Dumbarton Golf Club
Coursetype: A scenic parkland course. Mature trees line the fairways with a few dog legs to make it more interesting. Beware though of the ditch, ditches really enjoy having golf balls pay them a visit.
Number Of Holes: 18
Yardage: From the white tees 5905 yards
Bar/Restaurant: The spacious clubhouse provides excellent bar and catering facilities to members and the many visitors.
Drinks/Snacks: Bar snacks and sandwiches are available all day
Changing Facilities: The Ladies and Gents locker rooms provide changing facilities for the visitor
Shower Facilities: Unknown
Scorecard and layout
Dumbarton Golf Club Scorecard and Course layout. Click or Tap Image to see full size
Pro-Shop: Golfers essentials on sale
Golf Club Hire: None Available
Buggy Hire: Unknown
Trolley Hire: Unknown
Practice Area: Practice area with practice bunkers and practice net
Putting Practice: Practice putting green available
Location and Route Planning
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In their Words…….
Dumbarton Golf Club, a stunning parkland golf course, founded in 1888 is designed to test the straightest of drivers.
Dumbarton Golf Club, one of the oldest in the West of Scotland, owes its existence largely to the fact that in 1887 a few of the towns illustrious shipbuilding sons holidayed at St Andrews. There, inevitably one might say, they tried their “prentice hands on the Old Course”. Although they had them badly bitten, they returned to the 700 year old Royal Burgh, situated where the Leven meets the Clyde, bent on forming a club of their own.
Even when the pioneers returned from St Andrews they were a trifle apprehensive about translating into fact their dreams of constructing a course for the shipyard workers. It is on record that when they launched their scheme they did so “with fear and trepidation” but not without hope that “the King of Games” would find a prominent home in the capital of Lennox(the ancient title of the territory) and that it would prove a blessing to many of its hard worked and exercise needing inhabitants. And so it was, that despite their misgivings, an artisan club was formed in 1888.
The course offers a gentle walk ideal for all ages from young kids to senior citizens while close by to public transport links and a short drive from Loch Lomond.Dumbarton Golf Club