The Northern Meeting in 2018 took on a slightly different format to previous years with a round at Alwoodley Golf Club on the first afternoon, dinner at The Blue Bell in Weaverthorpe in the evening and golf on day two at Ganton.

Our Captain Alick Hay met with Michael Wildblood, Richard Caley and Robert Prior for lunch and a round at Alwoodley Golf Club on the first afternoon. Despite a very hard winter the course was in very good condition and we had a most enjoyable 18 holes with great conversation and much variable golf.

We reconvened at The Blue Bell in Weaverthorpe for dinner where we were joined by Richard Lloyd and later in the evening by the Hon. Secretary of the Society, Tim Watts. For those Old Rugbeians who are unfamiliar with this country pub it is highly recommended with extremely comfortable accommodation, a fantastic wine list and a wonderful menu.

Day two of the Northern Meeting was staged at Ganton with a round in the morning followed by lunch with Ganton Cake and then nine further holes for those keen to walk off their lunch before a long drive home. The Northern Cup was presented to Richard Caley for his fantastic round in the morning and our Captain Alick Hay secured the Booth Osborn Trophy which the Northern Secretary had forgotten to bring with him and which is now on its way to Duns Castle.

Despite many regulars being unable to attend it was wonderful to welcome Old Rugbeian golfers to the 2018 Northern Meeting and the plan for 2019 is either Moor Town & Alwoodley over two days or a trip to Woodhall Spa to play the two courses that are home to the EGU.

Those who participated:
Alick Hay (Capt.), Tim Watts, Michael Wildblood, Richard Jones, Robert Prior, Richard Caley, Richard lloyd & Michael Preece.

Northern Meeting 2018 - The Club House at Ganton Golf Club

FIXTURES

February 2019

Sunday 4th
Halford Hewitt Trials
Princes Golf Club, Sandwich

March 2019

Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd
ORGS v Rye Golf Club
Rye

Tuesday 12th
ORGS v The School
Woking Golf Club

Monday 18th 
South West v The Rest
Burnham & Berrow Golf Club

Friday 22nd 
ORGS v London Solicitors
Woking Golf Club

Saturday 30th
27 Hole Foursomes
Royal Worlington

April 2019

Thursday 11th - Saturday 14th
Halford Hewitt Cup
Cinque Ports & St George's

Tuesday 16th & Wednesday 17th
ORGS v Royal North Devon
Royal North Devon

Sunday 28th
ORGS v Marlborough
Rye (Rye Members only)

May 2019

Thursday 9th
Spring Meeting
Huntercombe Golf Club

Sunday 13th
Grafton Morrish Qualifying
Royal Wimbledon

Friday 25th
ORGS v Blackwell Golf Club
Blackwell

June 2019

Friday 7th June (PM) & Saturday 8th 
Scottish Meeting
Gullane 3 & Muirfield

Tuesday 18th & Wednesday 19th
The Senior Darwin
Woking Golf Club

Wednesday 19th
The Veteran Darwin
Woking Golf Club

Wednesday 26th 
Midlands Public Schools Meeting
Little Aston Golf Club

July 2019

Thursday 4th & Friday 5th
Bernard Darwin
Woking Golf Club

Thursday 11th July
Northern Meeting
Notts Hollinwell Golf Club
More info......

August 2019

Sunday 18th
ORGS v Malvern
The Berkshire Golf Club

TBC
ORGS v Uppingham
Luffenham Heath

September 2019

Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd
ORGS v Royal Portcawl
Royal Porthcawl Golf Club

Friday 13th & Saturday 14th
Autumn Meeting & AGM
Rye Golf Club

October 2019

Wednesday 23rd
ORGS v Royal North Devon
Rye Golf Club

November 2019

Saturday 2nd
ORGS v The Meteors
Royal St. George's Golf Club

December 2019

Monday 2nd
Informal Advent Meeting
Burnham & Berrow Golf Club

Anton Golf Club