ORDER OF MERIT – AUGUST

The lastest edited "Order of Merit" competition details with the top 4 players taking part in a play-off for the title "Golfer of the Year". Still plenty of chances for everyone to move into the top grouping with fixtures at Northwood, Royal Cinque Ports and West Hill still all c0unting. Remember, it's your best 3 scores at any of [...]

August 3rd, 2019|Results|

WHAT A PICTURE – WHAT A PHOTOGRAPH!

Daily Mail photographer David Crump has spent much of his working life at the wrong end of a camera, taking fashion, news and action photographs from around the world, but at The Berkshire fixture it was his turn to face the camera after winning the Rothermere Cup. Playing the challenging Red Course where the Society [...]

July 11th, 2019|Results|

ADDINGTON PALACE FAREWELL TO DEREK

  The extra golf day at Addington Palace proved to be a resounding success, with a toast at the prize-giving to Derek Price, a member for over 50 years of both the Society and the Golf Club, who died earlier this year. Tucked away in the suberbs of South East London, the course proved to be [...]

June 25th, 2019|Results|

NICK IS “UP TO SCRATCH” AT WALTON HEATH

 Society Captain Nick Stevens was certainly “up to scratch” at the Walton Heath fixture when winning his second successive trophy of the year. Playing off 2-handicap after being cut a shot for winning at the first fixture of the new season at The Grove, there was no stopping Nick around the challenging Surrey course in [...]

May 24th, 2019|Results|

FOLLOWING IN TIGER AND RORY’S FOOTSTEPS AT HOYLAKE

The Northcliffe had a Hat Trick of wins over the Press Golfing Society in this year’s annual match for the Lord Northcliffe Challenge Cup. The Society followed up wins at Woodhall Spa in 2017 and Ferndown last year with what looked like being a very comfortable victory after holding a big overnight lead. But played over [...]

April 17th, 2019|Results|

NICKED AT THE GROVE

New Society Captain Nick Stevens lead from the front at The Grove fixture with a remarkable display of precision golf on a day when strong gusty winds made play a true golfing challenge. Playing off a handicap of 3, Nick’s 38pts was the highest score out of 44 players and won him The Burton Challenge [...]

March 16th, 2019|Results|

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|