Scotland has the richest variety of golf courses in the world and the Lanarkshire area is no exception.
Colville Park golf course was designed by golf legend James Braid. Situated just 1 mile from Motherwell, it has 18 holes and occupies a mix of beautiful woodland and parkland. Visitors are welcome on weekdays only and rounds should be booked in advance by calling the Professional on 01698 265779. Bellshill Golf Club
has a deceptively simple 18 hole parkland course overlooking Strathclyde Park. Its well-maintained fairways are littered with bunkers and foliage to catch out wayward drives and there is also a small water hazard. The club has excellent facilities for members and non-members alike, although visitors should take note of the dress code.Dalziel Park Golf Club
is only 5 miles from Motherwell and offers demanding golf on a beautiful parkland course with narrow fairways and well-protected greens. Visiting golfers may play throughout the week except Saturdays and are assured a warm welcome.Bothwell Castle Golf Club
has a reputation for being among the best parkland courses in Central Scotland. This immaculate, challenging course has a fine mix of wide and narrow fairways some of which are lined with mature trees which lead up to well-manicured greens. It has a superb, modern clubhouse with excellent facilities, and visitors must book prior to playing and adhere to the club’s strict dress code.Hamilton Golf Club
on the grounds of Chatelherault Country Park was designed by famous course designer James Braid. This fantastic course may not be long, but its challenging fairways, plentiful mature trees and well-positioned bunkers pose a test to even low handicappers. The clubhouse is open to visitors and facilities include a driving range and rental carts. Visitors are welcome but rounds must be booked in advance.Strathaven Golf Club
is renowned as having one of the best courses in the area. A championship standard course with tree-lined fairways, perfect greens and a variety of holes, it offers a considerable golfing trial. A key feature of the course are the magnificent views of the surrounding countryside and hills.
Contact the Best Western Moorings Hotel Motherwell on 01698 258 131 for more information on golf in the Motherwell area.