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4.6
82 Reviews (82)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.8
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.1
96.2%
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79 out of 82 reviews
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4.7
13 Reviews (13)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
5.0
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.8
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.9
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13 out of 13 reviews
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4.8
41 Reviews (41)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.9
Value
5.0
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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41 out of 41 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type
Par 72
Length 6094 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Balfron Golf Club is an 18-hole golf course that was recreated from its original layout by respected Scottish golf architect Robin Hiseman. The new nine-hole golf course was opened in 1994, and it was extended to 18 holes 7 years later.

The Baltron golf course is located six miles from Loch Lomond and 20 miles north of Glasgow. There are inspiring views of the local countryside, eerily reminiscent of playing golf in the Scottish highlands.

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Course Details

Year Built 1994
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robin Hiseman (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

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4.6
82 Reviews (82)
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Rain didn't spoil day

We played on the wettest day in the last 3 weeks, but it didn't dampen our spirits. Very helpful lady starter gave us a few hints for the first hole, and the course is an absolute gem, great layout, good mix of hole design and set in the most stunning countryside. The gentlemen at the end apoliged for the weather which summed up the friendly, community feel of the course . We will return when the sun is shining to see this gem at its best

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very well kept

Course is in great condition, greens were immaculate. Very basic club house so wouldn’t advise for a social event but a lovely wee course all the same. Will definitely revisit at some point

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Superb

Superb course and even better service. Course was a good but fair challenge in beautiful surroundings. Will definitely be back in the summer.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A GEM OF A COURSE

First time playing this hidden gem excellent layout and condition well worth the money and will definitely recommend and hope to return some time soon. 10 out of 10 to the ground staff for the excellent up keep and hard work put in moreover the work being done around the course to make it even better in the future.
Condition ✅
Layout ✅
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyable round in super weather conditions

Interesting course with good views & streams meaning positional play was required. Started off behind a slow 4 ball but they let us through early on & pace was good after that. Course condition was fairly good for time of year although the greens had been sanded fairly recently.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hidden gem

A well maintain course very friendly staff Beautiful scenery on a clear Day absolute value for money

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

What a beautiful course.

Played my first round the other day. Fabulous fireways and lovely greens. The course played tough with strong winds, generally a great test and unbelievable scenery. A must play! I would join here if it wasn't so far away!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Terrific course and friendly welcome

First time playing the course and will be back.
Played after a few days of very heavy rain - so course was wet - but in terrific condition given the weather.
Head greenkeeper was out early doors on Sunday Jan 3rd to make sure greens were OK which is pretty impressive as we were the only booking.
It's a lovely layout - not hugely long but you need to think your way round - and the scenery is awesome.
Great course and brilliant greenkeeper - will be back in the Spring...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great course but......

Love this course, excellent value for money and always in better condition than any other course within 20 miles.

But every year even though they have 6 months to think about it they pap you on to winter tees that just aren't fit as a tee.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

PERFECT

this course has absolute everything and stunning views.
could not believe this course fairways perfect greens perfect all holes challenging none of your up down up down like your park land course. THIS IS A MUST TO PLAY YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED. i have played os called top rated course and non even come close to this i will be back asap.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lovely Course

Nice course which is really well kept and immaculate greens. Would definitely recommend this and we will come back again soon. No real off course facilities but don’t let that put you off.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great golfing experience

Thoroughly enjoyed playing the course,some excellent and challenging holes,greens and course were in great condition,will definitely be back again

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Splendid course

This was the third time I have played Balfron.
It is always immaculate tee to green and a very fair test.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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