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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|

BARRY MISSES OUT ON DEAL DOUBLE

It should have been a double win for Barry Theobald at Royal Cinque Ports, Deal, the second part of the Society’s “Double Header” with the annual match at nearby North Foreland. Instead of backing himself in the fund raising “Back the Winner” competition, he decided he was playing so badly that he picked someone else to win the Northcliffe Cup. “Golf never ceases to amaze me. I’ve been in the [...]

September 3rd, 2017|Results|

Double Header at North Foreland and Deal

This is our "Double Header" fixture at North Foreland and Royal Cinque Ports, Deal in Kent. You do not have to play both the courses, the choice is yours, but as so many travel down for the annual match at North Foreland it was decided to link this fixture with our day at Royal Cinque Ports. NORTH [...]

July 22nd, 2017|Coming up, News|

Winning ways again for the Match Play champion

Match Play champion Keith Cottington was back in the winning ways at the "roll-up" fixture, played in glorious sunshine at Banstead Downs. Captain of the day was local member Clive Heard, who organised the draw as players turned up for the one round, followed by lunch and prize-giving. With both Society secretary Garth Burden and Captain John [...]

July 22nd, 2017|Results|