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4.6
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4.3
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Parkland
Par 71
Length 6249 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

Founded in 1892, West Lothian Golf Club was first designed by Willie Park Jr. for nine holes, and, then, was totally redone by Fraser Middleton in 1975 to cover 148 acres and reopened in 1979.

A round of golf on the West Lothian Golf Club's Airngath golf course kicks off on Grange, a par 4 that measures 395 yards from the white tees and requires a good tee shot from the monument. Big hitters can unpack their long games on Roundel, the 507-yard, par-5 12th hole, where they'll have to knock their tee shots up the middle if they want to have a chance. Head home on Hame, the 152-yard, par-3 18th hole, which club management calls "the most scenic finishing hole in Scottish golf."

West Lothian Golf Club also offers quality food and drinks at affordable prices - find out for yourself over some whisky and crisps in the clubhouse.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 71 6249 yards
Yellow 70 5953 yards
Red 73 5371 yards
Scorecard for Airngath
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
White M: 70.0/118 395 390 350 490 335 153 371 302 429 3215 329 196 507 416 486 139 447 362 152 3034 6249
Yellow M: 68.1/118 W: 72.5/123 389 380 340 467 318 149 355 288 369 3055 308 129 492 404 475 162 433 354 141 2898 5953
Red W: 66.1/110 384 373 336 400 304 142 301 276 302 2818 299 121 407 351 409 119 414 301 132 2553 5371
Handicap 9 3 17 13 7 11 5 15 1 18 10 12 2 6 14 4 8 16
Par 4 4 4 5 4 3 4 4 4 36 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4 3 35 71
Handicap (W) 11 1 15 8 6 13 12 3 9 10 16 7 2 5 17 4 14 18

Course Details

Year Built 1892
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Mastercard, Maestro, Visa
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.6
16 Reviews (16)
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Windy weather

Challenging course but fair

We played at a very nice day with a fair wind. The course was prepared very good. lots of nice people that helped. Some holes were easy but most of the holes were challenging. Good shop nice pro.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Gem

Played this course recently got to say its a great course with great views and very friendly staff will definitely play again in the not too distant future.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Fantastic course...

Weather was superb, light winds, and very quiet.
We played in afternoon, competitions had been played AM.
course fantastic.
Views unbelievable down forth valley.
If you are organising an outing, this is one club you need to consider.

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

West Lothian hidden gem

Played this course previously during a charity day so was aware of the layout. As always it was in good condition
Some really quirky holes that require a full range of shots.Surprised it's not busier.Really nice clubhouse and friendly pro-Shop.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good day

Pleasantly surprised. Course in decent condition considering recent weather conditions. A few climbs on the course but good layout. Great views all round. Nice welcome at club shop and a few tips for course. Really good value for money.

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

A West Lothian gem

Played the winter course which I wasn't expecting. Still 18 holes with about 5 odd holes on the lower portion missed out. The substitute holes do not disappoint though although quite a few par 3's. What I enjoyed was that the greens in November were in excellent condition. Most substitute holes had their own greens which are not normally in play for the normal course but you would never know given they rolled just as true. The course condition was also very good. We were lucky with the weather; perfectly sunny with no wind which made the views of the forth even better. £10 to play on the discount rate which was super value for money. I've played the full course before and can say that most holes are interesting with plenty of character. This really is one of my most favourite courses in west lothian and defo a contender for a possible membership next year. Would not hesitate to recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather

It would be worth it for the views alone!

We turned up early because rain was forecast for later and there was a large group teeing off at the first, but the pro showed us how to find the 9th tee and we played without interruption. Above and beyond! The course is quite hilly but the climbs are made worthwhile for the spectacular views both up and down the River Forth. The course was in good condition, especially the greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather

Good test

Good test of golf, friendly pro / members and great views. Very friendly club, great value for money. Luckily played it in sunny weather which offered views of the Forth bridges and right across to Ben Lomond - its impressive (nevermind the monument by the first green). Some good, tricky holes with excellent drainage considering the recent wet weather. Fairways and greens in good condition, would certainly play again. Lunch in clubhouse was also good value.

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

Stunning views

First time of playing this course and was well pleased with the experience We were lucky enough to get a beautiful day and the views are stunning the course is not as easy as it looks . The course was busy with visitors so that talks for itself would definitely play again but would think about hiring a buggy . Made the mistake of not leaving time to get a bite at the clubhouse good prices and saw what was being served Won't make that mistake again
Thanks for a great day

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather

Terrific, views outstanding and great golf to match

Made to feel very welcome at this lovely course. Some challenging holes on quite a hilly course but these terrific views out over the firth of forth on one side, Linlithgow on the other, are quite spectacular. Course in great condition.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Hidden gem!!

Played on a sunny, slightly windy day which added to the challenged. First off, the views of the Forth and Linlithgow are stunning. Was met by a very helpful and friendly professional. Course was a delight to play. Each hole was interesting and easy on the eye which offered some variety. The greens were very firm and fast, but in excellent conditions. Found it hard to get the ball to stick but that would be more down to my lack of skill. Run true and were consistent in pace. Accurate short game is essential as the greens could be considered on the tight side. Some blind shots but not many. Some fairways were a bit of thd tired dide but still early in yhe season so not a big deal. This is now my favourite course in the area and top of the list for possible membership next year. If you get a chance, play this course!! Will be back. :)

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Round review

The course challenged all parts of your game with priority to play off the fairway otherwise you would find yourself out of position . be prepared to hit irons for position at some of the short par 4s. Definitely worth playing again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Thoroughly enjoyable

Although we did not utilise the full facilities at west Lothian the ones we did use we found as first class

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

A hidden gem of a course.

We took a last minute decision to book this the night before and the price was very reasonable.

We turned up slightly early and the pro took us out to show us the 1st tee and explain the layout of the course. We teed off slightly early and saw no-one ahead of us all round - there was no-one behind either.

Pace of play was just over three hours for a two ball.

The course has a good mixture of holes and also has great views over the river Forth and towards the mountains to the north.

There was not a lot of wind that day so I think the course was playing easier than usual. It would be a tougher test with a howling westerly coming in.

Overall highly recommended.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Value

Really enjoyed the course. Had a good variety of holes and great views down the Forth estuary. Will definitely be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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