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Ulverston Golf Club, Cumbria.

Founded in 1895.

The original course was to the west of the Sir John Barrow monument.

The club moved to its present location in 1910.

Result of a match played on  25th June 1898 at Grange.

Grange-over-Sands Golf Club   Ulverston Golf Club  
J Askew 3 T W Mason 0
T H Wilson 1 J Swan 0
W Till 0 J Hodgson junr 0
J H Wilson 4 S H Jackson 0
T Rigg 3 F Booth 0
A A Slack 0 J H Park 1
J H Midgley 0 E L Tosh 5
R H Beardsley 7 T Parkinson 0
  18   6

Below is the result of a match against Grange-over-Sands played at Ulverston on Saturday 15th July 1899. 

Ulverston Golf Club   Grange-over-Sands Golf Club  
J A Kitchin 0 T H Wilson 7
E L Tosh 0 W Till 13
J Myerscough 0 A Firth 5
T W Mason 0 J H Midgley 0
J H Park 4 W Mylrea 0
J Fletcher 0 J E Higgin 5
J Parkinson 1 T Rigg 0
  5   30

In 1906 the secretary was J H Park, Shannon House, Ulverston. The captain was John Fletcher who also set the amateur course record with a score of 75 in 1908, the previous 9 hole record was held by J L Rowley 34,  in 1906. A 9 hole course with walls as the chief hazard there were fine views of the hills and the Lake District. Entry fee was 21/- and subs 21/-. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 3/6 a week and 10/6 a month.

In 1907/8 the secretary was Fred Booth, Cambrian Place, Ulverston.

The report below confirms the location of the earlier course and announces the arrival of the current course.


Ulverston Golf Club, Cumbria. Report giving the location of the earlier golf course.

From The Scotsman Tuesday 27th July 1909. Image © Johnston Press plc.


The Google Map below shows the location of the former Ulverston golf course.