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Abernethy Golf Club, Perth & Kinross. (1892 – WW1)  

Golf was played in the early 1890s at two courses in Abernethy, both proved unsuitable. 

Below evidence of the earlier club from 1898.

 

Abernethy Golf Club, Perth & Kinross. Competition result from June 1898.

Perthshire Advertiser June 8th 1898. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

There is no entry for Abernethy in the 1905 Nisbet's Golf Yearbook.

 

Below a report on a new course for Abernethy in 1908.

 

Abernethy Golf Club, Perth & Kinross. Report on the formation of a club in November 1908.

Dundee Courier Saturday 21st November 1908. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Later club founded in 1909. 

 

Abernethy Golf Club, Perth & Kinross. Report on the opening of the course in May 1909.

Perthshire Advertiser Wednesday 19th May 1909. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

From the 1913/4 Nisbet’s Golf Yearboook; joint secretaries were A C Shields of Pitcurran and the Reverend G MacDougall of The Manse; membership was 100 in 1913 decreasing to 60 in 1914; six-hole course; no entry fee and subs were 10/-; visitors’ fees were 1/-a day; Sunday play was not allowed. The station was one mile from the course. 

The club disappeared at the time of WW1. 

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