Category Archives: Results

21 Oct

Stock Exchange G.S.

Our final match of the year took place this week against the Stock Exchange G.S. at Walton Heath on a mild but blustery day.  The Lloyd’s team dominated the morning matches, chalking up a strong 5-1 lead by lunchtime. During a wonderful WHGC lunch in the cosy Fowler Room, the Lloyd’s match manager, Kieron Russell, remarked on

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15 Oct

The Himalayans

The Himalayans match sees LGC compete against LGC members who are also members of The Royal St. George’s G.C. (‘The Himalayans’) on their home turf.  Our opponents take their name from the famous Himalaya bunker on the 4th at RSG, the largest bunker in the UK.   With a dinner in Sandwich the night before, this

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15 Oct

Autumn Meeting

The Autumn Meeting is always a big day for LGC with several of our most prestigious prizes to play for, including some aggregated with the year’s Spring and/or Summer Meetings. The day is traditionally hosted by the Captain and Simon Allport generously provided a beautiful range of crystal gifts for our prize winners.  It was

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22 Sep

Coutts & Co

Our second match in two days saw LGC take on Coutts & Co at Royal Ashdown Forest, with a similar performance pattern to the Baltic match. On a very pleasant day weather-wise, the morning started well with the match sitting 3.5 – 1.5 at lunchtime. After enjoying the pleasures of Ashdown’s fine hospitality, our team produced a

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21 Sep

The Baltic

This month also saw us gather at The Berkshire for our annual match against the Baltic Exchange G.S. Appropriately, we were pleased to have recruited some marine insurance experts to the LGC side this year, and had a great day playing both this club’s fine courses. The weather stayed mostly dry apart from a few short, heavy

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09 Jul

Summer Meeting

This year, owing to preparations for The Open taking place at our regular venue, Royal St. George’s G.C., the LGC Summer Meeting moved along the coast to Rye G.C. – another fine, challenging links course.  As such, we always knew that it would feel different, but the change in the Covid roadmap again presented further challenges

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09 Jul

Spring Meeting

Our Spring Meeting would usually be held in May but was postponed until late June in the expectation of Covid restrictions lifting. The roadmap changes meant that we had to maintain social distancing measures, with golfers lunching in golfing attire, mostly sat outside on Walton Heath’s terrace overlooking their magnificent putting green. However, this did not distract

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29 Jun

IGS Result

Led by our Captain and Match Manager, Simon Allport, our next event saw us return to New Zealand Golf Club to take on the Insurance Golf Society, formerly known as the Insurance Golf Society of London, against whom we have been playing since 1925, so this is one of our oldest fixtures. Thankfully, despite a

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25 Jun

Old Etonian G.S

June also saw LGC face the Old Etonian G.S. at Royal West Norfolk G.C. (Brancaster) for what turned out to be a challenging match in very hot weather.   LGC turned out a solid team and were in good spirits following a convincing victory in 2019 but were firmly routed by the strength of the opposition. 

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