Jarrow & Hebburn Golf Club.
Founded 1901/07. Listed as a 9 hole course in the early years with a SSS of 72 it was extended to 18 holes in the 1930s and had a SSS of 71. Membership of 200 in the early years reducing to 150 by closure. The station at Hebburn was ½ mile away.
On Saturday 13th August 1910 the final of the ladies’ competition for the bowl presented by the captain, Mr R W C Newlands, was won by Miss Thornicroft with a score of 115-25-90; runner-up was Miss Douglass, 116-25-91.
In 1914 the entry fee was £1/1/0 and the subs £1/1/0. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day and 3/6 a week.
Result of a mixed foursome match played on Saturday 25th April 1914; T E Brown and Mrs Wallace, 100-18-82; T W Spencer and Miss Dalglish, 99-16-83; C W Newby and Miss Roy, 110-26-84; J R Gregory and Mrs Spencer, 110-25-85; G Jackson and Miss Macmillan, 108-22-86.
Result of a ladies qualifying competition for the Newlands Bowl played in May 1914, first four qualify to play in the final; Miss Monk, 106-35-71; Mrs Hedley, 111-25-86; Mrs A Jackson, 121-35-86; Mrs G Campbell, 105-18-87; Miss Robinson, 111-22-89.
Thanks to Norman Dunn of the Jarrow & Hebburn photo website for allowing us to use the above images.
At the annual meeting in March 1922 it was reported that a debit of £24/14s/7d had been turned into a credit balance of £52/13s/2d. The course had been extended to 15 holes and it was hoped that a full 18 holes would be available in the near future.
Result of the Captain’s Prize (36 hole) competition played in June 1927; H Forster (14), 147; G Keenlyside (6), 149; C Glaholm (11), 149.
Result of the Captain’s prize (36 hole) competition played in June 1931; G Hill, 173- 26-147; H Forster, 161-12-149; J G Harvey, 170-18-152.
In 1940 and 1947 visitors paid 1/6 a day, 5/- a week. Sunday play was allowed.
|1910-14||R Wallace||Hugh Scott (p)|
|1920s||G W Forster||J Bridgewater (p)|
|1940-47||G W Forster, 3 Park Road, Hebburn.||R Russell (p)|
|1920s||Thomas Brayshaw (am) and F L Newby (am) 74. J Bridgewater (pro) 69.|
|1940-47||G Kunyslide (am) 67. J Bridgewater (pro) 69|