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COMING UP

What a year it has been so far for the Society's fixtures with the main news the postponement of the Inter-Company competition in Hardelot.  We are now well into this year's fixtures and coming up is the double header at NORTH FORELAND and ROYAL CINQUE PORTS, Sunday, Sept 1 and Monday, Sept 2. Then we play WEST HILL on Monday, October 28, the [...]

August 20th, 2019|Coming up|

ORDER OF MERIT – AUGUST

The lastest edited "Order of Merit" competition details with the top 4 players taking part in a play-off for the title "Golfer of the Year". Still plenty of chances for everyone to move into the top grouping with fixtures at Northwood, Royal Cinque Ports and West Hill still all c0unting. Remember, it's your best 3 scores at any of [...]

August 3rd, 2019|Results|

SCRAMBLE FOR THE NORTHWOOD FIXTURE!

The next fixture is Northwood on Monday, August 19 with the singles competition in the morning and a 9-hole drawn Texas Scramble in the afternoon. Apart from the Christmas Scramble, this will be the first time the Society have played a Texas Scramble  at one of the regular golf days, so if you cannot play in the afternoon, make sure you say when entering.  The [...]

August 3rd, 2019|Coming up|

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|

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|History|

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|History|

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|