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29 Jun

AOGS v The XL Club at Worplesdon GC

The match was held at the magnificent Surrey Heathland course at Worplesdon Golf Club and as the dry hot weather continued, the course was baked-hard and fast with great value for any shot hit along the fairway. The match was played with twelve a side and comprised two rounds of foursomes with lunch in between.

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15 Jun

AOGS Summer Meeting 2018

This year’s summer meeting was held over Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 of June at Saunton GC. In a departure from previous years, the Individual Championships were competed for separately from the Inter Corps and there was a larger social element to the meeting. The Golf The golf was held played over the magnificent links

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02 Jun

AOGS v Royal West Norfolk and v Hunstanton

I am pleased to say that AOGS won both matches – with some style – a feat we have not managed since 2014.  The match at Hunstanton was played in dull, overcast and humid conditions.  The absence of any wind of note probably played a large part in allowing AOGS to master their opponents in

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19 Apr

AOGS v Hankley Common GC

Result Won 3 1/2 to 2 1/2 Pairings Nigel Bartlett & David Harrison………….L Alvin Hopley & Iain Pretsell……………….W David Griffiths & David Gordon………….L Mark Lacey & Keith Chaundy…………….H David Watson & Neville Goulton………..W Frank Ham & Roger Antolik……………….W The Army Officers’ Golfing Society managed to scrape a win, redressing the balance a little. Hankley have

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30 Mar

A Wet Wednesday at Woking – AOGS v Seniors GS

The fixture against the Seniors GS at Woking GC this Wednesday, sadly fell victim to persistent overnight rain. I was more in hope than expectation, that 30 or so golflers arrived from all points of the compass looking forward to playing over the delightful Woking course but, on arrival, it became obvious that the 18th

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17 Mar

Glorious Deal – AOGS v Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club

As I sit here with the heating turned up to full, having just been defeated by the howling wind and driving snow at today’s medal on the Marlborough Downs, it’s difficult believe that less than 24 hours ago, we were striding down the magnificent fairways of Deal bathed in glorious Spring sunshine. The traditional opening

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29 Sep

Match Report – AOGS v St George’s Hill GC 2017

Report for AOGS v St George’s Hill Golf Club, September 27 2017 Wednesday saw the members of AOGS hosting the return fixture of the Society versus St George’s Hill Golf Club (SGH) at Hindhead. This fixture was first held last year at St. George’s Hill, the club winning on that occasion. Both the AOGS and SGH

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26 Sep

Autumn Meeting 2017

We were blessed with a stunning, autumnal day at the Berkshire; the early mist soon gave way to glorious September sunshine presenting the course at its finest. The morning round over the Red Course saw the 25 golfers competing for various individual medal and stableford competitions. The Berkshire lunch was up to its normal excellent

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04 Sep

Match Report – AOGS v Royal Ashdown Forest GC 2017

Report for Royal Ashdown Forest GC v AOGS, September 2 2017 Saturday 2 September saw the inaugural fixture of the match between AOGS and the gentlemen of Royal Ashdown Golf Club. Royal Ashdown has two courses threaded through the trees affording glorious views across the Sussex countryside and the forest from the higher points on the

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14 Aug

Match Report – AOGS v Royal Worlington & Newmarket GC 2017

Report for Royal Worlington & Newmarket GC v AOGS, August 13 2017 Royal Worlington & Newmarket is one of those happy accidents of golf; the right piece of land, the vision to do something with it and the right husbandry for over a century that delivers nine-holes of joy. This is the only nine-hole course that

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