Richmond Golf Club was formed in 1899 with golf first being played on the Hawkesbury River, in October 1897 by CT Musson, Rev. I Fergusson, EN Street, FG Neilly, HO Busby, C Cameron and JC Icely. A 9-hole course of 3,040 yards was laid out on or about the course as it exists today, making it the oldest golf course in NSW at 116 years old in 2013.
The first male and lady members were T Charley, Rev. C White, Rev I Fergusson, CT Musson, , EN Street, FG Neilly, G Collet, R Weir, G Bowen, TJ Vindies, E Campbell, C Lawson, Paterson, H Olive, H Kirwan, A Stewart, W McKenny, Mrs Street, Mers Neilly, Mrs Fergusson, Mrs Musson, Mrs Guest, Mrs Charley and Misses Cameron, E Richardson, F Richardson and Beagley. Those elected to office were: President, CT Musson, Committee: EN Street, G Collett and Rev. I Fergusson.
With the Blue Mountains at the back drop, the town of Richmond has a genuine village feel about it, and it is this feeling of belonging that can be found at the Richmond Golf Club.