NS1967 : Skelmorlie Golf Club

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

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Skelmorlie Golf Club
Skelmorlie Golf Club
With Wemyss Bay holiday park, the Firth of Clyde and Dunoon beyond.
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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NS1967, 207 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Golf Course 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 199 674 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.9956N 4:52.7075W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 200 672
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