A welcome message from our club Captain
Welcome to Sherfield Oaks Golf Club and to the members’ website!
SOGC is owned and operated by Get Golfing CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation), along with eight other clubs – see: https://www.getgolfing.org/
Handicaps and club competitions, including many charitable and fun events, are administered by The Club Committee. Positions on the Club Committee are mostly elected from and by the club membership, with Get Golfing represented on The Committee by the SOGC General Manager.
The first thing to do, as a new member, is to register on the Intelligent Golf system (IG) which is where you will book tee times, enter competitions, view competition results and contact other members of the club . You will probably have been provided with your logon details by Get Golfing, when you first joined. However, if you don’t have these, contact Andy Brett, SOGC’s General Manager.
SOGCMEMBERS WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK GROUP
The second thing to do, (apart from arranging your first round of golf), is to visit some of the other pages on this website, which will explain most of what you need as a member, relating to handicaps and competitions, including:
a) the “manual” for all our competitions, with formats, eligibility and other conditions of competition
b) how to apply for a handicap or to move an existing handicap that you may be bringing from a previous club
c) details of the new World Handicapping System, which was introduced in November 2020
d) the R&A Rules of Golf and the SOGC’s Local Rules
e) registering with Intelligent Golf and installing the IG app on your mobile
If you need to obtain a handicap, or transfer an existing handicap from a previous club, please contact the Handicap Committee at:
You can also join our Facebook page for SOGC Members:
MEMBERSHIP SECTIONS AND CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITIONS
The senior section is for members 55 years and older. The Seniors Captain is Ed Berridge. A friendly group of members play regularly in inter-club seniors matches and are joined by other members in playing regular weekday competitions and Monday and Thursday “Rollups”.
The Ladies section is growing rapidly and holds weekday competitions or roll ups on a Tuesday morning. The Ladies Captain is Karen Clark. The Ladies also enter teams for the Stoneham and Mapleleaf competitions against other local clubs. You are sure to receive a warm welcome from the Ladies.
The SOGC Junior Section is growing. We are in the process of recruiting a Junior Organiser and I will update members when this has been arranged.
SOGC has a packed competition calendar, including the Saturday League and Knockout Matches, for which there are both summer and winter seasons. There are also monthly competitions on Sundays and midweek medal and Stableford competitions held throughout the year.
There are a number of “board events”, including the Richard Lewington Trophy, for men over 18 and below 55. There is also the Ladies Vase, effectively the ladies championship and the Seniors and Veterans Championships, for seniors over 55 and over 70, respectively.
The principal highlights of the main golfing season at SOGC are the Club Championship, section championships, the annual “Ryder Cup” weekend competition and the “Race to Le Touquet”.
I have listed below contact details of the committee members, please feel free to contact any of us if we can be of any assistance. Alternatively, you can put any questions or comments in the comment form at the bottom of this page.
I look forward to meeting with you all very soon.
Emma Clayton, Club Captain
Club Captain, Emma Clayton: [email protected]
Vice Captain, Steve Phipps: [email protected]
Competition secretary, Chris Conquest: [email protected]
Handicap secretary, John Taylor: [email protected]
Seniors Captain, Ed Berridge: [email protected]
Seniors Vice Captain, Roly Richardson: [email protected]
Ladies Captain, Karen Clark: [email protected]
Ladies Vice Captain, Jenny Hawkes: [email protected];
Treasurer, Keith Lockett: [email protected]