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Fintry Golf Club, Stirlingshire. (1920s)

First appeared in the early 1920s when the address was Fintry Golf Club, Perthshire.

The secretary was John Ferguson, 64 Cowgate, Kirkintilloch. The greenkeeper was J McLaughlin. A 9-hole course. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 3/6d a week and 7/6d a month.-In the mid 1920s the secretary was still J Ferguson now at Main Street, Fintry and the green-keeper was J McEwan.

Below the first competition.

 

Fintry Golf Club, Stirlingshire. The first competition in July 1923.

From the Kirkintilloch Herald WEdnesday 25th July 1923. Image © Johnston Press plc. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

 

Below the new golf pavilion.

 

Fintry Golf Club, Stirlingshire. The new golf pavilion in September 1924.

From the Kirkintilloch Herald Wednesday 3rd September 19234. Image © Johnston Press plc. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

 

The following report appeared in May 1927. "There has just been discovered a corner in Scotland where golf is not popular. Fintry Golf Club has died from lack of interest, but an effort is to be made to stir up the dry bones."

Fintry Golf Club, Stirlingshire. Location of the golf course.

Location of the Fintry course. Grid reference NS62090,86285, co-ordinates 262090, 686285.