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Knowenoble Golf Club, Cleland, North Lanarkshire.

First appeared in the early 1920s.

In 1923 the secretary was G Allen, 76 Church Street, Newarthill. A 9-hole course. Visitors’ fees were 2/- a day and 5/- a week. The station was ½ mile away.

Result of a match played at Bellshill on Wednesday June 4th 1924.

Bellshill Golf Club   Knowenoble Golf Club  
H Moffatt 0 R S Rodger 1
D Tait 0 W R Gibb 1
H Logan 0 W Loudon 1
J Martin 1 W McIlwraith 0
C Fordyce 1 J Easton 0
T Muir 0 D Stevenson 0
J Paterson 0 J Sommerville 1
J R Cunningham 1 A Mason 0
A Bell 1 W Angus 0
T Grant 1 P Brown 0
D Brown 0 J Henderson 1
A Broom 1 R F Baxter 0
A Cunningham 1 A M Hutton 0
W Wilson 1 W A Allan 0
  8   5

In 1924/5 the secretary was Jas Young, Violet Bank, Cleland.

The AGM in November 1924 was held at the Welfare Institute, Newharthill. Mr John S Adams retiring president was MC, the elected officers for the ensuing year were as follows, President - Mr Alex M Hutton; vice president Mr William A Allen; secretary Tom Gibb; treasurer Mr William Borland; captain Mr Baston?; vice captain Mr Jas Young; ladies captain Miss Agnes Stevenson.

The competition prize winners for the year were; Colville Shield, Mr R S Rodger; Paterson Trophy, Mr J Somerville; Murdostoun Trophy, Mr W Loudon; Smith Bowl, Mr Jas Anderson; Dr Logan’s Prize, Mr James Sprot; Captain’s Prize, Mr C Gibb; Mixxed Foursome, Miss Ford and Mr J Mcilroy.

Ladies section; Stroke Competition, Miss J Halliday; Mr Hoxton’s Prize, Miss Agnes Stevenson; Mrs Scobbie’s Prize, Miss A McDonald.

The entertainment continued and it was reported that “the company partook of a refreshing cup of tea and dainties, served by the ladies. The floor having been cleared, the members and a large number of friends tripped the light fantastic to the strains of Mr H Sturdy’s band”

In 1926 the secretary was Thomas Gibb, Bellevue, Cleland.

Result of the monthly medal played in July 1937; J Tait (3), 72; A N Gibb (2), 73; G Davidson (5), R Proudfoot (6) and W Tait (18), all 75.

The R.S.R semi-final played in August 1938; A W Gibb beat James Tait by 5&4.

In the club’s last year in 1940, the secretary was T H Baillie, 23 Whittagreen Avenue, Newarthill, Motherwell and the greenkeeper F McGeachy. Club membership was 120. Visitors’ fees had been reduced to 1/- a day and 2/6d a week.

Knowenoble Golf Club, Cleland, North Lanarkshire. Location of the golf course.

Location of the Knowenoble course.

Grid reference NS79590,59505, co-ordinates 279590,659505.