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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|


           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|


     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|


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|

Banstead Downs – Monday, July 10

Next up for the Northcliffe is our first “sign-up and roll-up” golf day, which, if successful, will become a regular annual event. The “roll-up” is being played at Banstead Downs, south of the river in Surrey, with a late morning start, one round of golf followed by the prize giving and meal. Local Club member Clive Heard, [...]

June 13th, 2017|Coming up, News|

Close Finish At Walton Heath

What a day and what a result at the Walton Heath fixture.  Brilliant sunshine and a course in immaculate condition as the Club prepared for the European qualifier for the US Open. It doesn’t get much better than this and it showed in the scoring with only two stableford points separating the top five players in [...]

June 13th, 2017|Results|


Get ready for a great day at WALTON HEATH, TUESDAY, MAY 9, for £79 which includes £5 for the Ball Sweep and the 2's competition.   The only extra to pay is £5 for the “Back the Winner” competition, which is paid on the day. Because of the price, there is no reduction if you can only play one round. [...]

April 13th, 2017|Coming up|