01 May Deal Ladies
1899 saw the founding of Deal Ladies’ Club. Soon thereafter, there were 105 members, of which ten were gentlemen. The Ladies’ Course consisted of nine holes, with a bogey of 74 and was located on land behind the clubhouse.
1902 saw the 18-hole course used for the Ladies’ British Open Amateur, won by Miss May Hazlet of Royal Portrush, who beat Miss E C Neville at the 20th, from an entry of 120, that included two members of Deal Ladies.
1902 also held a three-cornered international contest between the Ladies of England, Ireland, and Scotland.