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We know, because it is why we play and watch and support, sometimes in sport one short moment can make all the difference; and in golf this can mean one good shot.

In the third round against Eton, Rugby had lost two matches, won one and were 2 up with two to play in the last match (so a match that should have made us two all).  It all hinged on the third match going down the 18th, all square.  A win for Rugby in this match would put us in the quarter final.

The Eton drive was in the right rough, the conditions were grim (drizzle, a stiff breeze against) and there was huge pressure on the player. He hit a fantastic 3 wood to make it to the green. Eton won the hole and the tie.

The competition began with a nervous win against Felsted, and a convincing win against Wellington.   Some fantastic golf was played by our side and it was hugely disappointing to the team and the many supporters to go down in the third round.  Well done to the Rugby pairs, who were (in no order):

Alex Fletcher and Alex Fiott
Jamie Plews and Jonnie Brewer
Johnny Walker and Michael Colclasure
David Walker and Alex Walker
Rory Browne and Huw Phillips

Our recent good results in the competition are also largely down to the motivational powers and organisational skills of the non-playing team captain, Simon Maisey.  Well done Simon and all members of the team.

2016 FIXTURES

October 2021

Sunday 10th
27 Holes of Foursomes
Royal Worlington & Newmarket

November 2021

Tuesday 16th
Match v Royal North Devon
Rye Golf Club

December 2021

Monday 6th
Advent Informal Meeting
Burnham & Berrow

March 2022

Friday 4th & Saturday 5th
Match v Rye Golf Club
Rye Golf Club

Tuesday 8th March
Match v The School
Woking Golf Club

Friday 18th
Match v London Solicitors
The New Zealand Golf Club

April 2022

Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th
Match v Royal North Devon
Royal North Devon Golf Club

May 2022

Thursday 5th
Spring Meeting
Huntercombe Golf Club

June 2022

Tue & Wed 14th - 15th June
Senior / Veteran Darwin
Woking Golf Club

Tuesday 14th June
Match v Goswick GC
Goswick

Wednesday 15th
Scottish Meeting
Muirfield

Thursday 16th
Match v Luffness New
Followed by Black Tie Dinner
Luffness New

Wednesday 22nd
Public Schools Meeting
Little Aston Golf Club

Thursday 30th
Bernard Darwin Trophy
Woking Golf Club

July 2022

Friday 1st
Bernard Darwin Trophy
Woking Golf Club

August 2022

Wednesday 10th
Northern Meeting
Hollinwell Golf Club

September 2022

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

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

November 2022

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

Royal Cinq Ports