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Lumsden Golf Club, Aberdeenshire.

The club was founded in 1920.

Below is an extract from a report on the opening of the club and course.

 

Lumsden Golf Club, Aberdeenshire. Report on the opening in July 1920.

 

Lumsden Golf Club, Aberdeenshire. Report on the opening in July 1920.

From the Aberdeen Press and Journal Friday 30th July 1920. Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

 

In 1923 the secretary was George Milne, Merchant, and the greenkeeper was Jas Thomson, Coreen Cottage. A 9 hole course. Amateur course record holder was the Reverend J M Wilson with a score of 40. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day and 7/6d a month. The stations were at Alford or Gartly 8 miles away.

From 1924 to the club’s closure following WWII, the secretary was J Souter, Watchmaker, Lumsden. The greenkeeper was still Jas Thomson. Club membership was 60. Course records were: (a) the Reverend J M Wilson, 40; (p) J McKennie, 38. Visitors’ fees 4/- a week. Sunday play was not allowed. Local hotel was the Lumsden Arms.

Lumsden Golf Club, Aberdeenshire. Location of the Lumsden course.

Location of the Lumsden course. Grid reference NJ48715,22500, co-ordinates 348715,822500.