Skelmorlie Golf Club News Flash
SGC Games Night this Coming Wednesday Evening at 7pm
AGM – Thursday 7th December at 7.30pm
SKELMORLIE GOLF CLUB
Thursday 7th December 2017
Motions from members to be received in writing by the
Club Secretary no later than Wednesday 15th November 2017.
Meeting Location – Skelmorlie GC Clubhouse
(Please note the AGM has been rescheduled from the 14th December)
Course Status is Open for Play
Full Greens in Use – But Very WET underfoot please take care on all slopes.
Please help your greens and repair all Pitch-marks.
Provisional Lies in Operation.
Par 4s – Some Alternate Tee’s in Use
Par 3s – Temporary Tees in Use
Care on the Course Your Personal Safety
Please take great care when out on the course at this time of the year. The ground conditions as you will be aware are very wet and slippery and all the wooden bridges and steps around the tee’s are especially slippery, as well as many of the areas of sloping grass surrounding the greens and tee’s and also on a number of the sloping fairways. It is always the clubs intention to keep the course open and golf available whenever we can, but if conditions do deteriorate underfoot to a point where personal safety becomes an obvious concern then the course may have to be closed until the conditions improve.
Clubhouse Winter Hours
Wednesday – 11am to 5pm
Friday – 11am to 6pm
Saturday – 11am to 6pm
Sunday – 12am to 6pm
Monday – Tuesday – Thursday
Find Information on this Website
Find the Joker
THANKS TO A WINERS DONATION OF £100
£170 Now in Play
Game 5 Now ON
£1 Each Entry
Pick an Available Number
As Many Entry’s as you wish
View the Board
with the Cards Available
in the Clubhouse Lounge
Full List of Winners in the Clubhouse Bar Area
Please Help the Greens
Repair Pitchmarks Correctly
Not Always Raining
Just Seems That Way Sometimes
UPCOMING SOCIAL EVENTS
St Andrews Night with Live Music.
Live Music Night with Alastair McGregor and Jimally.
Tickets will be limited and are now available behind the bar and are selling fast. Don’t miss out.
St Andrews Night
SOCIAL MEMBERSHIP OF SGC
If you would like to join Skelmorlie Golf Club as a social member and make use of the clubhouse facilities at any time and also attend any of the social events held at the club – you can complete an application for social membership at the following link using our online form.
Or if you prefer you can pickup a social membership form at the clubhouse bar.
Wednesday Games Night at Skelmorlie Golf Club is Back
Wednesday Games Night every second Wednesday. The bar will be open from 7-10 pm.
Next One is on the 22nd of November
All the old games – dominoes, darts, putting and chipping but with the addition of table tennis.
Please come along and support the club and have a few laughs too.
We look forward to seeing you there.
No Restrictions & No Limits on When and What You Can Play
No Nonsense Access to Golf
Including All the 9 & 18 Hole Club Competitions
*** SKELMORLIE GOLF CLUB ***
3 MONTH MEMBERSHIP only £180
Play Golf at Skelmorlie Monday to Friday for only £180 for 3 Months
A Great Opportunity to Try the Course
checkout the Clubhouse.
Does not Include any of the Club Competitions
Limited to New Membership Enquiries Only
Please contact the club secretary for further details or to make your application – please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Great Value Golf in Outstanding Scenery
Skelmorlie Golf Club in North Ayrshire, Scotland, is an excellent coastal moorland course.
The golf courses found on Scotland’s west coast are some of the best in the world – and Skelmorlie Golf Club is surely one of Scottish golf’s best kept secrets. A bold claim of course, but given our location and our tremendous value for money, a confident one. We are sure that once you play the 18 holes on our golf course, taking in the outstanding scenic surroundings and the testing golfing challenge, then you will firmly agree with our claim, as you sit on our clubhouse balcony, relaxing under blue skies, and surrounded by some of the finest scenery in Scotland, that this is indeed a very fine place to play golf.
Skelmorlie golf course was originally designed by the five-time British Open Champion James Braid, who eventually laid out over 200 courses in the UK. This golf course was initially renowned as a 13 hole layout, one of the few in the world. Today, with the addition of a further 5 holes, and although a short by modern standards layout, it is still a very challenging course in a traditional Scottish sense. The course is much loved and enjoyed by not only its loyal members but by the many visitors and guests who come here to enjoy it. Our course also boasts 7 very good Par 3’s which will test the very best of golfers and which often, by themselves, determine the eventual success of a round.
We always offer a very warm welcome to visitors from all over Scotland and indeed the rest of the UK and of course sometimes from much further afield – and often with many repeat visits. Membership enquiries to join Skelmorlie Golf Club are always welcome at any time, and we have packages and special offers to suit everyone.
So please do not hesitate to come and visit us and enjoy a round of golf on our course at any time of the year and delight in one of the most scenic coastal moorland golfing experiences in West Central Scotland.
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Your own individual golf handicap certificate can also be accessed from this service.
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WINTER CLUBHOUSE OPENING HOURS – From Monday 2nd October
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – 12 Noon to 6pm
Thursday – Closed
Friday – 11am to 5pm
Saturday – 11am to 6pm
Sunday – 12 noon to 6pm
Please support the clubhouse and bar, and take the opportunity to use the facilities available when the clubhouse is open.
GOLF BALL COLLECTION BOTTLE
If you have any golf balls you do not use or wish to donate to the club for refurbishment and sale, please put them in the ball bottle collector in the lobby – help us to raise additional club funds. Many Thanks if You Can Contribute.
Refurbished Golf Balls Available to Buy
We have a range of refurbished golf balls available to purchase at excellent prices in the clubhouse bar area. You can view them in our glass display cabinet at the entrance to the coffee lounge area.
Skelmorlie GC a Great Value Golfing Experience on the North West Coast of Ayrshire
Enjoy some great value golf on the coast with fantastic views – especially given our usually mild off season weather conditions and fairly fast draining course. We even have golf clubs for hire should you need them. Please take a look at our visitor page for more information about us and our contact page on how to get here or who to get in touch with for further information. We will also soon have our new club membership rates in place for the 2017 season and hope to have some excellent deals available across our range of membership options.
200 Club Fundraiser
If you would like to help with club fund raising and also have the chance to win a monthly cash prize then you may wish to join the 200 Club. Where for just £2 per month you can choose a number, be entered into a Monthly Prize Draw, where you have a chance to win a cash sum of £100 each Month and £200 in December.
The 200 Club runs from March to February and anyone can join, even after March on payment of £2 per month for the remaining months.
There are plenty of numbers still available, please just let the secretary or treasurer know, pay your fee and you will be entered. Good Luck.
Association of James Braid Golf Courses
We are pleased to announce that Skelmorlie Golf Club is part of the Association of James Braid Courses. This exclusive association is only open to Courses that have been designed by the legendary James Braid.
Built in 1891 as a nine hole course, four new holes were added in 1909 for a unique 13 hole course, one of the few in the world. James Braid re-designed the 13 hole course during a visit to the area in 1911. The course remained pretty much unaltered until a further 5 new holes were added in 1999 to finally make Skelmorlie an eighteen hole course. Skelmorlie Golf Course is listed in John Moreton’s booklet ‘James Braid, Golf Course Designer’.
The benefits of being in the association are that members of the association can play each others courses at special rates to enjoy and compare the Braid influences.
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If your Looking for Golf Lessons
We Can Recommend Local PGA Pro Graham Ross
If you wish to improve your golf game let Graham Ross show you how.
You can contact him on – 07952 400490
or email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Graham is a PGA qualified golf professional who delivers expert golf tuition in an easy to understand style. Having spent 20 years as Head Professional at Greenock GC and West Kilbride GC, Graham has a wealth of coaching experience to share.
Graham has built up an excellent reputation coaching players at every level, with students ranging from novice to professional, old and young alike.
Coaching sessions can cover anything from basic swing technique to a more specific part of your game, including the sometimes overlooked but very important short game. Sessions are bookable in advance and are available at Skelmorlie Golf Club
“Whether you are an absolute beginner or an established player I would be delighted to hear from you to help you maximize your golfing potential.”
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