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Hartsbourne Manor Golf Club, Bushey Heath, Herts. (1920s - WW2)

First appeared in the late 1920s.

In 1930 the professional was A Wells and the green-keeper W Spittles.

In 1935 the green-keeper was R Scott. There were both 18 and 9-hole courses. The amateur course record was held jointly by R McCormack and J W Measer (73), and the professional record by Abe Mitchell (68).


Hartsbourne Manor Golf Club, Bushey Heath, Herts. Article from the Bystander in 1937.

Article from The Bystander April 7th 1937. Image © Illustrated London News Group. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.


In 1940 the secretary was Capt H W Bartlett MC, professional W P Keane and green-keeper W Upshall. The 18-holes had a SSS of 74 and Par of 72 with a membership of 500. Amateur course records were now held by M G Stuart and A J Garland 70. Visitors’ fees were 5/- a day, weekend and Bank Holidays 10/- (if introduced by a member, 2/6d and 5/-). Admission to the 9-hole course was 3/6d.

Hartsbourne Manor Golf Club disappeared just after WW2. Hartsbourne Golf & Country Club, founded in 1946, is the current club.