At a Meeting in Manchester's Midland Hotel, the Cheshire Union of Golf Clubs is formed, initially with 36 affiliated clubs. Harold Janion of Royal Liverpool is elected President.
The first county championship is staged at Delamere Forest Golf Club and is won by Geoffrey Tweedale of Wilmslow G.C. Cheshire holds its first ever inter-county match, against Lancashire at Royal Liverpool in June. Cheshire are captained by 59 year old golfing legend John Ball and record a thumping 15 - 3 win.
A new governing body for men's amateur golf, The English Golf Union, is founded, and Cheshire become an affiliated county.
The inaugral English Amateur Championship takes place at Royal Liverpool, with the trophy donated by the host club. Two Cheshire players, Israel Sidebottom [Stockport G.C.] and Thomas Froes Ellison [Royal Liverpool] reach the semi finals, the latter going on to win the championship on the 36th hole of a thrilling final.
Cheshire become the first winners of the English Counties Championship, held at Formby G.C. The Cheshire team comprises Israel Sidebottom [Stockport], G.B.Farrar [Royal Liverpool] and D.E.Landale [Royal Liverpool].
Thomas Froes Ellison again wins the English Amateur, at Walton Heath Ellison becomes the first Cheshire player to play in the England team. Cheshire are without doubt the dominant county in English amateur golf!
Bill Sutton of West Cheshire Artisans wins the English Amateur Championship at Gosforth. In the semi-final he beats the great Cyril Tolley in a snowstorm. Despite his win, and to much dismay, he is left out of the 1930 Walker Cup team
Bill Sutton crosses the Irish Sea and wins the Irish Amateur Open Championship at Portmarnock
Cheshire again have an English Amateur Champion, this time John Woollam of Hooton Golf Club
John Woollam repeats his success in the English Amateur. Cheshire players have now won five of the eleven English Amateur Chamionships that have been contested. Sadly, it will be 70 years before Cheshire has another winner
The outbreak of war in Europe brings county golf to an end for 6 years. Many clubs go under the plough to support agricultural production.
County golf resumes after the war. Cheshire introdcue the Victory Trophy to mark the occasion. This is a handicap pairs competition with Sandiway acting as hosts.
Cheshire again win the English Counties Championship, held at Woodhall Spa. Ian Patey, needing only a 7 at the final hole to secure the title, loses his ball but scrambles a six to see Cheshire home by the narrowest of margins
Colts golf is now established, with team matches against other counties giving opportunities for the younger players in the county.
The first Boys' Championship is held. It is won by Ian Bradshaw (Port Sunlight G.C.) at Crewe G.C. He goes on to win three County Championships and represents England
Upton-byChester G.C. host the inaugural Seniors' Championship, which is won by Ringway's Bob Preston
A Boys team is started, and they compete in the inaugral Four Counties Junior Tournament at Crewe. Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle played for Shropshire and Herefordshire that day. Can you recognise the Cheshire team members?
Inter-county golf is formalised with the formation of the Northern Counties League. It comprises Cheshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cumbria, Northumberland and Durham
Cheshire Boys team win the English Boys County Championship for the first time
Cheshire stalwart Gordon Edwards [Bromborough] wins the English Senior Championship, a feat he is to turn into a magnificent treble by winning again in 1993 and '96. Cheshire record their first win in the Northern Counties Men's Championship.
Cheshire win the Northern Counties League for the first time. They succeed again in 1991, '98, 2004 and 2011
Cheshire regain dominance of the English Senior Championship, Roy Smethurst [Crewe] winning in 2000 and again in 2001, 2003 and 2005 for a stunning four-timer.
Mark Pilling of Astbury Golf Club becomes the first Cheshire player to win the British Boys' Championship, held at Carnoustie.
Roy Smethurst [Crewe] wins the British Senior Amateur Championship and the English equivalent in the same year. He goes on to win the European Seniors in 2005 to cement his place as a legend of seniors golf.
Paul Waring of Bromborough wins the English Amateur Championship on his home course, Cheshire's first winner for 70 years. The Seniors team win their first English Counties Seniors Championship.
Cheshire's seniors do it again, winning back-to-back English Seniors County Championships
Styal's David Horsey becomes the first Cheshire player to appear in the Walker Cup. His fellow team members include Rory McIlroy and Danny Willett. David goes on to make a very successful transition to the professional ranks.
Once again Cheshire's seniors are top of the pile, winning the English Seniors County Championships at Trentham G.C.
After a tremendous season, Matthew Jordan becomes only the second Cheshire player to be selected for the Walker Cup. Cheshire stalwart Dave Peel eclipses Roy Smethurst's county appearance record and retires on an incredible 192