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Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club. 

Founded in 1894

The clubs first course was at Wilmcote. It only stayed here for a short time before moving to a site where the Menzies Welcombe Golf Club is now. In 1925 the Stratford club moved to its present site at Tiddington. This leaves a gap of about 50 years before the Welcombe Hotel Club first appeared.

The first professional at the Stratford-on-Avon club was Jack Burns, winner of the Open Championship in 1888.  Other professionals at the Welcombe site; H Fitzjohn, 1896-98; A Fowler, 1899-1901; H Gisbourne, 1903-05; S G Harris, 1905-28.


Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club. Course location 1914.

Above is the 1914 O.S map showing the location of the Stratford course (in the centre) at the Dingles.