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Bridestowe Golf Club, Devon. (1930 - WW2)

It was formally opened in April 1930 with an exhibition match between P C Morgan (Okehampton) and E Hooker (Yelverton), Morgan won by five holes.

It was a nine hole combined meadowland and moorland course and was attached to the Fox & Hounds Hotel. The course was laid out on land behind the hotel. The sixth and seventh holes were 1,250 feet above sea level with wonderful views over Dartmoor and on to Cornwall.

Report on the new course in April 1930.


Bridestowe Golf Club, Devon. Report on the new golf course in April 1930.

Western Times Friday 11 April 1930. Image © Reach plc. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.


Further mention for the club below in June 1935.


Bridestowe Golf Club, Devon. Newspaper report from June 1935

From the Exeter & Plymouth Gazette 21 June 1935. Image © Trinity Mirror. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.


Bridestowe Golf Club, Devon. Location of the former course.

Location of the Fox & Hounds Hotel.