Historical

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 other sporting love […]
9th October 2012

A History Of One Of Our Members – Willie Tulloch

A history of one of our members – Willie Tulloch (article courtesy of Past Captain Harry MacAnespie) William Tulloch 1898-1980  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 […]