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Buchanan Castle Golf Club

Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED   Book Tee Times 

Course Information

Buchanan Castle Golf Club, Central Scotland is an 18 hole, par 70 (6131 yard), private, parkland golf course designed by James Braid in 1936.

18 holes | Par 70 | 6131 yards | Private | Parkland

Driving rangeGolf club hireBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire


Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £42.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £47.00 per round *

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.


Visitor Information

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available
  • Voucher Deals Available
  • 7 Day Membership Available

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap No Restriction


Contact Information

Address: Drymen, Glasgow, Central Scotland, G63 0HY United Kingdom

Tel: 01360 660307

Golf Pro: Keith Baxter | Tel: 01360 660330

Website: http://www.buchanancastlegolfclub.co.uk/

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Buchanan Castle Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  3.59

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 31
Average Ratings
3.70 ... Overall Rating
3.93 ... The Course
3.40 ... Course Cond.
3.57 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.70 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.60 ... Pace of play
4.00 ... Hospitality.
4.75 ... Prac. Facil.
3.00 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

31 ratings & 24 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1865 out of 2183.

HIGHLY RATED - 94% would play again or recommend

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Reviewed Apr 22 2019 by Glasgow - rated 3 out of 5

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Good wee course, currently offering a great membership deal, course is being invested in which is feeding through to the condition. Like many clubs in the modern day the food and drink are just ok, and clearly the clubhouse and off course facilities are a drain on the running of the club!
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Reviewed Sep 22 2019 by John M - rated 3 out of 5

Nice day out

Course played easy as tge greens were soft and smooth, nice flat walk good for all standards, course is as you see only a few blind shots, bunkers weren't great but greens, fairways and tees all solid.

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 64 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Mar 23 2015 by Darren/Aberdeen - rated 1 out of 5
Played as part of a trip to the area 22/03/15. Great location and potentially a great course. However the condition of some of the greens (13th looks like Verdun) is an area of some concern, most greens suffered from some sort of feature be it crater, tractor tracks, pot hole, or dressing. The course could benefit from some signs highlighting the way although the lack of normal 11th was detailed at the hole and would be judged as part of the normal winter challenges a course faces.
Considering the condition, the £30 fee was in my opinion poor value for money.
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Reviewed Aug 6 2013 by Roy Witteveen Aberdeen - rated 2 out of 5
With £ 42 green fees one expects something special. Alas the course does not give this back. Its fairly mediocre. Lots of GUR with no sign of repair in progress Bunkers with clay and stone instead of sand. Overall a disappointment. What is the signature hole?. I have played it today and cant remember a single hole tonight. Good 17 our of 18 greens. Poor probably 80% of the bunkers. General outlook "scruffy". Ask for a 25% discount before the round otherwise you'll pay to much.
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Reviewed Jun 25 2008 by Chris L - rated 5 out of 5
The course was in Superb condition (May 08), although as this was 1 day before a local pro-am this may have had something to do with the condition.

Although a fairly flat course, the maority of the holes were dog-legs, fairly wide fairways, and although not offering the hardest test of golf, sufficient to keep everyone interested.

The staff were helpful, welcoming, and the 19th facilities were more than adequate.


Thoroughly enjoyable, and recommended.
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Reviewed Aug 9 2021 by Paul M - rated 5 out of 5
Played the course for the first time. Course layout is very good will suit all handicaps. The only fault is that the bunkers need sand.but don’t let that stop you playing it,

(Round played: Aug 2021 - Score: 87 Handicap: 9.8)
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Reviewed Aug 8 2021 by Martin C - rated 4 out of 5

great course put on your play list

great course, shame the torrential rain the previous day took its toll, still played great, need proper sand in the bunkers.

(Round played: Aug 2021 - Score: 98 Handicap: 23.6)
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Reviewed May 19 2018 by William C - rated 4 out of 5

Well worth a visit

Played in the Seniors pairs open, considering the weather we have been having the course was in great condition, well done greenkeeping staff. Well worth a visit if in the Stirlingshire area.
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Reviewed May 20 2017 by Stephen G - rated 5 out of 5

great condition and lovely views make for a highly enjoyable golfing experience
(Round played: May 2017 - Score: 111 Handicap: 25.5)
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Reviewed Sep 26 2016 by John O - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 24 2016 by Nicolas M - rated 5 out of 5

lovely course and nice layout, very flat but had some interesting holes that tempt you to go for the green a little harder then you should. lovely par 3 over water take into account the wind! will return!
very friendly bar staff and pro shop aswell!
(Round played: Apr 2016 - Score: 84 Handicap: 0)
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Reviewed Oct 12 2015 by Charles W - rated 2 out of 5
The course was very soggy after overnight rain, although the weather was fine for the round. The greens played very well considering they had just been prepared for winter.

(Round played: Oct 2015 - Score: 90 Handicap: 21.8)
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Reviewed Jun 28 2015 by Neil M - rated 4 out of 5
Well maintained test in heavy conditions. Good test of golf for all levels.

(Round played: Jun 2015 - Score: 75 Handicap: 9.7)
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Reviewed May 10 2015 by Paul B - rated 3 out of 5
This is a flat parkland course which gives you every opportunity to do well. On a few of the holes you need to be in the right place but in general you'll have a chance. The fairways were very easy on the feet, but at this time there wasn't a great covering of grass. We all had trouble on the par threes, but this may say more about our golf than the level of difficulty. An excellent course for the higher handicapper, not sure it provides a test for the low handicapper.
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Reviewed May 1 2015 by Christopher S - rated 5 out of 5
Great value for money very flat and very open

(Round played: Apr 2015 - Score: 87 Handicap: 18.1)
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Reviewed Apr 10 2015 by Gordon H - rated 4 out of 5


(Round played: Apr 2015 - Score: 86 Handicap: 19.2)
trees had not one single leaf on them, so course would look and play different
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Reviewed Oct 15 2014 by Shaun P - rated 4 out of 5


(Round played: Oct 2014 - Score: 120 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Oct 6 2014 by Scott G - rated 4 out of 5
very nice golf course,greens and fairways looked after well

(Round played: Oct 2014 - Score: 94 Handicap: 21.1)
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Reviewed Sep 3 2013 by Mark L - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 3 2013 by Graham R - rated 2 out of 5
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