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SCRAMBLE AT NORTHWOOD – MONDAY, AUGUST 17

The next fixture is Northwood on Monday, August 17 with singles in the morning and a 9-hole drawn Texas Scramble in the afternoon. The cost of the day is £55 and £75 for guests with no reduction if playing just the morning round. Last year was the first time the Society had a Scramble in the [...]

July 25th, 2020|Coming up|

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A YEAR MAKES

What a difference a year made for Society vice-Captain Barry Theobald at The Berkshire fixture.     Last year he presented the main trophy, The Rothermere Cup, to photographer David Crump……..this year he won it himself! Barry’s 39pts was 3pts clear of 4 players who all scored 36 points with Neil Darbyshire [...]

July 17th, 2020|Results|

NICK SANATISES THE FIELD WITH DOUBLE WIN AT WALTON HEATH

 Society Captain Nick Stevens had an impressive “double win” at Walton Heath, the first fixture of the year due to the covid-19 lockdown that caused the cancellation of The Grove and the postponement to next year of the Inter-Company competition. With almost a three-month delay to [...]

July 2nd, 2020|Results|

THE BERKSHIRE – 36 HOLES MONDAY, JULY 13 FOR £85

The second golf event of the coronavirus delayed fixture list is The Berkshire where we will be playing both the Blue and Red courses on Monday, July 13 for £85. There cannot be a finer setting for this summer fixture on courses that wind their way through  heathland  and woods in some of the most  [...]

July 1st, 2020|Coming up|

PRINCELY GOLF AND GREAT DEAL

 The best efforts of “Storm Jorge” failed to put a dampener on the annual Northcliffe match against the Press Golfing Society. With golf courses around the country staying closed because of continuous torrential rain, both Princes and Royal Cinque Ports links courses on the Kent coast were open for play. Facing a hat-trick of [...]

March 11th, 2020|Results|

SANTA COMES EARLY TO THE CHRISTMAS SCRAMBLE

        Santa Claus came early to the Christmas Scramble at The Berkshire and left a sack full of prizes. With Hampers to win and Christmas puddings, chocolates and wine and not forgetting the traditional “Paxo Stuffing” , there was fun and laughter all the way for the big turnout of Northcliffe’s finest golfers’ It was a [...]

December 29th, 2019|Results|

WEST HILL WINNER

Fresh from having his handicap cut by one shot after a good round at his local club, Mike Creaby carried on the good form with a clear cut win at the West Hill fixture. His 38pts were three points clear of runner-up Joe Marvel, whose 35pts beat Ben Mason on count-back. Barry Theobald took fourth [...]

December 3rd, 2019|Results|

FIXTURES AND MATCHES 2020

Society President, Lord Rothermere, has agreed that the Inter-Company competition can take place in 2021.  Just to whet the appetite a picture of the Praia d'el Rey course! When will play resume? Could it be late June for Walton Heath? July at The Berkshire, Northwood in August or the annual match at North Foreland [...]

November 21st, 2019|Coming up|

CHRISTMAS SCRAMBLE

 The Christmas Scramble, Monday, November 18 at The Berkshire, cost £75, ends our fantastic year of golf so NOW is the time to enter your team. If you do not have anyone to play with, just enter and you will be matched with a team of like-minded golfers! Teams should have a suitable name and must provide a [...]

November 3rd, 2019|Coming up|