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Aviemore Golf Hotel, Highland. (1900s - WW2) 

The picture below from 1905 shows evidence of an earlier course.

 

Aviemore Golf Hotel, Highland. Evidence of a golf course in July 1905.

The Tatler Wednesday 26th July 1905. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

In an a later advert for sports facilities in the town, date to be confirmed, it mentions that golfer’s will find a hearty welcome at the Aviemore Golf Hotel nine-hole course located at the foot of the Craigellachie Rock. Visitors' fees at the time were; 2/6 a day, 10/- a week, 15/- a fortnight, 30/- a month, evening after 5, 2/-, lunch and golf 6/-.

Result of a mixed foursome played at Aviemore in June 1934; winners, J A P Watt and M MacLean; runners-up, Miss B Campbell and J Jenner.

The prizes won during the 1937 season were presented in September, as follows; Helen Fraser Cup, Mrs Balfour; Cowan Cup, A Fraser; Mixed Foursome winners, Mrs Balfour and G Anderson; runners-up, Mrs Anderson and G Russell; Scratch Prize, James Anderson and J Mutch.

Aviemore Hotel Golf Club, Highland. Aerial view of the course.

Aerial view.

 

Aviemore Hotel Golf Club, Highland. The golf course.

 

Thanks to Gary, Scottish Golf Museum, for the above pictures and information.