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Moreton-in-Marsh Golf Club, Gloucestershire. (1906 - WW1)

Founded 1906.

The professional from 1906 to 1912 was James (Jack) Webb.

Below is a report on the proposed golf course in November 1906.

 

Moreton-in-Mrash Golf Club, Gloucestershire. Report on the proposed golf course November 1906.

From the Cheltenham Chronicle Saturday 17th November 1906. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Below is the result of a match played at Evesham on Saturday 27th March 1909.

Evesham Golf Club   Moreton-in-Marsh Golf Club  
H Richardson 1 R P Middleton 0
B A Howard 1 L Myers 0
Harry J Smith 1 Spencer Jones 0
J G Rusher 1 Rev A W F Norton 0
E E Roberts 1 L F Hunston 0
R R Harbidge 1 C J Gillett 0
E W Beck 1 R F B Yelf 0
C C Mobberley 1 J F Smith 0
B Bent 1 C Randall 0
F C Dent 0 F Harrison 1
  9   1

In 1911 the secretary was T Hopper.

Following a tie the play-off for the January 1911 monthly medal was won by S W Gillam, who returned a score of 42 plus 5; other scores - M Style, 60-10-50; J H Smith, 62-10-52.

Result of the 1911 February bogey; S W Gillam, C J Gillett, all square; S W Gillam, 2down.

Below is the result of a match played at Chipping Norton in March 1911.

Chipping Norton Golf Club   Moreton-in-Marsh Golf Club  
G V Bolton 0 Lt. Prichard (7&5) 1
A Pettifer (half) 0 S W Gillam (half) 0
F J Cooper (3&2) 1 C J Gillett 0
J D Hyde (4&3) 1 J H Smith 0
J S Hall (4&3) 1 Dr. Style 0
H Greenshields (4&2) 1 Dr. Yelf 0
C Wadley (3&2) 1 S Lindemann 0
  5   1

Result of the November 1911 monthly medal; G V Bolton, 94.

From 1912 to 1914 the secretary was S Walker Gillam, telephone number 10. The green-keeper was Thomas Handy. Described as a 9-hole field course of  2,301yds bogey 35 with bridges, gorse and a stream for hazards. There was a membership of 50. There was no entry fee. Subs were £1/1/0, a family of four paid £1/11/6. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 2/6 a week and 5/- a month. Sunday play was not allowed. The railway station adjoined the course.

Below is the result of a match played at the Broadway Golf Club on Saturday 9th May 1914.

Broadway Golf Club   Moreton-in-Marsh Golf Club  
J Game 0 T Hookham 1
H Clegg (3&2) 1 G Burden 0
Dr. Standring (4&2) 1 T Harrison 0
T Lloyd (2&1) 1 Dr. Style 0
S Paskin (2&1) 1 Rev. A Morton 0
Dr. Alexander (5&3) 1 J Smith 0
M Pippet 0 J H Adams (2up) 1
P Paskin 0 C Randall (5&3) 1
A Alexander 0 J G Gillett (5&3) 1
A Keyte (6&5) 1 Dr. R F B Yelf 0
  6   4

Moreton-in-Marsh Golf Club disappeared after WW1.

The Google Map below pinpoints the railway station which adjoined the golf course.