Author Archives: Jon Diamond

Barney wins our final competition for 2018!

Probably on the latest date in the year ever, Barney Lewis and John Greenwood completed the much delayed final of the Calverley Cup on 30th December. Obviously Barney has recovered from his injuries as he won fairly easily – +23! … Continue reading

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Our 2018 Competitions are now almost over!

Jon Diamond beat Duncan Cox 7-4, 7-5 today in the Hunter Plate on a damp lawn 2 that was a little slow, despite the sun. (Lawn 3 has been attacked by badgers…) The restriction on jump shots changed the dynamic … Continue reading

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Nigel and Mike win the GC Doubles

Nigel writes: “We need three games so you can see it was close. Mike and I won 7:4, 3:7, 7:4 Derek played many very accurate shots up to the hoop, Lister many excellent long shots with good accuracy and Mike … Continue reading

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Winter social programme update

We’ve now got two more pub lunch dates: 11th December 12:45pm start at the Nevill Crest & Gun, Eridge Road, Eridge TN3 9JR 15th January 1pm start at the Rock Inn, Hoath Corner, Rywell Road, Chiddingstone Heath TN8 7BS It’s possible that some pubs will … Continue reading

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New Golf Croquet Rules

The Croquet Association has announced that the 5th Edition of the Rules of Golf Croquet will become effective in England from 1 March 2019. It should be emphasised that the 5th Edition is not intended to make any noticeable change … Continue reading

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One Ball

Our One Ball on Sunday was played in excellent weather and attracted 10 players, perhaps a record? Chris Barham ended up as winner, winning all his games, with Barney Lewis and John Greenwood as runners-up with just one loss. 7 … Continue reading

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Lawns re-opening

As you can see above Kate and Michael (and I) have been transferring loads of topsoil into our flower beds in preparation for replanting for next season, but more importantly you can see Ray cutting the lawns. So, despite the … Continue reading

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Initial pub lunch dates announced

16th October – George Inn @ Frant 20th November – Bottle House Inn @ Penshurst

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SECF League Results

The season is now over and we can now see how well our teams have done this year: A league: 4/6 (our highest ever position!) U league: 14/14 GC Level league: 7/9 Restricted league: 10/12 Handicap league: 11/17 So, sadly, … Continue reading

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Autumn Maintenance

This is now scheduled for Monday 24th September, subject to the weather. Since it consists of levelling and tons of top dressing the lawns are likely to be out of action for at least 4 weeks. Tune in for updates!!

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