Forgotten Golfing Greens Of Scotland
 Forgotten Golfing Greens Of Scotland

Cluny Hill, Forres

Cluny Hill Golf Club.  Instituted 1903.  A 9-hole course in the grounds of the Hydropathic, laid out by James Braid.

 

   Extended to 18 holes by Willie Park in 1911.

 

   James Braid was brought back in 1923 to make further improvements.

Length of Course,  2803 yards        Bogey  42

Hole No         1        2        3        4        5         6        7        8        9

Length         383   210    508    220   334     275    350     220     303    

Bogey             5       4        6        4        5         4        5         4         5

 

      An excellent inland course with beautiful surroundings, and climate said to be the best in Scotland.  With few exceptions, golf can be played all year round.  (WWG 1907)

      In 1944 Sir Robert McVitie Grant purchased the Course from the Cluny Hotel and gifted it to the people of Forres, when it was renamed Forres Golf Club.

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