REVIEW

A match between Rugby and Marlborough was agreed last year by the then Captain of Rye, Simon Compton, a Marlburian which was to be limited to former pupils who were members of Rye. This was played on Sunday 28th April in benign conditions with Clive Pickerill organising the Rugby side (but lending himself to Marlborough for the morning round they having had a last minute withdrawal).

The match format was foursomes, of course, with 18 holes played in the morning and 9 after lunch. Although still suffering from his broken bone, the ORGS Captain John Newton joined everyone for lunch, and it was a particularly jolly lunch at that. Despite Clive’s point for Marlborough, Rugby took a small lead in the morning and improved on that lead in the afternoon to win the match.

It is intended to repeat the match again in 2020 it is hoped at the same time – the last weekend in April – and perhaps with a few non-Rye members playing.

The Rugby team were:
Clive Pickerill (T 65-70), Charles Maisey (K 65-70), Gerald Cowan (B 55-58),Jamie Clark (M 65-70), Chris Mackenzie (M 64-69), Tim Watts (St 66-71), Christopher Johnson-Gilbert (W 68-73), Charles Osborn (Sh 68-72) and Rupert Cochrane (Sh 83-88).

August 2019

Sunday 18th
ORGS v Malvern
The Berkshire Golf Club

Wednesday 21st
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

March 2020

Friday 20th
ORGS v London Solicitors
The New Zealand Golf Club

April 2020

Tues 14th / Wed 15th
Match v RND
Royal North Devon

Thursday 23rd
Match v OCGS
Bristol & Clifton Golf Club

July 2020

Thursday 9th
Northern Meeting
The Notts Golf Club

Rye Golf Club