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Ashdown Park Golf Club, Coulsdon, Surrey. (1912 - WW1)

The club was founded in 1912.

Report on the new course in December 1912.


Ashdown Park Golf Club, Coulsdon. Report on the new golf course in December 1912.

Sporting Life Wednesday 11 December 1912. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


In 1914 the secretary was F R Marten, Ashdown Park Hotel, Coulsdon telephone Purley 185 and the professional was C Hyde. A 9-hole course in the grounds of Ashdown Park Hotel, where golfers were specially catered for. Membership was 50, plus five day members. The entry fee for gents was £1/1/0 and ladies 10/6. Subs for gents were £2/10/0 and ladies £1/10/0. Visitors were welcome at 1/6 a day, Sundays 2/- and they had the use of the hotel at club prices. Sunday play was allowed without caddies.  The station at Coulsdon was 15 minutes away.

Ashdown Park Golf Club did not appear after WW1.

The Ashdown Park Hotel was previously known as Hooley House. It was demolished in 1971 and a housing estate now occupies the site.

The Google Map below pinpoints the location of the former Ashdown Park Hotel.