Handicap Golf Doubles

Our Annual Handicap Golf Croquet Doubles was played over 22-23 June, with 20 players paired together in approximate high/low handicap order. Thanks to Geoff’s stellar organising, everyone was very clear on when they were (and weren’t!) needed, and all questions had already been answered before the event, which meant everything ran very smoothly indeed! Great weather throughout the weekend, and… Read more →

S for Success

The first S League (3 person AC) match of the season took place on Monday 17 June at home against Merton, and we can report that our team of Simon Ling, Frank Burch and Mike Barnard were successful, winning 3 matches to 1. The morning doubles was our only loss, but Frank and Mike were ahead by 4 points when… Read more →

Roger Prefers Fewer Balls

Roger Tedstone did Reigate Priory proud by getting to the final of the National 1 Ball Handicap Championship. After laying the rest of the Reigate contenders to waste, he arrived at Surbiton Croquet Club half-hoping to be knocked out in the morning, so that he could get back in time to watch his beloved Wolves in their last game of… Read more →

National Croquet Day

Reigate Priory’s efforts to drum up awareness of the game on National Croquet Day bore fruit this year, as a large number of newcomers came along to see what the fuss was about. Helped along by Lucy’s BBC radio spot (1hr 55mins), locals turned up to try simplified versions of the game and golf matches, in between helping themselves to… Read more →

Chairman’s Choice 2019

The challenge was to get 20 people playing on the lawn at the same time on the day the lawn re-opened after Spring maintenance. Really there were 2 challenges; one was to get 20 members to turn up and play on a cold grey day and the other was to find a game that they all could play. The latter… Read more →

One Ball Charity Event

On Sunday 24th March we had our annual Charity One-Ball competition which, this year, was raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society.  Played on half lawns, we managed to avoid the rain and even saw a little sun in the afternoon! With 14 entrants, some initial confusion over the organisation crept in while the Manager had to contend with the Reigate… Read more →