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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
  6   2

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.

 

Shobnall Golf Club, Burton-on-Trent, Staffs. Former golf course location.

Location of the Shobnall course in the 1920/30s. Grid reference SK22110,23250, co-ordinates 422110,323250.