Dunvegan Golf Club, Skye.
Founded in 1900, Dunvegan was a 9 hole, hilly and challenging course of 2,448yds with a SSS of 66. Membership was 60 in the early years, reducing to 40 by closure. The clubhouse was not licensed and there was no catering. Sunday play was not allowed and there were no caddies. The Pier at Dunvegan was ¼ mile away, and there was a daily steamboat service from Mallaig, Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree, then a bus service to Dunvegan.
Entry fees in 1914 were 2/6d and subs 5/-. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day and 2/6d a week.
In 1923 visitors’ fees were 1/6d a day, 5/- a week, 7/6d a fortnight and 10/- a month.
Below is the result of a match played at Dunvegan against Portree on Saturday 28th May 1927.
|Dr J T Mackenzie||1||R Chisolm||0|
|H Pinnock||1||A M Murchison||0|
|W Fraser||1||K Gillanders||0|
|J Gillies||0||W Nicholson||1|
|Dr J T Macleod||0||R Mackenzie||1|
|H Fraser||1||A Nicholson||0|
|W Norman||0||J A Mackenzie||1|
|G Maclean||1||A Stoddart||0|
|R McPhie||1||Mr Swanney||0|
From 1936 to 1949 visitors’ fees had been reduced to 1/- a day, 3/6d a week and 7/6d a month.
By 1951visitors’ fees had increased to 2/6d a day, 7/6d a week, 12/6d a fortnight and 21/6d a month.
|1923||R R Aitken.||R MacInnon|
|1936/51||W S Hope, National Bank of Scotland, Dunvegan.|
|Course record amateur|
|1923||Ian MacKenzie 68|
|1936on||Dr J T MacKenzie and W R Hope 67.|