• "Never let a day's work get in the way of a good day of sport!"

    Anon

  • "If you drink, don't drive. Don't even putt."

    Dean Martin

  • "The big Cuban opened his legs and showed his class."

    David Coleman

  • "I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok."

    Shaquille O'Neal, American basketball player

  • "Sure there have been injuries and deaths in boxing - but none of them serious."

    Alan Minter

  • "Moses Kiptanui - the 19 year old Kenyan, who turned 20 a few weeks ago."

    David Coleman

  • "That's the fastest time ever run - but it's not as fast as the world record."

    David Coleman

  • "This could be a repeat of what will happen in the European games next week."

    David Coleman

  • "I'm not a believer in luck... but I do believe you need it."

    Alan Ball

  • "One of the reasons Arnie is playing so well is that, before each tee-shot, his wife takes out his balls and kisses them - Oh my God, what have I just said?"

    US TV commentator

  • "Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision."

    Muhammad Ali

  • "Stay busy, get plenty of exercise, and don't drink too much. Then again, don't drink too little."

    Herman "Jackrabbit" Smith-Johannsen, Skiing pioneer

  • "For those of you watching in black and white, Spurs are in the all-yellow strip."

    John Motson

  • "When you win the toss - bat. If you are in doubt, think about it, then bat. If you have very big doubts, consult a colleague - then bat."

    WG Grace

  • "I never comment on referees and I'm not going to break the habit of a lifetime for that prat."

    Ron Atkinson

  • "You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference."

    Chris Evert

  • "We now have exactly the same situation as we had at the start of the race, only exactly the opposite."

    Murray Walker

  • "I can play in the center, on the right, and occasionally on the left side."

    David Beckham, when asked if he was a 'volatile' player

  • "I never make predictions and I never will."

    Paul Gascoigne

  • "If history repeats itself, I should think we can expect the same thing again."

    Terry Venables

  • "Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you're too damned old to do anything about it."

    Jimmy Connors


WTSC - Golf

You can view all our golf events this year here: View Events

 

The Wine Trade Sports Club Golf Society has been around in various forms for many decades. It provides an opportunity for golfers of all abilities, both young and old, to play golf on some of the UK's most famous golf courses around the country from Royal St Georges in Sandwich where the Open was last played in 2011, to Prestwick on the west coast of Scotland where the first ever Open was held in 1860. In fact around 75% of our fixtures are held at courses ranked in the top 50 in England!

There are three ways of getting involved:

 

Matches and Tour

With around 20 fixtures every year, including an extremely enjoyable two day Norfolk tour, there are plenty of opportunities to be involved in what is very much a social occasion taking part in the tranquil environment of the golf course. The format is normally morning and afternoon foursomes with a hearty wine trade lunch in between.

 

Whether you are a scratch or 28 handicapper all you have to do to take part is email the appropriate match organiser and see if there is availability in the match you would like to play. For this season's fixture list and match captains, click here.

 

WTSC Club Championship

 

As well as the matches there is also the Summer Championship Trophy which is open to all golfers. Played as an 18 hole individual stableford competition in the morning, 

followed by an afternoon foursomes competition, there is plenty of opportunity to win some of the most beautiful trophies in world golf (no exaggeration)! To participate in this meeting please contact the Golf Secretary.

 

The Springbok Trophy

The third and final piece of the jigsaw is the Springbok Trophy. This is the annual knock out match play competition, which runs throughout the year with the draw being made at the AGM and the final must be played before the following years AGM. This is a fantastic way to play numerous courses against fellow people from the trade and is well worth taking part.

 

If you would like any further information on playing in any of the matches, the Club Championship or to take part in the annual Springbok Trophy, please contact the Nathan Last -  Golf Secretary

 
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