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1930 to 1921


Exhibition Match

ABE MITCHELL, (Ryder Cup, 1929, 1931, 1933) with Club members AH REYNOLDS, ROY STEWART, and Captain F STANLEY MORRIS, in attendance.



West Lancashire’s Jubilee Year.

SIR ROBERT CONNELL, KBE, was Captain, and a DINNER followed, after the SPRING MEETING.


Blundellsands Developed

POST WAR BLUNDELLSANDS DEVELOPED, Leases exchanged, and a new Course layout.

It was opened with an EXHIBITION MATCH, and TED RAY, Open Champion 1912, and US Open Champion 1920, set the course record, with a 68.

ARTHUR HAVERS followed with 71, JAMES BRAID, 72, and HARRY VARDON, 74.


Arthur Havers


In 1973, after revisiting West Lancashire, he gifted this photograph of himself, taken with TONY JACKLIN, at London’s Savoy Hotel, to celebrate his OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP win, at ROYAL LYTHAM & ST. ANNE’S, in 1969.


Mr Bernard Darwin, correspondent of The Times, and the finest golf writer of his generation visited West Lancashire.

July – Bernard Darwin, correspondent of The Times, and the finest golf writer of his generation, visited and later wrote:- “The West Lancashire Golf Club of Blundellsands is decidedly one of the more venerable English golf clubs since it was founded as long ago as 1873. The course lies on a noble stretch of golfing ground which is second to none, not even to the East Lothian or the country around Prestwick or Troon” 11 October – To mark course reconstruction following The Great War, Havers, Vardon, Braid and Ray played an exhibition and Ted Ray, Open Champion in 1912 and US Open Champion in 1920, set a West Lancashire course record of 68 strokes against a bogey of 79.