Message From Our President
Professor Adrian K Dixon FRCR FRCP FRCS FMedSci
Adrian K Dixon was born in Cambridge in 1948 where he is now Master of Peterhouse, the oldest College in the University. After gaining a BA from King’s College, Cambridge in 1969 he graduated MB BCh in 1972 after clinical studies at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. He is Emeritus Professor of Radiology at the University of Cambridge, having been Head of the Department of Radiology for 15 years. He remains an Honorary Consultant Radiologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
It is my very great privilege to be the President of this wonderful golf club. To watch the members blend their considerable academic and golfing talents while they are at University is a joy to behold. I strongly believe that this combination of sport and work produces outstanding and upright members of society.
We are blessed to have the wonderful facilities and exceptional support of the Royal Worlington and Newmarket golf club available to us. Worlington is one of the finest 9 hole courses in the world and plays exceptionally well in the winter months. It is a course where, over the years, many distinguished Cambridge golfers have honed their skills under the watchful eyes of numerous coaches.
During the two terms leading up to the Varsity matches, the teams put out by CUGC are royally entertained by numerous top clubs around the country, to whom we are very grateful for their generous hospitality. This includes the Gog Magog course which also kindly helps us with practice facilities.
The annual fixtures against Oxford are always played in the very best of spirit and are the culmination of many months of preparation. The CUGC is very lucky to have the support of the Oxford and Cambridge Golfing Society, which helps the students in innumerable ways. In turn, I am fortunate to have the financial help and friendship of Chris Blencowe, Bursar Emeritus of Pembroke, our Senior Treasurer. We all look forward seeing even more students involved in the club and to CUGC victories in 2016.