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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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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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