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|

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|

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|

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|

DREAM WIN FOR LISA

  It was the dream round for former Captain, Lisa Heywood, at The Berkshire fixture with long straight drives bounding down the bone-hard fairways and putts that kept dropping on the challenging Blue Course. With clear, cloudless skies and the hot sun of recent weeks making the course more like a links course, there were great [...]

July 17th, 2018|Results|

Irish eyes smiling in Portugal

Metro had a last putt win in this year's Inter-Company golf tournament but it was the Irish eyes that were smiling. Not only did Ireland join in the fun, laughter and camaraderie of the tournament but they showed their golfing prowess on the mighty West Cliffs golf course just North of Lisbon to claim a share of one [...]

July 1st, 2018|Results|

“SMILE AGAIN FOR THE CAMERA”

For the second time running and showing that form does count, Daily Mail photographer David Crump was on the wrong end of a camera as he posed again for the winner's picture at the first golf day of the new season held at The Grove. He beat off a strong field in testing conditions, winning the Burton Challenge Cup by three [...]

April 27th, 2018|Results|