The Bristow Tankards & Annual Dinner at Dale Hill 2022

Friday, 7 October 2022

The Bristow Tankards & Annual Dinner went to a new venue this year.  Dale HIll Hotel and Golf club proved to an excellent choice to host our flagship...

Buckinghamshire v Sussex at Buckingham 2022

Friday, 23 September 2022

Finally, we reached the last county match of the season, away at Buckingham GC in deepest, darkest Bucks.
Our original team was subject to several...

Autumn Mixed at Ham Manor 2022

Thursday, 15 September 2022

The Autumn Mixed at Ham Manor Golf Club was won by Brian & Wendy Street from Cowdray Park with 39 points.
Runners up were Garry Styles & Anita Reed...

Sussex v Essex at Dale Hill 2022

Thursday, 8 September 2022

The match v Essex at Dale Hill was abandoned due to heavy rain flooding the greens making it unplayable.
The Captains, Joe and Peter agreed the...

Sussex v Wiltshire at Bognor Regis 2022

Saturday, 3 September 2022

Following on from our sound drubbing by the Kentishmen in Northern France, we were looking to exploit home advantage and make the Wiltshire Captains...

Kent v Sussex at Walmer & Kingsdown 2022

Friday, 26 August 2022

It is with a heavy heart that I prepare this match report. There is no way to sugar-coat the bad news; this was not a good result for the stout yeomen...

Patron's Day at Crowborough Beacon 2022

Tuesday, 23 August 2022

Patron’s Day at Crowborough Beacon Golf Club
Won by Paul Kemp & Gary Reeve Wing (Crowborough Beacon 47 points (above left)
Second Place, Mike...

Haywards Heath Centenary Event 2022

Wednesday, 17 August 2022

When the Sussex Golf Captains were asked to consider a joint event with Haywards Heath Golf Club to celebrate their centenary we jumped at the chance...

Gordon Clark Cup at Worthing 2022

Friday, 5 August 2022

Part of the 50th Anniversary celebrations in 2014 was to introduce a Past Captains and Presidents’ Golf Day.  The following year Gordon Clark from the...

Queen's Jubilee at Romford 2022

Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Congratulations to the Essex Golf Captains for winning the Queens Jubilee event at Romford Golf Club with 225 points.  In second place were Sussex with...

Sussex v Surrey at Cooden Beach 2022

Friday, 29 July 2022

As the winds drop and the sun returns Sussex Golf Captains head to the seaside to take on Surrey Captains at Cooden Beach Golf Club. Our heroes confidence...

President's Day at Mannings Heath 2022

Wednesday, 27 July 2022

President, Ian Jaggard gave a warm welcome to everyone at his President’s Day at Mannings Heath Golf Club.  81 Captains took part in the singles stableford...

Sussex v Cambridgeshire at Crowborough Beacon 2022

Friday, 15 July 2022

Sussex v Cambridgeshire
In the middle of a heatwave, we were off to Crowborough Beacon to face Cambridgeshire Captains. They were at the end of...

Bedfordshire v Sussex at John O'Gaunt 2022

Friday, 8 July 2022

The opening week of June saw Sussex Golf Captains make the long trek to John O’Gaunt (JoG). Located somewhere in the vicinity of Biggleswade, this is...

Sussex v London at Cowdray Park 2022

Friday, 1 July 2022

The end of June saw the undefeated Sussex Golf Captains make a rare journey into the west of the county, as we took on London Captains at Cowdray Park.

Sussex Captains v SLC-SGA at Haywards Heath 2022

Thursday, 30 June 2022

On the 27th of June, Sussex Golf Captains headed off to Haywards Heath Golf Club to take on their most dangerous foe, The Sussex Ladies Golf Captains.

Captains's Day at Eastbourne Downs 2022

Friday, 24 June 2022

Captain’s Day at Eastbourne Downs was won by Peter Billcliff of Crowborough Beacon with 42 points
Runner up was David SInden from Copthorne with...

Queens Diamond Jubilee at Sudbury 2022

Thursday, 23 June 2022

The Queens Diamond Jubilee event is a triangular match between the committees of the Kent, London and Sussex Golf Captains.
This year London were...

Member's Invitation at East Brighton 2022

Thursday, 9 June 2022

Members Invitation at East Brighton was won by Craig Millyard of Holtye and his brother Neil Millyard of East Brighton with 46 points.
Runners up...

Sussex v Oxfordshire 2022

Wednesday, 1 June 2022

Followers of the fortunes of Sussex Golf Captains will be aware that we are still unbeaten. Many causes have been cited, Phil Williamson’s brilliant...

Dorset v Sussex at Bulbury Woods 2022

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Still, valiantly, undefeated Sussex journeyed down to Bulbury Woods to take on the Dorset Captains.
Situated miles from anywhere, down long forgotten...

Hampshire v Sussex at The Army Club 2022

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

How quickly these games come around, this is match 4 in our series of inter-county matches. The stout Yeomen of Sussex, mustered for the drive to The...

Sussex v Somerset at West Hove 2022

Saturday, 14 May 2022

The season is now in full swing. Last Thursday, Sussex headed off to West Hove for the first home match of the season. With our boys undefeated the mood...

Professional's Day at Copthorne 2022

Thursday, 5 May 2022

Professional’s Day at Copthorne was won by George Goddard of West Hove with 69.  A late (less than 24 hours notice) stand in for the Worthing team 

Cornwall v Sussex at Perranporth 2022

Sunday, 1 May 2022

The Tourists enjoyed a full Cornish breakfast before setting out on the short trip from St. Agnes to Perranporth. The overcast sky and breezy conditions...

Spring Mixed at Highwoods 2022

Friday, 29 April 2022

The Spring Mixed Meeting took place at Highwoods Golf Club
The winners with an impressive 45 points were the Club Captain, Garry Winwood and his...

Devon v Sussex at Sidmouth 2022

Monday, 25 April 2022

Sussex Golf Captains tour of the west country continues. I would like to say that the Captains were taking things seriously by; eating well, not drinking...

April Newsletter

Sunday, 17 April 2022

And we are off!The Spring Meeting and AGMFinally, we have completed our first event. April saw Nevill Golf Club host our Spring Meeting and AGM. Over...

Spring Meeting at The Nevill 2022

Thursday, 7 April 2022

The Spring Meeting at The Nevill was won by Stuart Fowlie & Andrew Jenner of Dale Hill Golf Club with 44 points.
Runners up - Paul Warley & Nigel...

A thank you from Mark Terry

Saturday, 2 April 2022

A very big thank you from MarkDear Captains
I am truly humbled and honoured to see the overwhelming amount you have collected for my ‘leaving’ gift.

March Newsletter

Monday, 28 March 2022

Here is the latest news from Sussex Golf CaptainsHave you been out practising? Cleaned your clubs and polished your shoes? Got a new glove? Are you ready...

February Newsletter

Wednesday, 23 February 2022

The latest news from Sussex Golf CaptainsFebruary 2022
Rain, wind, and sleet aside, it is almost time for the new golfing season. Here is an update...

It’s time for our Hon Sec to enjoy an honourable retirement!

Thursday, 3 February 2022

It’s time for our Hon Sec to enjoy an honourable retirement!Over the last decade Mark Terry has transformed Sussex Golf Captains into the fantastic organisation...

New Year Newsletter

Thursday, 27 January 2022

New Year Newsletter from Sussex Golf CaptainsWith winter starting to bite and dreams of summer golf seeming somewhat distant, what has been going on? 

Captain's Report 2021

Friday, 7 January 2022

Keith Talbot’s Captain’s ReportAs the sun sets on the longest captaincy in SGC history, I can look back over that time as “a game of two halves”. The...

Retirement of Hon Sec, Mark Terry

Friday, 5 November 2021

Further to the Captain’s email of 15th September announcing my retirement, your Committee have decided to restructure to ensure continuity to the smooth...

Rescheduled Professional's Day at Copthorne 2021

Wednesday, 3 November 2021

The last event of the season was the rescheduled Professional’s Day at Copthorne Golf Club
The field was slightly reduced as buggies were banned...

Captains v Secretaries & Managers at Royal Ashdown Forest 2021

Monday, 18 October 2021

A gun-metal grey sky welcomed the Sussex Captains to Royal Ashdown Forest where we were met by General Manager Neil Darnell, the host for the day. Given...

Rescheduled Spring Meeting at The Nevill 2021

Friday, 15 October 2021

The rescheduled Spring Meeting took place at The Nevill after a 6 month delay due to COVID restrictions but it was probably better weather than we would...

Match Play Championship 2021 Final at ESN

Friday, 8 October 2021

On a murky morning, the final of the 2021 SGC Matchplay took place on 7th October at ESN as part of the annual dinner day at that venue.
I was honoured...

Bristow Tankards & Annual Dinner at East Sussex National 2021

Friday, 8 October 2021

The flagship event of the year is The Bristow Tankards which precedes the Annual Dinner and has been held at East Sussex National since 2007.

A message from the Captain

Saturday, 2 October 2021

After 11 years as Secretary to the Sussex Golf Captains, Mark Terry has decided to step down at the next AGM. He has personal projects he wishes to pursue...

Sussex v Buckinghamshire at Pyecombe 2021

Thursday, 30 September 2021

Finally, we reach the last intercounty match of the season. The stout Sussex Yeomen against the ‘Young’ Bucks of Buckinghamshire.
With the fuel...

Oxfordshire v Sussex at Badgemore Park 2021

Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Despite the panic of the previous days over the petrol shortage all the team arrived at Badgemore Park, although some filled up on the way there and...

Rescheduled Member's Invitation at East Brighton 2021

Friday, 24 September 2021

It was a fine Autumnal day at East Brighton Golf Club for the rescehduled Member’s Inviatation.  One of the events that was effected by lockdown retrictions...

Essex v Sussex at Braintree 2021

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Essex v Sussex at Braintree Golf Club 20 September 2021
For today’s golfing adventure, our intrepid band of heroes were off to the magical land...

Autumn Mixed Greensomes at Ham Manor 2021

Friday, 17 September 2021

A fine warm sunny day at Ham Manor for the Autumn Mixed Competition- One of the few eventss in the diary that was p;ayed on its original date this year.

Tour Diary 2021

Tuesday, 7 September 2021

The Sussex Yeomen girded their loins, packed their bags and polished their clubs before heading south to do battle with the dubiously handicapped men...

Wiltshire v Sussex at North Wilts 2021

Tuesday, 7 September 2021

On day two (or three for some) a nice breakfast and then a leisurely drive to North Wilts Golf Club. After a sandwich and chips lunch the Captains read...

Somerset v Sussex at Weston Super Mare 2021

Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Somerset win 4½ - 3½
Match report to follow

Sussex v Kent at Worthing 2021

Friday, 27 August 2021

A cloudy, breezy day greeted our friends from Kent, aptly led by Captain Skipper. The traditional lunch of chips (some thin, some fat reflecting the...

Patron's Day at Crowbororugh Beacon 2021

Tuesday, 24 August 2021

It was an excellent day at Crowborough Beacon for Patron’s Day with 62 pairs competing.
Winners were Craig Millyard and Graham Snelgrove from Holtye...

Match Play Championship Semi Finals

Tuesday, 24 August 2021

Sussex Golf Captains
2021 Match Play Championship Semi Final Draw  Previous Round

Semi Finals to be played by 26th September

Gordon Clark Cup at Eastbourne Downs 2021

Friday, 6 August 2021

The Gordon Clark Cup for Past Captains and current committee members of the Sussex Golf Captains was hosted by Vice-Captain, Joe Angella at his club...

Match Play Championship Quarter FInals

Friday, 30 July 2021

Sussex Golf Captains
2021 Match Play Championship Quarter Final Draw  
See Previous Round
 Host Pair

Captain's Day at East Brighton 2021

Thursday, 29 July 2021

Captain’s Day saw an unseasonal gale force south westerly blow across East Brighton Golf Club making playing condititons extremely difficult.  This was...

President's Day at Sweetwoods Park 2021

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Dave Wilkins President’s Day at Sweetwood Park Golf Club was well attended with 72 members from over 30 different Sussex clubs.

The winner...

Rescheduled Spring Mixed at Highwoods 2021

Friday, 23 July 2021

The long-awaited rescheduled Spring Mixed Greensomes was our first member’s event for 2021.  21 months had passed since our last fixture due to the pandemic...

Cambridgeshire v Sussex at The Cambridgeshire 2021

Wednesday, 21 July 2021

The Merry 16 of Sussex wound their way to the Cambridgeshire Golf Club on 20th July 2021. The journey was mainly free flowing and all were there in plenty...

Sussex v Bedfordshire at Cottesmore 2021

Friday, 16 July 2021

As we gathered at Cottesmore on this sunny/cloudy day, we made a strange sight as both teams were dressed in identical colours. The Clubhouse has recently...

Surrey v Sussex at Lingfield Park 2021

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Sussex Captain’s Go To The Races!
Today’s golfing adventure takes our golfing heroes to the Sussex Surrey border and the delights of Lingfield Park...

Match Play Championship Round 2

Saturday, 3 July 2021

Sussex Golf Captains
2021 Match Play Championship
                          Second Round to be played by 1st August 2021

London v Sussex at Finchley 2021

Thursday, 1 July 2021

It was a bright and breezy day that greeted the Sussex Golf Captains as they ventured north to Finchley. The Club is in a magnificent setting, having...

Sussex v SLC-SGA at Haywards Heath 2021

Monday, 28 June 2021

    ‘Good company, lovely Ladies and competitive golf’ were the overriding comments from the men on the match...

Diamond Jubilee at Dartford 2021

Friday, 25 June 2021

Congratulations to The Kent Golf Captains winning the Diamond Jubilee Committee Triangular at Dartford Golf Club  with a team score of 309.  Sussex were...

Sussex v Cornwall at Seaford 2021

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

And, we’re back!
As though the last 18 months haven’t happened, we can get back to what we do best! Meet old friends, take the mickey out of old...

Match Play Championship Round 1

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Sussex Golf Captains
2021 Match Play Championship
                          First Round to be played by 4th July 2021

Spring Update 2021

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Following the Prime Minister’s road out of lockdown announcement on 22nd February it will still be impossible for us to proceed with our events scheduled...

Matchplay Championship Knockout 2021

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

As the new seasons approaches your committee are aware that Covid restrictions may well still affect some of our events and matches.  With this in mind...

Bristow Tankards and Annual Dinner 2020

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

After considering all the options your committee have decided not to proceed with the Bristow Tankards and Annual Dinner at East Sussex National on 1st...

Update 4

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

The pandemic has disrupted day-to-day life in this country like no other event in recent history but hopefully by now most of you have been able to return...

Coronavirus Update 3

Monday, 11 May 2020

On behalf of the Committee we sincerely hope that you are coping with the lockdown and staying safe and well. The last eight weeks been a difficult time...

Welcome To The New Captain & President

Saturday, 4 April 2020

The committee are happy to report that our virtual AGM which took place because of the Coronavirus lockdown went very well.  Just under 150 members cast...

Coronavirus Update 2 and AGM Procedure

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Since my update of 17th March the Government have given clear instructions about social gatherings and how we all have to ‘do our bit’ and stay at home...

Coronavirus Update

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

The committee are concerned with the outbreak of COVID-19 and having monitored the situation for some time and with the recent advice from the government...

Captains v Secretaries & Managers at Worthing 2019

Thursday, 31 October 2019

The last match of the season is the popular game between the Sussex Golf Captains and the Sussex Secretaries and Managers, this year kindly hosted by...

Bristow Tankards & Annual Dinner at East Sussex National 2019

Thursday, 3 October 2019

This much anticipated event at East Sussex National got on the way on an overcast chilly day with 30 four balls on the West Course playing a shotgun...

Sussex v Buckinghamshire at Ham Manor 2019

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

As the teams arrived at Ham Manor for Sussex’s last inter-county match, the weather was threatening to put a damper on proceedings and so it proved with...

Autumn Mixed at Ham Manor 2019

Thursday, 19 September 2019

The Autumn Mixed Greensomes Competition at Ham Manor Golf Club was won by Stuart & Kathy Wallace of Worthing Golf Club with 42 points.
Second with...

Notes From The Tour

Friday, 6 September 2019

or The Adventures of Woody and Friends - An overview and observation of the team who toured Wiltshire & Somerset in September by...

Somerset v Sussex at Taunton & Pickeridge 2019

Thursday, 5 September 2019

Setting off on the third leg of our tour, the weather was chilly but bright for the 100 minutes journey to Taunton. It is a quirky course, full of humps...

Wiltshire v Sussex at Hamptworth 2019

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

It was an overcast day as we set off for Hamptworth GC located not far from Salisbury and an early start due to brunch being served at 11.00am. Notwithstanding,...

Sussex v Kent at Royal Eastbourne 2019

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Frank Horner, Past Captain of REGC very kindly started us at Royal Eastbourne on a lovely day with a light breeze for the eagerly awaited match versus...

Patron's Day at Crowborough Beacon 2019

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

On a blistering hot August day 68 pairs braved the intense heat for this popular event.  The key advice being to drink plenty of water and wear a hat!

Queen's Jubilee at Stoneham 2019

Thursday, 15 August 2019

This competition is held annually features teams of eight from Bedfordshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, London, Oxfordshire & Sussex Golf Captains.

Gordon Clark Cup at Haywards Heath 2019

Thursday, 1 August 2019

A fine and warm afternoon greeted the nostalgia loaded past Captains for the competition for the Gordon Clark Cup. Help the Aged were also in attendance...

Essex v Sussex at Thorndon Park 2019

Friday, 26 July 2019

Journey’s end this time, having navigated the M25 and Dartford tunnel, was Ingrave near Brentwood where Thorndon Park was to be found. On arriving in...

President's Day at Copthorne 2019

Thursday, 25 July 2019

Officially recorded as the hottest day of the year and possibly breaking previous heat records, President’s Day at Copthorne Golf Club was going to be...

Cambridgeshire v Sussex at Links 2019

Thursday, 18 July 2019

It was a gunmetal grey day as the merry band of Sussex Captains made their way along the notorious M25, Dartford tunnel and M11 into the Fens. The drizzle...

Surrey v Sussex at Puttenham 2019

Monday, 15 July 2019

Phil and his merry men travelled to Puttenham in Surrey for one of our nearer away games. The reception was excellent with a free bar followed by Ham,...

Sussex v Bedfordshire at Seaford 2019

Thursday, 11 July 2019

As the Captain surveyed the scene, he contemplated if this match would define his Captaincy and his legacy….
Meanwhile, away from Edgbaston, Captain...

London v Sussex at Enfield 2019

Friday, 5 July 2019

It was a beautiful sunny Summer’s day as we all successfully negotiated the M25 to arrive at Enfield, relaxed after an uneventful journey. Actually,...

Diamond Jubilee at Ealing 2019

Friday, 28 June 2019

Inaugurated shortly after the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012 this competition is a triangular between Kent, London and Sussex Golf Captains’ Committees....

Captain's Day at Haywards Heath 2019

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Captain, Phil Williamson was delighted to have a dry bright day for his special day kindly hosted by his home club, Haywards Heath.
After many changes...

Sussex v Cornwall at The Dyke 2019

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

It was a dark sky that greeted the Cornish Captains on their arrival at The Dyke, brightened only by the resplendent yellow and black of their County...

Oxfordshire v Sussex at Kirtlington 2019

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The joys of driving anywhere these days was brought home forcefully to some of the Sussex team. An accident on the M40 caused severe delays and several...

Member's Invitation at East Brighton 2019

Thursday, 6 June 2019

A bright day with a sea breeze turned out to be good scoring conditions at East Brighton Golf Club for Sussex Golf Captains Member’s Invitation where...

Sussex v Hampshire at Piltdown 2019

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

After arrival on a cloudy day, lunch was served, followed by normal team introductions by skipper Phil and the Hampshire Captain Shane Dickson. Just...

Dorset v Sussex at Yeovil 2019

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

As the Sussex Captains began the long trek to the far side of Dorset, the sun shone brightly in a clear blue sky. Three, or in Nigel’s case four, hours...