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Stunning views over Loch Ryan

Designed by 5 times Open champion James Braid

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Welcome to Stranraer Golf Club, designed by 5 times Open champion James Braid

Welcome to Stranraer Golf Club, the final golf course designed by the highly esteemed James Braid, who was 5 times Open champion.

Situated in South West Scotland on the shores of Loch Ryan, the 6308 yard parkland course is set on gently undulating ground. It affords exceptional views over the loch to Ailsa Craig, the Isle of Arran and beyond.

Visiting golfers find the course a delight throughout the year. The warm wash of the Gulf Stream provides the region with a mild climate making play possible on all but a handful of days.

It is the goal for all staff to ensure that a game on this skillfully designed course, complemented by genuine hospitality, remains etched in your memory.

Association of James Braid Courses - A Benefit of Membership at Stranraer Golf Club

James BraidThe Association of James Braid Courses is a collection of courses in Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland with one in New York, which were designed, re-designed or re-bunkered by James Braid. Stranraer Golf Club members and members of all of the Clubs in the association can enjoy preferential green fees at these courses. This list is updated each year with new member clubs.

Dowload the full list by clicking the link on your right. Association of James Braid Golf Courses 2015.

Book Online

You can now book a tee time at our golf course directly online, and get instant on-screen and email confirmation of your booking, using our tee time reservation service.

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A warm welcome awaits for all visitors to Stranraer Golf Club.  With its beautiful location and excellent course, Stranraer offers an exceptional days golf for all golfers, regardless of handicap.  From an early morning coffee with a bacon roll to an evening meal we can cater for all your needs.

Societies and companies are welcome seven days a week throughout the year at the following times:

Monday - Friday
9:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A handicap certificate may be required.


The modern two storey Clubhouse was opened in 1994. The first floor bar / lounge, with panoramic views over the course and beyond to Loch Ryan is the perfect place to relax and enjoy hospitality after your game.

Lounge / Bar / Dining Room
Visitor Locker Rooms
Ladies Secure Handbag Lockers
Selection of Golf Supplies
Stairlift to First Floor
Disabled Toilets

Course & Scorecard

Illustration of the course at Stranraer Golf ClubOur course was designed in 1950 by the distinguished golf course architect, the late James Braid who was also involved in designing such great courses as Gleneagles, Rosemount, Carnoustie and Dalmahoy.

His spirit lives on in this classic championship course at Stranraer.

Please take a moment to view the course guide diagrams and scorecard.

Course Guide


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Newsletter September 2015

Congratulations to the 2015 Club Champions Colin Hamilton and Katie Wright and much more in this month's newsletter.

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On behalf of Stranraer GC can we say thank you to all participants (13 teams) sponsors, helpers and supporters for the generous contributions made at the weekend in the aid of the above Charity.


Major Champion Craig Stadler at Stranraer Golf Club

Major Champion Craig Stadler at Stranraer Golf Club

Stranraer GC is always happy to welcome visitors and especially if they are past Major Champions like Craig Stadler who thoroughly enjoyed his visit when he graced James Braid's last design.


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