Summer Knock-Out Rules 2016
Entries:- Entry to the competition is by writing your names on an envelope and enclosing the entry fee (£7 per pair). Entries must be made before 25th March 2016. The draw will be published by 2nd April 2016. Entrants must be paid up members for season 2016-17.
Format:- 4 Ball Better Ball Matchplay (R&A rules Apply).
Maximum Handicap:- Men 28
Juniors 54 (capped at 28)
Tees:- Men/Juniors - white tees to be used if out, otherwise yellow. Ladies - Red
Handicap Allowance:- Stroke Allowance is 9/10 of the difference of playing handicaps taken from the lowest handicap of the 4 players (even if the lowest is not present). Strokes to be taken as indicated from the men's indices.
Ladies receive an additional stroke (3 strokes when men play from the yellow tees 1 stroke when playing from white) to their playing handicap in lieu of the difference in the SSS.
Contact Details:- Players must enter their contact details on the draw sheet within two weeks of the draw being made.
Dates:- Matches to be played ON THE stipulated dates. Players may agree to play before the stipulated date, but players must endeavour to contact their opponent at least two weeks before the stipulated date to arrange a time/date for their match. It is expected that all members will cooperate with their opponents in arranging a mutually agreeable date. If an agreement cannot be reached player's should contact Peter Seddon (or a member of the Competition Committee) at least 14 Days before the stipulated time, otherwise both players will be eliminated.
Matches may only be played after the stipulated date if the course has been closed or if play has been suspended due to poor light and then only by agreement with the Competition Committee.
Ties:- In the event of a match being all square after 18 holes it will be decided by "sudden death", with play continuing from the first hole. Strokes continue to be taken as per the stroke indices. The first pair to win a hole being the winners.
Peter Seddon 01455 283488 peter@whetstoneGC.co.uk