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WHAT A PICTURE – WHAT A PHOTOGRAPH!

Daily Mail photographer David Crump has spent much of his working life at the wrong end of a camera, taking fashion, news and action photographs from around the world, but at The Berkshire fixture it was his turn to face the camera after winning the Rothermere Cup. Playing the challenging Red Course where the Society [...]

July 11th, 2019|Results|

Northwood “All Inclusive” for £59

The next fixture is Northwood on Monday, August 19, for the Tom  Marlowe Challenge Cup, one of the Society's oldest trophies  named after the longest serving editor of the Daily Mail.  There will be two rounds of golf  (no reduction if playing just the one) on what is regarded as the best course in Middlesex.  Prizes both morning and afternoon including champagne for Nearest the [...]

July 11th, 2019|Coming up|

ADDINGTON PALACE FAREWELL TO DEREK

  The extra golf day at Addington Palace proved to be a resounding success, with a toast at the prize-giving to Derek Price, a member for over 50 years of both the Society and the Golf Club, who died earlier this year. Tucked away in the suberbs of South East London, the course proved to be [...]

June 25th, 2019|Results|

THE BERKSHIRE – TUESDAY, JULY 9

There cannot be a finer setting for this summer fixture than the  RED and BLUE courses that wind their way through  heathland  and woods in some of the most  stunning Berkshire countryside. You will not find a better test of golf anywhere and, as  most of you will know, the Club is also famous for its mouth-watering food so [...]

June 25th, 2019|Coming up|

NEXT UP IS ADDINGTON PALACE – £59

The next fixture is Addington Palace Monday, June 24    —   Cost for members £59 all inclusive! For this bargain price, there are two rounds of golf (no reduction if playing just the one) on one of the undiscovered golfing gems just outside of Croydon in South London. Though regarded as one of Surrey's best courses, it is many years since the Society last played Addington Palace when the [...]

May 24th, 2019|Coming up|

NICK IS “UP TO SCRATCH” AT WALTON HEATH

 Society Captain Nick Stevens was certainly “up to scratch” at the Walton Heath fixture when winning his second successive trophy of the year. Playing off 2-handicap after being cut a shot for winning at the first fixture of the new season at The Grove, there was no stopping Nick around the challenging Surrey course in [...]

May 24th, 2019|Results|

FOLLOWING IN TIGER AND RORY’S FOOTSTEPS AT HOYLAKE

The Northcliffe had a Hat Trick of wins over the Press Golfing Society in this year’s annual match for the Lord Northcliffe Challenge Cup. The Society followed up wins at Woodhall Spa in 2017 and Ferndown last year with what looked like being a very comfortable victory after holding a big overnight lead. But played over [...]

April 17th, 2019|Results|

NICKED AT THE GROVE

New Society Captain Nick Stevens lead from the front at The Grove fixture with a remarkable display of precision golf on a day when strong gusty winds made play a true golfing challenge. Playing off a handicap of 3, Nick’s 38pts was the highest score out of 44 players and won him The Burton Challenge [...]

March 16th, 2019|Results|

WALTON HEATH – MONDAY, MAY 13

Get ready for a great day at WALTON HEATH, MONDAY, MAY 13, for £79 ….the same price as last year.   This includes the Ball Sweep and the 2's competition but not the £5 needed for the "Back the Winner" competition. Because of the price, there is no reduction if you only play the one round. We play the New Course in the morning [...]

February 13th, 2019|Coming up|

SANTA COMES EARLY FOR THE CHRISTMAS SCRAMBLE

            What a festive way to end the golfing season and once again a prize table full of wonderful Christmas presents straight out of Santa’s sack.             There was a bumper turnout of Northcliffe’s finest golfers for the Christmas Scramble with Roast Turkey and plum pudding for lunch, Christmas crackers, paper hats and fun and laughter [...]

December 2nd, 2018|Results|