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Downs Golf Club, Deal, Kent. (1920s - 1947)

First appeared following WW1.

Below is the result of a match played at St Margaret's-at-Cliffe in August 1923.

 

Downs Golf Club, Deal, Kent. Result of a match played in August 1923.

From the Dover Express Friday 24th August 1923. Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

 

Downs Golf Club, Deal, Kent. Club button.

Downs Golf Club button. 

 

In 1924 the secretary was J Hewson, “Manilla House” 99 Beach Street, Deal. There was a membership of 54. Visitors’ fees were 3/- a day.

Below is the result of a match played at St Margaret’s at Cliffe Golf Club (now defunct) on Sunday 30th June 1924, the home team finished up easy winners. 

Singles.

St Margaret's Golf Club   Downs Golf Club  
E Lyford (half) 0 A F Avery (half) 0
W H Clifford (3&2) 1 H Boncey 0
L W Rampton (6&4) 1 J Henson 0
J B Haly (2&1) 1 J W Brown 0
Col Caldwell (5&4) 1 J Turk 0
Maj Morrison (3&1) 1 S J Channing 0
F W Gane 0 J F Arnold (4&3) 1
H H Dommitt (5&3) 1 R J Arnold 0
  6   1

Foursomes.

St Margaret's   Downs  
E Lyford & L W Rampton (4&3) 1 A F Avery & J Turk 0
W H Clifford & F W Gane (3&2) 1 H Boncey & R J Arnold 0
J B Haly & H H Dommitt (4&3) 1 J W Brown & J Henson 0
Col Caldwell & Maj Morrison (3&1) 1 J F Arnold & S J Channing 0
  4   0

In 1930 and 1935 the secretary was S F Townend, 9 Queen Sreet, Deal.

In 1938 the address for the secretary was; S F Townend, Sandhills, Deal. (this could be a clue to the course location)

From 1940 to its disappearance following WW2, the secretary was S F Townend, 21 Queen Street, Deal. Membership of 50. Sunday play was allowed. The station at Deal was ½ mile away.

 

Downs Golf Club, Deal, Kent. The Downs Golf Club Dinner Menu November 1947.

The Downs Golf Club Dinner Menu November 3rd 1947. Thanks to Allen Thomas for the image.

 

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