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Nether Stowey Golf Club, Bridgewater, Somerset. (1905 - WW1)

Founded in 1905.

A 9-hole course situated on a grass meadow. The season was from October to June. The club had a membership of just 21. There was no entry fee. Subs were £1/1/0. Visitors’ fees were 1/6 a day. Sunday play was not allowed. There were stations at Bridgewater 8 miles and Williton 9 miles away.

 

Nether Stowey Golf Club, Somereset. Competition results from November 1905.

From the West Somerset Free Press Saturday 9th December 1905. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Nether Stowey Golf Club, Somereset. Result of a match against Cannington Park February 1907.

From the West Somerset Free Press Saturday 9th March 1907. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Nether Stowey Golf Club, Somereset. Competition results from December 1908.

From the West Somerset Free Press Saturday 19th December 1908. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Nether Stowey Golf Club, Somereset. Results from the Spring Meeting in April 1909.

From the West Somerset Free Press Saturday 17th April 1909. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

On Tuesday September 14th 1909 Nether Stowey visited Minehead and West Somerset Golf Club. The home team won by seven matches to one.

In 1914 the secretary was H L T Blake.

Nether Stowey Golf Club disappeared after WW1.

Although the exact location of the course is unknown it was only a few minutes’ walk from the village centre.