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Faringdon Golf Club, Oxfordshire. (1921 - 1939)

This club and course appeared in 1921.

In December 1921, with a view to holding competition in the near future, the club members were requested to apply either to the hon. secretary, W Charlton, or the hon. treasurer, E W Belcher, for handicap cards. These were to be returned completed and signed as soon as possible.  

Below the first course at Haremore is ready for play.

 

Faringdon Golf Club, Oxfordshire. The course at Haremore is ready for play in September 1922.

From the Faringdon Advertiser Saturday 16th September 1922.

 

The next article found is from 1934 when the club had moved to a course at Wicklesham.

Below is the result of a match played at Streatley against Goring and Streatley Golf Club in September 1934.

Goring and Streatley Golf Club   Faringdon Golf Club  
D G Leadley (4&2) 1 H R Bartlett 0
W C C Cox (4&2) 1 S M Cadel 0
J Herman (5&4) 1 H Allway 0
F Fullbrook (5&4) 1 W Tucker 0
J P Ross Ormiston (4&3) 1 F Lane 0
W Sutton (5&3) 1 F Freeman 0
J L Pasquill (6&5) 1 W S Green 0
J Fullbrook (2&1) 1 R B Strangeways 0
J G Bowen 0 D Maundrell 0
  8   0

In May 1935 Faringdon again travelled to Streatley and suffered another heavy defeat.

Goring and Streatley Golf Club   Faringdon Golf Club  
Capt. D G Headley 0 R Bartlett (2&1) 1
J H Cooling (4&3) 1 H Allway 0
J Herman (2&1) 1 S M Cadel 0
R C S Booty (4&2) 1 W Tucker 0
J P Ross Ormiston (4&3) 1 B Haines 0
G L Geckie (2&1) 1 R B Strangeways 0
J Fullbrook (6&5) 1 W Green 0
W H Flett (7&6) 1 N Grainger 0
  7   1

By 1939 the Faringdon Golf Club had become defunct.

 

Farringdon Golf Club, Oxfordshire. 1930s golf course location.

Location of the Faringdon course. Grid reference SU29405,94335, co-ordinates 429405,194335.