Category Archives: Matches

21 Jan

2021 Fixtures and Events

Dear Members, I hope that everyone is staying safe and well during this latest lockdown.  Whilst the current situation remains serious, given the remarkable progress being made in the vaccine roll out, let’s hope we can look forward to better times and a gradual return to a more normal life as the year progresses.   I’m

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16 Mar

Coronavirus Notice

Dear Members, We are living in interesting times as you are all aware and the situation is to say the least fluid but as a Golf Club that uses the facilities of other clubs we are to all intents and purposes at the hands of any decisions made by them in relation to how they

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13 Oct

LGC Vs The Bar GS

The match being played over three rounds ensured that those of us who travelled from Sandwich on Friday evening were ensured an even greater soaking in Saturday. Rye was at its calmest but this ensured that the Sea Fret stayed with us all day. Weather aside this is one of the blue ribbon fixtures which

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11 Oct

LGC Vs The Himalayans

This was the fourth encounter of the fixture in honour of the late John Shipton, with both teams playing for the Shipton Pot. On a damp and windy day the match was closely fought in the morning with Lloyd’s prevailing at lunch with 4 1/2 to 2 1/2 with I believe two matches decided to

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22 Jun

I.G.S.O.L. Captains Match Report

It was a glorious day as we set orf at New Zealand with both sides producing rather different line ups to the previous year. The 90 degree rule had been explained to and agreed by IGS but there still seemed to be some confusion when on the course ! Nevertheless the. Morning was concluded in

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13 Jun

LGC VS Battle Back

Battle Back match played on Thursday. Although a 3-2 loss this year, the match is now 2-2 since its inception which is a nice position to be in. It was also a close match, going to the last hole of the last game. Will, NZGC have offered me Thursday 13th June for next year. If

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05 Jun

LGC Vs The Senior Golfers’ Society

LGC vs The Senior Golfing Society at New Zealand GC 5th June 2018 LGC match Manager David Gilchrist. SGS match manager Garry Brass. New Zealand Club secretary Roger Marratt This was the 50th anniversary of this match and was well supported by the senior officials of LGC being, the President Richard Ohlson,The Captain Howard Cheetham

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07 Mar

LGC vs Poets G.S. Walton Heath “The Season Opener”

The match started in drizzle, but this soon cleared and although there was considerable surface water the course played remarkably well. By lunchtime we even had some sun and as usual WH put on a fine lunch With the match standing at Lloyds 3.5 Poets 2.5 a number of toasts took place during lunch including welcoming

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10 Jun

LGC Vs The Senior Golfing Society

Dear Members Once again we took on the Senior’s at New Zealand Golf Club where early clouds threatened to bring the odd squall but the golfing gods favoured us and we enjoyed fine, sunny weather all day and New Zealand was looking at its loveliest with is array of rhododendrons in full bloom creating a

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15 May

LGC Vs Rye – March 2015

Once again we gathered on the links of Rye for one of the tougher matches that we have during our season played over two days by the sea at Camber Sands. The weather had been atrocious during the days leading up to the match and we were all mightily relieved to arrive on Friday with

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