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The 52nd Annual RFA Golf Tournament

Published on Wednesday, 21 May 2014 09:19 Hits: 1830

Category: General News


Waterlooville Gllf Club 1.The 52nd Annual RFA Golf Tournament will be held at Waterlooville Golf Club, at Cowplain, nr Portsmouth, PO8 8AP, on Thursday 03 July 2014. This year we have Cammell Laird Shipyard as the main sponsor with ever generous support from Seaking International and IPS UK Ltd, and other sponsors who have donated prizes. With their help, the total cost for the day will be Forty Pounds; green fees will again be subsidised, lunch and prizes provided and wine for dinner will be inclusive in the price. We will intend to have a raffle and proceeds will go to our registered charity the RFA Association.

2.The event is open to serving and retired Officers and Petty Officers, Ratings and Cadets who have previously competed in the event, or players who have not 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 on the day.

 3.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.

4.The programme for the day will be:

 AM:                 Freeplay

1125–1330:   Lunch

1145–1330:   Tee Off

1845:              Presentation of prizes

1930:              Dinner

5. Prizes will be awarded to the following categories:

 a.The Cammell Laird Trophy to the best player in the Seagoing RFA personnel section.

b.Retired RFA personnel (Joe Dines Memorial Cup (over aged 50)).

c.HQ staff and shore based RFA personnel.

d.Male guests.

e.Wives & lady guests.


6.As in previous years there will be a Two’s Competition. There will be other prizes announced on the day, which will include the Longest Drive Trophy, sponsored by Trimline Ltd. These may be entered for and paid for on the day, at a cost of two pounds per person.


 7.Addressees are requested to ensure a wide distribution and if you have any questions, please contact Capt Roger Robinson-Brown (Rtd) * who will be coordinating this year’s event. Please be prompt in booking as we expect considerable interest in this occasion and at this value for money.

8.Rules on dress and etiquette remain unchanged, re Club Website. Please ensure you park in the rear car park and also note that the use of mobile phones is prohibited throughout.

10. The dinner menu will be:

 Smoked Salmon and Prawn Platter


Scottish Sirloin Bordelaise

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.

 * telephone 07851113943 (enquiries will be answered one week before the event) or text 07747 633466, or email golf@rfa-association.org.uk


Very Best Regards












Captain Roger Robinson-Brown RFA (Retd)


Tel: 07851113943

Or email golf@rfa-association.org.uk


(Final applications by 20 June 14)


I wish to enter the 52nd RFA Golf Tournament on Thursday 3rd July 2014, the following applies:              




My handicap is……


I will/will not attend the morning free play session.


I will/will not require lunch.


I will/will not require dinner.


My handicap is…..........Playing category Please annotate:- *SEA/ HQ/ RETIRED/ GUEST*




The following will be my guests, their handicaps, golf and dining details are:


            Name             Handicap      Freeplay        Lunch                        Competition             Dinner






Special dietary requirements………….....................................................................................


The following charges apply:


Lunch:           £5 (Five Pounds) (gratis if included in whole day package).

Green Fees:  £20 (Twenty Pounds) (including prizes).

Dinner:           £20 (Twenty Pounds) (including wine).



I enclose a cheque made payable to “The RFA Golfing Event” for……………..Pounds.

This document including the application form cam be downloaded here icon RFA Golf 52 (28.43 kB)