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Chirbury Golf Club, Shropshire.

Founded in 1908.

A 9-hole course with good golfing turf, all the hazards were natural. There was a  membership of 50. The entry fee was 5/-. Subs for gents were 10/6d and ladies 7/6d.  Visitors’ fees 1/- a day, 4/- a week and 7/- a month. Sunday play was not allowed. Stations at Montgomery 5 miles and Welshpool 7 miles.

 

  Secretary Professional
1911/13   J Parry
1914 S Knowles John Lloyd

 

Below is the result of a match played at Newtown in November 1913. 

Newtown Golf Club   Chirbury Golf Club  
Mr Davies (N&P Bank) 1 David Jones 0
J Hackett (Half) 0 R Rogers (Half) 0
J Whall 0 B Jones 1
A Barrett 1 S Knowles 0
C Williams 0 Reverend Reed 1
W G Cottle 1 T Spackman 0
H S Breese 1 J Crear 0
  4   2

Chirbury Golf Club disappeared after WW1.

Thanks to Jean Windsor, whose family have farmed there for several generations. She says that there was once a 9-hole course adjacent to her farm which is called “Heightley” and this was probably the site of Chirbury Golf Club.

The Google Map below pinpoints Heightley Farm.