- Location: Irvine, Scotland
- Open: 1897
- Designer: F. Morris
- Major Course Updates: Tom Simpson, Fred Hawtree, Donald Steel, Martin Ebert & Tom Mackenzie
- Events Hosted: Curtis Cup
- Key Rankings: 18th best golf course in Scotland, Top 100 Golf Courses (2022)
A golf course named Western Gailes ought to be windy, but that is part of the fun of visiting Irvine, Scotland to take on this excellent option. As opposed to more traditional links golf courses, Western Gailes clubhouse is centrally located, allowing for a more varied—and some would argue better—routing to maximize how golfers take on the wind. As expected, the terrain is excellent, and the views of the ocean provide a well-rounded experience.