Our Ladies Section

2019 - 2020 Ladies Officials

Captain:

Vice Captain: Mrs K Hammerton

Committee Secretary: Mrs E Bailey
Competitions: Mrs S Spence
Handicap Chairperson: Mrs J Sanderson

Finance: Mrs M Dexter

RULES FOR COMPETITIONS 2021

1 KNOCKOUT COMPETITIONS - Maximum playing handicap for all Knockout Competitions is 40. Entrance money will be charged to players accounts on the closing date before the draw is made.

Both players are equally responsible for arranging for matches to be played and it is suggested that 3 definite dates be given in the first week of the round if possible. * NO EXTENSIONS WILL BE ALLOWED*

NB MANNERS SALVER – Both cards must be returned. Players must register their intent to play online before going out and submit their scores on completion of the round. Cards should then be placed in the green box.

Ties in Knockout Competitions:

a) Match Play – (Loft Bowl and Foursomes) If all square after 18 holes sudden death rule applies.

b) Stroke Play – (Manners) Best nett score over last 9, 6, 3, 1 holes.

2 DAY COMPETITIONS – Maximum playing handicap for Club Medal and Stableford Competitions, other than Majors and Knockouts is 54. Handicap limits for competitions run by external bodies may differ and will be specified on entry. Entrance and eclectic fees will be charged to players accounts on the day if they have signed in for the competition. NB Any changes to tee times on the day of the competition can only be made with the agreement of the Competition Secretary. Buggies may now be used in all competitions except the Club Championship.


3 MAJOR COMPETITIONS – Maximum playing handicap for all Major Competitions is

40. The draw will be made and available to view on HowDidiDo. Late entries will be accommodated whenever possible, subject to tee times being available. Persistent late entries will be subject to review and may not be accepted.

4 With the exception of the Jennie Gill Trophy, in the event of a tie in major competitions a play off shall take place with markers within 7 days of the original competition. All players must play on the same mutually agreed day using the handicap they played off on the day of the original competition. A tie in the Jennie Gill Trophy will be decided over the last nine holes.


a) THE JUBILEE ROSE BOWL
b) THE LODGE TROPHY
c) THE SUMMERSON TROPHY
d) THE QUEEN ELIZABETH II SILVER JUBILEE SALVER
e) THE MARY E OUGHTON SALVER/JENNIE GILL TROPHY


5 In the Club Championship, Bronze Salver and the Mary E Oughton Salver no competitor may accept more than one prize.**

In the event of a tie in the Club Championship or the Bronze Handicap Salver, a play-off shall take place over 18 holes with markers. The play-off must take place within 7 days of the date of the Championship and with the agreement of the Competition Secretary.


Mary E Oughton Salver - Best Nett takes precedence
Jennie Gill Trophy - Best Gross takes precedence
Club Championship - Best Gross receives the Championship Bowl
Bronze Salver - Best Nett in categories 4 and 5
Jean Metcalfe Trophy - Best Nett overall


6 PROCEDURE FOR SUSPENSION OF PLAY/COURSE CLOSURE

In the event of adverse weather conditions the Competition Steward will contact the Greens staff and ask for a ruling on the state of the course. If no member of the Greens staff is available, then the decision regarding the continuation or suspension of the competition will be made by the Competition Steward and other Ladies Games Committee members.

The signal for suspension of play – several short blasts on the siren

The signal for resumption of play – THREE short blasts on the siren

The signal for closure of the course – ONE long blast on the siren

If the course is not closed in poor weather conditions and players have entered this is a commitment to play. They should arrive at the appointed time and if one person decides not to play then the other person should drop back to join the following group.

7. ORDER OF MERIT

In the event of a tie, the player who achieved the winning number of points over the least number of events shall be the winner. If the points were achieved over the same number of events, the winner will be determined by removing the lowest points scored from each player until a winner is identified.


8. PENALTY FOR BREACH OF RULES MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION

If in any doubt, or if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me

Players must be ready and on the tee at their allocated starting time.

NB All entrants for competitions must have a handicap.


Susan Spence,
COMPETITION SECRETARY