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Crompton Golf Club, Higher Park Course, Oldham. (1907 - 1913)

Founded in 1907/8 Compton Golf club was originally a 9-hole course at Higher Park Crompton.

Result of the captain's prize played in November 1908.

 

Crompton Golf Club, Higher Park Course. Result of the captain's prize played in November 1908.

Sporting Chronicle Monday 16 November 1908. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Competition results from late 1911.

 

Crompton Golf Club, Higher Park Course. Results of competitions from late 1911.

Manchester Courier and Lancasire General Advertiser Tuesday 9 January 1912. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Advert for professional/green-keeper in January 1912.

 

Crompton Golf Club, Higher Park Course. Advert for professional/green-keeper in January 1912.

Manchester Courier and Lancasire General Advertiser Thursday 18 January 1912. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

The club moved to the 18-hole course at High Barn in 1913 and became Crompton and Royton Golf Club..

The Google Map below pinpoints Higher Park, the clubs former course.