24th October 2022

Old Del Monte Centenary Visit April (28th April – 2nd May1997) 25 Years on

Participants Doctor Frank and Mrs. Pearl Slane Doctor John and Mrs. Jean Gourlay Jim (Big Bear) McMillan Mike Hill Irish George Simmons John Telfer We set off from Glasgow airport on 24th April, heading for Heathrow and onwards to San Francisco. On arrival at Heathrow Pearl suggested that as it was a long flight into San Fran we might be […]
6th October 2022

It Happened in Monterey

The following article was published in The Douglas Park Centurion in June 1997 and will be of interest to a number of members: I don’t know if you can be killed by kindness, but certainly by the end of our week at Del Monte Golf Course, Monterey, California, we were severely wounded. The invitation by Mark Brennemanm – Head Professional/Manager […]
25th May 2022

The Gow-Glen Shield

At the D.P.G.C. Committee meeting held in the clubhouse on 23rd March 1901, a proposal was received from a member of Committee, Mr. Ninian Glen, for ” friendly games between our club and the Bearsden club, for a cup kindly offered by himself and Mr. Gow.”  [Past Captain J. B. Gow of Bearsden Golf Club]  It was minuted that “It […]
10th April 2020

Douglas Park Golf Club from the Archives

Our Club archivist Harry MacAnespie has penned an article on the last time the Club had to deal with a Global Crises. “Coronavirus (Covid-19) is affecting everyone just now, touching all aspects of life including our game of golf.  Commentators tell us that the country has not experienced anything like this since World War 2 and indeed it sometimes looks […]
19th February 2017

Silver Cleek Comes Home to Douglas Park

The Club was delighted to acquire a Silver Cleek first used in June 1907 by the then Club Captain, WJ Anderson, to drive off at the ‘brand new’ 1st hole (our current 1st hole). Club Captain Alistair Forrest took ownership of the club on behalf of Douglas Park from collector Keith Baugh of Kirkcaldy when he visited us on Friday […]
3rd December 2012

Some Douglas Park History

Club Archivist Harry MacAnespie has kindly produced this note on one of the  long term family connections at Douglas Park.  The Family of Adams at the Douglas Park Golf Club. This was a notable golfing family in Douglas Park Golf Club over a period of many years from 1910 until possibly the 1960s.  David Adams Snr. was a professional golfer and clubmaker […]
9th October 2012

A History Of Douglas Park You Didn’t Know!

A history of Douglas Park you didn’t know!   Joe Louis, “The Brown Bomber” Visits Douglas Park     American Joe Louis was arguably the greatest boxer of all time.  His professional career spanned a period of seventeen years from 1934 to 1951.  His record is impressive, 68 professional fights, 65 wins (51 by knockout), and only three losses.  His […]
9th October 2012

A History Of One Of Our Members – Willie Tulloch

A history of one of our members – Willie Tulloch – 1898-1980 (article courtesy of Past Captain Harry MacAnespie) Willie Tulloch, as he was known, was a member of Douglas Park Golf Club in early days of the club. There is a reference to him in the book of Douglas Park’s history, but few nowadays will know of him and […]