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Holms Golf Club, Coalville, Leicestershire. (1930s - WW2)

First appeared in the mid 1930s.

From 1938 to 1949 the secretary was F H Blunt, 99 Forrest Rd, Coalville. The professional and green-keeper was R W Simons.  A 9-hole course with a membership of 160. The SSS was 70 with a Par of 72. The professional course record was held by R W Simons with a score of 65. Visitors’ fees were 1/6 a round. Sunday Play was allowed and the club was licensed. The station at Bardon Hill was ¼ mile away.

Below resignations in July 1939.


Holms Golf Club, Coalville, Leicestershire. Resignations in July 1939.

From the Leicester Daily Mercury Monday 17th July 1939. Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.


The Holms Golf Club had disappeared by 1951.

The Google Map below pinpoints the location of the former Bardon Hill railway station which was a quarter of a mile from the Holms golf course.