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Avonbridge Golf Club, Bridgend Farm, Falkirk.

First appeared in the mid 1920s. In April 1927 the club held its dinner and prize presentation at the school. There was a good attendance of members and friends who were entertained by Montogomery’s Alabama Band from Falkirk. Mr George Mungall presented the prizes to the following successful competitors; Gold Medal for the lowest score of the season, Mr S Wright; Lowest score of each month during the season, S Pryde, S Wright, Jas Marshall, Jas Barr and Miss M Stuart.

The Avonbridge club played its first competition of the season on Saturday 16th April 1932, result as follows; Andrew Reid (24), 76 and John Stenhouse (14), 76 (the former winning a two hole play-off); R Robb (24), 77; G Mungall (26), 81; M Hoggan (17), 83; J McCowan (24), 87; J B Mungall (23), 87; J Fowler (24), 89; W Weir (22), 89; W Liddle (26), 91; J Bowman (22), 95.   

The secretary was Jas Burke, Station House, Westfield by Bathgate, West Lothian. A 9-hole course with a membership of 50. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day. Sunday play was not allowed. The railway station at Avonbridge was 300yds away.

 

 

The club disappeared following WW2.