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 […]

RWNGC vs OWGS – Saturday 2nd Feb 2019

RWNGC vs OWGS – Saturday 2nd Feb 2019

From OWGS Captain Tusa… Happy to report that the first match of the OWGS 2019 season ended in a half against RWNGC.  So far, so dull.  Fortunately, however, the result masked a highly competitive fixture, very sociable opposition and a mercurial performance from the weather. With RWNGC shut for play on Thursday and Friday and with c35% probability of no play on Saturday either, I cancelled the match formally on […]

Tim Bebb

All, It is with huge sadness that I write to tell you that Tim Bebb passed away shortly before Christmas. Tim is to be cremated at 2:00 p.m. at Woking Crematorium on Monday 14th January. As David Wybar writes… “Tim Bebb was a complex man and a natural Wykehamist – very intelligent, if eccentric, and with a sharp wit which he aimed at anyone and everyone including himself but excluding […]

OWGS – The Aldington Match Weekend…

DCB reports… A successful weekend overall with a good dinner and Tusa telling some tales from the HH to inspire us all. Results as below:   Singles (under handicap) Saturday pm David Bonsall 0 v Olly Dickman 1 (2/1) – Olly round in gross 71 on a windy day off back tees, DCB fighting hard! Ben Twiney  0 v Will Townsend 1 (2 up) – Will leading then Ben had […]

OWGS v Eton @ Rye – 20th October – ONE PLAYER STILL REQUIRED

All, Despite efforts, there has been some recruitment and some dropping out of this match. ONE PLAYER still required. Please note that Anthony Strong will be running the match this year whilst David Ham recovers from a health issue. 36 holes of 4somes with lunch. Please contact anthony.strong@kcl.ac.uk  to play. Thank you… Nick

1 Player Required – v Old Etonians at Rye on Oct 20th

All, David Ham is looking for 1 player for his match v Eton at Rye on October 20th. 36 holes of foursomes, with lunch. Please contact David if you can make it – cdavidham@hotmail.com  

Claudio wins the Bulgarian Amateur…

Claudio Consul won the 14th Bulgarian Amateur Championship on Sunday, 16th September.   The following article was published on the Bulgarian Golf Association website:   “114 players from over 20 countries competed in the 14th edition of the most prestigious golf tournament in Bulgaria, which was held under the auspices of the Bulgarian Golf Association. The tournament was played in three rounds over 18 holes at Pravets Golf Club.   […]

OWGS – Players Required for Matches in October!

All, We are seeking players for the following matches: – v Old Malvernians – 12th October at The Berkshire – 18 holes of 4 ball better ball followed by lunch. Please contact Colin Scott-Malden at gil@scottmalden.plus.com – The Aldington Match – 13th and 14th October at Hockley – Play starts at 1pm each day with dinner, B&B available in the Warden’s lodgings for those that would like to join. Please […]

OWGS v O Malvernians at The Berkshire 12th October

All, We are looking for players for this match on Friday 12th October at The Berkshire. Format is 18 holes of 4BBB followed by lunch. All players welcome. Please let Colin Scott-Malden know if you can make it – colin@scottmalden.plus.com Best regards, Colin Scott-Malden    

OWGS – Summer Meeting & Notice of AGM – Friday 6th July

All, George Close-Brooks currently has 33 signed up for the Summer meeting at the Berkshire next Friday 6th July. If you would like to play then please let him know asap. gclosebrooks@icloud.com Format is 18 or 36 holes. Play your own ball or play foursomes, choose your partners or be matched up… lunch… etc As part of the Summer meeting we will be holding a brief, yet long overdue AGM. […]