Competition Rules

Captain Black Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male members with an active handicap.
  2. Form of Play; Played in tandem with May Monthly Medal. Entry is restricted to male monthly medal winners from the previous season, as identified by the competitions committee. Played over 18 holes commencing on the first tee, played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.
  3. Method of Entry: via the Club PSI Unit or HowdidiDo. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Box prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entry fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due before the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification.
  4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 2/3 balls, start times allocated as on the official start sheet produced by the Competitions Committee. 
  5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2/5.5 apply.
  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.
  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.
  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.
  9. Resolving Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by strictly following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3).
  10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club’s PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary’s Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.
  11. Results/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 3.3a. In the event of a tie the Cup is shared. The Captain Black Cup and a prize voucher are awarded to the winner with a prize voucher for second place at The Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. The result of the competition is final when it is recorded on the results board.   

Issued: 29/04/2019 

Centenary Salver

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male members with an active handicap.
  2. Form of Play; Individual Stableford Competition over 18 holes commencing on the first tee, played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.
  3. Method of Entry; Via the club PSI Unit or HowDidiDo. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Entry Box prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entry fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due before the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification.
  4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3 & 5.4 apply. 2/3 balls, start times allocated as on the official start sheet produced by the Competitions Committee.
  5. Practise; Rules 5.2 and 5.5 apply.
  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.
  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.
  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an air horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.
  9.  Resolving Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee Member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by following strictly the procedures described in Rule 20.1c(3).
  10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the club’s PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary’s Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.

11.  Results/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 21.1a. Results will be announced at the end of the Competition in the Clubhouse and posted on the Men’s noticeboard at which point the Competition is closed and the result is final. In the event of a tie the trophy is shared.  The Centenary Salver and a prize voucher will be awarded to the winner with a prize voucher for second place at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November.

Issued: 27/05/2019 

 

 

 

Challingsworth Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibilty/Handicaps;  Open to all male members over the age of 60 with an active handicap. 

  2. Form of Play; Individual stoke play competition played over 18 holes commencing on the 1st tee. Played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.

  3. Method of Entry; via the Club PSI Unit or Howdidido. Entry fees must be paid to the Professional or be placed in the Competitions entry box by the pro shop prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entry fee prior to teeing off on the first tee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due by the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification.

  4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 2/3 ball grouping. Start times allocated as on the official start sheet produced by the Competitions Committee. 

  5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2/5.5 apply. 

  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.

  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6
  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.

  9. Resolving issues during a Round; If a Rules Committee Member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by strictly following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3). 

  10. Scorecards/No returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club's PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions    Box by the Secretary's Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.

11. Results/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 3.3a. In the event of a tie the cup is shared. The Challingsworth Cup and a prize voucher are awarded to the winner, with a prize voucher for second place, at The Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. The result of the competition is final when it is recorded on the results board. 

Issued: 03/22/2021 

Chinn Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male members with an active handicap.
  2. Form of Play; Individual stroke play competition over 18 holes commencing on the first tee, played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.
  3. Method of Entry; Via the club’s PSI Unit or HowDidiDo. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Box prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entry fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due before the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification.
  4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 2/3 balls. Start times allocated as on the official start sheet produced the Competitions Committee.
  5. Practise; Rules 5.2/5.5 apply.
  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.
  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.
  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any other reason than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.    
  9. Resolving Issues During the Round: If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by strictly following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3). 
  10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards must be entered on the Club’s PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary’s Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.
  11. Results/Prizes; Winner as per rule 3.3a. In the event of a tie the prize is shared. Results will be announced at the end of the Competition in the Clubhouse and posted on the Men’s noticeboard at which point the Competition is officially closed. Members who are on HowDidiDo will also receive a text informing them of the Competition result and their finishing position plus a second text informing them of any change to their handicap. The Chinn Cup and a prize voucher with a prize voucher for second place will be awarded at the Men’s Annual Dinner and Prize presentation Evening in November.   

Issued: 08/05/2019 

 

 

Clarke Salver

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibilty/Handicaps; Open to all male and female members with an active handicap. Half the difference between the aggregate handicaps of each side is applied. 

  2. Form of Play;  See Rule 22.  Mixed family/live in partner foursomes stroke play competition played over 18 holes, (or proportion thereof), commencing on the 1st tee, played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019. 

  3. Method of Entry; via the entry sheet on the club notice board. Entry fees must be placed in the Competitions Entry Box by the Professional shop at the time of entering. Should a player fail to pay an entry fee they will be disqualified. In addition all annual subscriptions or proportions thereof due by the competition start date must have been paid by both players. Failing to do so will also mean disqualification. 

  4. Start Times; To commence after the 1st April for round 1 and must be completed by the due date shown on the noticeboard failing which all players will be disqualified unless one side is to be found at fault. It is the responsibility of the first named pairing to arrange a suitable/agreed date and time to play. In the case of injury discretion may be given by the Competition Secretary or a substitute can be used. In the case of substitution through injury the new player must play off their own handicap or that of the original player, whichever is lower.   

  5. Practise; Rules 5.2 and 5.5 apply.

  6. Caddies; Permitted, Rule 10.3 applies.

  7. Motorised Transportation; is allowed for valid medical reasons or other age related mobility issues. Players must be registered in advance of playing with the Competition Secretary.  A player without a valid medical condition must not ride in or have their clubs transported in a buggy other than for the purpose of being transported back to play a ball under Rule 18.3.

  8. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6. 

   9. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision. 

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10. Resolving Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. 

11. Result Tied;  In the event that the match is all square after 18 holes it must continue commencing on the first hole until a hole has been won, (sudden death), in all rounds except the final, when a further 18 holes must be played. In the event of a further tie after an extra 18 holes, sudden death, as in earlier rounds applies. In the final the extra 18 holes can be played on the original day or any other date whichever is agreed between the players as long as it is completed by the competition end date. 

12. Results and Prizes; See Rule 3.2a. The Clarke Salver and prize vouchers are awarded to the winners with prize vouchers for second place at a Presentation Evening in November. In the event of a tie the Salver is shared. The result of the match is final when it is recorded on the results board. 

Issued: 23/03/2021 

Cooper Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male/female members with an active handicap of 27 or less. Members with handicaps higher than 27 may enter but must play off 27. Difference of 90% between handicaps to be used.

  2. Form of Play;  Fourball match play competition over 18 holes {or proportion thereof}, commencing on the 1st tee, played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced hererin can be found in the R & A  Rules of Golf, effective 2019.

  3. Method of Entry; via entry sheet on the club notice board. Entry fees must be placed in the Competitions Entry box by the Professional shop prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entry fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions thereof due by the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to do so will also result in disqualification.

  4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. Mutually agreed start time.

  5. Practise; Permitted.Rules 5.2/5.5 apply. 

  6. Caddies;Permitted.Rule 10.3 applies. 

  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.  

  9. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by strictly following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3).

10. Format/Scores; Immediately after finishing play the result must be recorded on the notice board by the winning pair. The result is now considered submitted. Initially the competition is run on a league basis, 2 points for a win, 1 for a draw, before moving onto the knock out stage. The knock out stage is played in rounds through to the final. In the event that a match is all square after 18 holes the match must continue commencing on the 1st hole until a hole is won, (sudden death). In the final if the match is all square after 18 holes, a further 18 must be played. Time and date to be agreed by the players but not after the competition end date. If the match is still tied then sudden death operates.  

11. Result/Prizes; Rule 3.2a. The Cooper Cup and prize vouchers are awarded to the winners with prize vouchers for second place at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. The result of the competition is final when it is recorded on the results board. 

Issued 24/03/2021 

Corbett Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibilty/Handicaps; Open to all male members with an active handicap of 27 or less. Members with a higher handicap than 27 may enter but must play off 27. Handicap Allowance % = 100%. The following handicap calculation will be used for this event: (60% of Lower Handicap) + (40% of the Higher Handicap).

  2. Form of Play; Greensomes stroke play competition played over 18 holes under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All Rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019. Partners are compiled by the Competitions Secretary on the basis of high/low handicap. 

  3. Method of Entry; via entry sheet on the club notice board. Entry fees must be paid to the Professional or be placed in the Competitions entry box by the Pro shop prior to the commencement of play. Should either player fail to pay an entry fee prior to teeing off the pairing will be disqualified. Annual subscriptions or proportions thereof due by the competition start date must have been paid by both players. Failing to do so will also mean disqualification of the pairing.

  4. Groupings & Start Times; 4 ball grouping, shot gun start. Players allocated as waiting must not switch position to tee off first. Rule 6.4b applies.

  5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2 & 5.5 apply.

  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.

  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision. 

9. Resolving Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect their rights by playing two balls they should do so by strictly following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3).

10. Scorecards/No Returns;  Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club's PSI Unit. Once inputted, scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary's Office, where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the players until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.

11. Results/Prizes;  Winners as per Rule 3.3a. Corbett Cup and prize vouchers are awarded to the winners with prize vouchers for second place at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. In the event of a tie the cup is shared. The result of the competition is final when it is recorded on the results board. 

Issued: 25/03/2021 

Currall Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male members, with an active handicap, aged 60 or over who finished 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an Exclusives individual Stableford competition in the previous calendar year. 

  2. Form of Play;  Individual Stableford competition over 18 holes, off the yellow tees, played in tandem with the May Exclusives Stableford. Played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019. 

  3. Method of Entry; As advised by the Competition Secretary on the Exclusives notice board. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Box prior to the commencement of play. Annual subscriptions or proportions thereof due by the competition start date must have been paid, failing which the player will be disqualified.

  4. Start of Round/Groups;  2/3 grouping, shot gun start. Players allocated as waiting must not switch position to tee off first. Rules 5.3/5.4 apply.

  5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2/5.5 apply.

  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies. 

  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision. 

  9. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect their rights by playing two balls they should do so by strictly following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3).

10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club's PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary's Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.  

11. Results/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 21.1a. The Currall Cup is awarded to the winner with prize vouchers for 1st and 2nd at the Exclusives Annual Dinner. In the event of a tie the cup is shared.The result of the competition is final when it is recorded on the results board. 

Issued: 25/03/2021

Curtis Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibilty/Handicaps; Open to all Exclusive male members aged 60 and over with an active handicap. 1/10th of the combined handicap total will be given.

  2. Form of Play; Texas Scramble over 18 holes from the yellow tees played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf effective 2019. Teams of 4. Each player to have 4 counting drives, one of which must be a par 3. The hole is completed when any player holes out. 

  3. Method of entry; Via entry sheet on the Exclusive's notice board. Entry fees must be paid to the Professional or be placed in the Competitions entry box by the Professional's shop prior to playing. Failure to pay an entry fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions thereof due by the competition start date must have been paid. Failing to do so will also mean disqualification.

  4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3 and 5.4 apply. 4 ball grouping, shot gun start. Players allocated as waiting must not switch position to tee off first. 

  5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2/5.5 apply. 

  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.

  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

   8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforememntioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision. 

   9. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the team should refer to Rule 20.1. Any incident must be reported to the Competition Secretary prior to submitting a scorecard. 

10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club's PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary's Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the team until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.

12. Results/Prizes;  Winners as per Rule 3.3a. In the event of a tie the Cup is shared. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. The Curtis Cup and prizes are awarded at the Exclusives Annual Dinner. The result of the Competition is final when it is recorded on the results board.  

Issued: 29/03/2021 

Finney Salver

Terms of the Competition

1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all Male and Female members with active handicaps. Half the difference between the aggregate handicaps of each side is applied.

2. Form of Play; See Rule 22. Mixed Foursomes match play competition over 18 holes, (or proportion thereof), commencing on the first tee, played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.

3. Method of Entry; via the entry sheet on the club noticeboard. Entry fees must be placed in the Competitions Entry Box by the Professional shop at the time of entering. Should a player fail to pay an entry fee they will be disqualified. In addition all annual subscriptions or proportions thereof due by the competition start date must have been paid by both players. Failing to do so will also mean disqualification.

4. Start Times; To commence after the 1st April for round 1 and must be completed by the due date shown on the noticeboard failing which all players will be disqualified unless one side is found to be at fault. It is the responsibilty of the first named pairing to arrange a suitable/agreed date and time to play. In the case of injury discretion may be given by the Competition Secretary or a substitute can be used. In the case of substitution through injury the new player must play off their own handicap or that of the original player, whichever is lower. 

5. Practise; Rules 5.2 and 5.5 apply.

6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.

7. Motorised Transportation; is allowed for valid medical reasons or other age-related mobility issues. Players must be registered in advance of playing with the Competition Secretary. A player without a valid medical condition must not ride in or have their clubs transported other than for the purpose of being taken back to play a ball under Rule 18.3.

8. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

9. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.

10. Resolving Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1.

11. Result Tied; In the event that the match is all square after 18 holes it must continue commencing on the first hole until a hole has been won (sudden death), in all rounds except the final when a further 18 holes must be played. In the event of a further tie after an extra 18 holes, sudden death as in earlier rounds applies. In the final the extra 18 holes can be played on the original day or any other date whichever is agreed between the players as long as it is completed by the competition end date.

12. Result/Prizes; See Rule 3.2a. The Finney Salver and Prize Vouchers are awarded to the winners with prize vouchers for second place at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. The result of the match is final when it is recorded on the results board.

Issued 18/03/21

Frank Lewis Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male members with an active handicap of 27 or less with a draw for partners. Members with handicaps higher than 27 may enter but must play off 27. Half the difference between the aggregate handicaps of each side is applied.  
  2. Form of Play; See Rule 22. Foursomes match play competition over 18 holes, (or a proportion thereof), commencing on the first tee, played under The Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.
  3. Method of Entry; via entry sheet on the club notice board. Entry fees must be placed in the Competitions Entry box by the pro shop at the same time of entering. Should a player fail to pay an entry fee he will be disqualified. In addition all annual subscriptions or proportions thereof due by the competition start date must have been paid by both players. Failing to do so will also mean disqualification of the pairing.
  4. Start times; To commence after 1st April for round 1 and must be completed by the due date shown on the notice board failing which all players will be disqualified unless one side is found to be at fault. It is the responsibility of the first named pairing to arrange a suitable/agreed date and time for play. In the case of injury discretion may be given by the Competitions Secretary or a substitute can be used. In the case of substitution through injury the new player must play off his own handicap or that of the original player whichever is lower.
  5. Practise; Rules 5.2a and 5.5 apply.
  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.
  7. Motorised Transportation; is allowed for valid medical reasons or other age-related mobility issues. Players must be registered in advance with the Competitions Secretary before playing. A player without a valid medical condition must not ride in or have his clubs transported other than for the purpose of being taken back to play a ball under Rule 18.3.

8.    Prompt Pace of Play:  Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

9.    Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per     NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.

10. Resolving Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1.

11. Result Tied; In the event that the match is all square after 18 holes it must continue commencing on the first hole until a hole has been won (sudden death), in all rounds except the final when a further 18 holes must be played. In the event of a further tie after an extra 18 holes, sudden death as in earlier rounds applies. In the final the extra 18 holes can be played on the original day or any other date whichever is agreed between the players as long as it is completed by the competition end date.

12.Result/Prizes; See Rule 3.2a. The Frank Lewis Cup and Prize voucher are awarded to the winner with a prize voucher for second place at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. The result of a match is final when it is recorded on the results board.

Issued 06/03/2019 

 

Ganley Scratch Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male members with an active handicap. Scratch Competition, no handicap allowance applicable.
  2. Form of Play; See Rule 3.2. Individual match play competition over 18 holes in all rounds up to the final which is over 36 holes, (or a proportion thereof). Commencing from the first tee played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.
  3. Method of Entry; via entry sheet on the club notice board. Entry fees must be placed in the Competitions Entry box by the pro shop at the same time of entering. Should a player fail to pay an entry fee he will be disqualified. In addition all annual subscriptions or proportions thereof due by the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to do so will also mean disqualification.
  4. Start times; seeded draw on the basis of highest and lowest actual handicaps facilitating start times commencing 1st April for round 1 and must be completed by the due date shown on the notice board failing which both players will be disqualified unless one player is found to be at fault. It is the responsibility of the first named player to arrange a suitable/agreed date and time for play. In the case of injury discretion may be given by the Competitions Secretary.
  5. Practise; Rules 5.2a and 5.5 apply.
  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.
  7. Motorised Transportation; is allowed for valid medical reasons or other age-related mobility issues. Players must be registered in advance with the Competitions Secretary before playing. A player without a valid medical condition must not ride in or have his clubs transported in a buggy other than for the purpose of being taken back to play a ball under Rule 18.3.
  8. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

9.    Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.

10. Resolving Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1.

11. Result Tied; In the event that the match is all square after 18/36 holes the match must continue commencing on the first hole until a hole is won. Sudden death for all rounds.

12.Results/Prizes; See Rule 3.2a. The Ganley Scratch Cup and prize voucher are awarded to the winner with a prize voucher for second place at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. The result of a match is final when it is recorded on the results board.

Issued 12/03/2019 

 

Gibbs Centenary Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibilty/Handicaps; Open to all male members aged 60 or over with an active handicap. 

  2. Form of Play; Individual Stableford competition over 18 holes, off the yellow tees, commencing on the 1st tee. Played under the Rules of Golf in conjuntion with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf effective 2019.

  3. Method of Entry: Via the Club PSI Unit or HowdidiDo. Entry fees must be paid to the Professional or be placed in the Competitions entry box by the Pro shop prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entry fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions thereof due by the competition start date must have been paid. Failing to do so will also mean disqualification.

  4. Start of Round/Groups;  Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 2/3 ball grouping. Start times allocated as on the official start sheet produced by the Competitions Committee. 

  5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2 and 5.5 apply.

  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.

  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event that the aforementioned is not available the Professional may make such a decision.

  9. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee Member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by following strictly the procedures described in Rule 20.1c(3).  

  10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club's PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competition Box by the Secretary's Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.

  11. Results/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 21.1a. Results will be announced at the end of the Competition in the Clubhouse and posted on the Men's Noticeboard at which point the Competition is closed and the result is final. In the event of a tie the Cup is shared.The Gibbs Centenary Cup and prize voucher will be awarded to the winner with a prize voucher for second place at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. 

Issued: 30/03/2021

Gordon Paterson

Terms of the Competition

1. Eligibilty/Handicaps; Open to all male and female members with an active handicap. 1/10 of the combined handicap total will be given.

2. Form of Play; Mixed Texas Scramble over 18 holes played from the yellow/red tees. Played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All Rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf effective 2019. Teams of 4. Mixed teams preferred. Each player to have 4 counting drives, one of which must be a par 3. Ladies receive 1 courtesy shot. The hole is completed when any player holes out. 

3. Method of Entry; Via the Club PSI Unit or HowdidiDo. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Box prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entrance fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due before the Competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification.

4. Start of Round/Groupings; Rules 5.3 and 5.4 apply. 4 ball grouping, shot gun start. Players allocated as waiting must not switch position to tee off first.

5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2/5.5 apply.

6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.

7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.

9. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the team should refer to Rule 20.1. Any incident must be reported to the Competition Secretary prior to submitting a scorecard.

10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club's PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary's Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the team until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.

11. Results/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 3.3a. In the event of a tie the Gordon Paterson Salver is shared.  Voucher prizes for 1st place. The Salver and vouchers are presented to the winners at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. The result of the Competition is final when it is recorded on the results board.

Issued: 08/04/2021

 

Hodgkinson Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male members aged 60 years and over with an active handicap.

  2. Form of Play; Individual Stableford Competition over 15 holes, off the yellow tees, played in tandem with the June Exclusives Stableford. Played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf effective 2019. 

  3. Method of Entry; As advised  by the Competitions Secretary on the Exclusives Notice Board. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Box prior to the commencement of play. Annual subscriptions or proportions due by the competition date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will result in disqualification. 

  4. Start of Round/Groupings;  2/3 ball grouping, shot gun start. Players allocated as waiting must not switch position to tee off first. Rules 5.3/5.4 apply.

  5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2/5.5 apply.

  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies. 

  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6. .

  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision. 

  9. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect their rights by playing two balls they should do so by strictly following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3)..

10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club's PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary's Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification. 

11. Results/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 21.1a. The Hodgkinson Cup is awarded to the winner with prize vouchers for 1st and 2nd place at the Exclusives Annual Dinner. In the event of a tie the Cup is shared. The result of the competition is final when it is recorded on the results board.

Issued: 08/04/2021

 

  • Howitt Bowl/ Baker Salver (Open Event)

    Terms of the Competition

    1. Eligibility / Handicaps; Open to all male applicants with an active handicap of 6 or less. Should the competitions committee allow an applicant to play with a higher handicap he must play off a handicap of 6. In the event of over subscription priority will be given to applicants with the lowest handicaps. The starting handicap will remain in force throughout the event.
    2. Form of Play; Howitt Bowl, male individual gross stroke play. Baker Salver, male individual handicap stroke play, played in tandem. Both competitions played over 36 holes commencing on the first tee, played under The Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R&A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.
    3. Method of Entry; Via application form. Entry fees must be paid prior to the commencement of play. Should a player fail to pay an entry fee prior to teeing off on the first tee he will be disqualified.
    4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 2/3 balls, start times allocated as on the official start sheet produced by the competitions committee. The starting order for the 1st 18 holes will be based on highest handicaps out first followed by highest gross scores for the 2nd 18 holes.
    5. Practise; Rules 5.2/ 5.5 apply.
    6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.
    7. Motorised Transportation; Is allowed for valid medical reasons or other age-related mobility issues. Players must register in advance with the Competitions Secretary prior to the commencement of play. A player without a valid medical condition must not ride in or have his clubs transported other than for the purpose of being taken back to play a ball under Rule 18.3.
    8. Prompt pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.
    9. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any other reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.
    10. Resolving Rule Issues During Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should the player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by following the procedure described in Rule 20.1(3).
    11. Scorecard/No Return; Immediately after finishing Round 1 all scorecards should be entered on the club’s PSI Unit. This process should also be completed after Round 2. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary’s Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed card will result in disqualification. 
    12. Winner/Play Off; Winner as per rule 3.3a.

    Howitt Bowl; In the event of a tie after 36 holes there will be a Play Off, (1,9,10,18). The lowest total gross score winning. In the event of a further tie there will be a sudden death Play Off over the same four holes.

    Baker Salver: In the event of a tie the result will be first determined by the best back 9, then back 6, back 3, back 2 or back 1. In the event of a tie the Baker Salver is shared.

    13. Competition Closed/Prize Awards; The Competition is considered closed when the  winners have been announced at prize giving.          

           Howitt Bowl and prize awarded to the winner with prizes for second and third place.       

           Baker Salver and prize awarded to the winner with a prize for second place.

          A one-prize policy applies of the higher monetary value.

    Issued: 19/02/2019 

     

     
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Junior Centenary Salver

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all NWGC Junior Members with an active handicap of 54 or less.

  2. Form of Play; Individual stroke play competition played over 18 holes in conjunction with the Junior Generation Cup commencing on the first tee. Played under the Rules of Golf  in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019. 

  3. Method of Entry; Via the Club PSI Unit or Howdidido. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Box. Failure to pay an entry fee prior to teeing off on the first tee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions  due before the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification. 

  4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 2/3 ball grouping. Start times self selected on the starter sheet on the Juniors Notice Board. 

  5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2/5.5 apply. 

  6. Caddies; Permitted.  Rule 10.3 applies.

  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.

9. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee Member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect their rights by playing two balls they should do so by strictly following the procedure described in  Rule 20.1c(3).

10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club's PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary's Office, where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.

11. Results/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 3.3a. In the event of a draw the Salver is shared. The Salver and prize voucher are awarded to the winner with a prize voucher for second place at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. The result of the Competition is final when it is recorded on the results board.

Issued: 12/04/2021 

Junior Generation Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all past and present Junior members of NWGC.

  2. Form of Play; Individual gross stroke play over 18 holes commencing on the 1st tee. Played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.

  3. Method of Entry; Via the Club PSI Unit or Howdidido. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Box prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entry fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due before the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification. 

  4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply.  2/3 ball grouping. Start times self selected on the starter sheet on the Juniors Notice Board. 

  5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2/5.5 apply. 

  6. Caddies; Permitted.  Rule 10.3 applies.

  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.

9. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should the player wish to protect their rights by playing two balls they should do so by strictly following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3). 

10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club's PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary's Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification. 

11. Results/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 3.3a. In the event of a draw the Generation Cup is shared. The Cup and prize voucher are awarded to the winner and a voucher for second place at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation evening in November. The result of the Competition is final when it is recorded on the results board. 

Issued: 13/04/2021 

Mid Week Stableford

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male members with an active handicap.
  2. Form of Play; Individual Stableford Competition over 18 holes commencing on the first tee, played under The Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced below can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective2019. The window for play is anytime between the Sunday to Friday following the Monthly Stableford Competition.
  3. Method of Entry; Fees must be placed in the Competitions Box prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entrance fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due must have been paid before playing. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification. Before playing sign in on the PSI Unit.
  4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3 and 5.5 apply. 2/3/4 ball groupings permitted with start times self-selected during the window of play.
  5. Practise; RULES 5.2 & 5.5 apply.
  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.
  7. Motorised Transportation; Is allowed for valid medical reasons or other age-related mobility issues. Players must be registered in advance with the Competitions Secretary before playing. A player without a valid medical condition must not ride in or have his clubs transported, other than for the purpose of being taken back to play a ball under Rule 18.3.
  8. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.
  9. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an air horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.
  10. Resolving Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3).
  11. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards must be entered on the Club’s PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary’s Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification. Scores must be submitted by 18.00 hours on the Friday.
  12. Results/Prizes;. Winner as per Rule 21.1a. When countbacks are required they will take place on the basis of back 9, back 6, back 3, back 2, back 1. In the event of a tie the prize will be shared. Results will be posted on the Men’s notice board at which point the Competition is officially closed. Members who are on Howdidido will receive a text informing them of the competition result and their finishing position plus a second text informing them of any change to their handicap.

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Issued: 24/02/2019 

Mid Week Medal

Terms of the Competition

    1. Eligibilty/Handicaps; Open to all male members with an active handicap.
    2. Form of Play; Individual Medal Competition over 18 holes commencing on the first tee, played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced below can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019. The window for play is anytime between the Sunday to Friday following the Monthly Medal Competition.
    3. Method of Entry; Fees must be placed in the Competitions Box prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entry fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due before the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification. Before playing sign in on the PSI Unit.
    4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 2/3/4 ball groupings permitted with start times self-selected during the window of play.
    5. Practise; Rules 5.2/5.5 apply.
    6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule10.3 applies.
    7. Motorised Transportation; Is allowed for valid medical reasons or other age-related mobility issues. Players must be registered in advance with the Competitions Secretary before playing. A player without a valid medical condition must not ride in or have his clubs transported other than for the purpose of being taken back to play a ball under Rule 18.3.
    8. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.
    9. Suspension/Resumption of Play;   Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an air horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any other reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.
    10. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by strictly following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3).
    11. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards must be entered on the Club’s PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary’s Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification. Scores must be submitted by 18.00 hours on the Friday.

    12. Results/ Prizes; Winner as per Rule 3.3a. When countbacks are required they will take place on the basis of back 9, back 6, back 3, back 2, back 1. In the event of a tie the prize will be shared. Results will be posted on the Men’s Noticeboard at which point the Competition is officially closed. Members on Howdidido will receive a text informing them of the Competition result and their finishing position plus a second text informing them of any change to their handicap.

    Issued: 25/02/2019 

Monthly Medal

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibilty/Handicaps: Open to all male members with an active handicap.
  2. Form of Play: Individual Medal Competition over 18 holes commencing on the first tee, played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced below can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.
  3. Method of Entry: Via the club PSI Unit or Howdidido. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Box prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entry fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due before the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification.
  4. Start of Round/Groups: Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 2/3 balls, start times allocated as on the official start sheet produced by the Competitions Committee.
  5. Practise: Rules 5.2/5.5 apply.
  6. Caddies: Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.
  7. Motorised Transportation: Is allowed for valid medical reasons or other age related mobility issues. Players must be registered in advance with Competitions Secretary before playing. A player without a valid medical condition must not ride in or have his clubs transported other than for the purpose of being taken back to play a ball under Rule 18.3.
  8. Prompt Pace of Play: Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.
  9. Suspension/Resumption of Play:  Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision. 
  10. Resolving Issues During a Round: If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should the player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3).
  11. Scorecards/No Returns: Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club’s PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary’s office where once placed, they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.
  12. Result/Prizes: Winner as per Rule 3.3a. When countbacks are required, they will take place on the basis of back 9, back 6, back 3, back 2, back 1. Competition split into 2 divisions with prize vouchers awarded to the top four in each division. In the event of a tie the prize is shared. Results will be announced at the end of the Competition in the Clubhouse and posted on the Men’s noticeboard at which point the competition is officially closed. Members who are on Howdidido will also receive a text informing them of the Competition Result and their finishing position plus a second text informing them of any change to their handicap.
  13. Winter Period: Medals played during the winter period may be split into 2 separate competitions, morning and afternoon, where the weather conditions such as morning frost prevail. Results obtained from such competitions will not qualify for the Order of Merit, Parry Cup or the Moggs Wright Salver.

Issued 08/02/2019

Monthly Stableford

  1. Terms of the Competition

    1. Eligibilty/Handicaps; Open to all male members with an active handicap.
    2. Form of Play; Individual Stableford Competition over 18 holes commencing on the first tee, played under The Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced below can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.
    3. Method of Entry: Via the club PSI Unit or Howdidido. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Entry Box prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entry fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due before the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification.
    4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3 & 5.5 apply. 2/3 balls, start times allocated as on the official start sheet produced by the Competitions Committee.
    5. Practise; Rules 5.2 and 5.5 apply.
    6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.
    7. Motorised Transportation; Is allowed for valid medical reasons or other age related mobility issues. Players must be registered in advance with the Competitions Secretary before playing. A player without a valid medical condition must not ride in or have his clubs transported, other than for the purpose of being taken back to play a ball under Rule 18.3.
    8. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.
    9. Resumption/Suspension of Play;  Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.
    10. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should the player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3)
    11. Scorecard/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the club’s PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary’s office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.
    12. Result/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 21.1a. When countbacks are required they will take place on the basis of back 9, back 6, back 3, back 2, back 1. Competition split into 2 divisions with prize vouchers awarded to the top four in each division. In the event of a tie the prize is shared. Results will be announced at the end of the Competition in the Clubhouse and posted on the Men’s notice board at which point the competition is officially closed. Members who are on Howdidido will receive a text informing them of the Competition result and their finishing position plus a second text informing them of any change to their handicap.
    13. Winter Period; Stablefords played during the winter period may be split into 2 separate competitions, morning and afternoon, where the weather condititions such as morning frost prevail. Results obtained from such competitions will not qualify for the Order of Merit or the Thornley Cup.

    Issued: 18/02/2019

     

Nutt Cup/Porter Salver

Terms of the Competition

1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male members with an active handicap of 24 or less. Members with higher handicaps may enter but must play off 24.

2. Form of Play: Nutt Cup, Individual gross stroke play, Porter Salver, individual handicap stroke play, played in tandem. Both Competitions played over 36 holes over two days commencing on the 1st tee, played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R&A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.  After 18 holes there will be a cut with the best 30 gross players and the next best 6 nett (not already included) playing the final 18 holes. Players who have qualified will be notified in one of three ways; by telephone, by email or via the club website. 

3. Method of Entry: Via the club PSI Unit or HowDidiDo. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Box prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due before the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification.

4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 2/3 balls, start times allocated as on the official start sheet produced by the Competitions Committee.

5. Practise; Rules 5.2/5.5 apply.

6. Caddies; Permitted.  Rule 10.3 applies.

7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an air horn blast as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.

9. Resolving Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee Member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by strictly following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3).

10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club’s PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary’s Office where once placed, they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.

11. Results/Prizes;

 Nutt Cup, Winner as per Rule 3.3a. In the event of a tie after 36 holes there will be a 4 hole playoff (1,9,10,18) , with the result decided by the lowest gross score for the said holes.   In the event of a further tie there will be a sudden death playoff over the same four holes

Porter Salver, Winner as per Rule 3.3a.  In the event of a tie the Salver is shared.

The results of both competitions will be announced in the Clubhouse after close of play on the 2nd day and posted on the men’s noticeboard at which point the Competition is closed and the result is final.

Prizes: Nut Cup, first prize voucher to the winner together with vouchers for second and third places. The winner of the Nutt Cup is deemed to be the Club Champion for the year.                                   Porter Salver, first prize voucher to the winner together with a prize voucher for second place.

In both cases prize vouchers & trophies will be formally awarded to the winners and runners up at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening normally held in November. 

Issued: 29/05/2019

NWGC Senior Open 4B

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to male applicants aged 55 or over as on the day of the event, with an active handicap.
  2. Form of Play; Rule 23. 4BBB Pairs. Stableford. Handicap limit 28. Play off ¾ Handicap Allowance. Shot gun start. White tees. Over 18 holes. Played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.
  3. Method of Entry: Via the club notice board or by completed application form. In both cases entry fees must be paid prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay will mean disqualification.
  4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 4 ball groupings as allocated on the official start sheet produced by the Competitions Committee.
  5. Practise; Rules 5.2/5.5 apply.
  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.
  7. Motorised Transportation; Is allowed for valid medical reasons or other age-related mobility issues. Players must register in advance with the Competitions Secretary prior to the commencement of play. A player without a valid medical condition must not ride in or have his clubs transported other than for the purpose of being taken back to play a ball under Rule 18.3.
  8. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.    
  9. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.
  10. Resolving Rule Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1.
  11. Scorecard/No return; Immediately after finishing play all score cards must be returned to the Competitions Return Box located by the Secretary’s Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will a card be returned until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification. The Competition ends when all cards have been checked and the result has been announced.
  12. Winner; Winner as per Rule 3.3a. If the same then by the back 9, back 6, back 3, back 2, back 1. In the event of a tie the prize is shared. Prizes will be awarded after the meal in the Clubhouse at the end of the Competition

Issued: 14/03/2019

Open Texas Scramble

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibilty/Handicaps; Open to all Male and Female applicants with an active handicap. 1/10 of the combined handicap total will be given.

   2. Form of Play; Mixed Open Texas Scramble over 18 holes from the white/red tees. Played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All Rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019. Teams of 4. Each player to have four counting drives, one of which must be a par 3. Ladies receive one courtesy shot. The hole is completed when any player holes out.  

   3. Method of Entry; Via completed entry form. Entry fees must be paid at the time of application. No refunds after (X) period. Should a team fail to pay an entry fee prior to teeing off, it will be disqualified. Home players must have paid all annual subscriptions or proportions due by the competition start date or they will be disqualified.  

   4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3 and 5.4 apply. 4 ball grouping, shot gun start. Players allocated as waiting must not switch position to tee off first. 

   5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2/5.5 apply.

   6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.

   7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

   8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision. 

  9. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the team should refer to Rule 20.1. Any incident must be reported to the Competition Secretary prior to submitting a scorecard.

10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all score cards must be returned to the Competition Secretary's Office. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the players until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result disqualification. 

11. Results and Prizes; Winner as per Rule 3.3a. If teams have the same overall score then back 9, back 6 back 3, back 2, back 1 will come into play. In the event of a tie the prize is shared. Vouchers will be presented to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places at the end of the Competition. 

Issued: 13/04/2021 

Over 75’s Cup

Terms of the Competition

    1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male Exclusives aged 75 or over with an active handicap and played in conjunction with an Exclusives monthly Stableford. 

    2. Form of Play; Individual Stableford competition over 18 holes off the yellow tees played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All Rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.

    3. Method of Entry; Via the entry sheet on the Exclusives notice board. There is no entrance fee for the Over 75’s Cup. Annual subscriptions or proportions due before the competition start date must have been paid. Failing to do so will result in disqualification.

    4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 2/3 balls. Shot gun start. Players allocated as waiting must not switch position to tee off first. Starting tees allocated by Exclusives Competition Secretary.

    5. Practise; Rules 5.2 and 5.5 apply.

    6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.

    7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

    8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.

    9. Resolving Issues During a Round;  If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect their rights by playing two balls they should do so by strictly following the procedures described in Rule 20.1c(3).

    10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club's PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary's Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances  will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification.

     11. Results/Prizes; Winner a per Rule 21.1a. The result of the Competition is final when it is recorded on the results board. Over 75's Cup and a voucher awarded to the winner with a voucher for 2nd place at the Exclusives Annual Dinner. In the event of a tie the Cup is shared.

     Issued 14/04/2021

 

Parkinson Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibilty/Handicaps; Open to all male Exclusives aged 60 or over who have an active handicap. Handicap Allowance % = 100%. The following handicap calculation will be used for this event: ( 60% of Lower Handicap ) + ( 40% 0f Higher Handicap ).  

  2. Form of Play; Pairs Greensomes Stableford Competition over 18 holes, off the yellow tees. Played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All Rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019. 

  3. Method of Entry; Via Exclusives Notice Board with draw for partners. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Entry Box prior to the commencement of play. Annual subscriptions or proportions due by the competition date must have been paid failing which the players name will be withdrawn.

  4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3/5.4 apply. 4 ball groups, shot gun start. Players allocated as waiting must not switch position to tee off first. Starting tees to be allocated by Exclusives Competition Secretary. 

  5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2 and 5.5 apply. 

  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies. 

  7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

  8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason othe than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision. 

   9. Resolving Issues During a Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should you wish to protect your rights you may do so by playing two balls but strictly follow the procedures described in Rule 20.1c(3).

10. Scorecards/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club's PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary's Office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player until the Competition is officially closed. Failure to submit a completed or partially completed card will result in disqualification. 

11. Results/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 21.1a. Results will be announced at the end of the competition in the Clubhouse and posted on the Exclusives Notice Board at which point the Competition is closed and the result is final. In the event of a tie the Cup is shared. The Parkinson Cup and prize vouchers are awarded to the winners with prize vouchers for second place at the Exclusives Annual Dinner and Presentation.

Issued 14/04/2021

Radmore Cup

Terms of the Competition

  1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Open to all male members with an active handicap of 27 or less. Members with handicaps higher than 27 may enter but must play off 27. Full difference between handicaps of players to be used.
  2. Form of Play; See Rule 3.2. Match play competition over 18 holes (or a proportion thereof), commencing on the first tee, played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced below can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.
  3. Method of Entry; via entry sheet on the club notice board. Entry fees must be placed in the Competitions Entry box by the pro shop at the same time of entering. Should a player fail to pay an entry fee he will be disqualified. In addition all annual subscriptions or proportions thereof due by the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to do so will also mean disqualification.
  4. Start Times; To commence after 1st April for Round 1 and must be completed by the due date shown on the notice board failing which both players will be disqualified unless one player is found to be at fault. It is the responsibility of the first named player to arrange a suitable/agreed date and time for play. In the case of injury, discretion may be given by the Competitions Secretary.
  5. Practise; Rules 5.2/5.5 apply.
  6. Caddies; Permitted. Rule 10.3 applies.
  7. Motorised Transportation; Is allowed for valid medical reasons or other age-related mobility issues. Players must be registered in advance with the Competitions Secretary before playing. A player without a valid medical condition must not ride in or have his clubs transported other than for the purpose of being taken back to play a ball under Rule 18.3.

  8.  Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.

   9. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee Member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.

10. Resolving Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1.

11. Result Tied; In the event that the match is all square after 18 holes it must continue commencing on the first hole until a hole has been won (sudden death) in all rounds except the final when a further 18 holes must be played. In the event of a further tie after an extra 18 holes, sudden death, as in earlier rounds applies. In the final the extra 18 holes can be played on the original day or any other date whichever is agreed between the players as long as it is completed by the competition end date. 

12.Result/Prizes; See Rule 3.2a. The Radmore Cup and prize voucher are awarded to the winner with a prize voucher for second place at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. The result of a match is final when it is recorded on the results board.

Issued 04/03/2019 

  

  1. Thornley Cup

     

    Terms of the Competition

     

    1. Eligibility/Handicaps; Played in tandem with the May Stableford. Entry is restricted to male monthly Stableford winners from the previous season as identified by the Competitions Committee. All competitors must hold an active handicap.
    2. Form of Play: Individual Stableford Competition played over 18 holes commencing on the first tee, played under the Rules of Golf in conjunction with NWGC Local Rules. All rule numbers referenced herein can be found in the R & A Rules of Golf, effective 2019.
    3. Method of Entry: Via the Club PSI Unit or Howdidido. Fees must be paid to the Professional or placed in the Competitions Entry Box prior to the commencement of play. Failure to pay an entry fee will result in disqualification. Annual subscriptions or proportions due before the competition start date must have been paid. Failure to have done so will also result in disqualification. 
    4. Start of Round/Groups; Rules 5.3 & 5.5 apply. 2/3 balls. Start times allocated as on the official start sheet produced by the Competitions Committee. 
    5. Practise; Permitted. Rules 5.2 and 5.5 apply.
    6. Caddies; Permitted, Rule 10.3 applies.
    7. Prompt Pace of Play; Attention drawn to Rule 5.6.
    8. Suspension/Resumption of Play; Rule 5.7 applies. Signalled by an Air Horn as per NWGC Local Rules. The decision to suspend or resume play for any reason other than imminent danger to be made by a Competition Committee member. In the event of the aforementioned not being available the Professional may make such a decision.
    9. Resolving Issues During the Round; If a Rules Committee member is not available the player should refer to Rule 20.1. Should a player wish to protect his rights by playing two balls he should do so by strictly following the procedure described in Rule 20.1c(3).
    10. Scorecard/No Returns; Immediately after finishing play all scorecards should be entered on the Club’s PSI Unit. Once inputted scorecards must be returned to the Competitions Box by the Secretary’s office where once placed they are considered submitted. Under no circumstances will the card be returned to the player.
    11. Results/Prizes; Winner as per Rule 21.1a. Thornley Cup and prize voucher are awarded to the winner and a prize voucher for second place at the Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening in November. The result is final when it is announced in the Clubhouse.  

     

    Issued: 28/03/2019 

     

 
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