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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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20 Jun

Seniors

On a glorious Monday morning, our match manager was delighted to see 16 members all turning up on time at the New Zealand G.C.  No small miracle! The course was looking magnificent as we teed off against a very strong Seniors team, assembled from around the UK and comprising of many low handicap golfers. As

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18 Jun

Netherlands Insurance GS

The LGC match against the Netherlands Insurance GS at Royal Porthcawl G.C. could not take place sadly, owing to Dutch travel restrictions and Covid quarantining rules. However, our team seized the opportunity to play this wonderful course by changing the fixture to an all-LGC event. RPGC is without doubt one of the great links courses of the

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17 Jun

Chartered Surveyors

The membership of Lloyd’s Golf Club includes a number of family dynasties as was demonstrated by three generations of the MacKinnon family (Colin, Andrew, and Jack) forming part of the team who represented LGC vs. the Chartered Surveyors G.S. This match was played in heavy rain which was unfortunate given the run of fine weather we’ve

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19 May

Royal Worlington and Aldeburgh

The next match in our fixture list saw LGC head to East Anglia for back-to-back matches against Royal Worlington & Newmarket G.C. and Aldeburgh G.C.  The forecast heavy downpours and thundery showers never materialised, thankfully, and the team enjoyed three rounds of golf and two al fresco meals over two days.  LGC lost to Royal

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07 May

LGC vs. London Solicitors G.S.

Our second match of the season saw LGC take on London Solicitors’ Golf Society at the New Zealand Golf Club. After many months of not being able to get out, everyone was champing at the bit to play some golf with friends and colleagues. While the usual hospitality offered by NZGC was necessarily curtailed, and

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