During the closing years of the war. Gerald Annesley wrote to the Council of Royal County Down reminding them that the town had changed significantly since 1889. He proposed the establishment of a club for the residents of the Newcastle area, under the auspices of Royal County Down, and with separate premises.
The arrival of Mourne Golf Club on the Irish Golfing scene is recorded in the Golfing Union of Ireland centenary book with half a line - "Mourne Golf Club was founded in 1946 and affiliated to Golfing Union of Ireland in 1946.".
Mourne Golf Club shares access to both the Championship Links and the Annesley Links courses at Royal County Down Golf Club, situated next door to the Club.
The two courses sit at the foot of the Mourne Mountains at the northern end of the town of Newcastle and are intertwined with each other
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