Glencruitten is a hilly parkland course with most of the holes playing to an elevated green or from an elevated tee, offering, even the most competent golfer, a real challenge together with an enjoyable and memorable experience.
Glencruitten Golf Course is James Braid's hidden gem nestling among the hills of Glencruitten Estate on the outskirts of Oban, Argyll, Scotland.
Flora and fauna abound on the course and in the spring and early summer it's a splash of colour with the pale-blue iridescence of the harebells and the violent patches of yellow of the whins.
There are mature trees throughout the course and in particular there are two fine specimens of the native Scots Pine of the ancient Caledonian Forest which are protected by Tree Preservation Orders. A considerable amount of new planting has been undertaken and the benefits are yet to come.
Among the fauna, Buzzards are a regular sighting, as are Pheasants, Heron and Deer. Although not visible, there is the remains of a vitrified Roman fort, on top of the hill on the 4th hole, which is a listed ancient monument.
Apart from the beautiful golf course, Glencruitten Golf Club offers a wide range of facilities to meet the needs of any individual or group of golfers:
- A practice area with driving bays and putting green
- A fully equipped shop
- Clubs and trolleys available for hire
- Bar and lounge - please email us to find out what our current situation is with regards to catering facilities.
- Lounge with tv and pool table
- Large car park