Forgotten Golfing Greens Of Scotland
 Forgotten Golfing Greens Of Scotland

Fortrose

Fortrose Golf Society.

 

   The Annual General Meeting of this Society is to be held at Fortrose on Wednesday the 3rd July. Charles Mackenzie of Kilcoy, President; Duncan Munro Esq of Culcairn, Croupier.

Beer (at Williamson’s Tavern) to be on the table at 4 o’clock. It is expected all members in town and country will attend.”   (CM  24.6.1793)

 

   A reference in the Statistical  Account of Rosemarkie of 1793 indicates that the game was being played in an organised manner before this: “The Point here projects a good way into the sea, and forms a fine curve, which makes it a beautiful object. It terminates the Links of Fortrose, about an English mile in length, and smooth as a carpet. This is fine ground for the golf, which is often played here by the gentlemen of the town and country.”

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