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English Mens Champion Club 22nd-23rd Sept 2018

Representing Olton who won the Warwickshire Event earlier in the summer are:

Nick Brooker +1, Joe Macilwraith +2 & Liam Phipps +2

The Championship takes place this weekend at Huddersfield Golf Club

This event is open to the men’s Champion Club of each County Union. The three-man teams play 36 holes of scratch stroke play over two days

The winning club is the one with the lowest combined score of all three players over 36 holes. The winning club will represent England in the European Men's Club Trophy.


A Team Medal

The A Team Medal on 24th September has been postponed (due to clash with Malcolm Traves' funeral). This will now take place on Monday 8th October.

Peter Watson

The Club is saddened to learn of the death of Peter Watson, former Member, on Saturday 15th September.  A resident of Knowle Gate Care Home, he passed away at Solihull Hospital.

He had been a Member for over 30 years and was Seniors Captain from 1992-1994.

We extend our deepest sympathy to his wife Doreen, son Mark, daughter Diana, and family and friends.

We will advise of funeral arrangements as soon as we are aware.

Steve Nines

Hon. Secretary

Malcolm Traves (updated funeral arrangments)

It is with sadness that I have to advise Members that Malcolm Traves passed away on Monday 3rd September.

Malcolm had been a Member for nearly 30 years.

Our thoughts are with his wife Brenda and all his family.

We have received updated information re the funeral arrangements:  There will now be a church service at Shirley Baptist Church starting at 2.30pm, followed by the main eulogy at Robin Hood Crematorium at 3.30pm on Monday 24th September at Robin Hood Crematorium.  The reception will be at Olton Golf Club


Steve Nines

Hon. Secretary

Mrs Jill Portlock

We have been given a revised time for (former Member) 'Jill' Portlock's funeral tomorrow - Thursday 6th September.  It will take place at 11.45am at St Alphege Church, Solihull.

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