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Routenburn Golf Club

Price Guide: ££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

Routenburn Golf Club, Ayrshire is an 18 Hole, par 68 (5604 yard) private, moorland golf course designed by James Braid in 1913

18 holes | Par 68 | 5604 yards | Private | Moorland

Driving rangeGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire


Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £18.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £18.00 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

Contact Information

Address: Routenburn Road, Largs, Ayrshire, KA30 8QA United Kingdom

Tel: 01475 673230

Golf Pro: Greig McQueen | Tel: 01475 687240

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

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Routenburn Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.41

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 42
Average Ratings
4.00 ... Overall Rating
4.09 ... The Course
4.80 ... Course Cond.
2.67 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.12 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.40 ... Pace of play
4.90 ... Hospitality.
2.90 ... Prac. Facil.
3.13 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

42 ratings & 30 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 466 out of 2170.

HIGHLY RATED - 100% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: Routenburn Golf Course, opened 1913, is a fantastic example of a James Braid designed golf course. Although not the longest course, at 5262 yards, this hilly, moorland course offers a challenge for all levels of golfers as well as some breathtaking views over to Arran, the Cumbraes and beyond.??Routenburn is the course where Sam Torrance developed his skills under the watchful eye of his father Bob Torrance, before going on to become a leading player on the European Tour, a regular member of Europe’s Ryder Cup Team, the 2002 Ryder Cup Captain & than a leading contender on the European Seniors Tour. ??



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Reviewed Apr 21 2021 by Martyn D - rated 5 out of 5

Best in Largs

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Reviewed Apr 19 2021 by Martyn D - rated 5 out of 5

Best in Largs

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Reviewed Oct 15 2020 by Robert H - rated 5 out of 5

good course to visit

good course to visit and views are stunning on a clear day like today across to bute,cumbrae and especially arran

(Round played: Oct 2020 - Score: 88 Handicap: 18.3)
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Reviewed Aug 16 2020 by BURY - rated 5 out of 5

Stuart Graham

great course played twice in two weeks enjoyed both fantastic views
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Reviewed Aug 22 2019 by Peter D - rated 5 out of 5
Great course with fantastic views
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Reviewed Jun 19 2019 by Hightower - rated 5 out of 5
Played here couple times this season will definitely play again course in great condition greens are top notch. Clubhouse and locker room excellent recently been done up there is also golf simulator been added to club house course is definitely worth visit
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Reviewed Jun 18 2019 by Largs - rated 5 out of 5

Rory

Having been a member since 2002 with a slight break ‘2014-18’ Routenburn is probably in the best condition I have ever seen it. Fantastic value for money. Also the clubhouse has had some renovation work done including new high standard toilets and changing facilities and is a work in progress. Recently a golf simulator has been added in the back room, great for practise on a rainy day or a laugh with friends.
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Reviewed Jun 18 2019 by Hightower - rated 5 out of 5

Great golf course to visit

Played the course couple times this season greens are in excellent condition the improvements to the clubhouse and locker room area again excellent club have also put in golf simulator very much club going in the right direction highly recommend playing here
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Reviewed Sep 6 2017 by Stuart C - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 20 2017 by Robert L - rated 4 out of 5

Superb Course Club House Dismal

Great course, quite challenging with spectacular views. Pro shop great and course in excellent condition. Club house poor, mostly not open

(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 81 Handicap: 14.9)
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Reviewed May 10 2017 by John Smith - rated 5 out of 5
Ive played 103 courses last year and this was my 30th this year and have to say my favourite course that Ive played. The scenery over the firth of clyde to the islands just breathtaking , the golf course great fun to play with terrific variations of holes -really felt like a privelege to play it. Joined a member at the second (Archie) who was tremendous company especially helping me with the odd blind shot. Although just the portakabin for booking, the welcome was extremely friendly - cant say more than great course, great scenery and great fun to play.
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Reviewed Mar 28 2017 by Gordon B - rated 4 out of 5

a very good coarse,very hilly.fantastic views.great day out

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 89 Handicap: 18.9)
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Reviewed Sep 27 2016 by Kenneth docherty - rated 4 out of 5
I was a golf professional for 23 years and now have returned to an amateur. I play Routenburn regularly and all I can say is it is a cracking test of golf, with all various golf shots required. I love the course and would urge people to play this course.
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Reviewed Aug 28 2016 by Robert L - rated 4 out of 5
The course is excellent, provides a good challenge and the views across the Clyde to the islands are wonderful. The clubhouse facilities however are non existent apart from the toilets. As long as you are aware of this Routenburn should be on every golfers must play list.
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Reviewed May 21 2016 by George F - rated 3 out of 5
This is the better of the two courses in Largs. A municipal course with a straight out and back layout. The course is in excellent condition with a real variety of holes, and terrific views over the Firth of Clyde.

It makes for excellent value for money, however the Clubhouse leaves a great deal to be desired. It is very seldom open, and the toilets and changing rooms could only be described as shameful, and should be avoided.

Notwithstanding the condition of the toilets, it's well worth playing a round at Routenburn. It was good enough for Sam Torrance who learned his trade here.

(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 83 Handicap: 18)
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Reviewed Jul 30 2015 by Lee C - rated 3 out of 5


Round played: Jul 2015 - Score: 89 Handicap: 13.6 good course will be playing again as member, would recommend
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Reviewed Jul 15 2015 by Keith Shaw / Motherwell - rated 5 out of 5
Excellent short course excellent pro would highly recommend for a great day out.
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Reviewed Mar 24 2015 by Lee C - rated 4 out of 5
Great course with outstanding views would recommend

(Round played: Mar 2015 - Score: 84 Handicap: 14)
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Reviewed Feb 25 2015 by Aldo N - rated 4 out of 5


(Round played: Feb 2015 - Score: 83 Handicap: 19.3)
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Reviewed Feb 10 2015 by Robert L - rated 4 out of 5


(Round played: Feb 2015 - Score: 83 Handicap: 14.1)
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