The Veterans’ Cup

Presented by General Sir Robert Whigham GCB KCMG DSO and Lt Col WM Ozanne MC The Duke of Wellingtons Regiment. From 1934 – 1938 it was played as a 36 hole scratch Medal for those aged 48 or over. In 1939 the age was raised to 55 years or over. In 1955 it was changed to being played as a Handicap Medal. In 1964 the format of play was changed from Medal to Stableford off 7/8th handicap (Max. allowance of 1 stroke per hole). From 2006 the format became Stableford off full handicap.

Year Winner
1934 Maj CW Wallace (Late Indian Army) (tied with) Lt Col JS Hughes MC Grenadier Gds
1935 Maj CW Wallace (late Indian Army)
1936 Maj CW Wallace (late Indian Army)
1937 Maj Gen W Green DSO (late The Loyal Regt)
1938 Lt Col GF Underwood (late Indian Army)
1939 Lt Gen Sir Geoffrey Howard KCB CMG DSO (Late The Essex Regt)
1940 45 No Competition
1946 Maj Gen W Green CB DSO (late The Loyal Regt)
1947 Lt Col GA McL Sceales DSO A & S.H
1948 Maj Gen WHB Mirrlees CB DSO M (late DWR)
1949 Maj Gen WM Ozanne CB CBE MC (late DWR)
1950 Maj Gen EC Beard CB CBE MC (late DWR)
1951 Lt Col F Anson MC Gren Gds
1952 Maj Gen EC Beard CB CBE MC (late DWR)
1953 Col GA Rusk DSO MC (late BW)
1954 Brig WHH Aitken (late RE)
1955 Brig WHH Aitken (late RE)
1956 Brig AC Gore DSO (late Rifle Bde)
1957 Maj Gen EC Beard CB CBE MC (late DWR)
1958 Brig AC Gore DSO (late Rifle Bde)
1959 Lt Col RF Kirky DSO DLI
1960 Brig RO Critchley (late Indian Army)
1961 Lt Col RS Reid REME
1962 Brig WHH Aitken (late REME)
1963 Col JH Anderson (late RAMC)
1964 Brig RH Oulton CBE (late R Anglian)
1965 Lt Col PD Upcher DSO Leics Regt
1966 Brig AC Giles (late Warwickshire Regt)
1967 Lt Col RF Kirby DSO DLI
1968 Lt Col MVA Wolfe-Murray BW
1969 Lt Col AW Malcolm CVO Welsh Gds
1970 Lt Gen Sir George Cole KCB CBE (late RA)
1971 Brig KH Stevens MBE (late RE)
1972 Lt Gen Sir Ian Freeland GBE KCB DSO (Late R Anglian)
1973 Rt Rev Mgr JJ OMahoney CBE (RAChD)
1974 Lt Gen Sir Ian Freeland GBE KCB DSO (Late R Anglian)
1975 Lt Col JK Arthur Northants Regt
1976 Maj HH Sykes 9 Lancers
1977 Lt Col AB Clark RAOC
1978 Lt Col MVA Wolfe-Murray BW
1979 Brig KH Stevens MBE (Late RE)
1980 Lt Col JK Arthur Northants Regt
1981 No Record
1982 Capt CR Barron RAEC
1983 Maj J Mollett RAOC
1984 Col GT Polley (Late RE)
1985 Lt Col JE Nunn AAC
1986 Maj Gen AJ Jackson (Late R Sigs)
1987 Maj Gen PH Benson (Late RCT)
1988 Maj JRL Harman RA
1989 Lt Col LT Waumsley R Sigs (<em>tied with</em>) Brig JW Bridge (Late RE)
1990 Maj HAC Meekings R Sigs
1991 Maj MA Morris RAEC
1992 Maj WE Selley RA
1993 Maj J Mollett RLC
1994 Col JGW Davidson (Late Queens)
1995 Maj Gen JL Bartlett CB (Late RAPC)
1996 Col M Hales (Late R Sigs)
1997 Maj J Mollett RLC
1998 Lt JC Gooding RE
1999 Maj HAC Meekings R Sigs
2000 Maj DDF Purvis RE
2001 Capt CT Bromfield PWRR
2002 Maj DDF Purvis RE
2003 Lt Col DJ Winkle RLC
2004 Lt Col RLD Robinson RE
2005 Brig JM Jones (Late RA)
2006 Col M Hales (Late R Sigs)
2007 Capt SG Watson R Sigs
2008 Lt Col RLD Robinson RE
2009 Lt Col R Young R Sigs
2010 Capt SG Watson R Sigs
2011 Maj J Ransom RA
2012 Col AL Moorby (Late RA)
2013 Maj JD Ransom RA
2014 Lt Col TJ Keates R Sigs
2015 Lt C Reeves Rifles
2016 Lt Col R Jenkinson RE
2017 Maj C Birchall RSigs