Pirnmill Golf Club, Arran.
A 9-hole course situated in Penroich where some remains of the old course can still be seen.
There was a steamer service during the summer months to Pirnmill Pier from Gourock, Fairlie and Wemyss Bay. The station at Pirnmill Ferry was 3 minutes away.
In 1914 the entry fee was 5/- and the subs 3/-. Sunday play was not allowed.
In 1922 course records were: (a) 39 and (p) 36. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 2/6d a week and 7/6d a month. Family tickets were available at 15/- a month.
In the late 1920s there was a club membership of about 40. Amateur course record holder was J Jeffery, 40. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 3/6d a week, 10/- a month, ladies 1/-, 2/6d, 7/6d. Family tickets 18/- a month.
In February 1928 the Dundee Courier ran an article called “Where Golfers Don’t Wait – but they may have to walk or sail – courses on which there is no hurry – small memberships” Included in the write up was the Pirnmill Golf Club which had a membership of just 34.
|1914||J McMillan, Auchamore, Pirnmill.|
|1922||Alex Kerr, "Hazelbank" North Penrioch, Pirnmill.||Alex Kerr|
|1920s||Alex Kerr||N Robertson|
|1940/47||Miss J Currie, Sea View, Pirnmill.||J Currie|
|1951||A Blair, "Oakdene", Pirnmill.|
Pirnmill Golf Club had disappeared by the mid 1950s.