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Oakbank Golf Club, Mid Calder, West Lothian. (1930s - WW2)

First appeared in the early 1930s, Oakbank, did not appear after WW2.

Match against Livingston in June 1931.


Oakbank Golf Club, Mid Calder. Result of a match against Livingston in June 1931.

Linlithgowshire Gazette Friday 5th June 1931. Image © Johnston Press plc. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD .


The annual meeting was held at the Oakbank Institute in March 1932, Mr A O Casssells presided. It was recommended that Sunday play should be allowed on the Redcraig course. The following officials were elected; President, A O Casssells; treasurer, Francis Lang; secretary, Francis Boyle; captain, Daniel J Green. 

From the 1933 Golfer's Handbook; secretary was F Lang, 120 Oakbank, Midcalder and the green-keeper James Morgan. A 9-hole course with a membership of 130. Visitors’ fees were 6d a round. Sunday play was not allowed. The station at Midcalder was 2 ½ miles away.

Red Craig, location of the course, is marked on the map below. The map is from the early 1920s, before the golf club came into being.


Oakbank Golf Club, Mid Calder. Red Bank, location of the course is marked on the early 1920s map.

Ordnance Survey Map © Crown Copyright {1922}