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Handsworth Golf Club, Sheffield, Yorkshire. (1930s)

Appeared in the late 1930s. The professional was J W S Wilkinson.

Handsworth Golf Club took over the Rother Vale Club (see seperate entry) course in 1939.

Result of a four ball bogey competition played on Monday 10th April 1939 at the Handsworth club; W Brown & M Matthews, 3up; J Adams & H Mirfin, 3up; A Shaw & L Hinde, 2up; S Evans & W Lawton, 2up; E Woodhouse & G Ramsden, 2up; B Smith & R Maycock, 1up; E Glover & E Board, all square.

It was reported in May 1939 that the "The new Handsworth club is getting down to business. The Rother Vale course was officially taken over as from Monday 1st May and the first annual meeting of the club will take place in Hartshead Schoolrooms on Thursday 4th May 1939.

Below is the result of a match played against the Sheffield Press Golf Circle in July 1939. The course was playing very well and compared favourably with any in the district.

Handsworth Golf Club   Sheffield Press Golf Circle  
F W J Hunt 1 S Carrington 0
W Melling 0 R McRae 1
E Hill 1 T Cramb 0
C Woodhouse 0 P Bond 1
F German 1 A Josey 0
W H Charlton 1 J Conn 0
E King 1 S Smith 0
H Homer 1 R Stone 0
W E Birkett 1 G Simpson 0
  7   2

An advert from the Sheffield Daily Telegraph September 1939 - Don't miss this opportunity of playing the driest and best winter course in the district. Handsworth Golf Club offer you Winter Membership from September 1939 to March 1940 for £1/5s. Applications to Hon. secretary; Mr W Buxton, 24 Miller Road, Sheffield, or the clubhouse.

At a meeting of the ladies' section in November 1939 the following officers were elected; Mrs Pringle, secretary; Mrs Baigent, captain; Mrs Samuels, vice-captain; committee - Mrs Board, Mrs Holt, Mrs Hurst, Mrs Melling, Mrs Mirfin and Mrs Keethley. Mrs Melling was the winner of the Bridge Cup.

It seems that the Handsworth Golf Club disappeared following WW2.