Vineyard Gazette
Golf, which has become a popular American pastime, has this week made a start on the Vineyard, and Mr. B. S.
Golf
Vineyard Gazette
A golf club has been formed in town and named the Nashouohkamuk Golf Club, Nashouohkamuk being the old Indian name for Chilmark.
Golf
Chilmark History
Vineyard Gazette
Mr. Elmes, the proprietor of the links, announces that on Aug. 20, 21, and 22, he is arranging for a ladies’ and gentlemen’s golf tournament, open to all members of the club.
Golf
Vineyard Gazette
The Edgartown Golf and Tennis Club was organized this week, and starts off with a good list of members, which it is hoped will be much increased with the next month.
Golf
Edgartown History

1898

The much talked of golf links near Tashmoo, Vineyard Haven, has become a reality. The course was laid out by Mr. Alex. H. Findlay, the celebrated New England expert, and is 2,100 yards in length, 9 holes, starting near the pumping station. Mr. Findlay is of the opinion it is one of the prettiest runs in Massachusetts, and by some little work can be made as good as any in the country. Mr. Samuel Look, who owns most of the land upon which the course is laid, is commended on all sides for his public spirit in donating the use of the land.

1896

Golf, which has become a popular American pastime, has this week made a start on the Vineyard, and Mr. B. S. Elmes has organized the Martha’s Vineyard Golf Club, with links near Pleasant View cottage, upper Main street. The Club starts off with the following list of members:

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