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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

Wednesday 5 June, 2019

As last year, this event will be held at the impressive Frilford Heath GC layout between Abingdon and Oxford. Charlie Parry must pay in advance for a field of 24 minimum participants. At the moment, he has 21 confirmed players. If you can take part, please contact him at charlie@ward-thomas.co.uk


Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Autumn match against the College with the Berkshire Golf Club. 

Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Autumn match against the College with the Berkshire Golf Club. 

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