Stroud Golf Club, Rodborough Common, Glos.
The club first appeared in 1904 and continued until the early 1930s.
In 1904 the Stroud club played their first match on Saturday 17th September 1904 against Dursley at Rodborough, result below.
|H Edmonds (half)||0||H Griffin (half)||0|
|W J Williams||1||P Ashworth||0|
|A W Wise||1||A E Smith||0|
|C P Redston||1||W Gillard||0|
|W D Gorton||1||A Bloodworth||0|
|A F Atkins||0||A Lewton||1|
|W Sadler||0||Mr Metcalfe||1|
|F J Steel||0||E Knowles||1|
After the game the teams and other club members sat down to a hearty meal at the Bear Hotel, the clubs headquarters. Following the meal the club president, Mr H J Brewer welcomed the Dursley team he then presented the club handicap cup to the winner, Harold Edmonds. The club captain, Mr W J Williams, made a short speech and then thanked the president for presenting the trophy.
Below, result of a club match against Chosen Hill played at Stroud on Thursday 15th June 1905.
|H D Palmer||1||A Johnston||0|
|H R Peake||1||C C Sumsion||0|
|A W Wise||1||A J Foster||0|
|Joe Smith||1||G Clarke||0|
|W J Williams||1||H Wellington||0|
|A Holbrow||0||W Bailey||1|
|F Steele||1||R Ratcliffe||0|
|J W Buye||1||J C Ford||0|
Below is the result of a club match played against Cotswold Hills Golf Club on Saturday 1st June 1907 at Stroud.
|C G Boughton||1||A Hobley||0|
|A Stradling||0||J F Steele||1|
|A W Wise||1||R Ratcliffe||0|
|C P Redston||1||H Pace||0|
|F J Steel||1||H E Billings||0|
|W J Williams||1||F Faulkner||0|
|C P Newman||1||R Sanders||0|
Result of the October 1907 monthly medal ended in a tie; A Holborow, 89-16-73; W L Evans, 86-13-73; C P Redston, 85-9-76; G A Shipway, 99-22-77; G F Shipway, 102-24-78; W G Downing,101-22-79; G E Matthews, 105-20-85; F L Daniels, 116-25-91; F J Platt, 124-25-99. No returns from the following; J H Daniels, W W Wilkins, A J Blakey, H J Brewer and W W Sadler.
Following WW1 the secretary was A Gladman, Bath Road, Stroud, telephone Amberley 10. A 9 hole course of 2,455yds with a bogey of 40 and a membership of 60. The Bear at Rodbourough served as the clubhouse. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 2/6 a week and 5/- a month. Ladies 1/-, 2/-, 4/- respectively. The station at Stroud was 1 mile away. Local advertised hotel was the Amberley Ridge.