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Alford Golf Club, Aberdeenshire. (1937 - WW2)

The club was founded in 1937.

Following is a report from the Aberdeen Press and Journal Saturday 1st May 1937. "At a meeting of the Alford Golf Club office-bearers were elected as follows; Hon. president, C F Spence; president, Gordon Will; captain, D Benzie; secretary and treasurer - A E Urquhart, Malvern House; committee - president, captain, vice-captain, secretary, John Duthie, Simon Leask and John Mitchell. It was decided to open the course on Wednesday 19th May.

Below is the result of a match played against Cluny Golf Club (also now defunct) in August 1938. The match was played at Alford on the “Haughton House Hotel Course.”

 

Alford Golf Club   Cluny Golf Club  
T R Taberner 1 W Bey 0
Cyril Mutch 0 L W Clark 1
J S Stewart junior 0 J Kennedy 1
J Mitchell 0 J R Milne 1
Simpson Stewart 1 J P Fraser 0
J Herd 1 John Milne 0
J Ritchie 0 L Adam 1
D Benzie 1 G Gray 0
James Malcolm 0 J Main 1
Miss Benzie 1 G Hunter 0
  5   5

The current Alford Golf Club opened in 1982.