“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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

Practice makes perfect for Clive

They say that practice makes perfect and Clive Heard proved the point at The Berkshire fixture. In his new role following moving on to new pastures from his job in Daily Mail finance, Clive is now a fully qualified caddy at the prestigious Beaverbrook Course near to his South London home. After guiding players around the course [...]

April 11th, 2017|Results|