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No Ball Tampering at Ferndown

The Northcliffe had a dramatic last gasp win against the Press Golfing Society in this year’s annual match. Trailing 5 – 3 overnight after a very strong start by the PGS at the championship Ferndown course in Dorset, Match Captain Vyvyan Harmsworth and his son, Rupert, had a crucial half in their match to share [...]

April 12th, 2018|Results|

THE GROVE – MONDAY APRIL 9 – £75

Welcome to another great year with the Northcliffe and what a wonderful way to get our golf fixtures under way with a day at THE GROVE The moment you drive into this Championship course complex you realise what a great golfing treat is in store. The staff are on hand to unload your clubs, there is free use of the impressive practice range with balls lined up ready [...]

March 2nd, 2018|Coming up|

FIXTURES FOR 2018

        Welcome to the start of another great year with the Northcliffe and what a great fixture list we have for 2018.    Our golf year  is full of brilliant fixtures and, with the fund raising at our meetings, there is again going to be tremendous value for money.          We start start with THE GROVE  and this is followed by WALTON HEATH in May; THE BERKSHIRE [...]

March 1st, 2018|Coming up|

FATHER CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR THE SCRAMBLE

Father Christmas came early for the Northcliffe Texas Scramble at The Berkshire. There was a wonderful  table full of luxury hampers, bottles of champagne, wine and port plus mince pies for all the teams, raffle prizes and a magnificent traditional Roast Turkey lunch with all the trimmings. The team of “The Good, The Bad, The Ugly and John” clinched victory but [...]

November 24th, 2017|Results|

CHRISTMAS SCRAMBLE AT THE BERKSHIRE

    The Christmas Scramble is coming and the teams are getting full! Mince pies, Christmas Crackers, Raffle, Auction, prize giving and Roast Turkey with all the trimmings. It's a great way to end our golfing year so don’t leave it too late to enter a team or if you need a team to play in, just make the entry via [...]

November 2nd, 2017|Coming up|

Double First at West Hill

Pristine West Hill It was a double first for Edmund Davison at West Hill, the last qualifying event in the Society’s “Order of Merit” competition. Having just joined the Society, Edmund, a new recruit to the Marketing department and a member at Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club, showed the way home to win [...]

November 2nd, 2017|Results|

NEXT UP ARE WEST HILL AND THE CHRISTMAS SCRAMBLE

           Our final golf day of the year, apart from the traditional fun of the Christmas Scramble, is West Hill on Monday, October 16, for the all-inclusive price of £49.  We play many great golf courses during the year and West Hill is going to be a fitting end to what has been an exceptional [...]

October 2nd, 2017|Coming up|

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT FOR EDDIE

     For so many years, Edward Hawkins has played at Society functions having taken up golf relatively late in life and been among the also rans at Northcliffe fixtures. But he persevered with his game, put in lots of practice with golf lessons, joined a local golf club and showed that practice does make perfect by winning his first singles trophy. His 34pts around [...]

October 2nd, 2017|Results|

Next up Northwood for £59

The next fixture is Northwood on Monday, September 18 -- Cost of the day just £59! There are 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 butty to [...]

September 3rd, 2017|Coming up|