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Corton Golf Club, Gunton Cliff, Lowestoft, Suffolk. (1926 - WW2)

First appeared in 1926. 

The President's Challenge Cup for the lady members was played in July 1927, result; Miss Austin, 88-36-52; Mrs Corkhill, 87-25-62; Mrs C Dance, 88-26-62; Miss H Bradbury, 99-36-63; Miss E Saunders, 86-22-64. The Jago Cup was also played in the same month; Miss M Robinson, 94-32-62; Mrs Corkhill, 84-21-63; Miss H Bradbury, 95-32-63; Miss Austin, 86-21-65; Miss Banks, 102-36-66; Mrs Jago, 89-21-68.


Corton Golf Club, Gunton Cliff, Lowestoft. The Lewis Cup.

The Lewis Cup - Corton Golf Club - J Jeffries Brown (winner) 1931.


From 1938 to 1940 secretary was R A Elwell. Telephone 566. The professional  was G H Brown. A 9-hole course with a SSS of 68. The membership was 210 in 1938 and 180 in 1940. Visitors’ fees were 2/6 a day, 10/- a week and 15/- a fortnight. Sunday play was allowed and the club was licensed.  The station at Lowestoft North was ½ mile away.

Corton Golf Club, Gunton Cliff, Lowestoft. A view of the Golf Course.

The course can be seen in the distance.


Corton Golf Club, Lowestoft. Lowestoft golf course.

Early postcard of Lowestoft, golf links to the right, is it Corton? Or is it the Lowestoft first course?


Corton Golf Club, Gunton Cliff, Lowestoft. Location of the course in the 1930s.

On the above map the Corton course is to the left (1930s). Grid reference TM54820,95855, co-ordinates 654820,295855.

The location of the first Lowestoft course is on the right (1900s). Grid reference TM55190,95030, co-ordinates 655190,295030.



Corton Golf Club disappeared after WW2.