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College & OF History: 1975-2000
Into the Third Millennium
Framlingham College...
By John Maulden

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OFGS Autumn 2008 Meeting Report
The OFGS Autumn Meeting was held at Aldeburgh GC on Friday 12th September. It was attended by 22 OF’s who battled bravely through the wettest morning’s golf many could remember at an OFGS meeting. After a hot shower and a well earned drink and lunch, and with the rain finally relenting, most of the bedraggled survivors played 9 holes foursomes in the afternoon before retiring to the bar for another well earned drink and prize giving. Special mention should be made of Roger Wharton, a new member this year to both the OFGS and Aldeburgh GC, who had the best score of day with 40 points, best scratch score and best combined total for the Spring and Autumn Meetings.

Click on Read More for further details. The prize winners were:-

Coronation Cup Norman Porter 34 points
Le May Cup (scratch) Roger Wharton 31

1st Div 1 Gavin Cowell 31
2nd Div 1 Chris Sneath 30
2nd Div 2 David Mitchell 32

Lamb Trophy Roger Wharton 72
Howard-Smith Cup David Mitchell 63
Mayhew/Sneath Salver Chris Sneath 15
(9 holes)
Stokes Tankard Brian Sneath 19

The following day a team of OF’s played against Aldeburgh GC and had a most enjoyable match in brilliant weather, halving 5-5, after being 1 down at lunch. The results were as follows (OF names first) :-

Morning
Matt Stolls & Alex Cameron lost to D Gilchrist & T Staveley-Dick
Martin Lamb & Brian Evans lost to E Hyde & C Taylor
Jim Crosbie & Peter White lost to C Nall & P Hunt
Barry Lorkin & Norman Mayhew beat J Latham & J Raison
Chris Sneath & Robin Anderton beat T Broome & D Sears

Afternoon
Mike Spencer & Guy Jenkinson beat J Latham & D Sears
M Lamb & A Cameron lost to G Gibbs & C Taylor
P White & B Evans lost to D Gilchrist & C Nall
B Lorkin & R Anderton beat E Hyde & J Morecombe
C Sneath & J Crosbie beat T Broome & E Fivet

Bookings for the next Autumn Meeting and the next match against Aldeburgh GC have been made on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th September 2009 respectively.

If there are any OF golfers out there who are not members of the OFGS, and who are interested in joining the society, please get in touch with me.


David Turnbull
Hon Sec OFGS
01689 603198