Margaret and Stan Milligan leaseholders at Girvan Clubhouse cut the ribbon
Girvan Golf Clubhouse is preparing for a busy summer season following an extensive refurbishment. The new look facility was officially opened on 6 March with South Ayrshire Council now looking to increase memberships and find new talent in the years ahead.
The £172k refurbishment programme involved a full internal upgrade at the Clubhouse, including the dining room, bar, locker rooms, a new disabled WC and showers. The entrance area and corridor has also been refreshed, heating improved, damp issues resolved, with new electrical fittings improving efficiency and reducing costs.
The work underlines the Council's commitment to Golf in South Ayrshire with £3.5 million spent on this project, Troon Links Clubhouse and the new Golf Clubhouse at Belleisle Park.
Councillor Bill Grant, South Ayrshire Council's Portfolio Holder for Economic Development, Tourism & Leisure said he expected the course to go from strength-to-strength, "The new look Girvan Clubhouse provides better facilities for existing members, while also offering a more attractive package for people considering taking up the game of golf.
"Set against the stunning backdrop of Ailsa Craig the challenging course is now complemented by a modern clubhouse that has already proved popular with regulars and visitors alike.
"The refurbishment complements the new £6 million pound Quay Zone leisure centre in Girvan, which is due to open in the next few weeks. Together these projects provide access to improved leisure services, offering greater options for healthy living."
Golf South Ayrshire operates eight, varied courses which are open all year round, with new members welcome. The courses range from links to parkland, each with individual character and with varying degrees of difficulty there is a course to suit every level of golfer.
Season tickets for the prestigious Council courses are on sale now. More information is available at www.golfsouthayrshire.com. You can also find out about golfing events on Facebook at Golf South Ayrshire and SAC Events and Festivals.