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Presidents Salver

The Presidents Salver is the best aggregate score of the 2  Rounds of the Birkett Barker Trophy & the 2 Rounds of the Birkett Barker Shield...4 rounds in all.

Phil Haine is the winner with a score of 286 winning by 2 shots...many congratulations

Steve Hawkins was 2nd...288

George Taylor   was 3rd ..289

 

Well done

Steve

Birkett Barker Shield

 A field of 53 played out for the 'Shield'

2 rounds of golf & only 2 rounds under par.

The course was in fabulous condition and the Greens in particular proved a handful.

Many congratulations to Neil Moorcroft who was the overall winner with a score of 142.

Steve Hawkins, Michael Pell & Phil Haine shared second place with 143

Father & Son

 

1st September

Father & Son competition won by Rob & Harrison Porter with a fab score of 39pts beating Paul & Rob Tovey by way of countback.

A fun day had by all.

 

Steve

RIP Kit Morton 1934-2019

The Club is deeply saddened to announce the death of Member Kit Morton on Saturday, 31st August 2019 at Heartlands Hospital, aged 85.

Kit had been a Member of OGC for over 34 years.  He was a Vice President, a former Seniors Captain and a former member of General Committee.

Details of Funeral arrangements will be posted in due course. 

The Club extends its deepest sympathy to Kit’s wife Jo, his family and friends

Ladies Charity AmAm 28 August 2019

On Wednesday 28th August early on a sun tinged morning 92 golfers met to take part in the Charity AMAM in aid of Marie Curie Solihull.

After a healthy breakfast, bacon buttie and coffee, the jolly ambiance in the club house set the scene for the rest of the day.

As we golfers did our best, tackling the swift greens on our fabulous course we were rewarded for our efforts with cakes, all made by our ladies, and liquid refreshment at the half way house.

On finishing our round, we found the Heaton Lounge looking spectacular, prepared for lunch dressed in the yellow and blue of Marie Curie, the prize table overloaded with golf and raffle prizes and some exceptionally good items for auction all enhanced by  beautiful floral arrangements.

Thanks must go to Lady President Sylvia for her choice of charity on behalf of the ladies and for her flowers. To Lady Captain Christina and Lady President Elect Jeannie for their dedication organisation and enthusiasm who, with their team of helpers on the day, made this a very special event.

Our thanks also to our Pro shop, caterers, and bar staff and to all our sponsors who donated/were persuaded to provide our prizes and to Mr Frank Carter who always manages to squeeze every last penny form our purses and pockets for the Charity.

We may have gone home from the event poorer in pennies but richer in friendships made and renewed after such a great day.

Marie Curie will receive a cheque for £5,311.28 (and still counting).

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