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Methil Golf Club, Fife. (1892 - 1903)

Methil Golf Club was formed in 1892.

The course was situated on Shepherd's Park but because of industrial development moved to Leven in 1903.

In June 1899 Mr R Dishart won the monthly medal, beating A Baird after a tie. Mr L Dewar came close to breaking the course record in a heat for the Greig Cup. Other qualifiers for the Greig Cup; Melrose, Hynd, Dewar, Gillies, Gordon, Dishart, A and G Robertson.

In July 1899 the quarter finals of the Greig Cup were played, results; A Hynd beat W Greig by 3 and 1; J Hynd beat J Gordon 6 and 5; D Dewar beat A Gordon 5 and 4; A Baird beat W Brown 5 and 4.

On Saturday 8th July Methil entertained Wemyss. In the earlier match at Wemyss the home team enjoyed a 28 margin victory, but Methil more than made up for that in this match, result as follows.

Methil Golf Club   Wemyss Golf Club  
A Gordon & D Dewar 6 R Salmond & F Welsh 0
J Hynd & A Gillies 5 A Adamson & R G Leitch 0
A Hynd & J Gordon 0 P Coventry & R Rumgay 1
R Finnie & S Craig 6 G Waddell & G Young 0
A Baird & G Baird 8 D Semple & G Burt 0
A Robertson & G Robertson 0 J Russell & J Warrender 4
W Greig & D Hynd 9 R McRae & G Venters 0
J Thomson & W Brown 0 J Adamson & J walker 0
J Kluninmont & A Dunsire 7 A Burt & D Cairns 0
  41   5

Below, location of the earlier course.