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Tillicoultry Golf Club, Clackmananshire. (1899 – 1922)

The club was founded in 1899 with a nine-hole course to the south of Lady Ann’s Wood.

The club moved to its current location in March 1922.

Club professionals; William McLauchlan, 1910-1912; William Murray, 1912-1914.

The golf course was opened on Saturday 8th April 1899 by Mrs Robert Archibald of Westbourne.

Result of the captain’s medal played in September 1899; Mr McLachlan, 106-12-94; Mr Whitney, 106-10-96; Mr Loudon, 111-14-97; Mr Campbell, 119-14-105.

Result of the December 1899 monthly medal; A Govan, 100-14-86; R W Meiklejohn, 105-16-89.

Report on the annual meeting in March 1900.

 

Tillicoultry Golf Club, Clackmananshire. Report on the annual meeting in March 1900.

 

Tillicoultry Golf Club, Clackmananshire. Report on the annual meeting in March 1900.

 

Tillicoultry Golf Club, Clackmananshire. Report on the annual meeting in March 1900.

 

Tillicoultry Golf Club, Clackmananshire. Report on the annual meeting in March 1900.

Devon Valley Tribune Tuesday 27th March 1900. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Below is the result of a match played at Tillicoultry against Kinross Golf Club on Saturday 7th April 1900.

Kinross Golf Club   Tillicoultry Golf Club  
H B Ferrier 2 R Duff 0
W Roger 3 Mr Blair 0
Rev. Mr Williamson 3 Rev. Mr McFadyen 0
J M Ross 6 Rev. Mr Calder 0
C Hepburn 2 R Archibald 0
J Sharp 0 J Campbell 0
W Wilson 0 R T Whitney 1
G Miller 4 W McLauchlan 0
W Dow 0 C Farquhar 2
  20   3

Result of a mixed competition played in June 1900; Miss Downie Hunter and Mr Farquhar, 62-13-49; Miss Mary Gibson and Rev. L Macfadyan, 52 scratch. In the final between Mr Duff and Mr McLachlan for the travelling rug presented by Gilbert Paterson , Mr Duff was the winner.

The winner of the February 1904 medal was Peter Syme.

Entry from the 1905 Nisbet’s Golf Yearbook; Instituted 1899; membership of 85; station one mile; hon. secretary – T W Anderson, Tillicoultry; captain, R Archibald; entrance fee nil and subs 10 shillings; nine-holes; visitors sixpence a day and 1s/6d a week.

In June 1905 John Campbell created a new record for the nine-hole course; 4,4,3,4,6,4,2,3,4 = 34.

The November 1905 monthly medal was won by Robert Ferguson 79 net.

The January 1906 monthly medal was won by R T Whitney, 81 net.

The winner of the March 1908 monthly medal was W Roy, 92-14-78. The winner of a sweepstake competition was W McLachlan, jun., 78-4-74.

Result of a sweepstake competition played in October 1908; W M Bett, 83-6-77; R Herd, 96-18-78; A Paterson, 88-8-80; R Ferguson, 93-13-80; C Jamieson, 104-24-80.

Result of the ladies’ medal in September 1909; Miss Faulds, 81-7-74; Mrs Roy, 99-12-87.

Result of the Campbell monthly medal played in March 1910; Robert Ferguson, 81-11-70; James Donaldson, 90-15-75; W M Bett, 81-4-77; W Caldwell, 84-7-77.

 

Tillicoultry Golf Club, Clackmananshire. Ordnance Survey Map showing the location of the earlier golf course.

O.S map shows the location of the earlier golf course. © Crown Copyright {1920}

 

The club moves to its current location in March 1922.

 

Tillicoultry Golf Club, Clackmananshire. Report on the clubs move to its current location in March 1922.

Devon Valley Tribune Tuesday 7th March 1922.

 

The Google Map below shows the location of the earlier golf course.