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

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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17 Jul

Hazards v CAGS 17th July 2019

Martin Wakely assembled our team against Hazard, John Gill, who was the team leader for the Chartered Accountants GS team.  Splendid weather greeted us as we teed off for this well supported annual match held at New Zealand Golf Club. The Hazards faired very well in the morning going into the break 3 – 2

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03 Jul

Austin Carris Memorial Trophies

Our meeting at The Berkshire on 3rd July 2019 was blessed with beautiful weather but, sadly, a poor turn out.  Last year 38 members and guests turned out; this year there just 14.  A great pity as the course was in magnificent condition. The Autin Carris Memorial Trophies were played for on the Red Course

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14 Jun

Porthcawl Weekend June 2019

Below is an extract of Hugh Smith’s letter to all who formed the touring party which sums up what went on – I hope he will not mind me using his words “I hope you all had as much fun as I did last weekend.  We were incredibly lucky with the weather which meant we

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23 May

Charles Hawkins Cup at Walton Heath May 2019

Our Day at Walton Heath was blessed with some good weather and plenty of banter.  This date would normally have been Presidents Day but Chris Sneath was celebrating an important birthday and his family had booked him on a cruise. We shall start with the afternoon result of the friendly foursome.  This was won by

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25 Apr

Presidents Day at Royal Cinque Ports GC

Twenty members gathered at Royal Cinque Ports GC at Deal on Friday 26th April 2019 for the rescheduled Presidents Day.  Chris Sneath MBE, our President was there to see the field away from the first tee at 9.00 on a clear but breezy morning. He then travelled down to the halfway house to, generously, make

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16 Apr

Captains Newsletter April 2019

Dear Hazard,   I received a gentle reminder from the Hon Sec on Saturday that I should be sending out Newsletters, in fact I should have already done so.   The new golfing season is well under way, Halford Hewitt played and won by Malvern – it was great to see so many Hazards at

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14 Apr

Hazards v The Circuit Judges

A bright day dawned for our first match of 2019 at New Zealand Golf Club against the Circuit Judges under the leadership of Nick Brown. Nick was standing in for Mick Donnelly who was on holiday, strangely, in New Zealand. Our morning round was a little disappointing, we trailed by one point as we sat

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