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Forest of Dean Golf Club, Gloucestershire.

Founded 1906.  A dry 9 hole course with beautiful views at High Nash, Coleford. The railway station was a short walk from the course.

Card of the course -

Hole Yards Bogey
1 320 5
2 120 3
3 330 4
4 310 4
5 60 3
6 220 4
7 300 4
8 280 4
9 360 5
  2300 36

 

Below is the result of a match played at Coleford against Ross Golf Club on Saturday 27th April 1912.

Forest of Dean   Ross  
E Mansfield 0 H T Howell 1
B H Taylor 0 A Hatton 1
E Harvey (Half) 0 W S B Cox (Half) 0
E L Beak 1 C L Llewellyn 0
C L Saunders 1 J Martin Newton 0
P Buchanan 1 H Whiffin 0
E W Battle 0 S G Yates 1
A D Taylor 1 B S Collins 0
O Howells 1 J B Bernard 0
E L Rea 0 C H Bunning 1
  5   4

Result of a match between Ross and Coleford (Forest of Dean) played in May 1934 at Ross.

Ross   Coleford  
T C Longford 0 L W Provan? 1
F J Kemp 0 L Hill 1
E J Turner 1 C L Saunders 0
A J Kiddle 1 C Smith 0
L D James 1 J S Hough 0
B S Collins 1 R Smith 0
H C Jefferies 1 A W Mundy 0
E Passey 0 H Fairweather 0
A O Lewis 1 A Edwards 0
  6   2

The course was required for the war effort in WW2 and did not recover.

Forest of Dean Golf Club. Location of the earlier golf course

Location of the Forest of Dean course in the 1920s. Grid reference SO57425,10060, co-ordinates 357425,210060. The current club, founded in 1973, is shown on the right of the map.