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Bredisholm (Baillieston) Golf Club, Glasgow. (1908 - 1923)

Founded 1908.

Eighteen-hole course five minutes from Baillieston railway station. Large clubhouse; entry fee, £1/1 shilling; subscription, £1/5s.

The club is underway in January 1908. The secretary was J Corbet Campbell.

 

Bredisholm (Baillieston) Golf Club, Glasgow. The club is underway in January 1908.

Coatbridge Express Wednesday 8th January 1908. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Result of the monthly medal for May 1910; first class – R K Munro, 78-6-72; F Pau, 79-7-72; second class – J Read, 82-11-71; J Cowan, 85-13-72.

Result of the Vice President’s Prize played in August 1910; J Thomson (15), 72; J Cowan (5), 73; R Cowan (21), 74; M Lightbody (18), 74; T S McKinnon (14), 75.

Result of a bogey competition played in August 1913; J B Woodburn (16), 3up; T G Brown (17), 2up; R (P) Dalrymple (11), 2up.

Monthly Medal Finals played in October 1913; first class winner, David Jenkins; second class, Jas McLellan; third class, Jas Paxton. Ladies’ Devlin Medal, winner Miss Jean T Clark.

 In 1914 the secretary was R D Rutherford, Helenslea, Baillieston, Glasgow. Club telephone number Baillieston 20. An 18 hole course with a membership of 280 gents and 140 ladies. The entry fee for gents was £1/1/0 and ladies 10/6d. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day and 2/6d a week. Sunday play was not allowed. Ladies were only allowed to play on Tuesdays and Fridays, and after 4pm on Saturdays, unless accompanied by a gentleman. The station at Baillieston was 10 minutes away.

Result of a bogey competition played in August 1914; J Cowan (scratch) 5up; B H Grant (9) all square; J McLellan (5) 1down; R K Munro (plus 1) 1down; D Jenkins (3) 1down.

Bredisholm (Ballieston) Golf Club, Glasgow. The clubhouse.

Bredisholm House, Baillieston was the clubhouse until 1919; the building was demolished in the 1980s.

 

The club was wound up in January 1923.

Bredisholm (Ballieston) Golf Club, Glasgow.Location of the former Bredisholm golf course.

Course location, Bredisholm Golf Club disappeared after WW1.

Grid reference NS69220,63580, co-ordinates 269220,663580.