Midsomer Norton Golf Club. (1900 - WW1) 

The course at Clapton was appearing in the early 1900s.

It was reported in 1914 that the links and club pavilion of the Midsomer Norton Golf Club were formally opened on the evening of the Thursday 23rd July at Clandown. There was a large crowd of members and friends to see Mrs John Thatcher hit the opening tee shot. Following the formal opening an exhibition match was played between the club professional, Mr Bush, and his brother, report below.


Midsomer Norton Golf Club. Report on the opening of the course in July 1914.

Horsefield and Bishopton Record Saturday 1st August 1914.


Nothing further found for the club which probably disappeared  due to WW1. 


Midsomer Norton Golf Club, Somerset. Course location 1904.

The above map shows the course location in 1904. Grid reference for the Clandown course, ST67810,56350, co-ordinates, 367810,156350.