News

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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06 Sep

OHJGS Tour to France August 2018

PARIS TOUR 2018 August 27-31: Belle Dune, Villarceaux, Morfontaine, Racing Club de France A glorious summer approached its end in fitting style with four days’ delightful golf on some of France’s finest courses. Mangled limbs, a spectacular thunderstorm and the ever-present threat of liver damage did nothing to detract from the enjoyment for our select

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02 Sep

OHJGS celebrate Danny Boy’s Wedding 1st September 2018

The Society were well represented at the wedding of Dan Burstow and his fiancée Tessa. The ceremony was held at the College Chapel where Tessa’s Grandfather told the story of their relationship in a remarkable poem and received a rapturous round of applause. The service concluded with a hearty rendition of Jerusalem. We then retired

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06 Aug

Royal Ashdown Forest Summer Meeting 3rd August 2018

18 members and 1 guest assembled for our Summer Meeting last Friday. It was a sweltering day with water intake vital to survival. The course was fast running and we played for the President’s Cup in the morning on the Old Course, which dates back to 1888. Despite the fact that the course has no

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23 Jul

New OHJGS Apparel

We now have an opportunity to order some new shirts and caps with the Society logo. Shirts will cost £30 and the caps £15. Navy blue is the preferred colour. Please confirm your order asap together with shirt size. We hope to have some ready for the Summer Meeting at Royal Ashdown next week. Graham

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15 Jul

Mellin over 55’s Tournament

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) were represented by New boys (youngsters) Jeremy Waud & Mark Baldock, Kit Millington-Hore & Nick Budge, Patrick McGahan & Rick Holgate. In the

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11 Jul

OHJGS tie with Old Canfordians

OHJGS  v  Old Canfordians Played at Stoneham Golf Club Tuesday 3rd July 2018 Alex Fleet and Nick Budge v  Ben Richards and Sam Richards                Won  7/6 David Staples and John Waterfall v  Steven Evans and Rob Southwell     Lost  2/1 John Fraser and Dudley Statford v Gordon MacDougall and Jeff Marden Lost 1 down Derick Fulcher

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28 Jun

OHJGS v The College Pyecombe GC 28th June 2018

On a bright and very breezy summer’s day 8 OJ’s took on the College at Pyecombe GC, the scene of the first gathering of OJ’s playing golf together 90 years ago. A year later the Society was officially formed and is going from strength to strength. The College fielded several low handicap players (including a

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