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Welbeck Golf Course, Notts. (1895 - 1900s)

Tom Dunn lays out the first nine-hole course over the Deer Park at Welbeck in January 1895.

 

Welbeck Abbey Golf Course, Notts. Report on the first course in January 1895.

“Golf” Friday 1 February 1895. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Report on the progress of the golf course in June 1895.

 

Welbeck Abbey Golf Course, Notts. Report on the progress on the first course in June 1895.

“Golf” Friday 21 June 1895. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

It was reported in January 1904 that the Duke of Portland had sought the advice of Willie Fernie of Troon regarding the layout of a nine-hole course on his estate at Welbeck. As well as laying out the course Fernie provided tuition for the Duke.

 

Welbeck Golf Course, Notts. Report on the new golf course in January 1904.

Daily Mirror Thursday 7 June 1904. With thanks to Reach PLC. Digitised by Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited. All rights reserved.

 

Welbeck Golf Club, Notts. Location of the former golf course.

Location of the course at Welbeck.
Grid reference SK57090,74330, co-ordinates 457090,374330.