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Bromsgrove Golf Club, Worcestershire.

Founded 1894. A 9 hole course with good sandy soil. Holes varied in length from 130 to 592 yards. The bogey was 41. The station at  Bromsgrove was 1 mile away.  Local hotel was the Golden Cross.

Below, result of a match played at Alcester on Saturday 4th March 1899. 

Alcester   Bromsgrove  
E T Neale 7 F J Russon 0
G W Hinwood 4 M W Grafton 0
T F Woolley 10 J H Ludlow 0
H Overbury 0 T Horton 5
P H Hales 0 G H Wall 5
  21   10

Below, result of a match played at Ipsley on Saturday 25th March 1899. 

Ipsley   Bromsgrove  
H R Heatley 4 R Tapp 0
F C B Cave 0 M W Grafton 4
C A Milward 3 T Russon 0
F V Milward 3 W D Ashbourne 0
W A Downes 5 G W Wall 0
  15   4

Result of a match played against Droitwich at Bromsgrove in February 1903.

Bromsgrove   Droitwich  
W L Bunting 0 O W Walford 0
R Tapp 0 A C Pickering 6
M W Grafton 2 Rev F D Richardson 0
H M Goodman 0 F A W How 4
F Holyoake 8 Pr Shirley Jones 0
H B Carslake 5 A W How 0
H C Barham 8 T Young 0
  23   10

In 1906 the amateur course record held by  J Stevenson with a score of 39. Visitors’ fees on introduction, 1/- a day, 5/- a week and 10/- a month.

In 1914 the club had a membership of 100. Entry fees were £1/1/0 and subs £1/11/6. Sunday play was allowed without caddies.

 

Bromsgrove Golf Club, Worcestershire. Location of the course at Hill Top.

Location of the Bromsgrove golf course, which was still appearing just prior to WW2. Grid reference SO94380,69990, co-ordinates 394380,269990.