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The 56th Annual RFA Golf Tournament

Published on Saturday, 26 May 2018 10:23 Hits: 9071

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The 56th Annual RFA Charity Golf Tournament will be held at Waterlooville Golf Club, at Cowplain, nr Portsmouth, PO8 8AP, on Thursday 05th July 2018. This year we have Cammell Laird Shipyard as the main sponsor with ever generous support from Portland Port Ltd, Seaking International, MLS Overseas IPS, A&P Group, P&S Automation and Trimline Ltd, and other sponsors who have donated prizes. With their help, the total cost for the day will be Forty Five Pounds; green fees will again be subsidised, a breakfast bap, coffee, dinner and prizes provided will be inclusive in the price. You will also be able to bid by sealed envelope for two tickets to a black tie dinner at Skinners Hall to be held by the Worshipful Company of Fuellers on Tuesday 16th October. Proceeds will go to our nominated registered charity (RC 1083950).

  1. The event is open to serving and retired Officers and Petty Officers, Ratings and Cadets who have previously competed in the event, players who have not previously competed are welcome with a golf handicap certificate. Members’ guests are welcome, however space is limited and the recommendation is a maximum of 2 guests per person.

  1. The permissible handicap for the competition is up to 24 for men and 30 for ladies; current handicap certificates for new participants will be required.

  1. The programme for the day will be:

AM:                 Freeplay The front 9 holes only after 09.30

10.30              Breakfast Bap and Coffee on arrival

12.00–1330:  Tee Off

1845:              Presentation of prizes

1915:              Dinner.

  1. Prizes will be awarded to the following categories:

  1. The Cammell Laird Trophy to the best player in the Seagoing RFA personnel section and HQ Staff and shore based personnel
  2. Retired aged over 50 RFA (only) personnel Joe Dines Memorial Cup.
  3. Male guests.
  4. Best Team Score (4 ball)
  5. Wives & lady guests.
  6. Wooden Spoon

  1. As in previous years there will be a Two’s Competition at a cost of two pounds per person payable on the day. There will be other prizes announced on the day, which will include the Longest Drive Trophy, on the 5th hole, sponsored by MLS Overseas Ltd.

  1. Addressees are requested to ensure a wide distribution and if you have any questions, please contact Roger Cox * who will be co-ordinating this year’s event. Please be prompt in booking to avoid disappointment, entries must be submitted by 22nd June the golf club has stated that refunds will not be made after this date.

  1. Please ensure you park in the rear car park and also note that the use of mobile phones is prohibited on the course and in the Clubhouse. Rules on dress and etiquette remain unchanged (info Club Website http://waterloovillegolfclub.com/etiquette-and-dress-code/ ).

10. The dinner menu will be:

Smoked Salmon and Prawn Cocktail

Roast Rib of Beef

Yorkshire Pudding and Stuffing

New and Roasted Potatoes

Assorted Fresh Vegetables


Strawberries & Cream


Cheese & Biscuits



Special dietary requirements can be catered for only if specified on the application form.

* email (preferred) ra.cox1@btinternet.com text or phone 0792 1618312

Very Best Regards




The full letter which includes the Application form, dinner requirements etc can be downloaded here icon RFA Golf Tournament 2018 (106.63 kB)