The Cradle of English Golf- 160 years and counting…

160th rnd birthday devon golf

To mark the 160th anniversary of Royal North Devon Golf Club, Stephen Proctor, author of ‘The Long Golden Afternoon: Golf’s Age of Glory, 1864-1914’, talks to RND member Dan Davies about the club’s early history and the pivotal role it played in the birth of English golf. The conversation covers the first time golf was played on Northam Burrows, the early visits of Old Tom Morris and Young Tom Morris to North Devon, the club’s founding members, money matches on the links, the club’s ties with St...

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Dai Lewis is 90 and his team make 84!

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Dai Lewis (handicap 24) celebrated turning 90 years old by helping his team to 84 points and a victory in his first golfing outing of the year at the club today. Dai was presented with a fantastic birthday cake, a Brends Hotel voucher for £100 and a Welsh rugby shirt with his age on the back! Penblwydd Hapus Dai !!

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  • We had a great Sunday Lunch here today. Everything cooked to perfection. Would highly recommend.
  • Awesome golf course in an unreal setting and very well maintained, highly recommend playing here if you get the chance. Demanding but fair course that makes you think. If you’re getting a caddie ask for Dave, great guy who knows his stuff
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