News

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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09 May

Spring Meeting West Sussex GC 8th May 2019

18 OJ’s and 3 guests met at West Sussex GC on a very wet and breezy May morning. As a result of the adverse morning weather forecast, it was decided to play the foursomes in the morning and reduce this to a 9 hole competition. The afternoon weather was much better and a dry 18

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27 Apr

Match against Old Eastbournians – 24th April 2019

We enjoyed a great match against our old friends from Eastbourne at Walton Heath on 24th April. After some administrative confusion we fielded 11 players and the OE’s turned up with the required 12, this sadly meant that Steve Waud played a single at the back of the field and succumbed to the combined efforts

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13 Apr

Halford Hewitt 2019 Write UP

Our 2019 campaign will go down as one with many broken records and us proceeding into the second round (thus avoiding the Plate Competition) but no further sadly. After a useful practice day for the evident top ten of our touring party of 20 (somewhat depleted from the original list of 24) the pairings were

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02 Dec

Walton Heath Winter Meeting

17 Members and 8 Guests assembled on a gloriously sunny winter’s day at Walton Heath on 30th November. The weather before and after the event was hideous with the greens flooded the following day. The Old Course was in remarkably good condition considering the recent rains and for many the greens were a pleasure to

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12 Oct

OHJGS v OA’s at Porters Park

The Society managed a whitewash of the Aldenhamians at Porters Park GC Radlett on 10th October on a glorious autumn afternoon. John Fraser selected a very experienced team with two octogenarian former Presidents of the Society playing their part. Patrick McGahan and his partner Larry Lawson (G) led the team off and put some blue

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18 Sep

Autumn Meeting 2018 in South Wales

This year’s Autumn Meeting was held in South Wales in the Swansea area. Eight of the party decided to start a day early and four were lucky enough to play the very challenging Royal Porthcawl, whilst the other four played the nearby Pyle & Kenfig. Common consent was that both courses were very difficult and

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