Gleneagles King's

The King's course at Gleneagles was the first of the three 18 hole Championship golf courses to be laid out at Gleneagles – it actually predates the finish of the Hotel. Designed by Scottish golf architect, James Braid, the King's course is considered to be one of his masterpieces. He undoubtedly had a particularly spectacular location in which to work. Braid's intent was to test even the best players’ shot making skills over the 18 holes.

The setting for the golf course is stunning, amidst the Ochil Hills with views of the Trossachs and Ben Vorlich in the distance to the west. The course has many vantage points from which the golfer can enjoy the beautiful surrounding Scottish countryside.

Where the King's differs from more modern Championship designs is the number of blind shots that face the golfer around the course. Careful club selection is essential.

For many years the course was the venue for the Scottish Open but it also hosted the forerunner to the Ryder Cup, when in 1921 the first ever American golf team visited Scotland to play a British side which included James Braid, Harry Vardon, JH Taylor, Ted Ray and George Duncan. The US team captain, Emmet French, despite losing heavily to the British team, declared Gleneagles 'a glorious place to be'. We agree!

Address:
The Gleneagles Hotel
Auchterarder
Perthshire
PH3 1NF
Telephone:
01764 662231
Email:
resort.sales@gleneagles.com
Costs (2018):
Weekday round: £210.00
Weekday day ticket: £300.00
Weekend round: £210.00
Weekend day ticket: £300.00
Trolley hire: £8.00
Club hire: £42.50
Electric trolley hire: £27.50
Caddy hire: £55.00
Restrictions:
Handicap certificate required: No
Airport driving times*

* For guidance only - all timings are traffic dependent.

Options we suggest:

Within 15 minutes drive time
Within 15 minutes drive time
  • Auchterarder

    Parkland, 18 holes

    Region:
    Central
    Town:
    Auchterarder
    Weekday green fee*:
    £50.00
    Holes:
    18
    Length:
    5800 yards
    Par/SSS:
    69 / 68
    Type:
    Parkland
  • Gleneagles PGA Centenary

    Heathland, 18 holes

    Region:
    Central
    Town:
    Auchterarder
    Weekday green fee*:
    £210.00
    Holes:
    18
    Length:
    6804 yards
    Par/SSS:
    73 / 74
    Type:
    Heathland
  • Region:
    Central
    Town:
    Auchterarder
    Weekday green fee*:
    £35.00
    Holes:
    9
    Length:
    1481 yards
    Par/SSS:
    27 / 27
    Type:
    Heathland
  • Gleneagles Queen's

    Heathland, 18 holes

    Region:
    Central
    Town:
    Auchterarder
    Weekday green fee*:
    £210.00
    Holes:
    18
    Length:
    5965 yards
    Par/SSS:
    68 / 70
    Type:
    Heathland
  • Muthill

    Parkland, 9 holes

    Region:
    Central
    Town:
    Muthill
    Weekday green fee*:
    £20.00
    Holes:
    9
    Length:
    4673 yards
    Par/SSS:
    66 / 63
    Type:
    Parkland