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History of Little Aston


141 acres is leased from Arthur Greatrex at Little Aston Hall, and Little Aston Golf Club is formed.

History of 1908


Harry Vardon engaged to advise on the course layout.

History of 1908


Harry Colt engaged to advise on alterations to the course layout and remained the Club's architect for the next 20 years or so.

History of 1911


The freehold of the leased land of 141 acres is purchased.


The Prince of Wales visits Little Aston.

History of 1932


Walter Hagen & Densmore Shute (1933 Open Champion) played Percy Allis (father of Peter), and Abe Mitchell in an exhibition match at Little Aston.


The Penfold Professional Golf League is played at Little Aston, and won by Henry Cotton.

History of 1939


Little Aston professional, Charlie Ward, plays in his first Ryder Cup at Portland, Oregon, USA; in 1949 at Ganton and then in 1951 at Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA.

History of 1947


Little Aston professional, Charlie Ward, gave what Ben Hogan conceded, was the hardest match of his career in the 1951 Ryder Cup matches at Pinehurst, North Carolina.


Little Aston member, John Morgan, plays in the second of his three Walker Cups and wins both of his matches at The Kittansett Club, Massachusetts with an astounding display of putting which led Bobby Jones to comment that he was the best putter in the world. The club now has an annual putting competition for the John Morgan Putter which is displayed in the clubhouse.

History of 1953


Peter Allis wins £400 in his first professional tournament at Little Aston in the DAKS Tournament, beating the great Bobby Locke by 1 shot.

History of 1954


Little Aston member, John Beharrell, wins The Amateur Championship at Royal Troon.

History of 1956


Little Aston professional, Maurice Bembridge plays in the 1969, 1971, 1973 and 1975 Ryder Cups.

History of 1969


Trevor Homer wins The Amateur in 1972 and again in 1974.

History of 1972


Little Aston professional, Maurice Bembridge equals the then course record at The Masters, Augusta, held by Jack Nicklaus with a 64 in the last round, finishing 10th.


The Aldridge Artisans, who originated in 1898 as the Sutton Coldfield Working Men's Club, changed their name and moved to their new home at Little Aston Golf Club.

History of 1978


Little Aston hosts the English Women's Amateur Championship, won by Julie Wade


Little Aston hosts the English Women's Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship, won by Sarah Gallacher.


John Beharrell received the ultimate golfing accolade when, on September 17, he played in as the Captain of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club at St Andrews.

History of 1998


Andrew Sullivan drives the green at the 1st for an eagle; birdies the 2nd and eagles the 3rd to be 5 under after 3 holes playing for Warwickshire County Juniors in the final of the English Championship.


Little Aston hosts the English Women's Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship, won by Liz Bennett.


17th green relocated into the lake.

History of 2007


Pedro Figueiredo of Portugal wins the Boys Amateur Championship at Little Aston.


Tommy Fleetwood wins the English Amateur Championship at Little Aston, his last tournament as an amateur.

History of 2010


Little Aston hosts the English Women's Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship, won by Alexandra Peters.


Little Aston once more chosen by the R&A as Regional Qualifying venue for the Open Championship

History of 2013-2017


Little Aston hosts the PGA Assistants’ Championship, won by Mathew Webb.

History of 2016


Ireland win the Women's Home Internationals at Little Aston.

History of 2017


Little Aston hosts the PGA Club Professional Championship, won by Andrew Willey

History of 2018