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Luss 1,and 2.

Luss Golf Course.

 

Helensburgh and Gairloch Times August 14th 1907.

 

Opening of New Golf Course.

 

The new nine hole golf course at Luss was opened on Tuesday last by Lady Colquhoun in presence of a large gathering of the residents and visitors.

Lady Colquhoun was the recipient of a Silver- Mounted driver as a souvenir of the occasion, the presentation being made by the Rev. Duncan Robertson, Parish Minister. The new course is a fine sporting one, and one which certain to be highly appreciated. 

Helensburgh and Gairloch Times December 16th 1908.

 

The first annual meeting of the young Loch Lomondside club was held in the Luss Public Hall. Mr W. Jackson, Captain, presided. The secretary’s report showed the club to be in a flourishing condition. The Treasurer’s statement showed a balance in favour of the club. It was stated that the new course would be completed by February 1st . The following office bearers were elected : Patron and Patroness, Sir Alan and Lady Colquhoun of Rossdhu House, Captain, Mr William Jackson, Camstradden ; Vice Captain, Mr Alex. M. Thom ; Secretary, Mr Andrew Forsyth ; Treasurer, Mr Charles Murdoch ; Committee – Rev. Alexander S. Dunlop and Messrs James McNab, Robert Milne, Peter McFarlane, and James Dempster.

 

Helensburgh and Gareloch Times August 24th 1910

Golf Club.

 

Concert – A highly successful concert in aid of the golf club took place in the hall on Friday evening – Sir Iain Colquhoun of Luss, Bart., presiding over a crowded attendance. A varied programme of songs and pianoforte solos was admirably sustained by Mrs Davie, Mrs Lang, Miss Douglas Dick, Miss Dunsmore, Messrs Forsyth, Meighan, and Crawford ; and a charming sketch, entitled “ The Collaborators” was cleverly performed by the Hon. Miss Winifred Hamilton and Mr Beith ( Ian Hay ). At the close hearty votes of thanks were accorded to the artistes and also to Sir Iain for his courtesy in presiding. The concert was followed by a dance.

Helensburgh and Gareloch Times September 4th 1912.

 

The End for Luss.

 

Concert – A concert in aid of the Luss Golf Club was given in Luss Hall on Wednesday of last week. The Rev. A.S. Dunlop presided over an audience that was large considering the inclement nature of the weather. The chairman explained that the course had had to be abandoned and the club brought to an end owing to the continued difficulty in securing the necessary funds – a difficulty which was felt all the more on account of the smallness of the local population from which members might be drawn. The proceeds of the concert were to help to discharge liabilities which still rested on the club. An interesting and varied programme was sustained by the Fairfield Male Quartette – Messrs T. Adam, George Granger, Charles Middleton, and W. Irvine – assisted by Misses Maie Abercromby and Cameron Craig. Mr Dunlop also contributed two songs. The accompaniments were played by Mr Turnbull and Mr Campbell McGregor. The concert was followed by a dance in which a large number of visitors and local people took part. The music was supplied by the Richmond Brothers.

 

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