Shobnall Golf Club, Burton-on-Trent, Staffs.
First appeared in the 1920s. A 9 hole course, the station at Burton on Trent was 1 mile away. Local hotel was the Queens.
Below is the result of a match played on the Derbyshire Golf Club course in July 1930.
|Derbyshire Golf Club||Shobnall Golf Club|
|O Keating (3&2)||1||M Beardsley||0|
|A Kay (5&4)||1||F Redfern||0|
|J Brogden (2&1)||1||J Robinson||0|
|W Squires (half)||0||W Emery (half)||0|
|J Clough||0||H E Adams (3&2)||1|
|W F Hunt||0||C H Goodhead (4&3)||1|
|A Rogers (4&2)||1||W Harley||0|
|L Brownsey (4&3)||1||A W Golton||0|
|C Swinson (2&1)||1||H Franey||0|
|N Beaumont (half)||0||A Wilcox (half)||0|
In 1932 the secretary was L A Neal, 55 Belvedere Road, Burto-on-Trent. The professional and green-keeper was A E Slaney. The professional course record was held by A E Slaney (66). Visitors’ fees were 2/- a day, 7/6 a week and 17/6 a month. Sunday play was allowed.
The club’s final appearance was in 1940 when the secretary was G Neville, 1 Mona Road, Burton-onTrent. The professional and green-keeper was till A E Slaney who had bettered his previous course record by one stroke (65). Membership at this time was 150.
Location of the Shobnall course in the 1920/30s. Grid reference SK22110,23250, co-ordinates 422110,323250.