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|

Order of Merit and Match Play winners

The  “Order of Merit”  play-off final for the Iain Walker trophy for   “Golfer of the Year”, was won at Frilford Heath by  Roland Agambar, who beat Barry Theobald, Ian McGowan and Mike Creaby. The final of the “Match Play” knock-out competition  at The Grove for  the Cousins Bowl was won by Keith Cottington who beat  Phil   Barber in [...]

December 1st, 2016|Results|

Martin Morgan well clear at West Hill

There was a first time winner at the West Hill fixture when Martin Morgan came home an easy winner of the The Rothermere Challenge Cup. His 38 pts was well clear of runner-up Clive Heard who beat Lee Terry into third place only on countback who, in turn, beat Ian McGowan on countback. All three [...]

October 24th, 2016|Results|

On Course match against Northcliffe and PGS

The Northcliffe joined forces with the Press Golfing Society for a challenge match against the On Course Foundation golfers who were flying out to Oakhill in the USA for their “Ryder Cup” golf match against American colleagues. John Simpson, former IMG  executive and founder of the  charity that supports the recovery of injured service  personnel and [...]

August 23rd, 2016|Results|

“Double” win for Will Flint – Royal Cinque Ports, Deal

Our first "Back to Back"  fixtures with the North Foreland match on Sunday followed the next day by Royal Cinque Ports proved to be a great success,  particularly for last year’s winner at Deal, Will Flint, who made it a double by winning for the second year running, but this time only just on countback. With blue skies [...]

August 8th, 2016|Results|

Was it the change of match format? – North Foreland match

A change of format may have been the undoing for the Northcliffe in the annual match against North Foreland. Traditionally the match has been played in Canadian foursomes format but this year 4xball better ball was tried. The result speaks for itself with the Club winning by their biggest margin,  although all matches were only decided [...]

August 1st, 2016|Results|

Early start to play favourite course – Northwood

Kerrel Wills left his home in the Midlands before dawn to drive down to the Northwood  fixture as it is one of his favourite courses and he showed why when he scored 36pts to win the Tom Marlowe Trophy, just beating Mike Creaby’s 35pts. Trying to beat par around Northwood proved just how tough the [...]

July 11th, 2016|Results|