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Betws-y-Coed Golf Club, Conwy. (1914 - 1919)

The following appeared in the North Wales Weekly News Thursday 23 April 1914 - "On June 18th Lord Ancaster will formally open the new golf course."

The club did not appear following WW1

The current club was founded in May 1977 on the same site as the earlier club.

Note the spelling on the postcards below showing the earlier club and course. Both are marked Bettws-y-Coed.


Bettws-y-Coed Golf Club, Conwy. View of the former course.

The Bettws Golf Links.


Bettws-y-Coed Golf Club, Conwy. Recreation Ground and Golf Links.

Postcard of the (Bettws) Recreation Ground and Golf Links. Authors Collection.


The present course opened in May 1977.

The extract below is from a report on the opening of the present course and confirms the existence of the earlier club and course.


Betws-y-Coed Golf Club, Conwy. Report on the earlier golf club and course.


The picture below shows the present course in 1977. The image seems to be taken from a similar position to the earlier picture at the top of the page.


Betws-y-Coed Golf Club, Conwy. Picture of the present course from May 1977.

North Wales Weekly News Thursday 26 May 1977. Images © Reach plc. Images created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.