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A W McDonald
Whitby/Carlsbad etc
Born in Montrose, A W McDonald was the son of Edward McDonald and began his career as an assistant to his father in Whitby. He spent three years at Plymouth (though the 1912 newspaper article does not specify which club) and two seasons at Carlsbad (now Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic) before becoming professional at Kirkby Moorside in 1907. From 1910-12 he was professional at the Crafthole course in Cornwall. 1912 saw him become the first professional at Trafford Golf Club.

At some point in his career hew was tutor to the Duchess of Marlborough and Lady Catherine Somerset at Reigate Priory in Surrey.

He broke the course record at Montrose with a 69 during a holiday in his birthplace in 1906.

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