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Taplow Golf Club, Barge Farm Course, Bucks. (1890s)

It was reported in October 1892 that the Taplow Golf Club links are now open weekdays and Sundays.

The club was founded in February 1893 with a course on Barge Farm.

In 1893 the professional was W Smith. 

Report on the formation of the club and course on Barge Farm in January 1894.

 

Taplow Golf Club, Bucks. Report on the golf course on Barge Farm January 1894.

"Golf" Friday 12 January 1894. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

From the Gentlewoman Saturday 20 January 1894 - "There is a new club opening at Taplow which will include a ladies' course".

Result of the monthly medal played on 27 January 1894.

 

Taplow Golf Club, Barge Farm Course. Result of the January 1894 monthly medal.

"Golf" Friday 2 February 1894. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

In the article below from 1895 it states that the members of the “New Club” played in a monthly medal.

 

Taplow Golf Club, Bucks. This report states that there was a "new club" at Taplow.

From the Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News Saturday 2nd March 1895. Image © Illustrated London News Group.

 

In May 1895 the monthly medal was won by G F Heath, 105-15-90.

On Saturday 26th October 1895 the monthly medal was won by A E Davis, 105- 15-90.

In December 1895 the monthly medal was won by F J Leslie, 101-10-91.

 

Taplow Golf Club, Bucks. Result of the March 1896 medal, reporter not impressed.

From the Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News Saturday 4th January 1896. Image © Illustrated London News Group.

 

The Google Map below pinpoints Barge Farm location of the former golf course.