Mersea Island Golf Club Official Handbook page 15.

Holes and Bogey contd

10. The Fort - a block-house or fort stood near the 10th green as far back as 1547.

11. Smugglers - a few decades gone by, two freetraders, one on either side of the wall, blazed away at one another, each mistaking the other to be an excise officer. One died.

12. Haggy Daggy - a mist that drives from ...
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Mersea Island Golf Club Official Handbook page 15.
Holes and Bogey contd
10. The Fort - a block-house or fort stood near the 10th green as far back as 1547.
11. Smugglers - a few decades gone by, two freetraders, one on either side of the wall, blazed away at one another, each mistaking the other to be an excise officer. One died.
12. Haggy Daggy - a mist that drives from seaward.
13. Othona
14. Bowling Green. In the good old days of farming, a natural lawn of considerable extent lay along the shore of the Blackwater, parallel to the 14th hole - where the local gentry were wont to hold their galas.
15. The Coppice
16. Balaclava
17. Homeward Bound
18. Levener - intermediate refreshment taken by men in the fields.

Mersea Island


Date: 1934      

Photo: Mersea Museum - Barbara Mears
Image ID MIGC_1934_017
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