Matches & Results
Match vs. Royal Cinque Ports GC
In the annual match against Royal Cinque Ports GC at Deal on 16 February the OAs lost to a strong club side which included several OAs. After the morning foursomes the OAs were down by 3 matches to 2, and also lost in the afternoon by 3 1/2 to 1 1/2, giving a match score of 6 1/2 to 3 1/2 to the club.
The OAs were represented by: Ruan Nanayakkara (capt), Mathew Aldous, Duncan Anderson, Hugo Arshu, Seamus Betts, David Camp, Chris Cowen, Nick Howe, Paul Kimber and David Somerville.
The following OAs played for the Club: Nick Owen (who is this year's Captain of the Royal Cinque Ports club), Tony Brewer and Richard Smith.
Roy Thirkell Cup
(singles stableford off handicap)
1st - Graham Curtis - 34 points (on countback)
2nd - Mark Camp - 34 points
3rd - Richard Bateman - 32 points
Sidney Fry Scratch Cup
1st - George Melio - 82
The winner of the Dick Sellick Salver for the combined aggregate from the Spring and Autumn Meetings was Mark Camp with 86 points.
Match against Dulwich College
The match against the School was, for the second year running, a close fought half. Four of the five matches went to the eighteenth green and the fifth to the seventeenth. After the match the OAs entertained the College team to dinner at the Dulwich and Sydenham Hill clubhouse.
Match against Edward Alleyn Golfing Society
The OAs beat EAGS by 2 1/2 matches to 1 1/2 at Dulwich and Sydenham Hill GC.
Match against Uppingham
The OAs defeated Old Uppinghamians by 2 1/2 matches to 1 1/2 at Littlestone GC
Match against the Old Johnians
The OA team defeated the OJs by 4 1/2 matches to 3 1/2 at Littlestone G C.
Match against Dulwich & Sydenham Hill G C
The OAs acheived a half against the Club.
Match against Old Whitgiftians
The OAs beat OWs by 8 1/2 matches to 1 1/2 at Tandridge G C.
Dulwich won the inaugral Triangular match against Tonbridge and Shrewsbury by one point at Tandridge G C.
2012 Spring Meeting at Royal St. Georges, Sandwich
Singles Stableford for the Eric Blanch Trophy
1st Brian Knight 46 points
2nd Alan Murphy 43 points
3rd Tony Brewer 40 points
4th Pete Hockless 39 points (on countback)
The Society run a number of friendly matches during the year.
The matches against Old Cranleighans and Royal Cinque Ports GC are used as part of the selection process for the Halford Hewitt. Any member with a good single figure handicap who wishes to be considered for the Halford Hewitt and Grafton Morrish sides should contact the Halford Hewitt Manager, Ruwan Nanayakkara.
There are evening matches at Dulwich against Dulwich College, Dulwich and Sydenham Hill G. C., and Edward Alleyn G. S., and at Tandridge against Old Whitgiftians.
There are weekend matches at Littlestone against Old Johnians, Old Lorettonians, and Old Uppinghamians.
Other Old Boys Golfing Societies have approached us for fixtures, but our ability to take these up, and sustain our existing fixture list, depends upon members volunteering to play in them. The friendlies are mostly off handicap and we are looking for players of all levels. So please get in touch with the Match Managers if you want to play. The dates are on the Dates and Events page.