Like those who went before them, today’s members remain thankful for the foresight and tenacity shown by the Club’s original founding fathers William Johnstone, James Lang, Will G O Lindsay and Andrew McCulloch. All members of golf clubs in Glasgow in 1897 they had a vision to create a golf course on the Ayrshire coast away from the industrial fog of the city, and substantially free from the winter frost that would allow golf all year round.