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Tiverton Golf Club, Devon. (1892 - 1924)

Founded in 1892 when the professional was W Snow.

 

Tiverton Golf Club, Devon. Result of the 1893 monthly medal.

From the Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News Saturday 18th November 1893. Image © Illustrated London News Group.

 

Leading scores in the February 1894 monthly medal; R S Owen, 90-12-78; A L Francis, 92-12-80; Major Gardner, 107-27-80; M L Banks, 95-12-83; S H Fisher, 101-12-89; G H Spring, 112-20-92.

At the annual meeting in October 1894 the balance sheet showed that the income was £46/4s/3d and the expenditure £46/15s/6d, a deficit of 11s/3d. The following officers were elected; president, A L Francis; secretary, Colonel Todd; treasurer, R S Owen; committee - Colonel Gardner, S H Fisher, A Mackenzie-Ashton, M L Banks.

Result of the March 1895 ladies' medal; winner, Miss Todd; second, Miss Lazenby; third, Miss Davies.

 

Tiverton Golf Club, Devon. Result from competitions played in October 1900.

From the Tiverton Gazette 16th October 1900. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

From the 1905 Nisbet's Golf Yearbook; Station at Tiverton 5 minutes; Hon. secretary - G S Alett, M.B., Milverton Lodge, Tiverton; Entrance fee 10s/6d and subs £1/1s; Nine-holes; Terms for visitors, 1s a day, 3s a week, 10s a month. Local hotels; "Palmerston, "  and "Angel." 

In 1914 the secretary was George Stratton Aslett MB MS, Milverton Lodge, Tiverton. A 9 hole course of 1,570yds a bogey of 35 and a membership of 35. Entry fee was 10/6 and subs £1/1/0. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 3/- a week and 10/- a month. Sunday play was not allowed. The railway station was 5 minutes away.

Card of the nine hole course -

Hole Yards Bogey
1 140 3
2 170 4
3 180 4
4 140 3
5 220 5
6 160 4
7 170 4
8 200 4
9 190 4

This club's final appearance was in 1924 when the secretary was J A Goggs and the greenkeeper ? Venn.

Tiverton Golf Club, Devon. Location of the former golf course.

Location of the former Tiverton course.

Grid reference SS96285, 12930, co-ordinates 296285, 112930.

Present club formed 1931/2.