Wicklow Golf Club

.... a great coastal challenge

Wicklow Golf Club

.... a great coastal challenge

Inter-Club Matchplay

Team Captain: Peter O'Hagan

2018 Match Schedule: 

Qualifying Round at Arklow Golf Club: Wicklow -v- Charlesland at 9:40am Saturday 26th May

CONDITIONS
1. General
a) The Shield shall be called the “Barton Shield”.
b) These Rules must be read in conjunction with Cups and Shields - General Rules, and with the conditions for the
Provincial Qualifying Section as determined by the Branch.


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.

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Team Captain: Mary Cahill & Tony McKeever

2018 Match Schedule:

Wicklow -v- Woodenbridge in the 1st round to be played on or before Sunday 8th April 2018.

Leinster Final & Semi Final: Sunday 5th August 2018 in Knightsbrook
National Final: Friday 8th - Saturday 6th October 2018 in Milltown

 

Note:
For the purposes of eligibility and competing, the handicap for both Men and Ladies shall be the lowest playing handicap held during the previous calendar year. If the combined handicaps of any pair exceed 27, the pair must play off 27. (Revised 2014)


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.

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

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Team Captain: David Delaney

2018 Match Schedule:

Round 1: Wicklow -v- Druids Glen (3 matches at home/2 away) to be played on/before Sunday 15th April 
Result: 


FBD have been sponsoring this event since 1987.

The following Conditions should be read in conjunction with the Golfing Union of Ireland Tournament Conditions 2017:

  • All matches shall be played off scratch. The combined handicap of any pair shall not be lower than 14.
  • The handicap applicable shall be deemed to be the lowest handicap held by a player in the preceding calendar year.
  • Competitors must have competed in at least four singles Qualifying Competitions in the previous calendar year. If a player changes his club during the previous calendar year, it is his responsibility to produce evidence of four Qualifying Competitions.
  • The penalty for breaches of Rules 5, 6, 7, 11 and 12 shall be disqualification of the team concerned.
  • There will be no extensions granted. If a match is not played by the closing date both clubs will be scratched unless one of the clubs has received a walk-over. -All matches must be played to a finish unless an overall result has been achieved.
  • The winning Club should notify the Leinster Branch not later than the FIRST working day after the match has been completed.
  • If there is a tie after the second leg of the Final both teams will select one pair who has played in the match as a pair. The selected pairings shall immediately play Match Play over three holes in such sequence as prescribed by the Leinster Branch before the Final. If still tied they shall engage in a Sudden Death Play-Off.

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Team Captain: Paul Furlong

2018 Match Schedule:

Round 1: Wicklow -v- Druids Heath (4 matches at home/5 away) to be played on/before Sunday 22nd April 
Result:

The Provincial Towns Challenge Cup is a singles match play Leinster Branch GUI event. It is aimed at 9-12 handicap golfers. Teams enter from all over Leinster excluding the Dublin area (where an equivalent competition, the Metropolitan Cup is run). The Final is played over two legs, home and away.

Rules:
Team consists of 9 members
Played off scratch
Played by singles match play
Handicap - NOT eligible if handicap was less than 9  in the previous calendar year
Each player must have had a minimum of 4 returns in qualifying competitions recorded last year
All matches must be played to a conclusion (unless an overall result has been reached).
Caddies permitted

To be read in conjunction with GUI Tournament Conditions Book 2017

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Team Captain:  Tony McKeever

2018 Match Schedule:

Qualifying Round at Elm Park: Wicklow -v- Blainroe/Bray at 2pm Saturday 16th June

Ireland's amateur golf legend is commemorated by the Jimmy Bruen Shield, inaugurated in 1978 when Stackstown won the first competition. Clubs are represented by five pairs, the minimum individual handicap being 6 and the minimum combined 17. It is a National Foursomes Competition aimed at Category 2 handicap (6-12) golfers. A regional qualifying event, with the winners going on to the Leinster Finals. The Leinster winners compete in the All Ireland Cup & Shields Finals in September.

 

Rules:
Team consists of 10 members
Foursomes stroke play into Foursomes match play
Played off scratch
Each player must have had a minimum of 4 returns in qualifying competitions recorded last year Handicap
NOT eligible if no handicap last year
NOT eligible if handicap was less than 5 last year
Combined handicap of each pair must NOT have been LOWER than 15 last year
Captain may nominate 2 pairs as reserves
A nominated reserve pair may be in the same position as the pair who had to withdraw
Caddies permitted - no restrictions

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Team Captain: Peter Kavanagh

2018 Match Schedule:

Qualifying Round at Stackstown: Wicklow -v- Kilmashogue/Druids Heath at 2pm Saturday 12th May

Named after Professor Purcell, one of Ireland's outstanding golf administrators, from the 1920s to 1960s, it was won first by Masserene, in 1970. The Pierce Purcell Shield is a national foursome competition aimed at category 3 handicap golfers (12-17). Five foursome pairings represent each club, comprised of minimum individual handicaps of 12 and minimum combined of 27. A regional qualifying event, with the winners going on to the Leinster Finals. The Leinster winners compete in the All Ireland Cup & Shields Finals in September.

Rules:
Team consists of 10 members
Scotch Foursomes stroke play and then Scotch Foursomes match play
Played off scratch
Each player must have had a minimum of 4 returns in qualifying competitions recorded last year Handicap
NOT eligible if no handicap last year
NOT eligible if handicap was less than 11 last year
Combined handicap of each pair must NOT have been LOWER than 25 last year
Age - nobody under 18 (on 1st January of year of tournament) is eligible
Captain may nominate 2 pairs as reserves
A nominated reserve pair may be placed in the same position as the pair who had to withdraw
Caddies permitted - no restrictions

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Team Captain: Ian Mooney

2018 Match Schedule:

Qualifying Round at Woodbrook: Wicklow -v- Arklow/Woodenbridge at 1:20pm Sunday 3rd June

Conditions:
To be read in conjunction with Golfing Union of Ireland Tournament Conditions 2018
Each team shall consist of five players, each of whose playing handicap no less than 4 in the previous calendar year, playing off Scratch.
Teams may play in any handicap order. The names of team members in order of play must be handed to the Official in charge at least thirty minutes before a team is due to start.
Leinster Golf and its Match Officials reserve the right to alter tee-times.
Qualifying on Day 1 will be by singles medal play, the best four gross scores to determine a team's score, the worst card being eliminated.
If there is a tie, the worst card of the four shall be discarded and consideration given to the remaining three cards.
If there is still a tie, this process will be continued until only the best card of each team remains. If still a tie, the decision shall be on the last 9,6,3,2,1 of the best card;
if still a tie, on the last 3,6,7,8 of the first nine; if still tied, the winner shall be decided by lot.
In the match play stages all matches must be played to a conclusion unless an overall result has been achieved. Unfinished matches will be declared 'halved'.
A team captain may nominate two reserves.
Competitors must have competed in at least four singles Qualifying Competitions in the previous calendar year. If a player changes his club during the previous calendar year, it is his responsibility to produce evidence of four Qualifying Competitions.

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Team Captain: Frank Scanlan

2018 Match Schedule:

1st Round at Blainroe: Wicklow -v- Blainroe at 7:30am Saturday 23rd June

 

Instituted in 1900, when Dublin University won it for the first time, the Senior Cup is the most coveted trophy in club golf. Teams consist of five players in singles matchplay, off scratch. The figure on the lid is that of Fred G. Tait.

 

Conditions:
To be read in conjunction with GUI Tournament Conditions Book 2017
Each team shall consist of five players and play shall be by singles match play. All matches must be played off scratch. A Team Captain may nominate two reserves.
CONDITIONS to be read in conjunction with GUI Tournament Conditions 2016
The names of the team members in order of play must be handed to the Official in charge at least thirty minutes before scheduled tee-time.
Leinster Golf and its Match Officials reserve the right to alter tee-times.

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Team Captain: Patrick Dunne

2018 Match Schedule:
Round 1: Wicklow -v- Lisheen Springs on Saturday 27th January (First home match at 10am, first away at 11:30am)
Result:  Wicklow won 5-1

Round 2: Wicklow -v- Arklow on Saturday 10th February (First home match at 10am, first away at 10:49am)
Result:  Wicklow won 4-2

Round 3: Wicklow -v- Blainroe on Saturday 17th February (home and away matches at 10am)
Result:  Wicklow won 4-2

Round 4: Wicklow -v- Coollattin on Saturday 24th February 
Result:  


Team Captain: Sean O'Brien

2018 Match Schedule: TBC

The Duggan Cup is run by Edenderry Golf Club. It is a men's foursome match play event for the over 50s. Teams from all over the south Leinster region enter the competition and the semi finals and final are held in Edenderry Golf Club.

Rules:
Competitors must be aged 50 years or over on January 1st
The handicap limit for any player is 18 
The combined handicap of any pair cannot be lower than 20 or higher than 32
The handicaps applicable are those on January 1st
The handicap allowance is half the difference of the combined handicaps
All matches should be played to a finish

Where the same team wins the Cup in 2 successive years the team must change at least 4 members
who played in the final on the 2nd year.

Contact – Noel Duigenan 087 2463972 or eMail golf@EdenderryGolfClub.ie

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Team Captain: Pat Stapleton

2018 Match Schedule: TBC

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Team Captains: Tommy Morrisey/ Peter Byrne

2018 Match Schedule: TBC


The JB Carr Trophy is run by Woodenbridge Golf Club, and was inaugrated in 1996 celebrating the great Irish amateur golfer, Joe Carr.
The competiton runs nationally, but is based on county boundaries in the early rounds. It is a tournament for the over 60s.

Rules:
5 pairs playing Scotch Foursomes Match Play. Maximum allowable handicap is 30 per pairing
Draw will determine home advantage with the exception of regional finalists who will have a home and away series
Age 60 + on or before 31st December the preceding year
Early rounds will be played within county boundaries
All county winners will then play off within their own region to produce regional champions
The four regional champions will then play an All Ireland semi-finals and Final in Woodenbridge Golf Club in September

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Team Captain:  Amanda Reynolds & Tom Vickers

2018 Match Schedule: TBC


Mixed Foursomes matchplay run by Baltinglass Golf Club. The trophy was inaugrated in 1968 and named after the sponser and then Club Secretary, J D Cullen. It was the first interclub mixed foursomes competition in the South Leinster area.

Rules:
5 Mixed foursomes pairs play match play
The matches take place in the one venue - either home or away
The semi final is played over two legs, home and away
The final takes place in Baltinglass Golf Club on the last Sunday in August
The handicap limit is 18 for men and 28 for women

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Team Captain: Martin McGettigan

 2018 Match Schedule: TBC


Team Captain: Glenn Malone

2018 Match Schedule: TBC


Team Captain: To be confirmed

2018 Match Schedule: TBC

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Team Captain: Brian Murphy

2018 Match Schedule:

Round 1: Wicklow -v- Blainroe (3 matches at home/2 away) to be played on/before Sunday 15th April 
Result: 

Started in memory to Ireland's first Open Champion, the Fred Daly Trophy has been competed for since 1995. Daly, who won the Open Championship at Hoylake in 1947, also played in the Ryder Cup four times, 1947, 1949, 1951 and 1953.

 

 

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Team Captain: Brian Murphy

 2018 Match Schedule: TBC

The Irish Junior Foursomes began in 1983 and since then has proved to play an important part in the development of boys golf and inter-club match play.

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Team Captain: Tom O'Neill

2018 Match Schedule:

Round 1: Wicklow -v- Blainroe (3 matches at home/2 away) to be played on/before Monday 2nd April 
Result: 



This event replaced the Leinster Fourball in 2016. It is for handicaps 15+ with a minimum combined of 34.

Conditions:
To be read in conjunction with GUI Tournament Conditions Book 2018
In the Preliminary and first rounds, the club on top of the draw has three matches at home and two matches away.
For the second and subsequent rounds, the club whose number or letter appears first shall have three matches at home and two matches away.
For the Final the club whose letter appears first shall play at home in the first leg.

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  •  Current handicap at time of match applies (1st March handicap eligibility no longer applies)
  • A player must have competed in 3 qualifying competitions “home” or “away” (9 or 18 holes) in the previous 12 months from the day of the match.
  • Shots will be conceded in the higher handicap categories, not lower.

 

Mid Leinster District Final – Tullamore Saturday 1st September 2018
All Ireland Finals – Knightsbrook Wednesday 26th September – Saturday 29th September 2018


Team Captain: Rosemary Kavanagh

Round 1 - Wicklow -v- Woodenbridge in Blainore on or before Monday 30th April 2018.

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Team Captain: Therese Porter

Round 2 - Wicklow -v- New Ross in Courtown on or before Monday 7th May 2018.

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Team Captain: Anne Hollingsworth

Round 1 - Wicklow -v- Enniscorthy in Woodenbridge on or before Monday 9th April 2018.

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Team Captain: Bernie O'Donoghue

Round 1 - Wicklow -v- Coollattin in Bunclody on or before Monday 9th April 2018.

Note: Handicaps 34, 35 & 36 can play, but off a maximum handicap of 33.

Example: Player A’s handicap is 36. Her opponent has a handicap of 31. The maximum handicap allowed in the Challenge Cup is 33. Player A’s handicap is reduced to 33. Player A receives two shots.

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Team Captain: Una Doyle

Round 1 - Wicklow -v- New Ross in Courtown on or before Wednesday 30th May 2018.

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Team Captain: Maria Kerr

Round 1 - Wicklow -v- Baltinglass in Coollattin on or before Wednesday 2nd May 2018.

Note: Max number of shots in a match is 3

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Team Captain: Sheila O'Malley

 

National Semi Finals and Final: Tullamore Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th October 2018
East Final: Millicient Tuesday 11th September 2018

 

  • A player must have competed in 3 qualifying competitions “home” or “away” (9 or 18 holes) in the previous 12 months from match date.
  •  Combined handicap: each pair must be not less than 19 and not exceed 46
  • A team shall consist of 10 players
  • Each club is limited to the entry of one team.
  • In each Fourball match, the lowest handicap player will play off scratch and will concede strokes to the other three players based on 90% of the difference between the full handicaps. (CONGU handicap allowances)

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Team Captain: Trish Shannon


Fourball matchplay run by Edenderry Golf Club for the over 50's. Established in 1994 and won by Wicklow in 1995 and 2017. Teams consist of five pairs of ladies who compete under fourball match play rules.

The semi-final and final days are hosted by Edenderry Golf Club.

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Team Captain: Mary Cahill & Tony McKeever

Wicklow -v- Woodenbridge in the 1st round to be played on or before Sunday 8th April 2018.

Leinster Final & Semi Final: Sunday 5th August 2018 in Knightsbrook
National Final: Friday 8th - Saturday 6th October 2018 in Milltown

Note:
For the purposes of eligibility and competing, the handicap for both Men and Ladies shall be the lowest playing handicap held during the previous calendar year. If the combined handicaps of any pair exceed 27, the pair must play off 27. (Revised 2014)


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.

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

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Team Captains: Amanda Reynolds & Tom Vickers

Mixed Foursomes matchplay run by Baltinglass Golf Club. The trophy was inaugrated in 1968 and named after the sponser and then Club Secretary, J D Cullen.
It was the first interclub mixed foursomes competition in the South Leinster area.

Rules:
5 Mixed foursomes pairs play match play
The matches take place in the one venue - either home or away
The semi final is played over two legs, home and away
The final takes place in Baltinglass Golf Club on the last Sunday in August
The handicap limit is 18 for men and 28 for women

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18-hole Stableford Greensomes qualifying competition for the Spoons.

Club qualifier: Monday 23rd April 2018

Presented to the LGU in 1967 by the Australian Ladies’ Golf Union to support players representing
Ireland at International Competitions.

Mid Leinster Area Final: Monday 9th July 2018 in Kilkenny 

Prizes
The Spoons will be held for one year by the club from which the winning nett pair enters.
National: Nett Winners: Australian Spoons, Memento Spoons & Voucher; Gross Winners: Memento
Spoons and Voucher; Nett Runners-Up, 3rd & 4th: Voucher.
District Qualifying venues: Winners, Runners-Up, Gross, 3rd & 4th Voucher.


Club Qualifier: Monday 14th May 2018

The format of the competition is Foursomes Stableford.

National Final: Newlands Monday 13th August 2018

Established in 1933, The Granard Cup is one of the longest running ladies golf competitions in Ireland. 

 All funds from this golf fundraising event will go directly towards NCBI’s Early Learning Centre, which provides specialised education service for children from birth to six years, experiencing sight loss.  For only €5.00 per player, with a minimum of €100 per club, you could take part in this fundraising event. 


Club Qualifier: Monday 14th May 2018

Established in 1953, the Coronation Foursomes is the leading event for women’s club golfers in Great Britain & Ireland and is open to all members of affiliated golf clubs who hold a CONGU handicap. Teams compete in both local and regional qualifying until sixteen pairs emerge to play in the Grand Final.

Area Final: Delgany on Monday 23rd July 2018

Grand Final:  Monday 24 September 2018 on the Eden Course, St Andrews

The finalists will enjoy 2 nights at the prestigious five-star Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa and the chance to participate in the Pro-Am of the 2018 Ricoh Women’s British Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club.


The Valerie Doyle Trophy takes place in Carlow Golf club  on Wednesday 2nd August in Carlow. Wicklow have won this trophy in 1994, 1999, 2003, 2015 and 2016.

 

The club runs a qualifier where the best score per category qualifies to represent the club. The individual nett stableford scores are combined to form the team score.


Categories:
0-18 
19-28 
29-36 


The winners of the club competition Sponsored by the Club Professional each receive a PGA Tankard.The winners progress to the Carlow qualifier along with the club where they compete as a team trying to qualify for the PGA Tankard final that takes place in Druids Glen.


Club Silver Medal winner: Rosemary Kavanagh
Club Bronze Medal winner: Phyl Long
Club Silver Spoon winner: Clodagh Doyle

 

The National Final will be held in Headfort on 16th May 2018.


Format: 18 holes stroke play final for winners of the 2017 ILGU Medals

ALL IRELAND SILVER MEDAL FINAL: Wednesday 16th May, Headfort Golf Club (new course)
TIMESHEET OPENS: from Wednesday 18th April @ 10am ... telephone +353 1 2934833

ALL IRELAND BRONZE MEDAL FINAL: Wednesday 16th May, Headfort Golf Club (old course)
TIMESHEET OPENS: from Wednesday 18th April @ 10am ... telephone +353 1 2934833