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Embleton Golf Club, Northumberland. (1900 - WW2)

First appeared in 1900.

During the early 1920s the professional was R Wingate.


Embleton Golf Club, Northumberland. Clubhouse and golfers.

The Embleton Clubhouse.


Embleton Golf Club, Northumberland The Embleton course in the 1930s.

The Embleton course in the 1920s.


From 1923 to 1929 the professional and greenkeeper was William Povah. The course was of 9 holes. The amateur course record was held by H Thompson with a score of 34. Visitors fees 2/- a day, 7/- a week and £1 a month. Sunday play was allowed without caddies. The station at Christon Bank was 1 ½ miles away.

Engraved competition spoon below; 'Embleton Golf Course - Presented by Sir Arthur M. Sutherland Bart K.B.E. - August 1924.' 


Embleton Golf Club, Northumberland. Engraved 1924 competition spoon.


Embleton Golf Club, Northumberland. Engraved 1924 competition spoon.

Embleton Golf Club Competition Spoon 1924.


Below is the result of a match played at Alnwick Golf Club in June 1939.

Alnwick Golf Club   Embleton Golf Club  
W A Robson & R A Davidson 0 T Foggett & J S Foggett 1
I Merry & W Meakin 1 D Donkin & J Scott 0
R Waugh & H Wardle  1 W Brown & J Batty 0
A L Campbell & D Downie 1 J Galbraith & C Varnham 0
N Taylor & J E Allen 1 C Varnham jnr & J Smith 0
J Wilde & J Winter 1 J Dixon & H Brown 0
C R Harrison & J Storey 1 W Reed & A Varnham 0
  6   1


Embleton Golf Club, Northumberland. The Course in the 1920s.

Embleton Golf Course in the early 1920s.


In 1940 the professional and greenkeeper was J Brown who had been at the club since the late 1920s. It was now listed as an 18 hole course with a SSS of 72. Course records were, amateur W Lamb 68 and professional J Brown 68. Visitors’ fees 2/- a day, 3/- on Sundays, 9/- a week and 30/- a month. Local hotel was the Dunstanburgh.

In 1947 the contact was D M Campbell, Estates Office, Wooller. The professional and greenkeeper was W Callan.

Embleton Golf Club had disappeared by 1951. Became Dunstanburgh Castle GC.