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Barnsley Golf Club.

The club first appeared in the mid 1890s and was located at Day House to the north west of Barnsley. The current club was founded in 1925.

Result of the 1894 February monthly competition; R Bury, 115 (62+53)-22=93; R H Rushforth, 145 (71+74)-27=118; J Carrington, 101 (54+57)-9=92; R Hoey, 107 (56+51)-19=88; E Ledgar, 108 (54+54)-9=99; W E Haley, 120 (54+66)-15=105; J Carter, 133 (69+64)-30=103.

It was reported in March 1896 that the recent additions to the course at Day House were inaugurated on Saturday the 28th with a match against Redmires.

Barnsley   Redmires  
Tullie 1 Drummond 0
Bury 0 Whitaker 4
Drew 6 McFarlane 0
Ledgar 5 Henderson 0
Wood 0 Candlish 3
Wade 0 Pearson 9
Hewitt 1 Cousins 0
Carrington (captain) 9 Shuttleworth (captain) 0
  22   16

In May 1897 the Barnsley club entertained the Hallowes Golf Club at Day House.

Barnsley   Hallowes  
R Tullie 0 J Whitaker 3
W W Wood 5 W Candlish 0
S Lawton 5 J H Harrison jun 0
R Bury 4 C C Baggaley 0
E Ledgar 1 H H Macfarlane 0
J Fountain 5 F E Cockayne 0
W E Reley 1 J F Eardley 0
W P Hurst 0 T E Shuttleworth 2
J Brunton 2 J D Cousins 0
Dr Halton 0 R Travis 10
  23   15

Result of the June monthly medal competition 1898; J Carrington, 95-11-84; J Fountain, 96-11-85; E Ledger, 100-14-86; R Tullie, 98-10-88; H H Dransfield, 117-18-99; P J Taylor, net 100; C S Alderson, net 101.

Result of the March medal 1899; Lieut Colonel Bamforth, 95 net; W Wood, 95 net; Mr H Langley, 97 net; Mr E Ladgar, 97 net; R Lillie, 102 net; E Longley, 106 net; Alderman Raley, 107 net.

The monthly medal result played Saturday May 2nd 1903. The course was unusually soft with the heavy rain, casual water was a problem, even on some of the greens. The winner of the first class medal and club button was Mr W Wood who returned the following score; Out 6,6,5,3,5,6,4,5,4 - 44 In 5,6,5,4,4,5,4,4,3 - 40. R R Longley won the second class medal and cup. Full result; W Wood, 84-9-75; T Fox, 92-14-78; R R Longley, 97-18-79; F A Hewitt, 93-12-81; E Frudd, 95-14-81; A H Longley, 89-3-86; J Clegg, 102-14-88;V Longley, 104-16-88; V Longley, 104-14-90.

Below is the result of a match played on Saturday 26th September at Dronfield against Hallowes Golf Club.

Hallowes Golf Club   Barnsley Golf Club  
H H Macfarlane (half) 0 F A Hewitt (half) 0
T W Quine 1 T Fox 0
W Candlish 1 J Clegg 0
J L Carlisle 1 W Wood 0
S George 1 R Bury 0
C T Gould 0 W E Raley 1
J J Bingham 1 Colonel Bamforth 0
A G Binns 1 J Robinson 0
T B Henderson 1 E Ledgar 0
C R Senior 1 A T Thomson 0
  8   1

 

 

Barnsley Golf Club. Location of the pre-WW1 course.

Location of the former course. Grid reference, SE32335,08120, co-ordinates 432335,408120.