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September 21st 2018:

The current incumbent having served notice of his intention to stand down as organiser for 2019, the RNEO is looking for volunteers to take the reins for one or more years.

A preference has been stated for serving Air Engineers to take up the challenge, but other parties will be considered if necessary.

Please contact Mark Williams if you wish to volunteer or require further information.

August 14th 2018:


Coming up fast now and a large number of entrants have signed up for this 25th anniversary event.

Prize news is good:

Hole-in-One Prizes on all Par 3’s (AM only)

  • Hole No. 5 – £5,000 holiday
  • Hole No. 7 – Cobra F7 Graphite irons Combo Set (5 Hybrid and 6 – GW & OS Daytona Putter)
  • Hole No. 12 – 2 night Golf trip for 4 to Marriott Forest of Arden
  • Hole No. 15 – 3 night Holiday, Marriott Praia del Rey, Portugal

Trophies for RNEO25

  • Overall – 1st (incl. Claret Jug), 2nd and 3rd
  • AM – 1st, 2nd and 3rd
  • PM – 1st, 2nd and 3rd
  • Sponsors – 1st and 2nd


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December 31st 2017:

Another year draws to a close. Wishing you all a happy and prosperous 2018. The new year will bring with it the opportunity yo play in our Silver Anniversary event - RNEO25. Sign up now to avoid missing out on the fun and frolics that will ensue.

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September 12th 2017:

All over for another year. Tough conditions throughout, that challenged anybody foolhardy enough to persevere.

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September 5th 2017:


Not long now chaps. I am assured that the draw will be taking place imminently. I will have the tee times on line no later than Wednesday evening. Bear with!

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August 22nd 2017:

Apologies to those that noticed that we had a little "downtime" last week. Shut down by ICANN for a failure to respond to an email sent to a defunct address. All sorted now. No harm done.

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February 26th 2017:


IMPORTANT NEWS: CHINA FLEET ACCOMMODATION. 


Due to another event taking place over the same weekend as The Engineers, accommodation is very limited.
No 2 bedroom [6 berth] apartments are left at all for Sat/Sun/Mon, no 1 bedroom [4 berth] apartments are left for Saturday night and numbers are extremely limited for Sunday and Monday .
Book NOW to avoid disappointment.
 
Tele: 01752 848 668 [quote Engineers Open for RN discount]


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January 9th 2017:

RNTM issued and application form now available from the website.

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October 1st 2016:

A wonderful £1,250 has been raised for the RN & RM Charity, which will be presented on October 10th. Very well done all.

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September 18th 2016:

China Fleet will once again host the RN Engineers Open in 2017. Book time off now. The date for your diaries is: Monday the 11th of September. Look out for the RNTM/DIN in early 2017.

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September 14th 2016:

Congratulations to our new champion - Michael Clark. Some excellent scoring over 36 holes.

The list of winners and prizes has now been added on the relevant page.

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August 24th 2016:

Charity News

The chosen charity that will hopefully benefit from your generosity this year is one close to our hearts - The RN & RM Charity. Dig deep fellas.

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August 8th 2016:

Nearly there!

For those of you still trying to adjust diaries around troublesome stuff like work, please be advised that registration for this year's event has now been extended out to midday on Monday September the 5th. Please try to make time for us!

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August 9th 2016:

Only a few weeks left to go!

Still a fair few places left available for this year's event. If you know any potential candidates who have been holding off through diary uncertainty, give them a nudge and get them signed up. The more the merrier.

With the dismal summer weather so far, we are bound to get a glorious weekend to indulge our passion.

See you all very soon.

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January 11th 2016:

Happy New Year one and all!!!

RNTM 006/16 has now been published for all you Navy types to read. Mere mortals can find a copy available for download from the "Documents" page. The RNTM includes your application form. Time to get applying and beat the rush. Remember that accommodation goes quickly if you are thinking of staying at China Fleet. A phone call and a small deposit will save disappointment.

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December 14th 2015:

The poster for the 2016 competition is now available for download from the "Documents " page. Have a great Xmas everybody!!!

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October 6th 2015:

Full scores and prize lists added to the website. Enjoy reminiscing over how good, bad or indifferent you were.

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September 9th 2015:

All over for another year. A great performance in stunning conditions by Rod Teagle to take the title once more.

The countdown begins to next year's event which has been booked for September 12th at China Fleet Golf & Country Club.

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August 18th 2015:

Apologies for the lack of updates on the website this past year, but this thing pretty much runs itself now (Just ask Bungy!). Over 75 players now signed up for this year's grand event, with sponsorship picking up over the last few weeks.

Get your final preparations complete and we will see you down in the West Country very shortly.

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September 3rd 2014:

All over for another year. A new champion crowned, a grateful charity receiving £1085, a hole in one and a new Tournament Organiser invested. Please welcome Mark "Bungy" Williams into post and support him in any way you can to maintain this fantastic competition on its successful path.

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August 20th 2014:

Apologies if updates have not appeared as quickly as you would hope. A major computer episode has prevented site updates for a view days. All good now!

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February 28th 2014:

New charity nominated for this year: The Aldingbourne Trust. See the charity page for more details of their great work.

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January 7th 2014: Happy New Year to you all! RNTM 01/2014 has now been published and provides all the details you need to get booking for this year's event. This year's poster is also available from the download page for you to pin up on your local noticeboards to get the event in the public domain. See you there!

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October 2nd 2013: Our charity donations have been totted up and we are proud to be able to present Naomi House with the grand sum of £1645-00. RN and RM charities also benefitted to the sum of £35-00. Thank you all for your generous support.

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September 3rd 2013: We have a new champion. Congratulations to Mark Minett on putting together two exemplary rounds of golf to capture the title. Full results to follow shortly.

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August 7th 2013: Where has the time gone? Less than four weeks to go! Tee times are in the process of being drawn up, juggled and manipulated. I will be posting them on the site within the next 48 hours.

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March 5th 2013: Over half way through the wait for the next competition, and we have picked our nominated charity for 2013. We are delighted to be supporting "Naomi House" and look forward to presenting them with a sizeable cheque come September. More details of their fantastic work can be found on the Charities page.

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January 10th 2013: Happy New Year to you all. RNTM now published and available on all good Defence Intranets. Copy available on the Documents page for those without intranet access.

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October the 21st 2012: Venue change for 2013. We are heading back to China Fleet Country Club!!! Get your chalets booked asap and start saving for the £60-00 entry fee.

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October the 21st 2012: Venue change for 2013. We are heading back to China Fleet Country Club!!! Get your chalets booked asap and start saving for the £60-00 entry fee.

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September the 5th 2012: All done for another year. Aches and pains slowly subsiding. Congratulations to all the winners, commiserations to all the runners up. Maybe next year?

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August the 18th 2012: News leaking out that this year's raffle will be bigger and better than ever! Now we will all have a chance to win. More details will be published when the schedule is announced.

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August the 14th 2012: The first major milestone passes - the Tee Times are on the streets!!! Check them out here.

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July the 24th 2012: Engineers Open deadline for applications has been extended out to August the 3rd to allow you slackers to get your names down. Only a dozen or less places left, so pull your fingers out chaps. Support from the West Country appears thin on the ground. If you have golfing buddies in Yeovilton or Guzz, give them a nudge.

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May the 28th 2012: The Engineers Open website does a "good deed" and reunites Rod Teagle with a pair of old shipmates. Happy days!

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Wednesday March the 7th 2012: Sponsorship rolling in from many of our long-term benefactors. Application forms not quite so apparent, but numbers growing slowly. You can now check out our current Sponsors and get your application form at the click of a button.

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Monday January the 30th 2012: Engineers Open RNTM published on the intranet. Download a copy from the "Documents" page and get the applications rolling in. While you're at it, why not download this year's poster and print one or two for your office?

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Wednesday November the 9th 2011: Engineers Open report published in Navy News. If you don't take a copy, please find a scan of the article on the "Documents" page.

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Friday September the 16th 2011: Full table of prize winners published to the website. Trethorne has been CONFIRMED as the 2012 venue the RN Engineers Open. The timing of the competition has reverted to the first Monday in September. Therefore, clear your diaries for September the 3rd 2012, and we will see you there!!!

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Tuesday September the 13th 2011: Congratulations to our new champion, Tracey “Ticker” Hart, after a solid performance under testing conditions. An equally impressive pair of rounds secured the Top Sponsor spot for Darryl Mendosa. Well done to you both.

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Wednesday August the 10th 2011: Over 70 entrants now confirmed, with a record number of sponsors sending players to join in the fun. Loads of sponsors = loads of sponsorship, therefore plenty of top prizes to compete for come the day of the races.

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Wednesday July the 20th 2011: We now have our own Facebook Group “RN Engineers Open Golf”. Check it out, share some gossip and get the latest news. Entry for this year closing in only two days. We could do with a few more bodies. Please pass the word around.

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Monday April 11th 2011: 2011 poster designed and published to the website. Download a few copies and start posting them around the bazaars. Your office will look better with one on the wall. Get the word out there chaps.

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Monday March 7th 2011: Happy New Year to you all!!! The RNTM for this years Engineers Open has now been published. Details, and an application form for download, can be found on the “Entry Information” page.

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Thursday November 11th 2010: Official photos received and a selection posted on the website. A CD with the full collection is available on a first come, first served basis from Taff Reha. See the contacts page if you want to get in touch.

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Tuesday October 12th 2010: Trethorne Golf Club confirmed as the 2011 venue of the RN Engineers Open. The competition will be held on Monday the 12th of September to accommodate those personnel with children to pack off to school the week before.

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Monday Sept 13th 2010: All the shrapnel has been counted and £1000 is on its way to Help for Heroes. Well done everybody.

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Thursday Sept 9th 2010: Winners published on website for all to admire. Where are we playing next year, that's the big question?

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Monday Sept 6th 2010: What a result! Paul Holvey steps forward as a volunteer to organise next year's Engineers Open. Inconceivable!!!