Category Archives: Match

09 Aug

The 21st playing of The Wedge Trophy

Bright golden morning, salivating at the prospect, excited, perhaps nervous, it was mixed emotions as Stephen Tillie pulled up to the McDonald’s arches. He had decided the usual Wedge social in the clubhouse preceding the golf was an inferior offering than that of Ronald McDonald. He perhaps thought of keeping his little pre-Wedge pitstop secret,

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13 Oct

Wedge-20 (like Covid-19, but less restrictive)

The 20th playing of The Wedge Trophy In a time of great uncertainty, it was great to bring some certainty back to our lives with the playing of the Walton Heath leg of The Wedge Trophy. Now in our 20th playing, we had planned a big anniversary lash up, but alas, we had to tone

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22 Mar

Wedge Trophy goes Viral!

It’s inevitable, I suppose, that when you bring together a group of 16 talented, charming young men in the prime of their lives, good things will happen. However, of the bunch that turned up at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club last weekend, only three were deemed talented, two charming, and more than half were so

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06 Mar

The 19th playing of The Wedge Trophy Draw

Notes: Matches will be played off flat. Shots only applicable in PM matches 3 and 4. PM 3 – Deal to receive 3 shots PM 4 – WH to receive 3 shots   Best Practice re Coronavirus: Sterilise hands regularly, we understand Kummel works well No hand shaking in the match

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23 Sep

The 18th Wedge Trophy

Picture the scene – Waud stands proudly, nay cocksure, addressing the esteemed players of the 18th Wedge Trophy. A lunch of chicken goujons, sandwiches and chips had just been encountered, sadly no longer coming with the plastic toy as Walton follow suit with Burger King to reduce such waste. Fortunately, Webster and Gates had conspired

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25 Mar

The 17th playing of The Wedge

Power Corrupts By Andrew ‘George Ezra’ Berryman WH WT VC Corruption was in the air as team Walton gathered in the Deal carpark on that fateful, blustery March morning. Was it the fact that, being on the coast, we had direct line of sight to those unelected bureaucrats in Brussels? Was it the comprehensive selection

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26 Nov

The 16th Wedge Trophy match report

Most controversial or shameful moments in Wedge history; 1) James “Turncoat” Brodie changing teams; only to find he remained on the losing side. Poetic. 2) Sarah “Judas” Hedge betraying her Deal Captain husband; first by playing for the opposition, and then by getting pregnant! 3) Bowesgate! This one was pure shame. Shameful, even relative to

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23 Oct

The 14th playing of The Wedge Trophy

With one of the biggest Wedge fields formed in recent history, this 12 a-side battle was always going to be a belter. This was one of the few Wedge’s where both Captains felt that we were well ahead of schedule with the planning. Team’s were selected months in advance, pairings chosen, bets placed and we

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21 Mar

The 13th playing of The Wedge Trophy

After missing last year’s Deal Wedge, it was an absolute treat to return to Royal Cinque Ports for the 13th playing of The Wedge Trophy. As always, excitement was rife as the two teams gathered to do battle, but not before some appropriate sustenance was taken on board to get us through until lunch. As

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