Seghill Golf Club, Northumberland.
First appeared in the mid 1930s, did not appear after WW2.
In 1935 the secretary was G F Rutherford, East View, Seaton Delaval, telephone 37. The professional was G Carr and the greenkeeper T Jewers. 18 hole course with a membership of 220. The station at Seghill was ½ mile away. Visitors’ fees 1/- a round, 1/6 a day, 2/6 at weekend and Bank Holiday, 7/6 a week, 12/6 a fortnight and £1 a month.
Below is the result of a ladies match played at Seghill against Three Mile Bridge in July 1935.
|Seghill||Three Mile Bridge|
|Mrs Kedge||1||Mrs Rae||0|
|Mrs Sharp||0||Mrs Oliver||1|
|Mrs Townsley||0||Miss Bainbridge||1|
|Miss Hall||0||Mrs Forrestal||1|
|Miss Finnie||0||Mrs Slater||1|
|Mrs Keating||0||Mrs Taylor||1|
For the second year in succession a Seghill player was successful in the Royal Infirmary competition, organized by the Northumberland Union of Golf Clubs and played over the Tynemouth course, on Saturday 21st September 1935; Leading scores; J G Forster (Seghill), 81-13-68; H Smith (Corbridge), 83-14-69; A E Howe (Morpeth), 88-18-70.
An open mixed foursome was played over the Seghill course on Saturday 21st September 1935, result; Commander & Mrs F E Kedge (R.A.N Sydney), 67½; Mrs Hoare & S Muter (Newbiggin), 68½; Seghill players scores - Mrs D R M Crombie & J Pattinson, 69; Miss E Moss & R Donaldson, 69½; Miss E Chater & H P Borrell, 70½; Miss Whitfield & J R Robson, 71½; Mr & Mrs A Townsley, 72½.
The mixed foursomes competition for the Walton-Brown Salver was played over the Seghill course on Saturday 28th September 1935 and was won by Miss E Moss and A G Agar, 91-24½-66½; runners-up, Miss E Chater and G B Sharpe, 92-24-68.
A successful year was reported by the secretary, G B Sharpe, at the annual meeting held in January 1939, Capt J W Keating in the chair.
It was reported that total membership was 295, and a substantial increase in visitors was attributed to the excellent condition of the course. Approaches had been leveled, bunkers and greens were improved and the services of H Fernie (Northumberland Club professional) had been sought to layout and supervise a new scheme of bunkering.
An extension to the clubhouse had been completed and had proved satisfactory.
Following are the trophy winners for the season; Walton Brown Salver – Miss C M Hall and Mr W Emmerson; Coronation Cup – Miss M Goldsmith; Laycock Cup – J Robson; Seymour Cup – J G Forster; Townsley Cup – J Pattison; Baxter Ellis Cup – H S Hay; Monthly Tankard winners – G Bell, S Dorin, J Pattison, E N Clarkson, S Baxter, H Johnson, H W Hindmarch and G B Sharpe.
The following officials were elected for 1939; President, Capt S Walton Brown; club captain, S Dorin; vice-captain, B M P Hardy; secretary, G B Sharpe; treasurer, J Thompson; Committee – J W Keating, W Emmerson, John Gabriel Forster, B M P Hardy, S Hurt, O Kaiser, J A Metcalf, N Nicholson, W Young.
Result of the R.V.I competition played in May 1939; W J Robson (16), J Higginbotham (18), 69; J Cheeseman (16), E N Clarkson (11), H Nicholson (18), 71; S Kell (18), 74; S Dorin (15), 75.
Below is the result of a match played at Seghill against Morpeth Golf Club in May 1939.
|S Dorin & T S Hately||1||J H Sanderson & J Buchanan||0|
|B M P Hardy & H Davidson||1||G S Charlton & R Charlton||0|
|W D Thomas & W Foggett (half)||0||W B Baker & T Milburn (half)||0|
|C B Sharp & A G Agar||1||S McNeil & C L Sharp||0|
|W Young & S Hurst||1||A W L Davy & G Buchanan||0|
|A Nicholson & J Cheesman||1||D Patterson & H Jackson||0|
Result of the Captain’s Prize played in June 1939; J O Mole (14), 62; J Leitch (17), J Robson (5), S Baxter (11), T Little (12), 65; H Hindmarsh (11), H Jackson (13),S J Adamson (18), S Duncan (16), J A Robson (16), 67; N Nicholson (18), G B Sharpe (9), H Davidson (8), N Nutt (15), S Hurst (14), J Pattinson (3), 69; T M Walker (16), A H Milligan (18), F J Stannerd (18), B M P Hardy (4), J Higginbottom (18), 70.
Below is the result of a ladies’ match played at Seghill against Morpeth In June 1939.
|Mrs Bendle||0||Mrs Sharp||1|
|Mrs Sharp (half)||0||Mrs Jackson (half)||o|
|Mrs W Wallace||0||Mrs Davy||1|
|Miss Wright||0||Mrs H Jackson||1|
|Mrs S Wallace||0||Mrs Gibson||1|
|Mrs Dorin||0||Mrs Dodds||1|
|Mrs Nicholson||0||Mrs Mitchell||1|
In 1940 the secretary was G B Sharpe, Cheviot View, Seghill. Telephone Newcastle 27136. The professional was W A Nicholson and the greenkeeper R Phillips. The 18 holes had a SSS of 66 and Par 67 membership was 300. Visitors’ fees 2/- a day, 3/6 weekend and Holidays (if playing with a member 2/6)