Daily Report

//Daily Report


The first day of the competition proper dawned with leaden skies and a firm wind from the East, the resulting effect in terms of wind-chill being to give the competitors and spectators the impression that they were playing in or watching the Siberian Gulag Open Foursomes.  It was in fact so cold that the faint background headache caused by my researches into the quality of beer in East Kent was gone by the time I stumbled across the car park. The


Tuesday marks the start to Hewitt week and is one of the more relaxed and low-key days.  Many schools get down to Kent early and like to practice on the Tuesday, which is less  crowded than the Wednesday practice day and therefore pace of play is faster. This year we start with slightly subdued spirits because our President is unable to be with us due to a heart condition that will result in surgery during the week (NHS willing!)  Our thoughts