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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|

FIXTURES 2019 – FULL DETAILS

Welcome to the start of the 2019 season with the Northcliffe and what a great golfing year we have in store. Our golf season  is full of brilliant fixtures and, with the fund raising at our meetings, they are all tremendous value for money. We start with THE GROVE in March, followed by the Old and New courses at WALTON HEATH in May. In July we [...]

November 30th, 2018|Coming up|

SLIPPERY PUTTS AND CONCRETE PATHS

   It's not often that one of the Society's single figure handicappers hits a great shot to a Par 3 and then, taking his putt,  sees his ball slip past the pin and run off the green before dropping into the stream alongside! That is what happened in this year's Match Play knockout final at The Grove for nine-handicapper Ian McGowan, who then, frustratingly, watched opponent Mike [...]

November 29th, 2018|Results|

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|