Upminster Golf Veterans – 23rd August 2015

The Upminster Golf Veterans took their annual away trip to the Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club.

Thorpeness Hotel and Golf ClubAn award-winning 18 hole James Braid golf course in Suffolk with clubhouse, pro shop and hotel.

Upminster golf veteransAmong the number were several Essex Freemasons.
L to R: Pete and Chas from Upminster Hall Lodge; David from St Laurence Lodge; Ray from Henry de Gray Lodge; and Jim also from Upminster Hall Lodge.

Upminster golf veteransDinner was most convivial over all three tables.
Foreground Alan, Assistant Provincial Grand Master and from Old Palmerians Lodge.

Thorpeness Hotel and Golf ClubUnfortunately, it rained hard during late afternoon on the first day. David’s car is here acting as a washing line!

Thorpeness Hotel and Golf ClubThe second day started fine but the heavy clouds presaged further rain which arrived after only 7 or so holes had been played and everyone ran for cover.