Interclub Competitions

General Interclub Team Matchplay Conditions

We run four interclub competitions each year:

  • Jean Wilkinson Trophy – round robin team match play
  • Grace Norman Trophy – foursomes knock out
  • Scratch League – round robin scratch match play
  • Mary Cole Rose Bowl – stroke play

These competitions are open to all affiliated clubs.

  • For the Mary Cole Rose Bowl, Jean Wilkinson, Grace Norman and Scratch League, each club is sent a form in February asking them to confirm their intention to enter any or all of these competitions (the Mary Cole Rose Bowl is played in the current year and the other three competitions in the following year)
  • Confirmation of entries to be notified no later than the date specified in early May of each year
  • The draw for the Grace Norman and Jean Wilkinson Trophies will be made mid-May of each year and circulated to County Delegates as soon as practicable
  • The new groups for the Scratch League will be circulated as soon as practicable after the results of the competition are known at the end of September each year
  • Entry forms for the Mary Cole Rose Bowl are circulated to County Delegates in June/July of each year to be returned no later than the date specified during mid-August.

CHLCGA General interclub team match play competition conditions 2019
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Team Matchplay Conditions

  • The home team will offer the away team THREE dates for the match to be played, one of which will be a weekend, and one a weekday
  • Both teams shall be responsible for arranging individual matches in good time
  • A player can only represent one club in each competition
  • It is expected that all individual matches shall be played and every effort should be made to ensure this. No match may be conceded before the day of play and whole ties may not be conceded, without prior discussion with the Assistant County Competitions Secretary
  • Team captains must exchange the team sheet and playing order prior to commencement of the match. No substitutions are permitted once team sheets have been exchanged
  • Any team member not present by 15 minutes after the first tee time should concede her individual match to the opposition
  • Visitors will have the honour on the first tee, with the exception of the semi-finals and finals when there will be toss for the honour
  • Each team may appoint one person who may give advice to members of that team. This person must be identified prior to commencement of the match (see Rule 24.4)
  • Players may shelter in bad weather and leave the course if necessary. If conditions allow, play should resume on the same day from the point of disruption. If resumption is impossible, the results of completed matches stand, but incomplete matches must be replayed over 18 holes. A club may alter its original team except that no player from a completed match may play. Captains shall be responsible for the decision to resume or call off play. Incomplete matches not replayed will be deemed null and void
  • Only captains have the authority to call players in from a match still being played when the overall result is already settled from other matches
  • Correctly completed result sheets to be forwarded to the Assistant County Competition Secretary, within 5 working days of completion of match by the home captain
  • For the semi finals of the Grace Norman and Jean Wilkinson, a team sheet will be sent to the Team Captains for completion and return to the Assistant County Competition Secretary at least 2 (two) days prior to the event. NB Amendments can be made on the day in the event of sickness/injury/handicap changes or player withdrawal
  • Rules advisor(s) will be available for advice and decision making during both the semi-finals and final of the Grace Norman and Jean Wilkinson and in the Mary Cole Rose Bowl
  • Permission for any player to use a buggy in a match must be obtained from the Assistant County Competition Secretary and the opposition team captain informed accordingly, if permission is granted
  • All relevant General Competition Conditions must be upheld.
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