Two years ago a temporary course of 9 holes was laid out at Sponish, chiefly through the undefatigable efforts of Inspector Young.
When I came in 1929 there were no houses at all between the hotel and the Pier. In fact there was a golf course. It was looked after by one of the old characters here, Seonaidh Mor. He was an excellent green keeper. He used the scythe, and it did the job quite as well as the modern mower” (BTWL)