1986 WORPLESTON GOLF CLUB

 Worpleston Golf Club is situated on th
 e edge of Worpleston.The club started 
 in 1908.Its founder AW Anderson starte
 d it when he bought Bridley Manor and 
 soon found there was too much land so 
 he decided to let it out as a golf cou
 rse.It covers over 250 acres and is op
 en to the public during the week.But  
 at weekends its members only.There is 
 alot of wildlife.There are around     
 560 members and 16 employees.They     
 have one famous player called Joyce   
 Weatherhead.She won the mixed         
 foursomes 9 times with 7 different    
 partners.There is a shop,which sells  
 most golfing equipment.There is a prof
 esional player who gives lessons.There
 are about 175 players who come per    
 week.But many more at the weekend.They
 have about 28 trophies.There are about
 8 tournaments a year.they have a bar,p
 ractice net and practice fairway aswel
 

Map of the area

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