Nestled within the serene landscapes of Melville Mains, Lasswade, Kings Acre Golf Course stands as a testament to the King family's dedication and passion for the sport. This corporate club boasts a remarkable 22-hole parkland course that has evolved over two generations. Crafted by the renowned Scottish designer Graham Webster, the course seamlessly incorporates the natural contours of the land to create a golfing experience that's both visually stunning and strategically demanding.
The heart of Kings Acre lies in its 18 magnificent holes, each carefully designed to challenge players of all levels. With over 50 bunkers strategically positioned alongside sparkling water hazards, the course requires skilful shot-making and precise strategies. The large, undulating greens of championship quality provide the ultimate test for your putting prowess. What's more, the sandy-based soil ensures optimal playability throughout the year, inviting golf enthusiasts regardless of the season.
Steeped in history since its inception in 1980, Kings Acre has witnessed countless swings and unforgettable moments. The flagship Kings Acre course, featuring 18 holes with a par of 70, stretches over 6031 yards from the white tees, offering a balanced blend of challenges that cater to both professionals and occasional players. For those looking to hone their skills, the Academy course with 4 holes and a par of 54 provides an ideal training ground.
The allure of Kings Acre extends beyond its greens. The welcoming clubhouse offers more than just a 19th hole – it is a space for celebration and reflection. With a bar, restaurant, and the option for hosting weddings and funerals, the clubhouse creates a sense of community among golfers.
A golfer's haven wouldn't be complete without the guidance of a professional. Enter Kurt Mungall, the dedicated pro offering top-notch services at the Pro Shop. From expert tuition to a cutting-edge Performance Studio, every aspect of your game receives the attention it deserves.
Practice facilities abound at Kings Acre, ensuring you're always at the top of your game. A 30-bay driving range, putting green, chipping area, and bunkers offer the perfect environment to fine-tune your skills.