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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08 Jun

Royal Wimbledon Putting Competition

On 7th June Captain Rob McCowen assembled his chosen team of four OHJGS putters for this popular annual event that has 4 qualifying nights before next weeks final. In the annual schools putting event at Royal Wimbledon, in which 32 schools compete over four evenings, Hurstpierpoint has made it through to the Final eight schools.

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08 May

2023 Spring Meeting at West Sussex GC

On a warm spring day, 20 OJ’s and 2 guests met at West Sussex GC for the Spring Meeting on 3rd May. The course was in excellent condition as always and there were some good scores. The morning Stableford competition for the Gibbs Cup was won by Mark Baldock with 41 points off 10 handicap.

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21 Apr

Old Eastbournians Match – Walton Heath 20th May 2023

We enjoyed our usual convivial 12 a side four ball better ball match against The Old Eastbournians at Walton Heath. As the photos show the weather was lovely early doors, but deteriorated to the extent that the rear half of the field got a good cold soaking on the back 9 – so it wasn’t

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05 Apr

2023 Halford Hewitt

We have just returned from the Kent coast where our team have enjoyed our best Hewitt for decades. Please read the report prepared by our team Captain, Dan Burstow. We arrived for the 2023 Halford Hewitt with, on paper, our strongest ever squad of players and a reasonable draw. We welcomed 2 new recruits in

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28 Mar

Halford Hewitt 2023 – Starting 29th March

We will keep you posted here as to our progress – the following table covers who is attending and where they are staying eating and golfing over the numerous days of the vent on the Kent coast. the Warm up weekend last week was great fun and an opportunity to field two new players in

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