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November 30, 2019

With the club in high spirits following a highly sociable ‘Welcome Drinks’ in the middle of the week, OUGC set off in the early morning for the final fixture of the term against St George’s Hill GC. Driving in, the undulating slopes of the golf course, covered in a spr...

July 23, 2019

It is with great pleasure that OUGC can announce the following committee positions for the coming season:

President

Ed Jenks, Keble College

Hon. Secretary 

Monty Cooper, Worcester College

Treasurer 

Rory Giddins, New College

Divots Captain 

Sam Hitchcock, Keble College

Ladies C...

February 11, 2019

The points buffet could not come at a more critical time in the season; the weekend before selection brings pressure only comparable to the back 9 on Masters Sunday.

Only at such a weekend could the writer of the match report have accrued 2 out of a possible 4 points, b...

February 4, 2019

After two weekends on the links, OUGC returned inland to face West Sussex and Hankley Common as preparations for the Varsity Match intensified. Having turned his nose up at the prospect of a weekend’s golf on the Norfolk coast, Rietschel returned reinvigorated and hung...

December 2, 2018

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018

OUGC 2*: St. Georges Hill 4

OUGC took on St. Georges Hill in their final fixture of the Michaelmas term. The team arrived well prepared, having trained strongly all week at ‘Vinnies’ as they negotiated Oxmas celebrations.

After enjoying th...

November 26, 2018

No Point Scored

Dark and dreary, cold and grey another Oxford morn,

Denham of the midlands? A win waiting to be born,

Playlist set, song in heart, charged the men of OUGC,

Seeing the full English breaky spread Harry wept “no meat for me”

Starting strong were the pair of Luc...

November 12, 2018

Result: Win (10-8)

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club, 3:28pm. The 55thhole of the weekend. Scores of spectators have gone quiet in anxious anticipation. The silence only broken by the roaring sound of waves crashing onto Porthcawl’s rocky coastline and the howling wind whistlin...

November 5, 2018

Day 1: Fixture at Royal Ashdown

OUGC 2.5: Royal Ashdown 9.5

It was the fourth week of Michaelmas, smack dab in the middle of term, and the Oxford Blues awoke from their slumbers to an incandescent red sun slowly rising. The old adage “red sky in morning, OUGC’s warning”...

October 29, 2018

Results: 

  • Little Aston: Loss (12.5 – 2.5)

  • Wigorns: Loss (7 – 5)

The OUGC enjoyed a fantastic weekend on the outskirts of Birmingham with matches against Little Aston and The Wigorns at Blackwell. 

Thank-you to the Fitzpatricks for hosting the team at your fam...

October 22, 2018

How It Came To Pass

Upon entering the Huntercombe clubhouse on Sunday afternoon having watched Henry Howard-Jenkins miss a crucial to-half-the-match putt I knew something was wrong when Gommers (Montgomery Cooper) was struggling to hold back an ear to ear grin when he h...

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