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Visitor Fees & Booking

Individuals, groups and society golfers welcome at Dumbarton Golf Club

We warmly invite you to play a round of golf on our stunning parkland golf
course located just off the A82 near Loch Lomond. Get directions >

Option
2024 Visitor Fees
Price
1
One round of golf (weekdays)
£35.00
2
Day Ticket
£50.00
3
For Sundays Additional cost
£10.00
4
Tea/Coffee & Breakfast Roll & Round of Golf
£38.50
5
One round of golf plus Afternoon Tea/Dinner
£43.50
6
Tea/Coffee & Breakfast Roll, one round of golf plus Afternoon Tea / Dinner.
£47.50
7
Tea/Coffee & Breakfast Roll, 1st round of golf Soup & Sandwhiches, 2nd Round of Golf.
£55.00
8
Ist Round of Golf, Soup & Sandwhiches, 2nd Round of Golf, Afternoon Tea/Dinner.
£60.00
9
Tea/Coffee Breakfast Roll, 1st Round of Golf, Soup & Sandwhiches, 2nd round of Golf, High Tea/Dinner
£65.00

ALL OPTIONS SUBJECT TO A £10 NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT UPON BOOKING CONFIRMATION

How to Book

Choose from our list of available visitor packages and contact us on 01389 765995 or complete our online booking form

Limited parties may be available for Sundays. Please contact us for availability.

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Visitor Information

When playing on the course we ask that the correct attire is worn. All members and visitors are expected to show a degree of responsibility in maintaining the standards of the Club and while the attire may be casual, it must remain smart at all times.

When playing on the course, we ask that a golfing top, such as a collared tee shirt (Polo shirt), round neck golf top (turtle neck), tailored shorts or trousers (no jeans or tracksuits), are worn. 

Only accepted golf shoes may be worn on the Course.

Please remove your cap/hat in the clubhouse.

NOT PERMITTED AT ANY TIME:

  • football or rugby tops/colours
  • track suits and shell suits
  • sports shorts unless seen to be tailored
  • Jeans or tracksuits
  • sleeveless tops unless ladies golf tops 

 

1) Maintain Appropriate Pace

One of the most common pet peeves on the golf course is when a group significantly slows down the groups behind them.

If there’s nobody ahead of your group and there’s a group constantly waiting behind you, your group should almost always play faster or let the group behind you play through.

The best way to improve your group’s pace is to play “ready golf” and avoid spending too much time looking for balls.

Ready Golf
Generally, the player farthest away from the hole is supposed to hit their next shot. However, when playing casually with friends, you can all agree to let the player who is ready to hit first do so (ready golf). Before doing so, however, check with the people in your group to make sure they’re all fine with this.

Don’t Spend Too Much Time Looking for Balls
particularly if there is no chance of finding them.

In competition play a ball is lost if not found in three minutes after the player begins to search for it.

If you think you might not be able to find your tee shot and it would demand a “retee,” go ahead and take a provisional shot so you don’t have to walk back to the tee.

Help Others Find Their Ball
When playing in a group with other golfers, help them find their ball if yours is further than theirs or they’re next to hit. You should also help look for where other players’ shots travel when they hit them. Two pairs of eyes are always better than one.

Don’t Sacrifice Your “Pre-Shot Ritual”
While it’s crucial to keep a reasonable pace, you shouldn’t need to forego your “pre-shot ritual” or otherwise hurt your golf game. Unless you have some crazy routine before every shot, you should be able to cut out enough time through the above tips.

2) Repair Your Ball Marks on Greens

Unrepaired or poorly repaired pitch marks play a significant factor in the condition of the greens and can lead to missed putts and surfaces that take weeks to recuperate.

You should always find and fix your ball marks on the green. It’s incredibly easy to do at an individual level, and when everyone helps maintain the green, all golfers benefit.

3) Replace or Fill Divots

When you take divots on the tee box or fairway, you should either retrieve and replace the divot or fill the divot with sand/mix.

Generally, either of these options is fine unless the course favours one option over the other.

4) Minimize Divots

You don’t need to take a divot on your practice swing and you should strive to avoid doing so. If everyone took three divots on each shot, the course will course will take longer to recover.

If hitting an iron or wedge from the tee box, you can set your ball behind another divot to avoid making a new one.

5) Maintain Sand Bunkers

You should always rake the sand to fix footprints or other imprints you made in it. 

You should also prevent causing excessive change to bunkers in the first place. Enter a bunker to hit your ball from the shortest line.

6) Silently Stand Still and Out of the Way

When another golfer in your group is hitting their shot, make sure not to distract them. Always be silent and stand stilly out of view and out of the line of their putts.

You should also avoid distracting golfer in other groups. If other golfers are close to you, stay quiet and avoid walking or driving past them.

7) Follow All Golf Cart Rules

Even under normal playing conditions, golf courses limit where you can drive a cart. You should never drive the cart on or near tee boxes, greens, bunkers, or water hazards.

Please use cart paths where possible and check course updates prior to commencing your round.

8) Don’t Hit a Ball Into the Group Ahead of You

Never hit a ball when there’s a group ahead of you within your distance. 

9) Always Yell “Fore” When an Errant Ball is Hit Towards Other People

“Fore” is a term commonly used in golf that essentially means “duck and get to cover.”

If you or someone in your group hits a shot that could potentially hit another golfer, always yell “Fore!”

Keep in mind that just because you can’t see someone, it doesn’t mean there isn’t someone in your ball’s path. For example, if you slice a ball towards another hole, be sure to yell “Fore!” even if you can’t see the other hole.

It’s sometimes hard to remember to do this in the moment, so be sure to yell this if you see someone else hit a dangerous ball.

While it’s rare for someone to be hit by a ball, it does happen. Depending on where the ball hits someone, they can get seriously injured or even die.

If you’re ever ahead of someone in your group, be sure to be as far out of their potential ball path and pay attention to their shot.

10) Be respectful of other golfers

Always be respectful of other golfers on and off the golf course. Members are reminded that they are representatives of the golf club and should set a good example for visitors and juniors.

11) Put your phone on silent

Golf is there to be enjoyed by everyone and there is nothing worse than a phone ringing in someones backswing. Please be mindful of other golfers by switching your phone on to silent mode and use only at appropriate times. 

Contact staff for full details.

Find us at Broadmeadow, Overburn Ave, Dumbarton G82 2BQ

Get directions here 

If you’re looking for food before or after your round we recommend contacting us on 01389 732830 to confirm availability. View our Food menu

Organise your group booking today by contacting us on 01389 765 995 or complete our
online booking form.

Course Open

The course is open.

Due to ongoing works around various greens, pins may be on temporary greens until works are completed.

Please ensure electric trolleys have winter wheels and that fairway mats are used.

Golfers are reminded that roped areas are not just for trolleys, everyone must stay out of these areas unless retrieving a ball.

Thank you

 

 


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Current Fees & Playing Times

Ordinary, or Full members can play the course at virtually any time (unless the tee is reserved for competition or team matches. They can participate in all the Match Play competitions and can play Saturday and Wednesday medals. Their membership card entitles them to 15% discount at the bar. 2024 fee £750 + £70 bar card

Can play every weekday, except between 4 pm and 7 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Play is restricted at weekends – after 4 pm on Saturday and after 1.30 pm on Sundays (Summer hours) Male Restricted members can play in the Wednesday medal competitions, but not Saturday medals, and not in Match Play except the Mixed Stablefords. Their membership card entitles them to 15% discount at the bar. 2024 fee £565 + £70 bar card

Veteran Membership may be acquired in various ways, this, however would debar any future application or consideration being given for Life Membership.

a) Ordinary or new members having retired at a minimum age of 70 years of age on or before 31st March may apply for Veteran membership

b) Ordinary members on being permanently retired, of 65 years of age on or before 31st March and a minimum of 15 years membership may request and at the discretion of the Management Committee shall be granted membership to the Veterans Section.

c) Restricted Members with 15 years’ continuous membership and having retired at a minimum age of 65 years of age on or before 31st March may apply for Restricted Veteran Membership, this, however, would debar them from applying in the future for Life Membership.

d) Restricted Veterans are entitled to play the course at the times relevant to the Restricted Category. 2. Voting Rights Veteran members shall have no voting rights or any voice in the management of the Club.Their membership card entitles them to 15% discount at the bar. 

Ordinary Vets 2024  fee £595 + £70 bar card 

Restricted Vets 2024 fee £445 + £70 bar card

Granted ON REQUEST to members who have 40 years continuous service and who are 61 years of age or older, or 30 years service and are 65. Restricted members will move into Restricted Life category, with appropriate playing rights, and Ordinary Members will move to Ordinary Life category. Ordinary Life Members continue to have the right to vote, and can serve on Committee. Their membership card entitles them to 15% discount at the bar. 

2024 Playing fee £345 + £70 bar card
2024 Non Playing Fee £0 + £70 bar card

An application for Intermediate Membership can be made to the management committee by any person who is seventeen years of age and under thirty five years on the 31st March following their birthday. The name and address of every candidate shall be intimated on the application form provided to the Secretary. Members of this category have the right to apply for Ordinary Membership on attaining age 18. 

Same playing rights as Ordinary Members, but do not have a vote and may not stand for Committee. Their membership card entitles them to 15% discount at the bar. 

18-20 years old – 2024 fee £300

21-25 years old – 2024 fee £300 + £70 bar card

26-34 years old – 2024 fee £500 + £70 bar card

New category introduced for people who want to try golf. They must not have been a member of any other golf club previously, and must never have held a handicap. New members can remain in this category for their first year (or part thereof) after which they must choose to move on to Ordinary or Restricted Membership. They may play in competitions once they have obtained a handicap, but may not compete in them. Their membership card entitles them to 15% discount at the bar.

2024 fee £445 + £70 bar card fee

For members whose home address is more than 30 miles from Dumbarton Golf Club. This entitles members to play up to twelve rounds of golf in a year at times relevant to Restricted Membership. No voting rights. Their membership card entitles them to 5% discount at the bar. 2024 fee £150

Up to 12 years £10

13-17 £25

Juniors May not commence play at the following times:
 
Before 3:30 pm Monday-Friday from 1st Sep to 31st May (outside of school holidays)
 
Before 3:00 pm on a Saturday between 1st March and 31st October. 

For non-playing members. Allows members the right to use the club facilities, including attending functions, catering etc. No voting rights. 2024 fee £50

On application to the Committee members may apply for “Suspended Membership.”
On acceptance they are required to pay by the 31st May on the year of suspension
£50 in order to retain their place on the suspended list. 

A Social Membership is granted at the discretion of the management committee to members who are unable to play. A Social member being a person, who has only use of the clubhouse facilities, has no voting rights and must have been a playing member. The maximum membership of this category shall be as determined from time to time by the Management Committee. 2024 fee £50

An Associate Member
will have the use of the Clubhouse facilities, but not the course, and will have no voting rights. Subject to the approval from the committee. Over 18s only. £50

Locker rents remain at £35.

The annual container rent for Electric trolleys remains at £50.

The annual container rent for Manual push/pull trolley fees has been set at £35 with a £5 returnable key deposit in the first year.

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