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WEST HILL BEATS THE RAIN

The end of season fixture at West Hill was in doubt right up to the last minute after torrential rain closed the course the day before, but the rain relented overnight and the green staff were out in force to make play possible. Conditions were so good that you would hardly have known there had [...]

October 23rd, 2018|Results|

CHRISTMAS SCRAMBLE – MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19

The last Northcliffe fixture for the year, the Christmas Scramble, Monday, November 19 is at The Berkshire, and team places are filling up! Don’t leave it too late to enter as a team of four, or, if you need a team to play in, just send your entry to secretary Garth Burden at mailto:gpburden@ntlworld.com        The Scramble is always a fun [...]

October 23rd, 2018|Coming up|

WEST HILL £49 and the CHRISTMAS SCRAMBLE £69

 West Hill on Monday, October 15, for the all-inclusive price of £49, is our final golf day before the Christmas Scramble at The Berkshire, Monday, November 19 It is also the last chance to move up the "Order of Merit" for the play-off to decide the "Golfer of the Year".  Like so many of the great golf courses played during the [...]

September 26th, 2018|Coming up|

Trophy “Nicked” at Royal Cinque Ports

It was by the narrowest possible margin that Nick Stevens won the main trophy of the day at the Royal Cinque Ports fixture. On the second day of the "Double Header" weekend with North Foreland, the final result for the main trophy, The Northcliffe Cup, had to be settled on countback over the last few holes. Both Nick and David Crump had [...]

September 23rd, 2018|Results|

Society win at North Foreland

 There were celebrations late into the night for the Society team that played in this year's annual match against North Foreland Golf Club. The Club had a commanding lead of 13 to 9 victories since the start of the yearly matches, but in one of the closest results so far, Society Captain, Lee Terry, was able to hold the Northcliffe Challenge Cup [...]

September 21st, 2018|Results|

“Double Header” at North Foreland and Deal

This is our "Double Header" fixture at North Foreland, Sunday, Sept 9 and Royal Cinque Ports, Deal, the following day, Monday Sept 10 You do not have to play both courses, the choice is yours, but as so many travel down for the annual match at North Foreland, we now link this fixture with our day at Royal Cinque Ports. The North [...]

August 26th, 2018|Coming up|

Lisa wins again

It was like “Ladies Day” at the Northwood Fixture with former Captain Lisa Heywood maintaining her recent great form and Jayne Burden who was recently made an Honorary member of the Society, both featuring in the top finishers. Lisa carried on where she left off at The Berkshire fixture where she was cut two shots [...]

August 26th, 2018|Results|

Northwood “All Inclusive” for £49

The next fixture is Northwood on Monday, August 20   --   Cost for members just £49! For this bargain price, there will be two rounds of golf  (no reduction if playing just the one) on what is regarded as the best course in Middlesex, with prizes including champagne for Nearest the Pin, both morning and afternoon, the Ball Sweep and 2's competition, bacon [...]

July 20th, 2018|Coming up|

DREAM WIN FOR LISA

  It was the dream round for former Captain, Lisa Heywood, at The Berkshire fixture with long straight drives bounding down the bone-hard fairways and putts that kept dropping on the challenging Blue Course. With clear, cloudless skies and the hot sun of recent weeks making the course more like a links course, there were great [...]

July 17th, 2018|Results|

Irish eyes smiling in Portugal

Metro had a last putt win in this year's Inter-Company golf tournament but it was the Irish eyes that were smiling. Not only did Ireland join in the fun, laughter and camaraderie of the tournament but they showed their golfing prowess on the mighty West Cliffs golf course just North of Lisbon to claim a share of one [...]

July 1st, 2018|Results|