Irvine Golf Club is located near the town on the same name in Ayrshire on the West Coast of Scotland. The golf course is regularly used by the R&A as a Final Open Qualifying Course and most recently, in 2011, it has hosted the Scottish Seniors Championship.
The Irvine Golf Club was established in 1887 and is truly one of Scotland’s hidden gems. The course owes much of its character to the course design of the celebrated James Braid.
Irvine golf course is set in a seaside location and the neighbouring Gulf Stream ensures golf all year whilst the beautiful peaks of Arran create an incredible backdrop to the course.
Irvine Golf Club is situated 40 minutes away from Glasgow city centre. The course is easily accessible from the air as it is 30 minutes from Glasgow Airport and 20 minutes from Prestwick Airport.
Irvine is an 18 hole links course with a par of 71 and a length of 5865m. The links fairways are built on sand and divided by gorse and heather. Each hole has its own unique character together with fast and true greens.
Irvine welcome visitors throughout the week and tee times are available all year. Green fees are very reasonable and day tickets are available during the week. Buggies and trolleys can be hired from the club. Caddies can be arranged on request.
Irvine’s Clubhouse has a welcoming bar and dining room, complete with exceptional changing facilities. The bar and catering services open at 11am and closed at 10pm, during the summer, times are different during the winter.
The club’s pro shop is fully stocked with a wide range of golf equipment and accessories. Tuition is available for members and guests. There is also a practice area and a putting green for golfers to fine tune their skills before a round.
Irvine has all the attributes of links golf, such as tight fairways, whins, blind shots, fast and true green and well placed bunker which will punish the wayward golfer.