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Merrylee/Langside Golf Club, Glasgow. (1890s) 

It was reported in October 1894 that Willie Fernie, the Troon professional, had laid out a new nine-hole course on two fields at Langside. The total length of the course was 2,200 yards the longest hole was 300 yards and the shortest “an iron shot.”

It was also stated that the “turf was of a texture that would lend itself to the making of a good course”   

Report on the new Merrylee Golf Club in December 1894.

 

Merrylee/Langside Golf Club, Merrylee Farm Course. Report on the new club in December 1894.

"Golf" Friday 7 December 7 December 1894. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

The Ordnance Survey Map below shows Merrylee Farm (bottom of map) in the 1890s.

 

Merrylee/Langside Golf Club, Merrylee Farm Course. Merrylee Farm on the 1890s O.S. Map.

O.S. Map Revised 1896; © Crown Copyright {year of publication 1899}.