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Jamie Clark (M 65-70) was unanimously elected as Captain for the 2016/17 year at  the Annual General Meeting of the Society at the Autumn Meeting on 9th /10th September at Rye.  In other business, Alick Hay (SF 62-66) was elected as Vice-Captain and the statement of income and expenses (showing a small surplus for the year to12th July 2016) was accepted.

The weather at Rye for the Autumn Meeting was kind, with the rain on Saturday that fell on much of the country, staying away until late in the last round.  Both courses were in excellent condition, though the rough was challenging particularly as a stiffish breeze blowing across on many holes meant that anything not straight would be unlikely to stay on the fairway.

There has always been a House prize for the boys’ houses at the Autumn Meeting but this year the separate prize for ladies’ houses was awarded for the first time to Dean.  Congratulations to Rebecca Garner (D 92-94) for this first.

The Autumn Cup, competed for over all four rounds, was won by Bruce Webster (SF 49-54) with a score well ahead of all rivals. Runner-up was Charles Maisey (K 65-70).  The Raymond Wills claret jug (best of 3 rounds for those over 55) was taken by Antony Aitken (M 57-62) and the Pattison Memorial prize (score plus age) was won by Robert Lyons (K 55-60).  The various prizes for the individual rounds are shown below.

The meeting in 2017 will be a week later on 15th / 16th September.

2016 FIXTURES

August 2022

Wednesday 10th
Northern Meeting
Hollinwell Golf Club

Wednesday 17th
Match v OUGS
Luffenham Heath

Sunday 21st
Match v Malvern
The Berkshire

September 2022

Monday 5th & Tuesday 6th
Match v Royal Porthcawl
Royal Porthcawl Golf Club

Friday 9th & Saturday 10th
Autumn Meeting & AGM
Rye Golf Club

October 2022

Wednesday 5th
Match v LVGA
Burhill Golf Club

Friday 7th - Sunday 9th
Grafton Morrish Finals
Hunstanton & Royal West Norfolk

Saturday 29th
Match v The Meteors
Royal St. George's
REGISTER

November 2022

Tues 15th & Wed 16th
Match v Porthcawl
Rye & Royal St. George's

December 2022

Monday 5th
Advent Meeting
Burnham & Berrow

March 2023

Wednesday 29th
Match v London Solicitors
New Zealand Golf Club

Thursday 30th - Sunday 2nd
Halford Hewitt
Royal St George's &
Royal Cinque Ports

April 2023

Tues 25th & Wed 26th
Match v RND
Royal North Devon

May 2023

Thursday 11th
Spring Meeting
Huntercombe Golf Club

Rye Golf Club