Embleton Golf Club, Northumberland.
First appeared in 1900.
During the early 1920s the professional was R Wingate.
From 1923 to 1929 the professional and greenkeeper was William Povah. The course was of 9 holes. The amateur course record was held by H Thompson with a score of 34. Visitors fees 2/- a day, 7/- a week and £1 a month. Sunday play was allowed without caddies. The station at Christon Bank was 1 ½ miles away.
Engraved competition spoon below; 'Embleton Golf Course - Presented by Sir Arthur M. Sutherland Bart K.B.E. - August 1924.'
Below is the result of a match played at Alnwick Golf Club in June 1939.
|Alnwick Golf Club||Embleton Golf Club|
|W A Robson & R A Davidson||0||T Foggett & J S Foggett||1|
|I Merry & W Meakin||1||D Donkin & J Scott||0|
|R Waugh & H Wardle||1||W Brown & J Batty||0|
|A L Campbell & D Downie||1||J Galbraith & C Varnham||0|
|N Taylor & J E Allen||1||C Varnham jnr & J Smith||0|
|J Wilde & J Winter||1||J Dixon & H Brown||0|
|C R Harrison & J Storey||1||W Reed & A Varnham||0|
In 1940 the professional and greenkeeper was J Brown who had been at the club since the late 1920s. It was now listed as an 18 hole course with a SSS of 72. Course records were, amateur W Lamb 68 and professional J Brown 68. Visitors’ fees 2/- a day, 3/- on Sundays, 9/- a week and 30/- a month. Local hotel was the Dunstanburgh.
In 1947 the contact was D M Campbell, Estates Office, Wooller. The professional and greenkeeper was W Callan.
Embleton Golf Club had disappeared by 1951. Became Dunstanburgh Castle GC.