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Thun Golf Club. (1899 - 1940)

An 18-hole Golf course was laid out in Thun in 1899.

The season started in April finishing in November. T. Freemantle was the professional. Most probably this first course was owned by Hotel Bellevue.

 

Thun Golf Club, Switzerland.  Course layout.

Course layout.

 

The club joined the Swiss Golf Association in 1923, when Major R.B. Bergne was club secretary.

 

Thun Golf Club, Switzerland. View of the golf course from 1929.

Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News Saturday 18th May 1929. Image © Illustrated London News Group.

 

 

Thun Golf Club, Switzerland. Advert for the club.

 

 The 9-hole course at Einigen was directly adjacent to the lake and closed in 1940.