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Pewsey Vale Golf Club, (originally Rushall Park GC), Wilts.

Founded 1904. In 1914 there was no Pewsey Vale but Rushall Park Golf Club, near Pewsey was listed.

The secretary at this club was O G Radcliffe, North Newnton, Pewsey. A 9 hole course that was situated in parkland ½ mile from Upavon village. Hazards were hedges, trees and a river. The club had a membership 50. There was no entry fee. Subs for gents  were £1/1/0 and Ladies 10/6. Family membership cost £1/5/0. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day and 7/6/ a month. There was no Sunday play and the course was closed during  May and June. There were stations at Pewsey (GWR) 3 miles and Woodborough (GWR) 2 ½ miles away.

 

Pewsey Vale Golf Club (Rushall Park GC), Wiltshire. View of the course.

The golf course.

 

In 1924 Pewsey Vale Golf Club appears, there’s no mention of  the Rushall Park club that appeared earlier. The joint secretaries were L Mason, The Chantry, Pewsey and J A Phillips, Victoria House, Pewsey. A 9 hole course situated west of Manor Farm. The was a membership of 80. The professional course record holder was J H Keppie with a score of 66. Visitors’ fees on introduction were 2/6 a day, weekend and Bank Holiday 3/-, 5/- a week and 10/6 a month. The railway station at  Pewsey was now only 10 minutes from this course.

In 1930 the secretary was L Mason, The Chantry, Pewsey, telephone 73. The professional was R W Beale (1925 to 1936) and the greenkeeper W G Wallis. 9 holes with a membership of 95.Visitors’ fess on introduction were, 2/- a day, weekends and bank holidays 2/6, 5/- a week and 10/6 a month.

From 1935 to 1947 the secretary was C H Hunt, Brooklands, Kepnal, Pewsey, telephone 62.The greenkeeper was W G Wallis. The 9 holes had a SSS of 69 and a membership of 90. Visitors’ fees on introduction were, 2/- a day, weekends and bank holidays 2/6, 7/6 a week, 15/- a month. The station at Pewsey was ¼ mile away. Local hotel was the Greyhound.

Pewsey Vale Golf Club, Wiltshire. Location of the golf course.

Location of the Pewsey Vale course. Grid reference SU15830,59680, co-ordinates 415830,159680.

 

 

Pewsey Vale Golf Club had disappeared by 1951.