trophy

AG Instone Challenge
Instone Challenge Cup

Presented by
SIR SAMUEL INSTONE
1923

Awarded to the winner of the
Singles handicap medal at the Summer meeting
held at Worplesdon or Denham

 

History

AG Instone SamuelSir Samuel Instone (1878 – 1937) was a shipping and aviation entrepreneur and the founder of the Instone Air Line.

The first presentation of the Instone Challenge Cup was first made by Sir Samuel Instone at the AGS Winter Meeting held at Richmond Golf Club, Sudbrook Park on Wednesday 28 February 1923. It was won by Air Vice Marshal AV Vyvyan with a net score of 76, playing of a handicap of 12 – this was the only score under 80. The details of the first meeting is shown in the history section. This is the Society’s only competitive round of medal play.


Current Holder – Richard Burman

1923 AVM A.V. Vyvyan 1924 E.B. Parker      1925 Major H.R. Mayo
1926 H.R. Mayo 1927 C.E. Ruault     1928 H.J. Hilary Taylor
1929 H.R. Mayo 1930 E.N. Clifton    1931 L.M. Hilton
1932 A.G. Hazell     1933 G.F. Roberts 1934 No result
1935 D.P. Cameron 1936 No result 1937 A. Goodfellow
1938 E. Fulford        1939 A. Goodfellow            1946 D.P. Cameron
1947 C.P.M. Hunting 1948 C.P.M. Hunting 1949 C.P.M. Hunting
1950 P.Q. Reiss 1951 J.C. Macpherson 1952 K.D. Morgan
1953 W.S. Rhodes   1954 Sir Robert Hardingham 1955 Sir Robert Hardingham
1956 D.P. Hepburn 1957 P.L.W. Morton 1958 R.R.S. Cook
1959 Sir Walter Puckey 1960 K.D. Morgan 1961 Lord Brabazon of Tara  
1962 Donald H Steel 1963 J.A. Boulger 1964 J.C. Macpherson
1965 R. Topple       1966 J.E.D. Scott 1967 John B Waite
1968 J.B. Waite 1969 M.D. Gribblin 1970 J.H Giles
1971 R.T. Barnfield 1972 W.M. Rogerson 1973 M.T. Harding
1974 W.B. Cairns 1975 J.A. Corbishley 1976 H. Binns
1977 R.T. Barnfield 1978 R.T. Barnfield 1979 Ron G Ashford
1980 J. Nivison 1981 P.J. Barber 1982 B.J. O’Kane
1983 Ray Piercy 1984 K.H. Coates 1985 J . Nivison
1986 D.A. Air 1987 W.C. Parke 1988 John A Dearlove
1989 W.C. Parke      1990 David L John 1991 Brian Walpole
1992 Tony Casdagli 1993 G Robbie James 1994 W.C. Parke
1995 Geoff JB Claridge 1996 Geoff JB Claridge 1997 Syd Gillibrand
1998 Bob J Pearson 1999 Sir Patrick Hine 2000 G.C. Smith     
2001 Tony Casdagli 2002 Bill E Morris 2003 Brian Walpole
2004 W.D. Lowe 2005 Sir Peter Squire 2006 Bob J Pearson
2007 Bob J Pearson 2008 D.I. Aldous 2009 Jeff Turner     
2010 Andrew D Sweetman 2011 B. Carter 2012 Richard I Case
2013 Jon VT Marks 2014 Ray Corstin 2015 David HW Backhouse
2016 Jeff Turner
2017  Phill O'Dell 2018  David Hobart
2019 Richard Burman