Club Formation

Within the archive database this event provides links to records that relate to the club's formation from 1966 to 1969 and the initial period of playing golf. It is possible that some relevant links have not been created.
 
The linked items include:
 
  • Newspaper articles from the West Australian detailing the attainment of the land, loans and approvals from the Town of Melville, approval by the Lands Department for use of the land and public meetings of future members.
 
  • Additional newspaper articles provided by member Russell Martin including a very early outline of the steering committee's plans, the announcement of Roy Draddy as the inaugual club professional and a review of the course by Graham Marsh just after it opened.
 
  • The Silver Anniversary Booklet includes the announcement by the Local Goverment Department of the lease of land to the club in March 1969 and a newspaper article describing progress on the club's development
 
  • The Golden Anniversary Publication includes an interview with Tony Kelly and a brief biography of course designer Al Howard
 
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Related Records

Record Association Dates
AL HOWARD CORRESPONDENCE Correspondence with Howard during course construction 1966 - 1975
CLUB CORRESPONDENCE HISTORY 1966 TO 1967 Correspondence history 1966-1967
NEWSLETTER - DECEMBER 1966 December 1966
CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION Certificate of Incorporation 1967
CLUB FORMATION - NEWSPAPER ARTICLES Newspaper articles detailing the history of events of the club's formation 1967-1969
CLUB FORMATION - NEWSPAPER ARTICLES 2 Newspaper articles 1967-1969
COURSE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS 1967 AND 1968 Course aerial photographs 1967-1968
REFUND OF MEMBERS' LOAN FUNDS Refund of loan funds to members 1967 - 2004
NEWSLETTER - MAY 1967 May 1967
NEWSLETTER - OCTOBER 1967 October 1967
CLUB CORRESPONDENCE HISTORY 1968 Correspondence history 1968
CLUBHOUSE CONSTRUCTION - EARLY FEBRUARY 1969 1968
CLUBHOUSE CONSTRUCTION - LATE FEBRUARY 1969 1968
COURSE AERIAL VIEW 1968 Aerial view of course preparation 1968
NEWSLETTER - JANUARY 1968 January 1968
WORKING BEE DAYS 1968 - CLUB SIGN AT ENTRY OFF BEASLEY RD Working bee days - sign at entrance to club 1968
WORKING BEE PARTICIPANTS Working bees 1968
WORKING BEE PARTICIPANTS 1968 Working bee participants 1968
WORKING BEE PARTICIPANTS 1968 Working bee photograph 1968
WORKING BEE PARTICIPANTS 1968 Working bee photographs 1968
WORKING BEE PARTICIPANTS 1968 - GETTING TO KNOW EACH OTHER Working bee photograph 1968
NEWSLETTER - APRIL 1968 April 1968
COURSE CONSTRUCTION MAY 1968 Course construction May 1968
COURSE CONSTRUCTION EARLY 1968 Golf course construction early 1968
WORKING BEE PARTICIPANTS Working bees circa 1968
WORKING BEE PARTICIPANTS Working bees circa 1968
WORKING BEE PARTICIPANTS Working bees circa 1968
NEWSLETTER - JULY 1968 July 1968
COURSE CONSTRUCTION AUGUST 1968 Course construction August 1968
ASSOCIATES INAUGURAL OPENING DAY MAY 1969 Associates on Opening day of golf 1969
CLUB CORRESPONDENCE HISTORY 1969 Correspondence history 1969
GOLF OPENING DAY 1969 Golf opening day photographs 1969
PLAQUE - MELVILLE GLADES GOLF CLUB OPENING 1969 Opening Plaque 1969
NEWSLETTER - MAY 1979 Newsletter - recollections of MGGC foundation by Ted Grigg May 1979
PHOTOGRAPH COLLAGE - CLUB CREATION