Cypress MG club is an outgrowth of the Monterey Peninsula MG club started in the late
1960ís by Windom Estes, and two fellow students. These three
men were connected with the U. S. Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey,
California. Since they were each owners of a T series MG they thought it
appropriate that an organization be formed.
The club functioned through the early 1990ís when some of the
original organizers began to move from the area.
In 1999, John Grundy, Windom Estes, and Bruce Obbink put their heads
together and decided that the club needed to be modernized, and
reestablished. This time, however, it was determined that the MG club of
the Monterey Peninsula should be inclusive of all MGs and not limited to
the T series only.
The new Monterey Cypress MG Club held its first meeting at the Baja
Cantina, Carmel Valley Road in early 1999. Purpose of the meeting
was to determine if enough interest was still around to bring the club
back into action. The vote was a resounding yes.
The club elected to remain affiliated with the New England MG Register,
but operate on its own, obtain liability insurance and begin to recruit
members. Following a two-month recruitment period, the club boasted of 30
The purpose of the club is to foster the maintenance of the breed of MG
cars, engage in automobile shows as groups, exchange technical
knowledge, participate in social activities and enjoy the pleasures of
owning and driving an MG car. The club will endeavor to schedule a monthly
event and publish a monthly newsletter
Anyone that owns an MG automobile, regardless of year or model is
eligible to join the organization.
For information you can e mail or telephone the following: Bruce
Obbink Telephone: 831-373-7490 Click on the name for
direct access to e mail.