Gigha Golf Course
was introduced on Gigha in the late 1800s and continued to be played
at the Leim course until around 1925. There followed a 60 year gap
until 1986, when keen local golfers Alastair "Plumber" Brown and
gamekeeper John Wright designed and built a nine hole course at
In 1988, estate plans were laid to form a golf course at Drumeonbeg
Farm and Alastair and John were again responsible for the lay out
and creation of the new course.
The first ball was driven off only two months after work started
and Alastair continued as greenkeeper until Jim Alexander undertook
the role in 2000. After Jim, Neil Bannatyne and Bill Legge have
looked after the course and kept it in a lovely condition.
is a lovely little golf course offering the most wonderful panoramic
views of the island and mainland. The course has three par
3's and some testing par 4's. You had better have your driving
in good trim when playing the Gigha course, as the rough can be
very unforgiving! Those of a weak disposition should take
real care when teeing off the 4th medal, it can be very intimidating.
The fees are £10.00
a round/or per day, weekly rates are available.
Country membership is £65.00 a year.