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North East Derby Golf Club, Beighton, Derbyshire. (1906 - WW1)

The club was founded in 1906.

Originally a ten-hole course with holes between 170 and 450 yards (Par 40) the course was eventually extended to eighteen holes. The large clubhouse was a former farmhouse. The railway station at Beighton adjoined the course. Club competitions included monthly medals, The Barkby Shield and The Butler Bowdon Cup.

Club Professionals; Donald Pettinger, 1906-1911; William Buckle, 1911-1915.

Meeting in October 1906 for the proposed Eckington and Woodhouse Golf Club at Beighton


North East Derby Golf Club, Beighton. The proposed Eckington and Woodhouse Golf Club in October 1906.

Sheffield Daily Telegraph Saturday 27 October 1906. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


Report on the new North East Derbyshire Club in December 1906.


North East Derby Golf Club, Beighton. Report on the new North East Golf Club in December 1906..

Sheffield Daily Telegraph Tuesday 27 November 1906. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


North East Derby Golf Club, Beighton, Sheffield. Entry for professional D G W Pettinger. Entry for Donald Pettinger in the 1910-11 PGA List of Members.


Result of the May 1909 monthly bogey competition; H F Smith, 1down; W G Cook, 3down; G Birch, 3down; W Hargreaves, 3down; W F Mills, 3down; E A Barkby, 4down; A R Fordyce, 4down; A Good, 4down; J Green, 4down; D Newton, 5down.


North East Derby Golf Club, Beighton. Club button.

North East Derby Golf Club button. 


North-East Derbyshire Golf Club, Beighton. Competition results from October 1909.

From the Sheffield Daily Telegraph 18th October 1909. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


Result of the 1910 May monthly medal; Dr J R McRae, 95-12-83; A H Cook, 90-6-84; H F Smith, 96-12-84; T G Rogers, 104-20-84; D Newton, 106-18-88; A W Green,122-24-98. 

Result of the monthly bogey competition held on Saturday 21st May 1910, it was played in stormy weather which helped to ruin many cards,  was won by Dr P E McElligott. The competitions arranged for ladies’ day proved very successful. The winners of the mixed foursome bogey competition were Miss A J Hounsfield and R G F Smith with Miss M T Quin and E White second. The result of the approaching and putting competition for the ladies finished in a tie between; Miss E G Cook, Miss A W Cook and Miss B A Hibbard. The gent’s competition was won by Dr P E McElligott, he was followed by W G Cook, A H Cook, Rev J A Godfrey, E White and J Fairbrother. 

Following are the results from the first round of the Barkby Shield played on Saturday 14th May 1910; Rev J A Godfrey beat J T Lugate, 5&4; E Newcombe beat J Bingham, 4&3; W F Mills beat J Green, 5&4; D Newton beat E White, 2up; A W Cotterell beat Dr P Bennett, 4&3; Dr J Fairbrother beat Dr G M Rae at the 21st hole; Dr W Bennett beat Dr McElligott, 3&1; Dr J R M Rae beat T G Rogers, 1up; R G F Smith beat H C Glenn, 5&4; Colonel J E Butler Bowden beat I Crowther, 1up; Dr T F Murphy beat Harold F Smith, 5&4; V P Slack beat Dr J Adam, 2up; E J Roberts scratched to G C Black; E Hall beat S Duckenfield, 5&4; Colonel Chandos Pole beat W Jenkinson, 7&6; E A Barkby beat E Cox, 5&3; E Kay beat P F Lapworth, 4&3; The following had byes in the first round, H Frankland Smith, J Hibbard, Dr A R Fordyce, F R Booth, B Hill, W G Cook, A Good, E L Thomas, R P Walker, G Birch, W H Briggs, E Weston, A H Cook, S D Jenkinson and S M Schindler.

Result of a mixed foursome bogey played in April 1911; winners - Miss A W Cook & Dr J Adam, 4down. Followed by; Miss A J Hounsfield & Dr T F Murphy; Miss Quin & Dr P Bennett; Miss E Rae & Dr J R M Rae; Miss G Richardson & Dr G M Rae; Miss E Cook & W G Cook; Miss D Forbes & H Frankland Smith; Mrs J Hibbard & E White; Mrs Richardson & Dr A R Fordyce; Miss A Forsdike & R G F Smith; Miss J Rae & W F Mills; Miss Thomas & Harold F Smith.  

There was a poor entry for the monthly bogey competition on Saturday 20th May 1911. The winner was E Kay with a score of 4down. 

In 1912 the secretary was A W Green. 

In 1914 the secretary was E J Roberts, Halfway, Sheffield, and the professional W Buckle. A 10 hole course with a membership of 168. The entry fee for gents was £2/2/0 and ladies £1/1/0. Subs for gents were £2/2/0 and ladies £1/1/0. Visitors’ fees were 2/- a day, 6/- a week and 15/- a month. (half fees if introduced by a member). 

North East Derby Golf Club disappeared after WW1.