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|


     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|


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|

Chocks away for Northcliffe bomber command

The Northcliffe squadron left at dawn. Their mission? To conquer the Press Golfing Society in the annual skirmish. Their target? The wonderful Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa in Lincolnshire, close to the home of the legendary Dam Busters squadron. Ably led by Group Captain Vyvyan “Guy Gibson” Harmsworth and Flight Lieutenant Garth “Barnes Wallis” Burden, 14 brave chaps from the Northcliffe's "Bomber [...]

April 11th, 2017|Results|

Roland, Golfer of the Year, keeps rolling on

The Society’s “Golfer of the Year”, Roland Agambar, rolled over his good form from last season when comfortably winning the Burton Challenge Cup at our first fixture of 2017 held at The Grove. His 36pts were three points clear of runner-up Ian McIlgorm who was one point clear of new Society member Gordon Thomson.   Roland was cut two [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Results|


It was party time for the “Par-Tee Boys” at the christmas Scramble as they celebrated winning the last  fixture of the year, aided by an long chip-in from well off the green by Captain Arsan Aryanpour from Mailbrands. Having been postponed for two weeks from the  scheduled fixture because of torrential rain that had,  unusually, flooded the [...]

December 3rd, 2016|Results|