OWGS – Summer Meeting – New Confirmed Date of 26th August at The Berkshire

All, I hope that you have all been keeping well? Golf has clearly been in the background over the past few months but I hope that you have managed to enjoy a return to the course recently. Unsurprisingly, the OWGS fixture list is currently on hold but George Close-Brooks has done an amazing job of pushing back our propose Summer meeting at The Berkshire so that we are hopeful of […]

OWGS 2019 Newsletter

Dear fellow OW golfer, The OW golfing year started with a bang, literally, as James Whittington (Hon Treas.) swung the back of an axe unerringly through a window pane of the front door of our cottage in Norfolk.  This solved the problem of the flower of OWGS golf being locked out for the night before our first fixture of the year, against Royal West Norfolk.  But any hope of salvation […]

AGM for the OWGS – Tuesday 5th November 2019 – Accounts

In advance of the AGM which is being held tomorrow night I attach the accounts and a letter from Rathbones. With thanks to James Whittington (Hon. Treasurer) and Nicholas Taylor-Young. Permira, 80 Pall Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5ES @ Date & Time: 5th November 2019 at 6.30pm Venue : Permira, 80 Pall Mall, SW1Y 5ES by kind permission of Richard Sanders. Followed by a drink in a local pub […]

OW v Old Etonians – Saturday 19th October

Many thanks to David Ham for running this match… OW’s v Old Etonians Rye: Sat Oct 19th A highly enjoyable golfing day against the Old Etonians ended in gathering gloom and on a knife-edge last Saturday at Rye as the final match went to the 18th     with the OW pair of Francis Elton and Mark Harris needing to halve or win for the OW’s to take the match. In the […]

Notice of the AGM for the OWGS – Tuesday 5th November 2019

All, Further to previous correspondence on the matter, I write to confirm the AGM Date & Time: 5th November 2019 at 6.30pm Venue : Permira, 80 Pall Mall, SW1Y 5ES by kind permission of Richard Sanders. Followed by a drink in a local pub or similar Agenda: 1.       Proposed changes to the Rules (please see linked documents below) 2.       Election of Officers: a.       Charles Hewetson as Captain b.       Nick Holt, Hon Secretary c.       James Whittington, […]

OWGS Vs RWNGC (Worlington) – Thursday October 3, 2019

Hurricane Lorenzo spared us and a hard-fought morning resulted in the OWs just failing to win the match, before settling down to lunch. Points were secured by Fell and Raison and by Fisher and Roskill, the latter from 2 down and three to play. Points were not quite secured by N. Scott-Malden and Davy, J. Dinwiddy and Ham and C. Dinwiddy and Threlfall (who joined us from Worlington to allow […]

OWGS AGM – Tuesday 5th November

Please save the date for the 97th AGM of OWGS on Tuesday 5th November 2019 at 6.30pm.  Venue to be confirmed but likely to be West End with drinks to follow at a local hostelry. Formal notification of venue and papers to be distributed next week.

PLAYER NEEDED – Old Wykehamists v Old Etonians – 19 October

Old Wykehamists v Old Etonians Rye: Saturday October 19th The annual match against the Old Etonians takes place at Rye on Saturday October 19th. It’s a 36 hole affair with an excellent Rye lunch in the middle and we play with ten per side. I’m now one man short for the OW team and would be delighted if someone would like to fill the gap. It’s always a friendly match […]

OWGS v Malvern – 11 October

Dear All, We have had a good response to my plea for players for the Malvern match at the Berkshire on Friday 11 October, but we still need a couple more. This will be a morning four-ball followed by an excellent lunch. Please get in touch with me on nyrensm@hotmail.com if you are interested. Best regards, Nyren Scott-Malden

Players Required for the Cricketer Cup Golf Trophy -Sunday 29 September

All, We are looking ideally for 2 pairs to play in the Cricketer Cup Golf Trophy held at Denham Golf Club on Sunday 29th September. Format is lunch and then 18 holes of foursomes. Very relaxed, very civilised. For those, who have not been, Denham is a lovely place and certainly a club that knows how to entertain! Criteria is that players should have played OW cricket (not necessarily Cricketer […]