Spring Meeting – May 2017

OHJGS Spring Meeting 10th May 2017
held at West Sussex Golf Club, Pulborough

In attendance:
Mark Baldock (captain), Rob McCowen (president), Dudley Stratford, Jeremy Waud, Nick Budge, Graham Negus, Michael Tims, Roger Goodacre, Dan Burstow, Rick Holgate, Ed Welch, Rob Willsdon, Alex Fleet, Patrick McGahan and John Fraser.
Honorary OJ Jeremy Williamson and guests Max Hunt, Martin Dennis, Jim Ludden, Iain Morgan, Guy Gardener and Andrew Woosey.
Again we were blessed with perfect day long wall to wall sunshine and the course was in great condition.

This year we were a larger group than normal and were pleased to welcome Rob Willsdon for his first OHJGS event, together with 6 guests.

Mark Baldock presents the Gibbs Cup to John Fraser

In the morning singles we were playing for the Gibbs Cup. This was won by John Fraser with 40 points, followed by Patrick McGahan with 36 points. The Veterans Tankard was won by John Fraser.

After the normal magnificent West Sussex lunch we then played the afternoon foursomes for the Petherbridge Bowl. Dan Burstow and Alex Fleet came in first with 37 points, with Rob McCowen and Mark Baldock second with 36 points.

Pertherbridge Bowl winners – Dan Burstow and Alex Fleet

Our guests also thoroughly enjoyed their day. Jim Ludden was the morning winner with 37 points and in the afternoon foursomes Iain Morgan and Andrew Woosey won with 33 points.

Tea and prizegiving took place beside the putting green, and the OJ winners took away cups and some of our new society glasses. Our winning guests each received some excellent wine.

Mark Baldock and singles runner up Patrick McGahan

Roll on next year. We always seem to have excellent weather conditions and certainly a lot of fun.