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Hillyfields Golf Club, Harborne, B'ham. (1920s - WW2)

First appeared in the late 1920s when the address was Hillyfields Golf Club, 5 Old Church Road, Harborne, Birmingham. The secretary was J Barnsley-Smith, telephone numbers Walsall 1069 and Central Birmingham 1725. A 9-hole course the professional was T Thomas and the green-keeper G Rumbold. Sunday play was allowed. The station at Harborne was 1 mile away.

In the mid 1930s the secretary was J Rigby-Wilson the professional T Thomas and the green-keeper C Clements.

 

Hillyfields Golf Club, Harborne, Birmingham. Competition Spoon.

 

Hillyfields Golf Club, Harborne, Birmingham. Competition Spoon.

Hillyfields Golf Club Competition Spoon. Image courtesy of Graham Rowley at Old Sports Auctions.

 

Course could be lost to housing in 1937.

 

Hillyfields Golf Club, Harborne, Birmingham. Course for housing scheme November 1937.

From the Birmingham Daily Gazette Thursday 4th November 1937. With thanks to Trinity Mirror. Digitised by Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited. All rights reserved.

 

The map below shows Old Church Road the address given for Hillyfields Golf Club in the 1930s.

 

Hillyfields Golf Club, Harborne, Birmingham. The map shows Old Church Road map published 1944.

Ordnance Survey Map © Crown Copyright {year of publication 1944}