News

02 May

Spring Meeting – West Sussex – 1st May 2024

This is always one of the Society’s most popular golf days and 2024 was no exception with 24 players, including 3 guests. Our special guest this year was John Gibbs, the son of the late Bill Gibbs, who remains our top Hewitt points scorer with 22 points over a Hewitt career spanning five decades. The

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20 Apr

Old Eastbournian Annual Match Results

We enjoyed our 32nd annual fixture at Walton Heath against our friends from Eastbourne College, 11 old boys and one school Mum, Iryana isn’t too hard to pick out in the picture! the match was very tight and all 24 golfers had the pleasure of teeing off with the harry Gibbs Sussex 2 Iron that

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13 Mar

Halford Hewitt Warm Up

Next week we will have 12 golfers down to the Kent coast for our annual event warm up and team selection. Our 12 attendees are as follows; For the main event which starts with official practice on Wednesday 10th April we have a huge turn out of players and supporters as noted below there will

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10 Dec

OHJGS 2023 Winter Meeting Report from Walton Heath

We enjoyed our usual jovial and entertaining winter meeting at Walton Heath on Friday 1st December with a big field of 27 golfers with Roger Goodacre and Ian Clarke joining us for an excellent lunch in the Fowler room. As the attached photos record, it was cold and very frosty but the snow held off

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28 Sep

Sussex Schools Golf Competition – 2023 Winners

Sunday 17th September and West Sussex Golf Club was the Venue for the Sussex Schools golf competition. This competition was played similar to a Grafton Morris tournament and played by four teams of six from ,  Hurstpierpoint, Brighton , Lancing and Eastbourne . After a few late changes Hurst put the team out of Alex

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27 Sep

2023 Autumn Meeting

A lucky few have just returned from an excellent weekend in Eastbourne. Despite another pitiful turnout, those that supported the Society at the Autumn Meeting were treated to a very enjoyable couple of days on the Sussex Coast. Our Captain, Matt Isepp, had worked very hard to arrange this meeting at two new venues and

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23 Jul

2023 Summer Meeting at RAC

Despite an appallingly low turnout the vast majority of participants enjoyed their day at the RAC Country Club. We were blessed with a nice day so soon after the wet and windy weekend. We played for the President’s Cup in the morning on the Old Course. Conditions were testing with fast running fairways and extremely

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03 Jul

Mellin Salver 2023

Sadly we didn’t have a terribly successful time at the Mellin this year. West Hill was presented in good condition as usual and we were blessed with warm sunshine. In the over 65’s event, The Peter Burles, we faced Felsted and we lost 1.5:0.5 In the Plate our 1st pair, Tony Travers & John Fraser

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20 Jun

Norfolk Tour & The Royal Wimbledon Putting Final

A good turnout again for the Norfolk Tour this year, including 2 visitors from the Antipodes, Messrs Travers and Dancy. Play was at Swaffham GC, a cool and breezy Hunstanton and finishing at Thetford in warm conditions. The tour was won again by serial victor, John Fraser. Prizes were kindly donated by our man from

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