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Classic vintage course with over 100 years of history. Very easy on the golfer’s eye. Each hole is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Drogheda, Ireland
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Great course

Excellent condition and tough challenge in the wind! Most enjoyable. Highly recommended and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Classic vintage course with over 100 years of history. Very easy on the golfer’s eye. Each hole is fair, what you see is what you get. No hidden trickery, this course doesn’t need it because nature takes care of that (dunes, rolling fairways, prevailing wind,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Excellent condition and tough challenge in the wind! Most enjoyable. Highly recommended and justifies being in top 100 of best Scottish Course. Suggest pencilling in a five on par 4 17th.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EremoDelFate1
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time in years on my annual UK golf trip. Despite very dry summer, very good condition. Warm welcome. Stretch from #5 through 14 among the best in Links golf. Don't miss it. M

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank michael f
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Played Western Gailes Golf Club on a Friday evening the course was in exellent condition. Really interesting course that will require a little thought.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

After 2 previous trips to the UK for golf, I finally booked a round at Western Gailes after being told repeatedly by my friends that it was a "must play" course. My friends were right, and I now recommend this course without reservation. Yes it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank J G
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

This is a must play golf course, classic links, one of the best if not the best I have played in Scotland. Very welcoming, staff and members, everything you expect is quality, especially food and showers! Now the course, greens, fast but not too fast,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We were fortunate enough to play this course in glorious sunshine with a light breeze and boy what a fantastic experience. We teed off around 16.00Hrs as two groups of 4, it was millionaires golf, virtually no one else on the course, had a wonderful...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Played today in a light breeze what a fantastic golf course that has everything you will need from a golf course and every type of shot you can imagine hitting . You have to play it to believe it

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

What a real golf course! Real links and tough. Lovely warm welcome with a starter. Great club food. Mince poached eggs and toast! A must. Great greens and tight fairways.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BPC268
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We played 6 courses in 6 days and enjoyed this course the most. It is very low key but the course is simply fabulous. We had the 4 best caddies of all the caddies during our 6 day trip. These guys were excellent in helping...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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