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Heanor & District Golf Club, Kidsley Park Course, Derbyshire. (1909 - WW1)

Founded  in 1909.

Report on the proposed golf course in November 1909.


Heanor and District Golf Club, Kidsley Park Course. Report on the proposed course in November 1909.

Nottingham Journal Friday 26 November 1909. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


Below the announcement of the opening.


Heanor & District Golf Club, Derbyshire. The announcement of the opening of the course.

From the Ripley and Heanor News Friday 6 May 1910. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


It was reported in May 1910 that the opening of the Heanor and District clubs nine hole course at Kidsley Park had been postponed due to the death of King Edward. The course was due to be opened on Saturday 7 May by Mr C S Marshall, Shipley.

A silver bowl, given by Mrs Philips, Smalley Vicarage, was played on Saturday 25 May 1912. Results of the first round - Miss M Fletcher beat Mr Wheat at the 20th; L S Wilshire beat Miss Eley 4&3; J E Fletcher beat Rev. B Philips; C J Wilshire beat A Smith 3&2; F Dromgole beat Colin Fletcher by 2up.   

In 1914 the secretary was J Severn. A 9-hole course with a membership of 53. Entry fees were £1/1/0 and subs £1/1/0. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a round and1/6 a day. Sunday play was not allowed. The GNR station at  Heanor Gate was 7 minutes away.

There were 15 competitors in the Mundy Cup in April 1914. The winner was L S Wilshire, 88-14-74; runner-up H Dix, 95-20-75.

The final of the Phillip's Silver Bowl in July 1914 R Stoddard  beat Dr. Marson Holmes by 1up. 

Heanor and District Golf Club, Derbyshire. Golf course location.

Location of Heanor & District course.



Heanor & District Golf Club disappeared after WW1.