Golf training centre

Golf practice facility

The redeveloped Golf Training Centre at sportscotland National Centre Inverclyde provides golfers with a range of short game practice options. A limited golf practice area had been on offer for many years; however, the new facility provides a complete redevelopment and significant upgrade on the previous offering.

PLEASE NOTE that during winter we will close to members at LAST LIGHT - you are not permitted to play once it is dark.

Opening times
Monday  10am     Last light
Tuesday 8am 12noon 3pm Last light
Wednesday 10am     Last light
Thursday 8am 12noon 3pm Last light
Friday  10am     Last light
Saturday  8am     Last light
Sunday  8am     Last light

If you are already a golf member then you can book your timeslot online:

Book your timeslot

We have golf teaching professionals using our golf pro bay for teaching purposes.  You will find details of our professionals using the link below.  The Golf Professional Bay is open by appointment with the selected professional, with the added advantage of use during winter evenings to supplement your individual practice. 

Contact a professional

The golf training centre will operate with centre dispensed & collected balls to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all, own ball supply & collection is strictly prohibited. New fencing has been erected around the perimeter, to ensure the safety of all visitors to both golf and the wider estate, access is via a member issued electronic card controlling a secure gate.

Please note that the centre will operate with pre-booked time slots for access, bookable online or by phone for members. The facility will be unavailable to book at certain times due to ball collection, green-keeping, maintenance or group book out.

Our training centre features:

  • 5 full target greens with three tee positions including 6 covered bays with synthetic tees
  • Designated performance putting green built to USGA standard
  • Large USGA-standard performance practice green, allowing for development of recovery shot repertoire, bunker play, playing from rough and approach shots
  • Para-golfer chair
  • Pro coaching bay
  • Total facility size equivalent to 48,000sq m / 10 acres

If you are a member of our facility you can book your golf timeslot online with your registered account - our team will set this up for you when you join.  Click the button below to book online.

Book your timeslot online

Opportunities exist for the following on both a residential and non-residential basis:

  • Training Camps
  • Coach Development Groups
  • Professional Coaching Sessions – 1-2-1 & group lessons
  • Junior & School Groups
  • Club Away Days
  • Ideal for developing players and introduction to golf

If you are a golf professional and would be interested in a membership with us please email for details.

 Tee options and distances

Hole no Tee A Tee B  Tee C
1 105 yards 115 yards 255 yards
150 yards 95 yards  205 yards 
3 195 yards 135 yards 165 yards 
4 X 190 yards 230yards
5 295 yards  X 90 yards 


Date published: 18 October 2016
Date updated: 11 June 2021