Welcome to The Horticultural Golfing Society


HGS 2020 Program


Dear all the end of another golfing season is upon us and Xmas is just around the corner. Thankfully as ever we have had another amazing year of golf, fitting in our 90th Anniversary Year.

Our Captain Roger Head has been amazing, providing us with a program of events that were befitting of a very special year. On top of that his generosity knows no bounds and he has provided members with some wonderful memories. 
I'm sure that each and every member will join me in thanking Roger for a truly wonderful year and one that will set the standard for our next big anniversary in 10yrs time. Thank you Roger and all of the Committee members who work so hard behind the scenes on our behalf especially Merv Foulds.

The 2020 Golfing Program is now complete and is on the website page for Fixtures and/or click on the link below.


If any non-members are interested in joining the Horticultural Golf Society, please visit their website at thehorticulturalgolfingsociety.co.uk for further information on the society and its activities and, if you like what you see, contact Merv Foulds, Secretary/Treasurer, at mervfoulds@hotmail.com or call on 07989699380









Sadly not much to be said about this match, we were once again beaten by the NFU but unfazed by the result we have set ourselves a target of a big win in 2020. Please start practising your match play skills in preparation for the next HGS V NFU match in October 2020.


Contact Merv Foulds, Secretary/Treasurer, at mervfoulds@hotmail.com or call on 07989699380

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Our objective is simple:

1. To play the finest golf courses in the UK & Europe   

2.  Have fun with like minded people in our Society


The Horticultural Golfing Society was founded in 1929.

Since then so many events have changed our lives and our golf. There have been wars, changes in how we travel and there have been immense changes in how we contact and communicate with each other, both in business and socially. In golf, our equipment, clothing and buggies to ride on are all so different to 1929. 

Today the HGS still play golf on some of the finest golf courses in the world. We enjoy good company, good food and probably tell the same jokes. We are proud of our past but embrace change and look forward to the future.

If you share our passion for Horticulture & Golf why not contact us and enquire about membership?



The Society was formed in 1929, 75% of the membership coming from the horticultural sector and allied industries and the remaining 25% are friends of those horticultural members. New members must be proposed and seconded by members and must have an official club handicap of 28 or less.There is an annual subscription, currently £30.00 for the 2018 season.The society has a tie sporting the society logo of a red rose.During the year we organize eight fixtures from April through to early November.  One day meetings when we play either 18 or 36 holes. On two occasions during the year we play an afternoon 18holes, then after dinner/bed/breakfast, a morning 18 holes. The UK locations are specially selected to provide high quality and value for money, such as Woodhall Spa, The Berkshire and Walton Heath.  There are ten impressive trophies to be won through the course of the year.  Each year the society organizes a four day ‘away trip’ for members, partners and guests once a year. These venues are far from the usual locations and often abroad, examples are: La Baule-France, Portrush-Ireland and Waterloo-Belgium.        

 If you would like more information please contact our secretary.

Merv Foulds

Tel no Home  01628625353

            Mob    07989699380

   E-Mail: mervfoulds@hotmail.com