NS1967 : The road to Skelmorlie Golf Club

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

The road to Skelmorlie Golf Club
The road to Skelmorlie Golf Club
Looking up the hill towards the course, which is on the left.
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)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 1989 6723 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.8698N 4:52.7845W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 1987 6723
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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