50 years as a single-figure golfer

HARRY Horridge, President of Grange over Sands Golf Club, has been a single figure golfer for the last 50 years.

He currently plays off 7 and in his earlier golfing career played off 2.5 for three consecutive years.

Harry joined Grange Fell Golf Club (a 9 hole course) in 1965 at the age of thirteen. Following in his fatherís footsteps and with expert tuition from the professional his handicap soon reached single figures.

In 1969 Harry joined Grange over Sands Golf Club an 18 hole parkland course where he has enjoyed great success in all Club competitions.

 

Harry (right) receives his awards from Captain Robert Houliston

 

This incredible achievement was recently recognised at both meetings of the Past Captains of the Club where he was presented with a Bottle of Champagne and at the Club A.G.M. where he received an engraved goblet.

His many golfing achievements include being Club Champion in 1980, Club Captain in 2002, and he has represented his club in a vast number of interclub matches. Harry is a member of the Cumbria County Alliance Committee and he is a squad member of the County Senior Team.

 

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