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09 Aug

Summer Meeting 2018

The 2018 Summer Meeting was held at its regular venue of Royal St Georges in blazing sunshine for both days of the competition. The Friday morning’s format is a stableford competition for the Howden Challenge Cup (highest stableford score), the WJ Foster Cup (best veterans’ stableford score) and also determines which flight of the knock-out

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24 Jul

Kenneth Ohlson obituary

Lloyd’s underwriter who won the Military Cross after leading 32 comrades to safety when they came under heavy fire in 1945 Ohlson showed courage and initiative Ken Ohlson’s mantra was: “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” Whether as an after-dinner speaker or in everyday conversation, he was an engaging

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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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25 Apr

Lloyd’s Golf Club V Royal Ashdown

The result of the LGC v Royal Ashdown match was RAGC 9 and a half, LGC, 6 and a half. This was the 91st playing of this match 16 a side. At lunch RAGC, having played the Old Course, lead by 6 point to 2 but Lloyds G C responded, after an excellent lunch replete with magnums

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14 Apr

Lloyd’s Golf Club Vs Rye Golf Club

Once again these two famous clubs, both formed in 1894, met on the links at Camber to enjoy four rounds of golf on one of the finest seaside courses in the land. This year though will be remembered as “Rye Gate” for reasons that will become apparent. Fortunately the weather had finally turned and although

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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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06 Mar

2018 Annual Dinner

Last week saw LGC Members and their guests battle through the snow to enjoy another excellent evening at the Merchant Taylor’s Hall for the Club’s 2018 Annual Dinner. History was also made in two notable ways. First, our 2018 President, Richard Ohlson, had the pleasure in being joined by his father, Past President Ken Ohlson

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21 Nov

Autumn Meeting Results 2017

Winners of the Aggregate (Captains Prize Tercentenary Slaver) Winners Red Course Blue Course Total Pts  Grant Witheat & Martin Campbell  39 Pts  37 Pts  76 Pts Runners Up Winners Red Course Blue Course Total Pts James Dover & Andy Davies  39 Pts  37 Pts  76 Pts Winners on the Red Course Winners Red Course David

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