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Moniaive Golf Club, Dumfries & Galloway.

Founded 1905.

Moniaive could have had two locations: an earlier one near Caitloch and a later course located close to the west of Crichen.  This was a 9 hole inland hilly course of 2,329yds and a Par of 36. No caddies. The clubhouse was half mile from town; it was not licensed and there was no catering. Membership was 50 in the early years, increasing to 80 by closure. The entry fee just before WW1 was £1 and subs £1. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 3/- a week and 5/- a month. There was no Sunday play and the station was ¼ mile away.

In 1940 visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 4/- a week, 10/- month.

 

Moniaive Golf Club, Dumfries & Galloway. The Golf Course.

The Golf Course Moniaive.

 

  Secretary Professional/greenkeeper
1914/27 David Carson, Solicitor, Chapel St, Moniaive. J Seaton (g)
1928/40 R Orr, Union Bank of Scotland, Moniaive.  
1928/30   G Glencross (g)
1930/40   W McVittie (g)

 

Moniaive Golf Club, Dumfries & Galloway. Location of the Moniaive Courses.

Moniaive – possible location of the earlier course to the north, positive location of the later course to the south.

Grid location (south) NX76300,90610, co-ordinates 276300,590610.

 

 

Play was suspended for WW2 and the club did not appear after the war.