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Oxon v Hampshire 1st Team Match

Oxon v Hampshire 1st Team Match

Our final warm up match before County Match Week was hosted by Hampshire at Basingstoke Golf Club.The Oxfordshire Team as usual battled hard against some tough opponents. Clare Dodds and Sarah Hillas almost won against a formidable pair in the foursomes taking them right to the 18th Green. Millie Anderson brought home a point in the singles with Maggie Findlay taking a well earned half against a former English Seniors Champion.A super day and a great test with just 2 weeks to go until the...

Fantastic Scores at the Junior Girls’ Championships

Fantastic Scores at the Junior Girls’ Championships

We were delighted to be able to host our Junior Girls’ Championship at Henley Golf Club and extremely grateful to Henley for accommodating the change in date and allowing our 14 girls to play their challenging course.   The afternoon began in glorious sunshine, but it was not long before heavy showers cooled everyone down – despite the change in temperature the girls remained cheery throughout! Our 2021 Girls’ Champion is Grace Boag-Matthews ...

2nd Team Match v Bucks

The second team league got underway on Sunday 30th May at Bagdemore Park, where we took on Buckinghamshire. Karen and Grace led the way in the foursomes with a tight match going all the way to the 18th and securing a half. Nikki and Sarah followed with another half, another close match with it going either way. Clare and Sally had tough opponents and narrowly missed out. With the scores being 2-1 to Buckinghamshire, it was all to play for in the afternoon. Clare led the way in the afterno...

1st Team Oxon v Wiltshire Match

Match Report for Oxon v Wiltshire Sat 29th MayFeldon Valley hosted a 1st Team Match vs Wiltshire on Sat 29th May. It was clear during the morning Foursomes that Wiltshire had brought a very strong team. Sarah Hillas and Morag Broom battled hard to earn a half making the score after the foursomes 2.5 to 0.5 in Wiltshires favour.The afternoon singles were very competitive with Millie Anderson and Kate Evans battling hard and only just missing out on the points. Jess Otto managed a we...

Training at Badgemore

Training at Badgemore

Training at Badgemore.On the 8th May the squad finally enjoyed our first training session with Martin Woodbridge at Badgemore Park. Despite a terrible forecast and heavily laden skies the weather was very kind. 13 members of the squad enjoyed some short game and bunker tips followed by afternoon foursomes. It was great to see the squads competitive edge intact but even better to see lots of smiling faces. It was great to be back :)

Bronze Championship

Well done to all competitors who endured the terrible weather conditions on Wednesday and those conditions turned out to be the cause of the closure of the course. The competition committee decision was to award the winners over a round of 14 holes, which everyone had completed.  For handicap purposes rule 3.3 was applied over the 18 holes.The winner of the Bronze Champion Cup goes to Ruth Mackay from Drayton Park and the Bronze Medal winner goes to Penny Tucker, also from Drayton Pa...

Junior Girls Maintain Unbeaten Record!

Junior Girls Maintain Unbeaten Record!

Our annual, invitational match against the Oxfordshire Boys is always an enjoyable encounter and this year was no exception. As ever, the match was keenly fought by both sides and 2 - 2 was a fair & amicable result. Some wonderful golf shots were played by all players which is very promising for the year ahead!  Many thanks to Kirtlington Golf Club for being our hosts.

Success for Ava at Junior British Masters

Success for Ava at Junior British Masters

Congratulations to Ava Fegan-Smith who this week won the Junior British Masters Under 12  9 hole competition on the Robert Rock Tour. The event was was held at The Belfry and Ava played the Brabazon Course from the red tees. The course has lots of water and bunkers to negotiate but clearly these were not a problem for Ava! It was very close for all 9 holes but Ava won on the 9th - a par 4 hole of 348 yards where she sunk a 7 foot putt for a 5 nett eagle! Ava is currently top of the Order...

BB&O Girls' Championships

Oxfordshire hosted this prestigious event at Badgemore Park Golf Club. After heavy snow on Monday we were very lucky that Wednesday dawned bright and dry albeit with a biting wind. Despite 3 months of lockdown we were able to to field 27 players between the medal and stableford competitions with handicaps ranging from +2 - 29. It proved to be a very successful day for Buckinghamshire :BB&O Champion - Olivia Lee from Gerrards Cross Golf Club with a gross score of 71.  BB&O Nett Wi...

OLCGA Gain Safe Golf Accreditation

OLCGA Gain Safe Golf Accreditation

OLCGA Gain Safe Golf AccreditationI am delighted to report that England Golf has awarded OLCGA it’s SafeGolf standard. This is the safeguarding standard EG will promote to all it’s affiliated clubs and counties to ensure they all provide a safe and positive experience for children and young people whilst they play golf.Many thanks to Heather Slevin for coordinating this, along with all our volunteers who ensured their DBS checks were up-to-date, attended workshops etc to ensure all our po...