High Coniscliffe Golf Club, Darlington.
Below is the result of a match played on the High Coniscliffe course against Saltburn Golf Club in June 1898.
|C Cochrane||9||C C Walker||0|
|J F Pease||0||W F Whitwell||1|
|A Massingham||0||Hon. C F Scott||13|
|J A Pease||5||Dr Stainthorpe||0|
|W Blain||6||R Maccurrach||0|
|G Newby Watson||0||T N Muller||3|
|G H Watson||6||W P Anson||0|
|W D Richardson (half)||0||J McKenzie (half)||0|
Below is the result of a match played at High Coniscliffe against Barnard Castle Golf Club on Saturday 8th December 1900.
|High Coniscliffe Golf Club||Barnard Castle Golf Club|
|T E Hill||1||Dr H Weighton||0|
|A Massingham||0||F Waddington||1|
|W Blain||3||H Friend||0|
|E E Meek||0||R J Bailey||8|
|H Anson||0||Rev H Jennings||5|
|G Newby Watson||1||Dr A Sevier||0|
|J Armstrong||0||H Mudie||0|
|G Jennings||5||C L Routledge||0|
In the 1905 Nisbet's Golf Yearbook the secretary was W Blain, West Lea, Stanhope Road, Darlington; captain, Dr T E Hill; professional, J Green; amateur record, Dr T E Hill 73; professional record, J Kay 68; entrance fee, £2/2s; subs, £1/11s/6d; number of members, 130. The nine-hole course is pretilly situated 4 miles from Darlington, on the left bank of the Tees. The holes short but tricky, the hazards being whins, a river, ponds and trees. There is a comfortable clubhouse where lunch and tea can be obtained.
In 1906 the secretary was W Dudley Richardson, Holmwood, Darlington. The professional was J Green. A 9 hole course at this time. Course records were, amateur Dr T Eustace Hill with a score of 36 and professional J Kay 33. Visitors’ fees on introduction were 1/- a day, 3/6 a week and 10/- a month.
Below is the result of a ladies’ match played at Middlesbrough against Coniscliffe Golf Club in July 1914.
|Miss C K Spencer||0||Miss Hill||1|
|Miss J Calvert (half)||0||Mrs Dixon (half)||0|
|Mrs T S Calvert||1||Mrs Williams||0|
|Miss D Lithgow||0||Miss Dixon||1|
|Mrs Lithgow||0||Mrs Blain||1|
|Miss I Lithgow||1||Mrs Haig||0|
|Miss E Calvert||1||Mrs Todd||0|
In 1914 the secretary was W Blain, 1 Harewood Grove, Darlington, telephone 6. The professional was J Green. Now an 18 hole course of 5,600yds that was situated above the village of High Conniscliffe. There was a comfortable clubhouse in the village where lunches could be obtained. The club had a membership of 200. Entry fees for gents were £2/2/0 and ladies £1/1/0. Subs for gents were £2/2/0 and ladies £1/1/0. Visitors’ fees on introduction were, April to September 2/- a day, 7/6/ a week, 15/- a month. October to April 1/6 a day, 5/- a week, 10/- a month. Sunday play was allowed without caddies. The Station at Piercebridge (NER) was 1 mile away.
High Conniscliffe Golf Club disappeared after WW1 and became Darlington Golf Club.