Tercentenary Golf Championship

Inter Province Golf Championship Celebrating 300 Years of Freemasonry

Ken Ramsden welcomes the visiting teams after dinner with Stephen Harvey
Ken Ramsden BPMGS Captain welcomes all the visiting teams after dinner with Stephen Harvey BPMGS Secretary and organiser

2017 marks the official 300th birthday of Freemasonry, celebrating how three hundred years ago, on 24 June 1717, four London Lodges came together to form a Grand Lodge, the first in the world. The Tercentenary is being commemorated with a calendar of high profile events both nationally and locally.

Berkshire Province Masonic Golf Society was asked to host a 5-way Inter Province Golf Championship at Lambourne Golf Club on June 8th. Teams from Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire with 64 golfers competing in the Tercentenary Championship and it was a very close contest.

David Hawkins, Capt Paul Savage, Steve Smirthwaite with Anthony Charles Howlett-Bolton.
Winners Bucks Team 1 – 107 points. David Hawkins, Capt Paul Savage, Steve Smirthwaite with Anthony Charles Howlett-Bolton.

Despite the dull conditions some excellent golf resulted, with Buckinghamshire Masonic Golf Society
Team 1 winning the championship, netting 107 points winning by a single point over Runners Up Oxfordshire.

The Deputy Provincial Grand Master for the Province of Berkshire, Anthony Howlett-Bolton presented the prizes and supported the BPMGS Hon Secretary and organiser Stephen Harvey BPMGS Hon Secretary, as the host Province.

Pictures from the day

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