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Bellahouston Park Golf Course, Glasgow. (1899 – 1930s)

Report on the proposed course in March 1899.

 

Bellahouston Park Golf Course, Glasgow. Report on the proposed course in March 1899.

The Scotsman Thursday 2 March 1899. Image © Johnston Press plc.

 

Notice of the opening of the course in November 1899.

 

Bellahouston Park Golf Course, Glasgow. Notice of the opening of the course in November 1899.

Glasgow Herald Friday 3 November 1899. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

The opening of the course.

 

Bellahouston Park Golf Course, Glasgow. Report on the opening of the course in November 1899.

Glasgow Herald Monday 6 November 1899. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

The Bellahouston Golf Club to leave the course and move to Ralston in 1904. The Bellahouston course would continue to be run by the Council.

 

Bellahouston Park Golf Course, Glasgow. The Bellahouston Golf Club on the move in 1904.

The Scotsman Tuesday 26 January 1904. Image © Johnston Press plc.

 

It was reported in September 1906 that the income from the Bellahouston Golf Course amounted to £451.

From the St Andrews Citizen Saturday 30 November 1907 – “While playing with Mr A G Armstrong over Bellahouston golf course on Monday Jack Bond, a St Andrews golfer, employed by the Silvertown Ball Company, established a new record for the course, as follows; Out – 4,3,4,4,4,3,5,4,4 = 35; In – 4,4,4,4,3,4,4,4,3, = 69.”

 

Bellahouston Park Golf Course, Glasgow. The golf course on the 1920 Ordnance Survey Map.

Bellahouston Park Golf Course O.S map © Crown Copyright {year of publication 1920}.

 

Bellahouston Park Golf Course, Glasgow. The Bellahouston golf course on Britain From Above in 1928.

Image from Britain from Above dated 1928.

 

The Bellahouston nine-hole golf course was listed in the Golfer’s Handbook during the 1930s the green fees were fourpence.