Brundall & District Golf Club, Norfolk. (1903 - WW1)

Founded in 1903.

Brundall had a 9-hole course on parkland with natural hazards, situated on high ground adjacent to the Norfolk Broads. The station at Brundall was ¼ mile away.

Below is a report from May 1903 on the new golf course for Brundall.


Brundall & District Golf Club, Norfolk. New Golf Links for Brundall in May 1903.

From the Eastern Daily Press Saturday 16th May 1903. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


Below is the result of a match played against Loddon Golf Club (now defunct) in April 1904.


Brundall & District Golf Club, Norfolk. Result of a match played against Loddon April 1904.

From the Norfolk News Saturday 30th April 1904. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


In 1906 visitors were allowed to play on application to the secretary, with fees of 2/- a day and 6/- a week.

The monthly spoon competition played in August 1908 was won by A C Cockrell, 96-18-78. The ladies’ nine-hole competition was won by Miss N L Davies, 52-5-47. 


Brundall and District Golf Club, Norfolk. Picture of the Brundall clubhouse.


  Secretary Professional
1903/09  W H Ffiske, "Brundall House". (1904) Christmas Stevens
1906 W W Spelman, Costebelle, Brundall, Norwich.  
1910/12  William A Thurgar (1908) Harvey Holmes
1912/13 C E Mason (1912) John Kendrick G R Holmes


Course records
1906 M Craik (am) 78 C Stevens (pro) 74

In 1914 there was a membership of 150. Entry fees for gents were £1/1/0 and subs £1/1/0. Ladies paid 10/6d entry fee and 10/6d subs. Visitors’ fees had been reduced to gents 1/6d a day, ladies 1/- then  4/- a week and 12/- a month. Sunday play was allowed without caddies.

In the 1916 edition of Kelly’s Directory the secretary is listed as J Kendrick, “The Knoll”.


Brundall & District Golf Club, Norfolk.The former clubhouse is to the right.

View looking towards Blofield; derelict Brundall Club House seen close to the existing field's hedgerow. (Brundall Local History Group)


Whilst the old club house has now disappeared, the only remaining 'link' is Links Avenue' off the Main Street of Brundall village.

Thanks to the Brundall Local History Group for their help. Website:


Brundall & District Golf Club, Norfolk. Location of the former golf course.

Course location in the 1900s, Brundall & District Golf Club disappeared after WW1.