Bally Haly Golf & Curling Club

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Bally Haly Golf Club
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Club information
Location St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Established 1896
Type Semi-private
Total holes 18
Tournaments hosted 2003 Canadian Senior Men's Championship
2008 Canadian Senior Women's Championship
Website www.ballyhaly.com
Designed by Graham Cooke
Par 70
Length 5966 yards

Bally Haly Golf & Curling Club, is a semi-private curling club and golf course located in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is the oldest golf club in Atlantic Canada, having been founded in 1896. In that year, a group of ten prominent Newfoundland gentlemen formed the Newfoundland Golf Club.

History[edit]

The first golf course was a 9-hole layout on Buckmasters field. This original 9-hole course, however, had limited area for expansion and in 1908, with the growing popularity of the game, club President, the Hon. John Browning, negotiated with the trustees of the estate of Lieutenant Colonel William Haly for the former British Garrison land adjacent to the Virginia River in east St. John's. Upon acquiring a plot of land of approximately two hundred acres in size, the club was renamed the Bally Haly Golf Club and an 18-hole course was constructed.

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Coordinates: 47°35′22.49″N 52°41′51.53″W / 47.5895806°N 52.6976472°W / 47.5895806; -52.6976472