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Sutton-on-Sea Golf Club, Lincs.

Founded 1901 became Sandilands Golf Club in 1955.

Although the club is stated to be founded in 1901 the course was officially opened in May 1904.

The following report appeared in the Stamford Mercury Friday May 27th 1904. “Sutton-on-Sea Links Opened; “The course was opened on Monday with a match between the Sutton and Louth clubs, result below”

Sutton-on-Sea Golf Club   Louth Golf Club  
Mr Lymbery 0 Mr O S Good 1
Mr Barnsdale 0 Major Walker 1
Mr F Wright 0 Mr Marsden 1
Mr Richards 1 Mr Owen 0
Mr H O Wright 1 Mr Dennis 0
  2   3

“Afterwards an exhibition game took place. Tom Williamson playing the best ball of Mr Osgood and Major Walker. The match ended in a victory by 3 and 2 to Williamson, who completed the course in a final score of 40.

L G White, who has been under the tuition of Tom Williamson for the past five years, has been engaged by the Sutton-on-Sea Golf Club as professional."  

Below are images of golfers and clubhouse on the former Sutton-on-Sea Golf Club course.

 

Sutton-on-Sea Golf Club, Lincolnshire. The clubhouse.

The clubhouse.

 

Sutton-on-Sea Golf Club. Driving-off.

Driving off, the Golf Links, Sutton-on-Sea.

 

Sutton-on-Sea Golf Club. Putting out.

Putting out on the Sutton-on-Sea Golf Links.