RAFGC and the railways

IMG_1393IT WAS THE advent of the railways that created the demand for so many of the fine golf courses that we enjoy playing today. So Ashdown members who travel to London from East Grinstead should look out for an art deco style poster of the club designed by two second year students at Brighton University as part of their art degree course. Continue reading

Royal Delft from Royal Hague

photo“WHERE DID THAT COME FROM?” is the reaction of many members when they first see the striking vase (pictured above) in the front lounge.

And the answer is that it is Dutch tulip vase given to Royal Ashdown Forest by members of the Royal Hague Golf Club in recognition of 25 years of friendship fostered through the annual mixed foursomes match played between the clubs since 1989. Continue reading