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Browns gave me taste for golf that has lasted 60 years

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Dr Mike Baverstock, Ware, Herts:

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Brown’s Golf Course where one of the PLUTO pumps is house – Tim Wander – PLUTO talk.

From Dr Mike Baverstock, Ware, Herts:

A long time ago, I grew up on the Island.

My family moved to Sandown when I was four and I’m now 64.

We then moved to Yaverland when I was six and Browns was just a few hundred yards away.

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Read more: Decline of Isle of Wight saddens me.

I started to play golf there when I was old enough to play on the front course (the easy one) and have continued to play golf ever since, albeit on more difficult courses.

I can’t believe that this part of my heritage — and everyone else’s who grew up on the Island — could now to be lost. This simply cannot be allowed to happen.

The boating lake has already gone…please don’t let Browns go the same way.

Read more letters sent to the County Press here. Do you have a view on this or any other subject? Send us a letter to editor@iwcp.co.uk



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