NS2067 : Skelmorlie Golf Club flag

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

Skelmorlie Golf Club flag
Skelmorlie Golf Club flag
A Scottish saltire bearing the letters SGC and the date 1891. The Firth of Clyde and Kilmun can be seen in the distance.
Skelmorlie Golf Club
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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Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Sport, Leisure  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Golf Course 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2004 6733 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.9270N 4:52.6449W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2005 6731
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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