OPGS team beats Huntercombe GC

In its inaugural match against a club side, a ten-person team representing the OP Golf Society defeated a team from Huntercombe GC near Henley by three matches to two on April 11th.   Representing OPs were: P. Smitham & R. Givan (won); C. Llewellyn & N. Beattie (lost); R. Guillaume & J. McBroom (lost);      H.…

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Nick Kemp (04-10)

    Nick Kemp (04-10) has pursued a business career related to the marketing of professional sport since he left the College in 2010. After a degree in Sports Management from Coventry University where he also worked as a sales consultant for Aspire Group, he joined West Ham United FC in 2014 and remained with the…

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OPGS 2018 dates announced

Charlie Parry (81-85) reports:   “The dates and venues of our two 2018 meetings have been agreed. They are:   Summer meeting: Wednesday 20th June at Frilford Heath GC, Abingdon OX13 5NW   Match versus the College: Tuesday 2nd October at The Berkshire GC, Ascot SL5 8AY.   Richard Givan (57-61) will be in touch…

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OPYC Arrow Trophy 2017

                                                                                  Arrow Trophy – 14th October 2017     Preparations for this year’s regatta, against alumni of 24 Independent Schools, started early, writes Peter Kewish (Rear Commodore, Events, OPYC). We learnt from past years that practice make perfect. In an attempt to improve our chances of silverware, we chartered our boat for an extra…

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Nab Tower race October 7, 2017

                                                                              OPYC Nab Tower Race – 7th October 2017   Crew; Andy Roy – Skipper Peter Kewish (’89) Ian Kirton (’88) Robin Myerscough (’88) Nick Woods (’88) Jeremy Owen James Alsop Larry Howard Rohan Batra   The Nab Tower Race is the last of the Island Sailing Clubs Inshore Series. Put simply, it’s…

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More money raised for Andrew Simpson (90-95) Sailing Foundation

                                                               From a report from Bosham Sailing Club:   “Sunday (September 17, 2017) was definitely a day to be proud of being a member of Bosham Sailing Club. There was a great turn out to support Bart’s Bash. Over 80 boats participated in the event including 27 Optimists. For eight brave Optimist sailors, this…

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2017 OPYC update

The OPYC was indebted to the Royal Yacht Squadron for allowing it to hold the Old Pangbournian RYS members and Yacht Club Centenary Dinner on the Platform of the RYS in June,” reports OPYC Vice Commodore Merrick Rayner (68-73).  “OPYC members were also allowed to moor their boats in the private Haven Marina of the RYS…

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