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Closing out day, Foxton Golf Club, 1949

Closing out day, Foxton Golf Club, 1949

Foxton Golf Club, in the Horowhenua district north of Wellington, was formed by returned servicemen in 1949. This photo shows the social gathering on closing out day, the final day of the first year's playing season. Note the golf clubs leaning against the building.

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Kete Horowhenua, Foxton Historical Society
Reference: F2000.2026a.jpg

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How to cite this page:

Garry Ahern, 'Golf - New Zealand golf courses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/39276/closing-out-day-foxton-golf-club-1949 (accessed 24 February 2020)

Story by Garry Ahern, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Sep 2016