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Old Pangbournian Golf Society

OPs vs. Students Golf Match 2017

The OP Golf Society dates from 1959 and was founded by R&A member John Whitmore (44-47). It holds an annual meeting at various clubs throughout southern England, plays an annual match against College golfers (usually at The Berkshire GC) and Huntercombe GC, and runs a knock-out competition for the Centenary Cup.

The Secretary and organiser is Charlie Parry (81-85).

The OPGS President’s Prize cup was presented by John Whitmore in 1963. The first winner, John Ridgway (51-55). Charlie Parry has won the event four times (1989, 2005, 2012, 2015). Three-time winners are Matthew Arnold (1990, 1991, 1998), Jamie Donaldson (1997, 2002, 2008), Simon Broome (1970, 1971, 1973) and Robin Knight (2004, 2011, 2017).

All OP golfers, wherever they live, are most welcome to play in OPGS events. If you are interested in joining the society, please fill in the form at the bottom of the page.


2018 OP Centenary Matchplay Competition: Updated Results


Upcoming Events

Tuesday 2 October, 2018

What: Annual Match vs the College

When: 1pm on the Blue Course

Where: The Berkshire Golf Club, Swinley Road, Winkfield Row, SL5 8AY

We will aim to play a 12-a-side match.

For those that want to arrive early and have some lunch then this is fine and The Berkshire GC will welcome us. The lunch is for your own account.

Jacket and tie are not required, but if you want to dress up for prize giving then that always adds to the sense of occasion.

We also plan to play the final of the Centenary Cup on the same afternoon. If you still have a chance to get into the final then please confirm that you want to come along and, if you are successful in reaching the final, then Charlie Parry will divert you from the Blue course to the Red one.


Wednesday 10 April, 2019

What: OPGS match vs Huntercombe GC (near Henley)

When: 12 noon - sandwich lunch followed by greensome foursomes matchplay, 12-a-side.

Where: Huntercombe Golf Club, Nuffield, Henley, RG9 5SL


OPGS Gallery

Want to join the OPGS?

If you would like to know more about the Old Pangbournian Golf Society, please email Charlie Parry at charlie@ward-thomas.co.uk or call him on 07778 156 644.

You can sign up for a membership to the society by clicking on the button below. 

Become a member of the OP Golf Society