The long history of the 9th oldest golf club in the world is reflected in the club house. Cadwer Golf Club has the advantage of having two 18-hole courses designed by James Braid. A 17th-century mansion serves as the clubhouse, which brings a touch of sophistication and glamour to the course.
When time is tight, you can can find an equally challenging round with the city's 9-hole courses. Calderbraes course, located close to the zoo, will test all your skills as a golfer. Tight fairways and testing greens present a demanding game. Strathcylde course, is also small, but perfectly formed. Flanked by a race course on one side and a nature reserve on the other, Strathclyde challenges you to keep your ball in play and hit accurately. It is one of the most popular courses around Glasgow.
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