2020

Golf House Club, Elie

Golf House Club, Elie

A brighter day dawned for a trip to Elie, so close to Braid’s birthplace, though not one his own course designs. Master organiser was Tommy Brown, who raised 12 locals for what was their first social match of the year. Once again, the club went the extra mile to enable the match to go ahead. But on this occasion the…

Gleneagles

Gleneagles

Leading up to this match v The clubs at Gleneagles, arrangements for golf known to be OK. But David McLeod worked wonders to find ways to meet the Covid-19 social distancing requirements for the social and catering aspects of this much awaited match so that it could go ahead. Mist and low cloud conspired to blot out the spectacular views.…

Dunstable Downs GC

Dunstable Downs GC

Dunstable Downs Golf Club Celebrates James Braid’s 150th Birthday With an invitation from Steve Harris, Captain of Dunstable Downs, Alison and Peter took part in a special tournament to commemorate the 150th anniversary of James Braid’s birth. Now, as the name suggest, the course, a Braid original opened in 1931, is on high ground, 800ft up, with 360° views across…

2020 JBGS Programme

2020 JBGS Programme

2020 JBGS Programme of events to Celebrate the 150th anniversary of James Braid’s birth South East Tour                              Cancelled due to the Covid 19 pandemic 4th May – Match v North Hants GC 5th May – Match v Walton Heath GC 6th May – JBGS Society day at Banstead Downs GC Highland Meeting                          Cancelled due to the Covid…