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The inaugural formal match between the ORGS and Blackwell, after a trial run at the end of last year, took place in wonderful late April weather.

The only win for the ORs in the morning foursomes was for Charlie Carver and Tim Watts, followed by a half for Richard Caley and Rob Prior. Narrowly beaten were Charles Maisey and Charles Walker, playing against Nigel Cadbury (OR!) and his partner. Due to a very late withdrawal (some ORGS members are still troubled by work interfering with golf) Paul Wilson-Gunn engaged the services of a tame Old Marlburian, Richard Seymour Mead, but they too were unsuccessful.

Going into lunch 2 1/2 v 1 1/2 down all was not lost. However fortified by fine wine and excellent food, the three afternoon matches resulted in the ORs coming out 2v1 winners, making the overall outcome a 4v4 draw.

Many thanks to Blackwell and Nigel Cadbury for their superb hospitality making it a most enjoyable day, which I am sure would meet with the approval of other OR golfers who might wish to play next year.

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

Little Aston