NS1967 : Sign at Skelmorlie Golf Club

taken 1 year ago, near to Upper Skelmorlie, North Ayrshire, Great Britain

Sign at Skelmorlie Golf Club
Sign at Skelmorlie Golf Club
At the foot of the lane which leads to the golf club from Skelmorlie Castle Road.
Skelmorlie Golf Club :: NS2067
Established in 1891, Skelmorlie golf club LinkExternal link stands on the hill above the village, which provides it with outstanding views of the Firth of Clyde. Originally a nine hole course,it was extended to 13 holes during the 1909 redesign by the renowned George Braid LinkExternal link who won The Open Championship five times.

Original plans to extend the course to 18 holes were delayed by the outbreak of World War 1 and it was not until 1999 that 5 new holes were completed, thereby losing Skelmorlie the distinction of being the oldest 13 hole course in the world.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 9 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Village, Rural settlement 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 1979 6714 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.8191N 4:52.8767W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 1978 6716
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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