Mens Trophies

The Championship Bowl 1923.

Scratch match play championship. Presented by Ewan G. Davies  who owned the land on which the club was constructed. Initially rented, the land was ultimately purchased on favourable terms in 1948.

The Malcolm Godfrey Trophy 1982

Presented by the Godfrey family in memory of Malcolm, it is the stroke play championship of the club, played over 36 holes off scratch. The top 8 players qualify for the match play stage of the Championship Bowl.

The President's Cup 1928.

Presented  by the first President, of the club   Wyndham Damer Clark, a wealthy landowner who lived in London and rarely came to Cardiff. Handicap match play tournament.

The Robert J. Webber Cup 1923

Presented by Sir Robert J. Webber, a Captain of the Club and Managing Director of The Western Mail and Echo. Handicap foursomes matchplay competition.

The Silver Bowl 1930

The Cardiff Institute for the Blind Silver Bowl,  presented by C. A. Bowchier in memory of his father who founded the Bowchier Memorial Hall in the Blind Institute in Fitzalan Place Cardiff. An open handicap medal, from whose annual proceeds a donation is made to the Institute.Presented

The Gold Bowl 1927

Presented by John Herbert McKiever. Open handicap medal. Mr. McKiever admitted to having no great golfing ability and decided that the only way he was going to get his name on an honours board was to present a trophy.

The Pugsley Cup 1971

The Robert Pugsley Jubilee Cup was presented by Robert Pugsley, Captain in 1971,  commemorating 50 years between the founder Captaincy of his father Sir Reuben Pugsley and himself, 1921 - 1971.

Robert Pugsley

The Bill Smalldon Trophy 1974

Presented by the Hales family in memory of Bill Smalldon, club professional 1928-1973. Handicap medal.

Bill Smalldon

The Lyndon Jones Lougher Cup 1923

Handicap medal played for twice per year in Spring and Autumn. Originally presented in in 1923 by Sir Lewis Lougher and named after him, it was won outright in 1962 by J. Lyndon Jones, who re-presented it to the club.

Sir Lewis Lougher

The Silver Quaich 1959

Presented by Sir Alexander King in 1959, a handicap medal competition.

The Wellsteed Cup 1927

Presented by H. Rolly Wellsteed who was the founder of City Motor Company. A handicap medal competition.

Denis Smalldon Goblets 1960 

Presented by Bill Smalldon in memory of his son Denis who was also his Assistant Pro. Denis was killed in a car crash on his way to play in a tournament.

The Feathers

Started in 1971 and originally played as an invitation open 36 hole scratch medal ("The Cardiff Feathers"). Combined with the Radyr Salver, played at Radyr Golf Club, the Feathers formed part of the 72 hole CARAD Trophy (right) played over a weekend. The CARAD Trophy ceased in 2002,  and the Feathers has since been played as an 18 hole handicap medal.

Wednesday Cup 1934 

Presented by a social member Joe Merrett was the founder of Merretts Bakeries. Tthe competition is held on Wednesdays (early closing day!) for those who found it difficult to enter Saturday competitions. Current format is 8 qualifying handicap medals, played on Wednesdays in June and July, with two qualifiers each week going forward to a handicap match play tournament.

The Empire Games Shield 1958

Played for as a handicap better ball stableford. Formally "The British Empire and Commonwealth Games Shield", it was presented in 1958 "To Commemorate H.M. The Queen's  Proclamation on July 26th 1958 that H.R.H. Prince Charles be created Prince of Wales" . The donors were Elvet Bowen and Glyn Jones of London Welsh G.S. and Ted Burden of Maylands G.C. and Walter Kingsman of Upminster G.C. 

The Aggregate Trophy

Presented by Arthur Leech in 1925 and known as the Arthur Leech International Challenge Trophy, it was originally played until 1939 as an internal 12 a side "international" team match with members espousing  the causes of the home countries. Renamed the Aggregate Trophy in 1950, with the consent of Mrs. Leech, the trophy is currently presented to the player recording the lowest 8 net scores out of 18 or so nominated closed medal competitions during the season. 

The Mixed Foursomes Bowl 1926

A matchplay tournament under handicap. Presented by Mr. and Mrs. T.B. Wiiliams. Mr. Williams was an estate agent in Cardiff, and the father in law of boxer Jack Peterson.

The Coronation Bowl 1953

Presented by Ewan G. Davies, a Mixed Foursome handicap medal.

Harry White Cup 1954 

Presented by Harry White who owned a butchers shop in Clifton Street. He lived on Cyncoed Road and was renowned for his hospitality and sociability. His daughter was Girl Junior champion. A pairs handicap better ball competition.

The Flag Medal

Played for many years, singles under handicap, the player would take out an inscribable flag or tag, and at the point where his "shots ran out" would place his flag on the ground, annotated with a "suitable" comment intended to be read by those following. Nowadays the flags are gone and the competition is won on the 19th or beyond. A trophy was presented for the competition by Tom Tuck in 1987. 

Tom Tuck

The Harry James Cup 1998

Presented by Simon James in 1998 in memory of his father. 3 club handicap medal.

Simon James

The Humber Cup 1927

Presented by James Thomas, a handicap stableford mixed foursomes played for by husbands and wives.

The High/Low Cup 1964

Presented by The Sunday Morning School, teams of 3 (formerly 2) are drawn by lot representing of low, medium and high handicaps. Handicap medal with best ball counting.

A. E. Taylor Cup 1936

A handicap match play competition for gentlemen aged 55 and above, presented by A.E. Taylor, our secretary for some years.

Teens Cup 1967 

Presented by the Sunday Morning School for golfers in the handicap range between the Presidents Cup and the Watson Pairman Cup

The Watson Pairman Cup 1923

A handicap match play tournament for higher handicaps (category 4).

The George Jones Family Foursomes Cup

A family foursome handicap competition whose trophy was presented by George Jones in 1953 in the interest of promoting junior golf.

George Jones

The John Buckland Trophy

Better ball stableford for senior gentlement presented and first played for in 2006 in memory of John Buckland.

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