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3.5
85 Reviews (85)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
2.9
Value
3.8
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
65.6%
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57 out of 85 reviews
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3.8
24 Reviews (24)
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Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
70.8%
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17 out of 24 reviews
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3.5
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
3.0
Value
3.8
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Parkland
Par 71
Length 6968 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Rowallan Castle Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2010
Golf Season Year round
Architect Colin Montgomerie (2010) European Golf Design (2010)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Rowallan Castle Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire. No jeans/trainers.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.5
85 Reviews (85)
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Unpleasant

Half way through the round we were challenged by the greenkeeper as to why we weren’t using the rakes in the bunkers. I thought COVID guidelines are don’t touch rakes or flags. His attitude towards us was pretty confrontational and left a bad taste in the mouth which put me right off my game. The fairways are in poor condition, very little run on them even on a dry day. This place should be a top course but still needs major improvements.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Developing slowly

Second round at Rowallan and enjoyed it a great deal. Several years have passed since my previous round but still consider this a very good track. Fairways were much drier but still a little soft. Greens are true but slow. Professional was very helpful. Clubhouse access was allowed. Happy to return again in the future.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Overall Performance

Course in great Condition played Long Staff very Professional good all round value for money would not Hesitate to come back

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

Rowallan is tough

Rowallan is a long course exacerbated by its hills which seemingly add 50 yards to a hole.
The greens looked fast but weren’t as they had sand on them.
Talking of sand I only saw one bunker that had good deep sand in it, the other five I was in were bare and difficult. All in all, it a great test of golf with some amazing views over to Arran and the Mull of Kintrye.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

12/5/21

Very very wet underfoot. Greens to tees sometimes confusing as no signage and very hilly.

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

Proper 18 ( 19 ) holes challenge

First time on this golf course and I really enjoyed the round. Very friendly and professional staff in pro shop. Nice long course with few challenging holes. Bunkers everywhere! highly recommended for intermediate and advanced golfers.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tough, but fair.

Greend were slightly bobbly but otherwise course was well presented. Welcome in Pro-Shop was excellent. Would happily play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Good test of golf

Course was in reasonable conditions but probably another month or so to be better. Typical modern design, long and a bit boring. Greens a bit slow at moment but massive. Decent course but only for the long hitters.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The distance guessing game

The bunkers weren’t in play but wasn’t informed before the game! There are no distance markers on the course! There are no ball washers on the course or bins. .

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Pleasant Day Out

Had read some poor reviews about the conditions but took a punt. Was in great condition, there are some works ongoing around the course but with the exception of the 11th fairway the course was immaculate.

Pace of play was decent despite it being busy.
Was playing on my own so it was very much appreciated when the course pro asked me to run out ahead of a 4 ball.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Real Golf Test

This is a proper golf course. Lots of variety and challenges for people that like golf. Fortunately it has been dry all week as clearly some drainage problems. In addition the course could be doing with some green keeping but that is probably why I paid 30 pound and not 90 pound. Overall value at this price as a change from your local, if the rain has stayed off.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
2.0
First Time Playing

Great course. Poor condition and drainage.

Course is long. Well laid out and greens great. Pity the drainage everywhere on the fairways is so bad. Really soft and wet.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Re

Would definitely not recommend this course to anyone the greens are terrible and for the fairways every shot played the ball plugged the course is definitely not worth the money a played it yesterday at 1oclock and will never be back at the course a think it should be refunded the fee for yesterday

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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