HALFORD HEWITT CANCELLED

I regret to announce that following the revised UK Government guidelines announced last evening the Committee has had no alternative but to cancel this year’s Halford Hewitt. This is not a decision that has been taken lightly and alternative methods of staging the competition were considered, including avoiding access to the clubhouses and keeping social […]

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2020 HALFORD HEWITT

We have drawn Fettes in the Halford Hewitt.  We play at 1010 at Royal St Georges on Thursday 2 April.  All supporters very welcome. In the Mellin we have drawn Lancing in the first round on Thursday 9 July.  You might know that I have taken over from Max.  Would like to thank him for […]

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LIONEL SCOTT

Lionel Scott sadly passed away on 30 December at his care home in Sussex.  He was 98 – his grandson, Harry Grimshaw, says they all thought he would make a 100 but 98 was not a bad innings.  One of the greatest OCGS golfers. From Philip Truett: I am attaching a very interesting extract about […]

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THE 70th ANNUAL DINNER

The Society’s 70th annual dinner took place at Boodles last Thursday. It was, as always, an extremely enjoyable evening with amusing and insightful speeches from the Captain Tony Rogers, Past President Philip Truett, and guest speaker Hugh Roberts. Our thanks go to Paul Jackson for facilitating access to what is an exceptional venue.

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THE CENTENARY GOLF DAY 29th May 2020

I hope you all know that 2020 is the centenary year for the OCGS.  28 April 1920 was the first OCGS fixture which was at West Kent GC at Bickley Park in Kent. We have a centenary committee led by Philip Truett working hard to commemorate the year and so we’d like you to “save […]

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2019 AUTUMN MEETING

Reigate Heath Golf Club We had a very successful Autumn Meeting on Friday.  We had 14 players and one for lunch. We also had the AGM.  The following highlights: Last year’s accounts were presented by our Treasurer, Rosie, and approved Martin Riddiford was appointed Captain for our Centenary year, 2020 Tosh Meyer will continue as […]

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2019 HALFORD HEWITT REPORT

We took to the tee on Thursday morning, supported by a magnificent throng of OC’s, from the triumvirate of Rosenberg/Sweetland/Parry to the effervescent Bobby Stovold.  The colour quickly drained from Craig Moore’s normally glowing complexion as he realised he and Harry Millburn Fryer at 4th pair would face Ampleforth’s superstar, +4.5 handicap and Walker Cup […]

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