Membership List

Graham Allen (Honorary Life Vice President)

allen_021.01Year Joined: 1987
Outdoor Club: Graffham BC
Indoor Club: None

Number of Tours: 24

A member for over 30 years and has travelled on 24 tours. A very social animal and can be seen taking a drink with some regularity whilst on tour.

    Roger Ayling (Honorary Life Vice President)

    Captain

    ayling_030.01Year Joined: 1995
    Outdoor Club: Norfolk BC
    Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
    Number of Tours: 22

    A tour regular and incumbent of the famous 'back seat of the coach' Roger was co-opted to the clubs General Committee when taking on the role of 'Committee Benevolent Representative' in 2005.  After a number of years assisting 'Big Pat' in 2014 Roger became the 'tour bookie'. Roger has now toured some 22 times since joining the club in 1995. Elected Captain at the AGM in November 2015 (and as a result now sits at the front of the coach!).

      David Bain

      Year Joined: 2017
      Outdoor Club: Norfolk BC
      Indoor Club: None
      Number of Tours: 1

      David was elected to join the club on 3rd February 2017. David 'The Animal' made his first tour with us to Weymouth in 2018.

        Ken Baker

        2014_baker.1Year Joined: 2010
        Outdoor Club:
        Middleton BC
        Indoor Club: None
        Number of Tours: 0

        Ken was elected a member of the club in February 2010. Quickly got involved with the clubs non tour matches and other events. Ken was looking forward to his first tour with us to Bournemouth in May 2017 but unfortunately ill health prevented him from travelling.

          Ron Bell

          bell_012.01Year Joined: 2008
          Outdoor Club: 
          Norfolk BC
          Indoor Club: Arun IBC
          Number of Tours: 9

          Ron was elected to the club in March 2008 and made his first tour with us to Tenby in May that year.

            Gareth Beven

            beven_035.01Year Joined: 2005
            Outdoor Club: Worthing Pavilion BC
            Indoor Club: Worthing Pavilion IBC
            Number of Tours: 13

            'Sheep Head', toured for the first time in 2006. Seems to only drink, sleep and eat when on tour. Became tour champion (jointly) in 2018.

              Paul Blakemore

              Year Joined: 2017
              Outdoor Club: Norfolk BC
              Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
              Number of Tours: 2

              Paul was elected a member on 3rd February 2017. Paul joined us on tour for the first time in May 2017 at Bournemouth.

                Michael Booth

                022.1

                Year Joined: 2015
                Outdoor Club: Petworth BC
                Indoor Club: None
                Number of Tours: 4

                Michael joined the club in February 2015 and travelled with us for the first time to Exmouth in May of that year.

                  Derek Brockhurst (Honorary Life Vice President)

                  Immediate Past President

                  brockhurst_028.01Year Joined: 1994
                  Outdoor Club:
                  Norfolk BC
                  Indoor Club: None
                  Number of Tours: 11

                  Derek has been a member for 20+ years but did not tour with us until 2008. Elected to the clubs General Committee in 2009. In November 2011 proudly took on the role as Club Captain a position he held for two years. Elected President at the AGM in November 2015 he served two years in that role. He has now toured with the club on 11 occasions.

                    Bill Bryder

                    bryder_031.01Year Joined: 1999
                    Outdoor Club: Petworth BC
                    Indoor Club: None
                    Number of Tours: 20

                    Bill was co-opted to the General Committee in early 2005 and was in those days very much 'employed' as the Presidents Chauffeur. Bill served 12 years on the committee in various roles. Toured with the club 20 times. Elected Captain in November 2007 and in November 2011 he became President. Bill's first tour was in 1999 when he travelled as a 'non bowler'. Known as 'Jinksy' to his friends because of the amount of losing rinks he seems to play on!

                      Norman Burchfell

                      General Committee Member

                      burchfell_020.01Year Joined: 2011
                      Outdoor Club:
                      Bognor Regis BC
                      Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                      Number of Tours: 6

                      Norman was accepted as a member at the Committee's Spring 2011 meeting. Toured to Weston-Super-Mare with us in 2013 and was elected straight into the 'Pink Purse' club (Bognor Mafia). Rose to the ranks of the General Committee at the clubs AGM in November 2013. Became tour champion (jointly) in May 2018.

                        John Bussell

                        Year Joined: 2018
                        Outdoor Club: Goring Manor BC
                        Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
                        Number of Tours: 1

                        John was elected a member at the committee meeting on 8th February 2018. 'Uncle John' made his first tour with us may 2018 to Weymouth.

                          Alan Catterson (Honorary Life Vice President)

                          catterson_019.01Year Joined: 1993
                          Outdoor Club:
                          Unattached
                          Indoor Club: None
                          Number of Tours: 24

                          A tour regular since joining the club in 1993. Served the clubs General Committee for 3 years from 2000. Moved to Thassos, Greece but now back in the UK and resident in Scarborough. Tour Champion in 2009 and again in 2017.

                            Peter Chiffins (Honorary Life Vice President)

                            General Committee

                            2013 59th Tour- Weston-super-mare 093.1Year Joined: 1997
                            Outdoor Club: Unattached
                            Indoor Club:
                            Worthing Pavilion IBC
                            Number of Tours: 13

                            Peter joined the club in 1997 and became a regular face on tour. Served on the clubs General Committee for four years from 2005. Elected back to the General Committee at the November 2017 AGM. Bestowed the honour of Honorary Life Vice President in November 2017.
                            Tour Champion: 1998

                              Paul Chivers

                              chivers_009.01Year Joined: 2013
                              Outdoor Club: Chichester
                              BC
                              Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                              Number of Tours: 6

                              Paul joined the club in the spring of 2013. First toured in May that year.

                                Andy Clarke (Honorary Life Vice President)

                                P1060504.1Year Joined: 1991
                                Outdoor Club: 
                                Worthing Pavilion BC
                                Indoor Club: Worthing Pavilion IBC
                                Number of Tours: 12

                                A regular tourist for many years until 'marriage and kids' stopped his active participation from 2004. Clunky resumed touring in 2012 and made a challenge to reclaim the 'back seat' of the coach. Jointly runs the clubs 'horse racing fiddle' whilst away on tour.

                                  Jon Clear

                                  Hon. Treasurer

                                  clear_011.01Year Joined: 2005
                                  Outdoor Club: 
                                  East Preston BC
                                  Indoor Club: None
                                  Number of Tours: 13

                                  Jon joined us in 2005 and enjoyed his first tour with us a year later. In November 2006 Jon was elected Hon. Treasurer and has became a hardworking member of the club.  Jon plays a prominent part in deciding where the club will go on future tours - by reviewing all lap-dancing clubs in the area! We all hope that Jon can continue in the role for many years. Tour Champion in 2015.

                                    Geoff Cook

                                    Year Joined: 2017
                                    Outdoor Club: Bognor Regis BC
                                    Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                                    Number of Tours: 2

                                    Geoff was elected a member on 3rd February 2017. Geoff joined us on tour for the first time in 2017 at Bournemouth. Is now the clubs official photographer.

                                      Len Corne

                                      corne_022.01Year Joined: 2003
                                      Outdoor Club: Unattached

                                      Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                                      Number of Tours: 7

                                      'Oddjob' became a member back in 2003 and first toured with us in 2010. Can be seen 'limping' on the greens after the first day on tour.

                                        Harrison Dray

                                        021.1Year Joined: 2015
                                        Outdoor Club: Unattached
                                        Indoor Club: None
                                        Number of Tours: 4

                                        Harrison joined the club in February 2015 and travelled with us in May to Exmouth. Handed the important position of tour sweetie monitor.

                                          Richard Dray

                                          General Committee

                                          Dray.R 16.04.29Year Joined: 2014
                                          Outdoor Club: Worthing Pavilion BC
                                          Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
                                          Number of Tours: 3

                                          Richard was elected to the club in May 2014. Richard managed to spend a day with us on tour in 2015 but became a fully fledged tourist at Scarborough in 2016. Richard is the father of 'sweetie monitor' Harrison. Elected to serve on the clubs General Committee at the November 2017 AGM.

                                            Stan Enticknap

                                            Year Joined: 2018
                                            Outdoor Club: Petworth BC
                                            Indoor Club: None
                                            Number of Tours: 1

                                            Stan was elected a member at the committee meeting on 8th February 2018. Joined us on tour in Weymouth in May 2018.

                                             

                                              Barrie Fitch

                                              2010_fitch.1Year Joined: 2010
                                              Outdoor Club: Bognor Regis BC

                                              Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                                              Number of Tours: 6

                                              Barrie was elected a member at the committee meeting held in February 2010. Made his first tour in 2010.

                                               

                                                Derek Ford

                                                ford_015.01Year Joined: 2003
                                                Outdoor Club:
                                                Bognor Regis BC
                                                Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                                                Number of Tours: 14

                                                Another of the 'Bognor mafia' Derek has become a tour regular (14 trips) after starting his adventure with the club on the 2004 tour. Custodian of the clubs famous 'Pink Purse'.

                                                  Tom Gaskin

                                                  gaskin_017.01Year Joined: 2011
                                                  Outdoor Club:
                                                  Bognor Regis BC
                                                  Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                                                  Number of Tours: 8

                                                  Tom was elected a member at the Committee's Spring meeting in 2011 and joined the tour party to Torquay a few months later. Part of the 'Bognor mafia'. Keep fit fanatic.

                                                    Joe Gilpin

                                                    gilpin_024.01Year Joined: 1998
                                                    Outdoor Club: 
                                                    Unattached
                                                    Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                                                    Number of Tours: 20

                                                    A member of the club for 30 years. Joe has been a tour regular for the last 20 years. His favourite tipple 'Light & Bitter' had for many years to be bulk ordered at our hotels. On the 2008 tour to Torquay he ordered his last L&B at 02:45 at night and his next at 08:20 (before breakfast) in the morning!

                                                      Rick Gosnell

                                                      gosnell_029.01Year Joined: 2006
                                                      Outdoor Club:
                                                      East Preston BC
                                                      Indoor Club: None
                                                      Number of Tours: 13

                                                      Son of long time member 'Harry' who passed away in 2009. Enjoyed his first tour with us May 2006 and has become a regular since then.

                                                       

                                                        Pat Graysmark

                                                        OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAYear Joined: 2003
                                                        Outdoor Club:
                                                        Unattached
                                                        Indoor Club: None
                                                        Number of Tours: 11

                                                        Big Pat has toured with us on 11 occasions after joing the club in the spring of 2003. Served on the club committee and has been tour bookie for a number of years. Unfortunately due to a back problem Pat is unable to bowl currently.

                                                          Nick Hatfield

                                                          Year Joined: 2018
                                                          Outdoor Club: Bognor Regis BC
                                                          Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                                                          Number of Tours: 0

                                                          Nick was elected a member at the committee meeting on 8th February 2018. We look forward to him joining us on tour shortly.

                                                            Steve Hawkes (Honorary Life Vice President)

                                                            hawkes_001.1Year Joined: 1987
                                                            Outdoor Club:
                                                            East Preston BC
                                                            Indoor Club: None
                                                            Number of Tours: 31

                                                            Another who has been a member for 30+ years. Steve Captained the club on the 2006 tour before resigning from the position. Served on the clubs General Committee from 2001 until 2006.
                                                            Tour Champion: 1992, 1997, 2001.
                                                            Presented with his '25 tour' award whilst away on tour at Bournemouth in 2012.

                                                              David Hill

                                                              2009Hill.1Year Joined: 1995
                                                              Outdoor Club:
                                                              Unattached
                                                              Indoor Club: None
                                                              Number of Tours: 0

                                                              A member for some 20+ years but unfortunately never did find time to come on tour with us. Took on the role of Club Auditor from 2008 until 2014.

                                                                Ron Hyam (Honorary Life Vice President)

                                                                hyam_003.01Year Joined: 1993
                                                                Outdoor Club: Tarring Priory BC
                                                                Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
                                                                Number of Tours: 23

                                                                Another great servant since joining the club in 1993. First toured in 1995 and never missed a year until 2018. Awarded Honorary Life Vice Presidency in November 2014. Can be relied upon to pass on the odd 'sure thing' to members during the week of the tour.

                                                                  Doug Johnson

                                                                  Year Joined: 2017
                                                                  Outdoor Club: Goring Manor BC
                                                                  Indoor Club: Worthing IBC

                                                                  Number of Tours: 2

                                                                  Doug joined the club in April 2017 and was lucky enough to take up a spare place on the Bournemouth tour in May. Nicknamed 'Grandad' on tour - he is the grandfather of Harrison and stepfather of Richard (Dray).

                                                                    Geoff Kendall

                                                                    General Committee

                                                                    kendall_007.01Year Joined: 2014
                                                                    Outdoor Club: Bognor Regis BC
                                                                    Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                                                                    Number of Tours: 5

                                                                    Geoff joined the club on 6th February 2014 and made his first trip with us that year to Tenby. Elected to the clubs General Committee at the November 2017 AGM.

                                                                      Ted Lane (Honorary Life Vice President)

                                                                      OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAYear Joined: 1980
                                                                      Outdoor Club:
                                                                      Unattached
                                                                      Indoor Club: None
                                                                      Number of Tours: 22

                                                                      Ted has been a member of the club for 36 years touring with us on 22 occasions. For many years Ted played for Petworth BC but is now living in Ilminster (Somerset). Retains a great interest in the club and meets up most years on tour with his 'old mates'. In 2000 was elected an Honorary Life Vice President of the club.

                                                                        Paul Leatherbarrow

                                                                        Leatherbarrow 16.04.29Year Joined: 2016
                                                                        Outdoor Club: 
                                                                        Storrington BC
                                                                        Indoor Club: Grattons IBC
                                                                        Number of Tours: 2

                                                                        Paul joined the club in February 2016. First toured with us to Bournemouth in 2017.

                                                                          Ray Leggett

                                                                          Leggett 16.04.29Year Joined: 1998
                                                                          Outdoor Club:
                                                                          Worthing Pavilion BC
                                                                          Indoor Club: Worthing Pavilion IBC
                                                                          Number of Tours: 0

                                                                          Wiggy supports the club in various events but as yet has not made it to one of our tours. Under the thumb?

                                                                            Ray Lister

                                                                            Year Joined: 2018
                                                                            Outdoor Club: Tarring Priory BC
                                                                            Indoor Club: None
                                                                            Number of Tours: 0

                                                                            Ray was elected a member at the committee meeting on 8th February 2018. We look forward to him joining us on tour shortly.

                                                                              Roger Lucking

                                                                              2010_luckingYear Joined: 1999
                                                                              Outdoor Club: Petworth BC

                                                                              Indoor Club: None
                                                                              Number of Tours: 9

                                                                              It took Roger a number of years to get into the touring scene after joining the club in 1999. Soon became a regular. Affectionately known on tour as 'the very nice man!'

                                                                                David Luxford

                                                                                Year Joined: 2018
                                                                                Outdoor Club: Petworth BC
                                                                                Indoor Club: None
                                                                                Number of Tours: 0

                                                                                David was elected a member at the committee meeting on 8th February 2018. We look forward to him joining us on tour in the coming years.

                                                                                  Mike Meadows

                                                                                  meadows_mike.1Year Joined: 2007
                                                                                  Outdoor Club:
                                                                                  Tarring Priory BC
                                                                                  Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
                                                                                  Number of Tours: 9

                                                                                  Mike joined the club in February 2007. Took over as 'Horse Racing Swindle' organiser in 2008. Co-opted to the clubs General Committee in 2009 and served for 8 years.
                                                                                  Tour Champion in 2012.

                                                                                    Alan Messer

                                                                                    General Committee

                                                                                    2015 Tour Exmouth 104.1Year Joined: 2014
                                                                                    Outdoor Club:
                                                                                    Tarring Priory BC
                                                                                    Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
                                                                                    Number of Tours: 3

                                                                                    Alan joined the club on 6th February 2014 and travelled with us for the first time to Exmouth in 2015. Elected to the clubs General Committee at the November 2017 AGM.

                                                                                      Kevin Mitchell

                                                                                      mitchell_033.01Year Joined: 1999
                                                                                      Outdoor Club:
                                                                                      Petworth BC
                                                                                      Indoor Club: None
                                                                                      Number of Tours: 20

                                                                                      First toured in 1999 as a 'non bowler'. Some would say that he still does come as a non bowler! One of the real characters of the club and enjoys the odd drink and large cigar whilst away from home. Tour Champion: 2002.

                                                                                        Amrik Pannu (Honorary Life Vice President)

                                                                                        pannu_010.01Year Joined: 1990
                                                                                        Outdoor Club: Worthing Pavilion
                                                                                        BC
                                                                                        Indoor Club: Worthing Pavilion IBC
                                                                                        Number of Tours: 18

                                                                                        Hammy joined the club in 1990 and in November 2011 was elected an Honorary Life Vice President. Hammy has toured 18 times with the club. Has been known to hunt out a good curryhouse when away on tour. Was awarded Honorary Life Vice Presidency of the club in November 2014.

                                                                                          David Parker

                                                                                          Year Joined: 2014
                                                                                          Outdoor Club:
                                                                                          Bognor Regis BC
                                                                                          Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                                                                                          Number of Tours: 4

                                                                                          David joined the club on 6th February 2014 and travelled with us to Exmouth in May 2015. Official 'head counter' of the club.

                                                                                            Roger Parsons

                                                                                            parsons_034.01Year Joined: 2000
                                                                                            Outdoor Club:
                                                                                            Norfolk BC
                                                                                            Indoor Club: None
                                                                                            Number of Tours: 10

                                                                                            Famously remembered for his first day exploits on tour in 1995 at Exmouth. Supports the club in all events and made his 10th tour with us in 2018. Tour champion in 2016.

                                                                                              Joe Peters

                                                                                              Joe Peters smiling at tenby

                                                                                              Year Joined: 2012
                                                                                              Outdoor Club: Tarring Priory BC
                                                                                              Indoor Club: Worthing Indoor BC
                                                                                              N
                                                                                              umber of Tours: 4

                                                                                              Was accepted as a member of our club on 2nd February 2012. Made his first trip with us to Bournemouth the same year.

                                                                                                Ray Roberts

                                                                                                roberts_026.01Year Joined: 2013
                                                                                                Outdoor Club:
                                                                                                Tarring Priory BC
                                                                                                Indoor Club: Worthing Indoor BC
                                                                                                Number of Tours: 5

                                                                                                Ray joined the club in the spring of 2013 and toured with us in 2014 to Tenby. Earned the nickname of 2 down.

                                                                                                  Chris Rolph (Honorary Life Vice President)

                                                                                                  Hon.Secretary

                                                                                                  rolph_018.01Year Joined: 1984
                                                                                                  Outdoor Club: None
                                                                                                  Indoor Club:
                                                                                                  Adur IBC
                                                                                                  Number of Tours: 35

                                                                                                  Elected a member in early 1984 and toured every year since. In May 2018 he equalled the club record by travelling on his 35th tour. Took over from Ken Armstrong as Hon. Secretary in November 1987 and still holds the position today having just completed his 30th tour as Secretary. Captained the club in 2004 and 2005 for the 50th Tour and the 50th Anniversary Tour. President of the club in 2014 and 2015 for the 60th Tour and the 60th Anniversary Year. Responsible for the setting up and administration of the clubs website.

                                                                                                    Franco Sacco

                                                                                                    2014_sacco.1Year Joined: 2006
                                                                                                    Outdoor Club: 
                                                                                                    Grasshoppers BC
                                                                                                    Indoor Club: None
                                                                                                    Number of Tours: 11

                                                                                                    Franco took bowling up in 2005 and quickly heard about the West Sussex Tourists. Applied, joined and toured in May 2006. Has now been on 11 tours. Jointly runs the clubs 'horse racing fiddle' on tour and official 'bag man'.

                                                                                                      Trevor Sandalls

                                                                                                      2010_sandalls.1Year Joined: 2004
                                                                                                      Outdoor Club:
                                                                                                      Norfolk BC
                                                                                                      Indoor Club: Worthing Indoor BC
                                                                                                      Number of Tours: 0

                                                                                                      Trevor has been a member since 2004 and supports the club in non tour games. We hope that it will not be too long before Trevor joins us on our annual tour.

                                                                                                        Nigel Short

                                                                                                        short_004.01Year Joined: 2009
                                                                                                        Outdoor Club: Bognor Regis BC

                                                                                                        Indoor Club: None
                                                                                                        Number of Tours: 4

                                                                                                        Nigel joined the club in 2009 and made his first tour in 2010. Missed the Torquay trip in 2011 but was back at Bournemouth in 2012. Tour Champion at Tenby in 2014.

                                                                                                          Steve Soames

                                                                                                          Year Joined: 2016
                                                                                                          Outdoor Club: Bognor BC

                                                                                                          Indoor Club: None
                                                                                                          Number of Tours: 2

                                                                                                          Steve joined the club in February 2016. Joined us at Bournemouth on tour in May 2017. Deputy club photographer.

                                                                                                            Bert Stapley (Honorary Life Vice President)

                                                                                                            stapley_013.01Year Joined: 1995
                                                                                                            Outdoor Club:
                                                                                                            Norfolk BC
                                                                                                            Indoor BC: None
                                                                                                            Number of Tours: 17

                                                                                                            One of the clubs 'quiet men' Bert was a regular tourist until 2009 before missing three tours. Happily back with us at Weston-Super-Mare in 2013. Now toured on 17 occasions.

                                                                                                              Simon Tooley

                                                                                                              Year Joined: 2018
                                                                                                              Outdoor Club: Chichester BC
                                                                                                              Indoor Club: None
                                                                                                              Number of Tours: 0

                                                                                                              Simon was elected a member at the committee meeting on 8th February 2018. We look forward to him joining us on tour shortly.

                                                                                                                Ned Waddock

                                                                                                                President

                                                                                                                2010_waddock.1

                                                                                                                Year Joined: 2008
                                                                                                                Outdoor Club: Bognor BC
                                                                                                                Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                                                                                                                Number of Tours: 10

                                                                                                                Elected to the clubs General Committee in November 2010. Ned joined the club in 2008 and has now toured with us on 10 occasions. Elected Captain of the club at the AGM in November 2013 a position he held for two years. Ned is the clubs 'Delegate' to the Sussex County Bowls (Men's section). One of the famous 'Bognor Mafia'. Elected club President at the November 2017 AGM.

                                                                                                                  Cecil Wadey (Honorary Life Vice President)

                                                                                                                  wadey_002.01Year Joined: 1984
                                                                                                                  Outdoor Club:
                                                                                                                  Petworth BC
                                                                                                                  Indoor Club: None
                                                                                                                  Number of Tours: 32

                                                                                                                  A great hardworking member of the club. Served the club as President for 7 years from 2004 following stint as Captain in 2001 and 2002. First joined the clubs General Committee in November 1988. Another Honorary Life Vice President being elected in 2004. Presented with the clubs '25 tours' award at Ipswich in 2009.  Moved 'upstairs' in November 2011 and became Immediate Past President for two years. Resigned from the club committee in November 2017 after serving an amazing 29 years in various roles.

                                                                                                                    Stan Watt (Honorary Life Vice President)

                                                                                                                    watt_014.01Year Joined: 1995
                                                                                                                    Outdoor Club:
                                                                                                                    Arundel BC
                                                                                                                    Indoor Club: None
                                                                                                                    Number of Tours: 18

                                                                                                                    A tour regular since joining the club. Usually manages to 'hear a whisper' from Dunlop's yard during the week. One of the clubs 'quieter' members.

                                                                                                                      Barry Whitmore

                                                                                                                      tour_2011_stewart_179.1Year Joined: 2005
                                                                                                                      Outdoor Club: 
                                                                                                                      None
                                                                                                                      Indoor Club: None
                                                                                                                      Number of Tours: 3

                                                                                                                      Barry joined the club in 2005 and enjoyed his first tour with us in 2011 becoming Tour Champion.

                                                                                                                        Ian Younger

                                                                                                                        Year Joined: 2017
                                                                                                                        Outdoor Club: Storrington BC
                                                                                                                        Indoor Club: None
                                                                                                                        Number of Tours: 1

                                                                                                                        Ian was elected a member on 3rd February 2017. Bournemouth in May 2017 was his first tour with us. Ill health meant he could not travel in 2018 to Weymouth.

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