Author Archives: Stephen Chappell

19 Oct

Hazards GS v Elders GS

A splendid couple of days at Hayling Golf Club were enjoyed by both sides in very windy conditions but, luckily, no rain. Battle commenced on Tuesday 19th October with a friendly four ball in testing conditions.  Honours came out even and the sides relaxed over a decent dinner at The Langstone Quays Hotel Hotel.  The

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02 Oct

Piskey Trophy – Newquay GC – October 2021

After what we suspected might be a difficult draw for the Hazards in our Rnd 1 game vs RAF, recent winners of the inter-forces champs and all scratch or plus golfers, we proved to be quite straightfwd 2-1 winners in round 1 with comfortable wins at 1 and 2 for both Waud / Payne and

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25 Aug

Mixed at Worplesdon

This years event saw our biggest field for many years with 13 pairs taking part.  The weather was set fair for the day and whilst not a scorcher was very pleasant golfing weather. Worplesdon did us very well on both the course and catering front and the day seemed to be enjoyed by all especially

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21 Jul

Captains Newsletter July 2021

  Captain’s Newsletter July 2021   Dear Hazard, It has been a while since I have written to update you on the affairs of the society. Reviewing my last letters, I feel I have erred on the side of length, which I shall endeavour to correct. After all, we have a website which our diligent

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14 Jul

Hazards v Chartered Accountants

Wednesday 14th July 2021 A delightful day at New Zealand against the Chartered Accountants Golf Society led by one of our own, John Gill who, was determined to get a result for the CAGS.  Unfortunately for our Society we started badly and fell away losing by 6.5 points to 3.5 to a resolute team of

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30 Jun

Austin Carris Memorial Trophies – 2021

The Berkshire 30th June 2021 Despite being a high profile event we could only muster a disappointing turn out of 14 for the morning round and 12 for the main afternoon event. The Berkshire was unsettlingly quite and until well after our members had departed for their morning round on the Blue Course we appeared

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12 Jun

Porthcawl Weekend 2021

This year’s visit to Porthcawl had been in the balance for several months leading up to our migration west to sunny Wales. The Welsh Assembly had made visit to the Principality quite difficult for the golfing English but, luckily regulations were easy just in time for our weekend. Twenty members made the journey down to

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07 Jun

Hazards v The Seniors

Monday June 7th 2021 Woking Golf Club The annual meeting of these historic Societies took place under clear skies accompanied by a gentle breeze at a well manicured course in leafy Surrey.  On arrival at the Clubhouse we were informed of the usual covid safety requirements and a welcome cup of coffee before setting out

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27 May

Presidents Day at Walton Heath 27th May 2021

We were blessed by a day of decent weather for our President’s Day at Walton Heath.  Both courses were in excellent condition and the greens were both fast and receptive, I think for the impending arrival of the US Open Qualifier rather than the arrival of the Hazards. Despite covid measures being strictly enforced the

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10 May

Foursomes at Littlestone

Gentlemen Following the cancellation of this event in March I have been able to arrange another day at Littlestone on September 9th.  Details have now been posted on the website and entries can now be made. Stephen Chappell

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