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Category: Men’s Interclub Teams

List of men’s interclub teams

FBD Barton Cup

Managers – Paul O’Neill (mobile 0862752266), Miley Plunkett (mobile 0861239176) and Jim Kenny (mobile 0858504052)

1. The Cup shall be called the “Barton Inter-Club Challenge Cup” and shall be competed for annually.

2. The Tournament shall be under the control of Leinster Golf. The Provincial Council of Leinster Golf shall appoint a Championship Committee which shall be responsible for the organisation and management of the Tournament and its decision shall be final on all matters relating thereto including acceptance of entries.

3. The Tournament is open to all Clubs situate in the Province of Leinster and affiliated to the Golfing Union of Ireland. Each Club shall be entitled to enter one team.

4. Each team shall consist of ten members and play shall be by Foursomes match play. All matches shall be played off scratch.

5. The combined handicap of any pair shall not be lower than 14.

6. For the purpose of this Tournament the handicap applicable shall be deemed to be the lowest playing handicap held by a player during the preceding calendar year.

7. In order to be eligible to compete in the tournament, a player shall have, in the calendar year prior to the event, returned a minimum of four returns in qualifying competitions all of which must be recorded on the handicap records of the player’s home club on or before 31st December in the calendar year prior to the event. Note: If a player changes his club during the previous calendar year, it is his responsibility to produce evidence of having competed in a minimum of four Qualifying Competitions.

8. The result of the matches shall be determined by matches won and each match shall be played to a finish unless an overall result has been determined.

9. The Tournament will be played in accordance with the draw between dates to be fixed each year.

10. The respective Captains of the two teams about to engage in a match shall interchange simultaneously the names of members of their teams in their order of play, together with the names of reserves, not less than 30 minutes before the start of the match. In addition, a copy of the “Cups & Shields Handicap Report” generated from Golfnet which provides evidence of the lowest handicap held and the number of qualifying scores for each member of the team, in the previous calendar year, must be exchanged with the team sheet between the team managers. If the report is not available on the day of the match, it must be forwarded to the opposing Team Captain and Branch Office within one working day. Failure to comply with this rule will lead to the disqualification of the team concerned.

11. Except in the case of sudden illness or other emergency which is considered by the two Captains or, in the Final, the Branch Official, to be sufficient justification, no alteration can be made in the matter of players or in the order of play.

12. Reserves taking the place of players after the team has been fixed shall be placed in the same position in the team as that occupied by the player who has taken ill or has been withdrawn. Alternatively a pair may be placed in the same position in the team as that occupied by the pair one of whom has taken ill or has been withdrawn.

13. In each round, except in the final, the competing teams shall on the same day, play three matches on the course of one of the teams and two matches on the course of the other team. The course on which the three matches shall be played shall be on the course of the club drawn first in each round.

14. The final shall be played as a home and away match on dates to be arranged by the Provincial Council. In the event of a tie after the second leg of the final, the number one pairing that has played in the second leg shall immediately play match play over three holes in sequence prescribed by the Branch before the final. If still tied shall engage in a sudden death play-off over the same prescribed holes.

15. In the event of any round falling on or near a date fixed for any other Union Tournament, the Provincial Council may alter the dates for the playing of those rounds and the Clubs concerned must abide by its decision.

16. The Cup shall be held by the club whose team shall win each year, and such club shall be responsible for its safe custody and return to the Leinster Golf Office before the day of the final in the following year. The winning club shall also receive a Pennant. The runner-up club shall receive a plaque. All other prizes shall be determined by the Championship Committee.

17. A team Captain is permitted to give advice to his team during the course of play, with the exception of giving advice on the putting green, or pointing out a line for putting. A Team Captain playing in the competition may not give advice to a team member, other than his partner until after completion of his match. Penalty: Match Play – loss of each hole at which the infringement occurs, to a maximum of two holes. Any further breach will lead to the disqualification of the player(s).

18. The penalty for breach of Rules 5, 6, 7, 11 or 12 shall be disqualification of the team concerned. Note: These Rules must be read in conjunction with the General Rules for Cups & shields.

FBD Barton Cup Draw 2017

AIG Pierce Purcell

Manager – Michael Goss (mobile 0872141737)

1. General

a) The Shield shall be called the “Pierce Purcell Shield”.

b) These Rules must be read in conjunction with the General Rules for Cups and Shields, and with the conditions for the Provincial Qualifying Section as determined by the Branch.

2. Eligibility

a) No player shall be eligible to compete in this Tournament who was not in possession of a CONGU Handicap during the preceding calendar year.

b) No player shall be eligible to compete in this Tournament whose playing handicap was less than 12 during the previous calendar year.

c) No player who is under eighteen years of age on the first day of January of the year of the Tournament is eligible to compete.

d) A player shall have, in the calendar year prior to the event, returned a minimum of four returns in qualifying competitions (Supplementary Scores are not included) all of which must be recorded on the handicap records of the player’s home club on or before 31st December in the calendar year prior to the event. Nine-Hole qualifying competitions are admissible under this rule.

Note: If a player changes his club during the previous calendar year, it is his responsibility to produce evidence of having competed in a minimum of four Qualifying Competitions. e) Penalty for breach of Rule 2 = Disqualification of the team concerned.

3. Format

a) Each team shall consist of ten members and play shall be by Foursomes medal play or by Foursomes match play.

4. Handicaps

a) All matches must be played off scratch.

b) The combined lowest playing handicap of each pair during the preceding calendar year shall not be less than 27.

c) Penalty for breach = Disqualification of the team concerned.

5. Sudden illness/other emergency

a) A team Captain may nominate two pairs as reserves.

b) Ref General Rule 6, alternatively, a nominated reserve pair may be placed in the same position in the team as that occupied by the pair, one of whom has taken ill or has been withdrawn.

c) Penalty for breach = Disqualification of the team concerned.

AIG Pierce Purcell Draw 2017

AIG Jimmy Breun

Managers – Paul O’Neill (mobile 0862752266), Miley Plunkett (mobile 0861239176) and Jim Kenny (mobile 0858504052)

1. General

a) The Shield shall be called the “Jimmy Bruen Shield”.

b) These Rules must be read in conjunction with the General Rules for Cups and Shields, and with the conditions for the Provincial Qualifying Section as determined by the Branch.

2. Eligibility

a) No player shall be eligible to compete in this Tournament who was not in possession of a CONGU Handicap during the preceding calendar year.

b) No player shall be eligible to compete in this Tournament whose playing handicap was less than six during the previous calendar year.

c) A player shall have, in the calendar year prior to the event, returned a minimum of four returns in qualifying competitions (Supplementary Scores are not included) all of which must be recorded on the handicap records of the player’s home club on or before 31st December in the calendar year prior to the event. Nine-Hole qualifying competitions are admissible under this rule.

Note: If a player changes his club during the previous calendar year, it is his responsibility to produce evidence of having competed in a minimum of four Qualifying Competitions.

d) Penalty for breach of Rule 2 = Disqualification of the team concerned.

3. Format

a) Each team shall consist of ten members and play shall be by Foursomes medal play or Foursomes match play.

4. Handicaps

a) All matches must be played off scratch.

b) The combined lowest playing handicap of each pair during the preceding calendar year shall not be less than seventeen. c) Penalty for breach of Rule 4 = Disqualification of the team concerned.

5. Sudden illness/other emergency

a) A team Captain may nominate two pairs as reserves.

b) Ref General Rule 6, alternatively, a nominated reserve pair may be placed in the same position in the team as that occupied by the pair, one of whom has taken ill or has been withdrawn.

c) Penalty for breach of Rule 5 = Disqualification of the team concerned.

AIG Jimmy Bruen Shield Draw 2017

AIG Junior Cup

Manager – Kingsley Lewis (Mobile 0871311860)

1.General

a) The Cup shall be called the “Irish Golf Clubs Junior Challenge Cup”.
b) These Rules must be read in conjunction with the General Rules for Cups and Shields, and with the conditions for
the Provincial Qualifying Section as determined by the Branch.

2. Eligibility

a) No player shall be eligible to compete in this Tournament who was not in possession of a CONGU Handicap
during the preceding calendar year.
b) No player shall be eligible to compete in this Tournament whose playing handicap was less than five during the
preceding calendar year.
c) A player shall have, in the calendar year prior to the event, returned a minimum of four returns in qualifying
competitions (Supplementary Scores are not included) all of which must be recorded on the handicap records of the
player’s home club on or before 31st December in the calendar year prior to the event. Nine-Hole qualifying
competitions are admissible under this rule. Note: If a player changes his club during the previous calendar year, it is
his responsibility to produce evidence of having competed in a minimum of four Qualifying Competitions.
d) Penalty for breach of Rule 2 = Disqualification of the team concerned.

3. Format

a) Each team shall consist of five members and play shall be by singles medal play or by singles match play.
b) A team Captain may nominate two reserves.
c) All matches must be played to a conclusion unless an overall result has already been reached. Unfinished matches
will be declared ‘halved’.

4. Handicaps

a) All matches will be played off scratch.

 

AIG Senior Cup

Manager – David Garrigan (Mobile – 0863744494)

General & Eligibility

1.General

a) The Cup shall be called the “Irish Golf Clubs Senior Challenge Cup”.
b) These Rules must be read in conjunction with the General Rules for Cups and Shields, and with the conditions for
the Provincial Qualifying Section as determined by the Branch.
c) In addition to the eligibility provisions in the General Rules for Cups and Shields, in order to be eligible to
compete in the Senior Cup, Honorary Members of golf clubs they propose to represent must have been, at some
time, a fee-paying member of the Club for a period of two years.

2. Format

a) Each team shall consist of five members and play shall be by singles medal play or singles match play.
b) All matches must be played to a conclusion unless an overall result has already been reached. Unfinished matches
will be declared ‘halved’.
c) A team Captain may nominate two reserves.

3. Handicaps

a) All matches must be played off scratch.

AIG Senior Cup Draw 2017

AIG Barton Shield

Manager – David Garrigan (Mobile – 0863744494)

1.General & Eligibility

a) The Shield shall be called the “Barton Shield”.

b) These Rules must be read in conjunction with the General Rules for Cups and Shields, and with the conditions for
the Provincial Qualifying Section as determined by the Branch.

c) In addition to the eligibility provisions in the General Rules for Cups and Shields, in order to be eligible to
compete in the Barton Shield, Honorary Members of golf clubs they propose to represent must have been, at some
time, a fee-paying member of the Club for a period of two years.

2. Format

a) Each team shall consist of four members.

b) The form of play is Foursomes. In Match Play rounds of the Tournament, each match shall be played over 18
holes, the aggregate of holes up to decide the winning team.

c) The full round must be played unless an overall result on holes up has already decided the event, when the
defeated team may concede the match before completion of 18 holes.

d) In the case of a tie, the second match as selected, shall immediately continue to play tie holes until a decision is
reached. The pairs contesting tie holes must maintain their respective orders of play in which they played from the
start of the match. (Penalty for breach = Loss of hole)

3. Handicaps

a) All matches must be played off scratch.

4. Sudden illness/other emergency

a) A team Captain may nominate two reserves.

b) Ref General Rule 6 – alternatively a nominated reserve pair may be placed in the same position in the team as that
occupied by the pair, one of whom has taken ill or has been withdrawn.

c) Any competitor who is unable to continue a match will forfeit the remaining holes to be played.

d) Penalty for breach of Rule 4 = Disqualification of the team concerned

AIG Barton Shield Draw 2017

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