Company Golf Day at Tandridge Park

Wednesday 26th June 2013

A morning start driving to Tandridge Park Golf Club in Surrey where Past Master Derek Harris had organised the Annual Company Golf Day. Again we were fortunate with the weather and the course and club house were looking particularly pretty. I had declined to play as I had not played for a couple of years (a subsequent round at the Berkshire confirmed this was a wise decision!). On arrival, I was well entertained by Derek's wife, Sheila, and Assistant Nick Hallings Pott used the opportunity to interview me for the next publication of the Livery newsletter. After all the golfers came in, we had a traditional golf club lunch finished off with the famous "Tandridge Pudding" - an enormous suet duff with bags of fruit - a real and unusual treat! Lunch was preceded by prize-giving. The prizes consisted of extremely generous wine and food hampers, kindly sponsored by JTI. The overall winner (and winner of another hamper) was Past Master Ian Panto and it transpired that all the entries managed to take home a prize through various ingenious criteria designed by Derek. It was a most enjoyable day out. Well done Derek!