Competitions
  • Conditions of play are displayed on the notice board
  • Please report to the starter 15 minutes min. prior to start time
  • Stroke, stableford and par matches are not permitted to be played in conjunction with matchplay (Rule 33-1)
  • All matchplay games must be played on or before the date programmed or they will be forfeited, unless permission for an extension has been given by the match committee
  • Extensions because of course closure will be displayed on the notice board
  • All competitions in the Men’s and Ladies programmes are for that gender unless specifically mentioned otherwise in the programme
  • When men and women play in the same competition (ie: one combined grade) then women add 3 shots to their handicap.
  • Motorised Carts are permitted to be used by members for any ‘club’ competition.
 
Competition Definitions
 
Stroke, Stableford and Par
To be played in accordance with Rule 32
 
Ambrose (Hororata variation)
Each player plays a tee shot (minimum of 4 drives for each player), the most suitable drive is chosen, the owner of that ball plays it, the remaining players drop their balls within one club length and play. This procedure carries on until the ball is holed. 10% of combined handicap.
 
Foursome
Alternate shots are played. 50% of combined handicap.
 
Canadian Foursome
Both drive, select best drive, play alternate shots from then on. 40% of combined handicap.
 
American Foursome
Both drive, play partners ball, play alternate shots from then on. 40% of combined handicap.
 
Bisque Par
Strokes, up to the limit of the players handicap, are taken at players discretion at any hole (ie: the stroke rating of the hole has no bearing) before teeing off at the next hole.