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24 Sep

OHJGS victorious at Sussex Schools Competition

Sussex Schools Sunday 22nd September 2019 The 15th playing of the Sussex Schools match was again held at West Sussex Golf club and attended by the usual 4 Sussex schools teams of Hurstpierpoint, Brighton, Eastbourne and Lancing. The 2018 event was a wash out after torrential rain on the day and the forecast for this

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20 Sep

Autumn Meeting at Saunton GC September 2019

AUTUMN TOUR 2019- SAUNTON GOLF CLUB, DEVON This being the 90th year of the Society (OHJGS) I was hopeful that it should be as memorable as possible. Therefore, on Friday the 13th September (we know no fear) 12 illustrious members and guests met at noon for a small lunch and then an afternoon of 18

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06 Sep

OHJGS Paris Tour 2019

OHJ PARIS TOUR 2019 August 26 – 30 Tour Report Once again, blissful blue skies welcomed us as we navigated our way across northern France, some more successfully than others, along our now well-trodden golf route (even modern technology couldn’t save Fulch and friends from a two hour meander round the highways and byways of

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13 Aug

OHJGS Summer Meeting 2019

The summer meeting took place at Royal Ashdown Forest GC on 2nd August. We were pleased to welcome two new members Will Collard and Jack Carson who have both left the school very recently and are also keen cricketers. The morning round was played on the Old Course for the President’s Cup and was won

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13 Aug

Mellin Salver 2019

The Mellin Competition 2019     The Mellin is an inter-schools scratch foursomes competition, held at West Hill Golf Club near Woking, for 3 age groups: over 55, over 65 and over 75.   The over 55s (3 pairs) over 2 days were represented by Jeremy Waud, Mark Baldock, Nick Budge, Patrick McGahan, Dudley Stratford,

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08 Jul

OJ’s v Old Canfordians at Stoneham GC 2nd July

Report on Match against Old Canfordians at Stoneham, 2nd July 2019 A thoroughly enjoyable match was played against Old Canfordians at Stoneham on the 2nd  July. A slightly diminished complement on both sides this year but none the less competitive. The course was in excellent condition and a strong test on the day. OJ’s lost

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23 Jun

Norfolk Tour Report

Ruddlesdin is Senior Winner of Norfolk Tour Paul Ruddlesdin restored his status as OHJGS Senior Champion Golfer of the Year with an impressive performance throughout the Norfolk Tour. Once again based in Swaffham, the tourers played at Swaffham, Royal West Norfolk and Thetford. Paul’s consistent play at Swaffham and Thetford was augmented with a very

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09 Jun

Royal Wimbledon Putting & RAC Meeting

Schools Putting Competition at Royal Wimbledon 6th June 2019 The OHJGS team of Jeremy Waud, Dan Burstow, Christian Wimshurst and Will Carroll competed against seven other schools in this annual putting event with eight different schools competing over four evenings, two per evening going through to the Final and two schools per evening facing relegation.

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27 May

Jonathan Baldwin Goblet at the Drift 22nd May 2019

There were 11 members and 1 guest for another enjoyable 18 holes and Dinner at the Drift. Our President, Rob McCowen was successful on countback from second placed John Fraser. Bob Carter won longest drive and John Fraser won nearest the pin. Former President Keith Jenkin joined us for 8 holes and Dinner. Derick Fulcher

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12 May

Spring Secretarial Bulletin

Dear OJ Golfer, I am pleased to report that our Grafton Morrish Team qualified in style yesterday at a somewhat damp Knole Park in Sevenoaks. They were top of the South East Group with 93 scratch points 6 points clear of second placed Brentwood. They will play in the Finals at Hunstanton and Royal West

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