Monthly Archives: June 2013

Crocus Trophy Returns Home

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Our annual match against Norfolk Captains to compete for the Crocus Trophy was held at Brampton Park GC. The sun came out (courtesy of our God of Sun – Ray Smith) as the first pairs headed towards the notorious first hole. I think it’s true to say, whatever the conditions, Brampton Park is never an Continue Reading

John Mandeville

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It is with great sadness that I have to announce the death of John Mandeville. John was appointed Captain of Saffron Walden Golf Club in 1981 and joined the society the following year. During his membership John was always an ardent support of the society and he will be sadly missed by all of his Continue Reading

Millennium Trophy

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This year the venue was Barkway Park GC. As usual, when Ray Smith plays the weather is perfect and this year proved to be no exception, beautiful sunshine and a very light breeze made for perfect conditions. Only 26 players competed for the trophy which was won by the 2012 trophy holder David Steer (17) Continue Reading

Brian Purse

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I have just received news from St. Neots GC that Brian Purse has had a heart attack and undergone surgery to rectify the problem. The operation was successful and Brian is now convalescing at home. We all wish Brian a speedy recovery and hopefully he will be back playing golf before too long.