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Izaak Walton Hotel Golf Club, Dovedale, Derbyshire.

Founded 1901, a fine 9 hole dry course of nearly 2,200 yards with natural hazards and good greens, course laid out by George Lowe. The nearest station was the London & North Western Railway at Thorpe Cloud.

 

Izaak Walton Hotel Golf Club, Dovedale, Derbyshire. 1900 O.S map.

The Izaac Walton Hotel is in the centre of the above map (no golf course marked - a year early). Reproduced from the {1900} Ordnance Survey Map.

 

In the 1905 Nisbet's Golf Yearbook the secretary was F Evans, Islam, Ashbourne. Nine hole amateur record, 48. Fine dry, bracing situation, a mile and a half round, with natural bunkers and sporting greens.

In 1906 the secretary was William Evans, Izaak Walton Hotel, Ashbourne, Derbys. Visitors’ fees were 2/6 a week and 10/- per season.

In 1914 the secretary was E Evans. There was no entry fee. Visitors to the hotel paid 2/6 a week and 10/6 a season. Residents in the neighbourhood paid 5/- a week.

Dovedale, Izaak Walton Hotel Golf Club disappeared after WW1.