13 Nov

Lloyd’s GC 2018 End of Term Report

As we approach the end of our term it is time to provide a brief report on the golfing year’s activities. We have all benefited from an extraordinarily dry and warm summer. Whilst we may have enjoyed the extra length of our drives, we are sure you would agree that every golf course we have

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17 Oct

Autumn Meeting Results 2018

On Wednesday 3rd October we assembled for our 2018 Autumn Meeting once again at The Berkshire Golf Club.  We numbered 68 players, four down on the previous two occasions. The weather, although overcast in the morning was favourably warm and dry, developing into a blue sky afternoon and fabulous autumn evening and sunset. The courses,

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12 Oct

LGC Vs the Himalayans Match Report

The majority of participants assembled on Thursday evening for a very enjoyable pizza at Luigis. All were well behaved and returned to there respective abode safely. It was a fine day by the sea and all foursomes got orf the 10th on time. Lloyds started well with our opening pair of Pres and Sandler bringing

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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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