News

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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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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10 Oct

Hazards v Huntercombe

A brief report from Duncan Bateman our match manager as follow. I thought I ought to report briefly on a most enjoyable match against Huntercombe last week.  The good news is that we fielded 10 fit men, as I had prevailed upon the Club to release Edward Bray to play for us and they found

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25 Sep

West Sussex meeting 25th September 2019

Our final meeting of 2019 was held at West Sussex Golf Club at Pulborough.  To tempt more Hazard’s down to deepest Sussex, David Downes organised golf on  Tuesday afternoon for 10 visitors signed in by West Sussex members Philip Payze, Patrick Luard and John Griston. The Wednesday meeting was attended by 24 members who played

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Ben and Esther with Stephen Moore
28 Aug

Ladies Day at Worplesdon

On a very pleasant August morning 20 Hazards and their ladies gathered at Worplesdon for our mixed foursome event.  The Society has struggled over the years to get a meaningful field – to get up to 20 was very pleasing and, I hope, a sign of things to come. The morning was won by Mike

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19 Aug

Suffolk Tour 2019

Our annual tour to East Anglia proved as popular as ever with a dozen members heading up the A12 to Aldeburgh.  Those present were Hugh Smith, Chris Sneath, Peter Dyson, Duncan Bateman, David Downes, Stephen Moore, Rhodri Thomas, Andy Pollock, Graham Sutton, Tim Cracklen, Bruce Bevan-Jones and myself. Despite the heavy rain thrown us at

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15 Aug

Captains Newsletter August 2019

15th August 2019   Dear Hazards   Since my newsletter in early May, I have had much pleasure from meeting many Hazards at our meetings and can report on the Summer so far. Our meeting at Walton Heath was immediately prior the USA Open qualifier this year.  The meeting was attended by 40 Hazards. The

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30 Jul

Carris Trophy – Boys and Girls Under 16 Championships

On the 23rd June 2019 the IPC, Duncan Bateman, attended the English Boys’ Under 18 Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship, to present the Hazards Under 16 Trophy and bursary.  The winner was Calum Scott from Nairn Golf Club with a four round score of 288. Captain, Hugh Smith, attended Gog Magog on July 30th for

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30 Jul

Captain’s Day at New Zealand GC

Another good turn out for Captain’s Day – thirty-eight members playing for The Captain’s Salver and  Quaish.  Unfortunately, the weather did not prove to be that friendly with some heavy showers dampening down things down. The Captain, Hugh Smith, stationed himself at the halfway hut and dispensed refreshments to those passing by, mainly Pimms with

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