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Broxburn Golf Club, West Lothian.

Founded 1900.

A 9 hole course situated near a Roman Camp Site. The station at Drumshoreland was 200 yards away. Local hotel was the Buchan Arms. Sunday play was not allowed.

  Secretary Professional/greenkeeper
1906 Geo F McKillop, Park Lawn, Broxburn.  
1905-1911   J Miller (p)
1911-1914 J G Glass, Medical Hall, Broxburn H Spence (p)
1920-30s J K Corstorphine, Albyn Cottages, Broxburn  
1936-48 J H Backhouse, 29 Station Rd, Broxburn J Gilroy (g)

In 1906 the amateur course record was held by John H Dargo with a score of 38. Visitors’ fees were 6d a day, 2/6d a week and 5/- a month.

In 1914 the membership was 100. Entry fees were 2/6d. Subs for gents were 10/6d and ladies 5/-. Visitors’ fees were 6d, (free with member). No refreshments were available at the club.

During the 1920s to the mid 1930s visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 3/- a week and 6/- a month.

Broxburn Golf Club held their annual open meeting on the Drumshoreland course on Saturday 21st May 1932. About 40 golfers competed for the silver rose bowl, leading scores; J Wilson (Wincburgh), 84-18-66; R Sinclair (Winchburgh), 90-18-72; N Gilchrist (Uphall), 83-8-75; F Hurston (Uphall), 89-9-80. The winner and runner-up both played at Winchburgh, this course is now defunct.

From 1936 to the final year in 1948, the 9 holes had a SSS of 70 and Par of 72, and a membership of 75. The amateur course record was held by R B Waddell with a score of 68. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 2/6d a week and 10/- a month.

Broxburn Golf Club, Drumshoreland, West Lothian. Location of the course.

Broxburn golf course map. Grid reference NT08370 70520, co-ordinates 308370 670520.