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Corriecravie & Sliddery Golf Club, Southend, Arran. (1896 - WW2)

The report below shows evidence of an earlier course in 1896.


Corriecravie and Sliddery Golf Club, Arran. Report on an earlier golf course in 1896.

From the Scottish Referee Friday 21st August 1896. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


Report from the Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald Friday 18th December 1908. "A match between Lenamhor and Corriecravie and Sliddery was played over the former course on Saturday, with the following result - Corriecravie and Sliddery 5 matches, Lenhamor 3; 1 halved. The first monthly competition for Miss Black's prize was also played on Saturday, result; P Currie (9) 85; J Brown (3) 86; R Stewart (3) 86.

Following is the result of a mixed foursome match played in early August 1912; Miss Thomson and James Wallace, 60; Miss Mary Irvine and Thomas Aitkinhead, 61; Miss Polly Brown and John Hall, 62; Miss Hannah McColl and Robert Stewart, 63; Mrs J Dunlop and William Hall, 62. Gentlemen’s foursome winners were Andrew McCulloch and Peter McKinnon, 51.

Result of a mixed foursome played in the second week of August 1912; Miss Mary L Hamilton and Andrew Andrew McCulloch, 62; Miss Polly Brown and Daniel J Cook, 64; Miss Peggy McColl and M Wilson, 66; Miss Annie P Irvine and Robert Stewart, 68. Gentlemen’s foursome winners were Thomas Cameron and James Brown, 52. 


Corriecravie and Sliddery Golf Club, Arran. The Golf House and members.

A gathering of members outside the “Golf House”. Image courtesy of Russell Duncan.


Corriecravie and Sliddery Golf Club, Arran. The first tee.

The first tee on the Corriecravie course.


During the 1920s the secretary and green-keeper was James Brown, Corriecravie. A 9-hole course with a membership of 70. Visitors’ fees were 1/6d a day, 3/- a week, 5/- a fortnight and 7/6d a month. Ladies 1/-, 2/-, 3/6d and 5/- respectively.


Corriecravie and Sliddery Golf Club, Arran. Picture of the Corriecravie course c1952.

Image courtesy of Frank Accleton


From 1930 to 1947 the secretary was Peter Craig, Corriecravie. Club membership had reduced to about 40. Visitors’ fees for gents were 1/6d a day, 5/- a week, 7/6d a fortnight and 10/6d a month. Ladies paid 1/-, 3/6d, 5/- and 7/6d respectively. Sunday play was not allowed.

rranCorriecravie & Sliddery Golf Club, Arran. Location of the former golf course.

Corriecravie & Sliddery Golf Club had disappeared by 1951.

Grid location NR91220 23910, co-ordinates 191220 623910.