Author Archives: Stephen Chappell

21 Oct

Hazards V The Elders October 2020

Our late season fixture against the Elders was a truncated affair this year for obvious reasons. That said some 23 members of both Societies mustered at Hayling Golf Club for a friendly fourball  on Tuesday afternoon. Hazards members – Stephen Moore and partner Charlie Tunnadine took the spoils with a fine score of 47 points.

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23 Sep

West Sussex

The meeting was proceeded by a small gathering of members on Tuesday for a practice round followed by a stay at the Roundabout hotel about three miles from the course.  Those attending much enjoyed the preamble. Wednesday dawned with overcast skies and light winds.  During the morning round there were some brief heavy showers but

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26 Aug

Ladies Day at Worplesdon

Our day when we entertain our Ladies was held at Worplesdon GC on 26th August under now familiar covid conditions.  Nevertheless a wonderful day was had by all attendees. Lunch was taken in a large gazebo with open sides.  A splendid BBQ was on offer followed by a sumptuous chocolate tart.  Well done Worplesdon for

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17 Aug

Suffolk Tour 2020

A touring party of 12 members were assembled to make our annual visit to the Aldeburgh area.  Late injuries meant that we were reduced to nine playing and one spectating. We were lead by Captain – Peter Dyson who was joined by Duncan Bateman, Jeremy McIlroy, Stephen Chappell, Richard Blanchflower, Tim Cracklen, Graham Sutton, David

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28 Jul

Summer Meeting

Today should have been The Captain’s Day but ‘Covid 19’ stepped in to destroy Peter’s event. Hopefully it will be re-run later in the year or next year at New Zealand GC.  Nevertheless, 38 gathered at NZGC where we played for the Charles Hawkins Cup in the moring and the Austin Carris Memorial Trophies in

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15 Jul

Hazards v Chartered Accountants Golf Society

Finally we emerged from the ‘Covid 19’ lockdown to resume the 2020 season at New Zealand with a match against the CAGS.  A delightful venue for our first careful steps back to ‘normality’. New Zealand had set up the clubhouse in such a way that allowed for social distancing whilst still using the bar and

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12 Mar

Littlestone Meeting March 2020

Our first meeting of the year was held on 12 March on the Kent coast at Littlestone GC. The weather for the day was forecast to be clear and breezy with the odd rain shower.  It turned out to be a little worse than that with some strong winds and the odd hail storm but,

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05 Mar

Hazards v XL Club

Nick Brown led the Hazards Team to The Berkshire GC for our usual season opener – unfortunately his brief report sums up a disappointing day for all concerned. ‘We had a very soggy round in the morning. Many of the fairways were waterlogged. People played abbreviated numbers of holes to suit the state of their

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10 Dec

Hazards Annual Dinner

Sixty Four members and guests were present at The RAF Club in Piccadilly for the annual gathering to celebrate the 2019 season under the leadership of Captain Hugh Smith. The Captain and President were received into The President’s room with the usual acclamation We dined in fine style and later heard from our speakers, Hugh

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23 Oct

Hazards v The Elders at Hayling GC

Max Hunt with the Elders has developed this match into a two day affair between two fine golfing societies.  On Tuesday 22nd October 28 golfers met for lunch and then played a stableford pairs competition in the afternoon sunshine.  Your secretary and his very good partner, Simon Horwood, prevailed and took the spoils. A convivial

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