Ladies Competitions

WOMAN’S CLUB COMPETITIONS

WHANGAPARAOA GOLF COMPETITIONS

 

From 2015 all Whangaparaoa Golf Competitions will be defined as either Open or Closed competitions. All Saturday scrambles are open events.

 

For Open competitions, a player may play with and have their card marked by any NZ Golf affiliated member.

 

For Closed competitions, players must play with and have their card marked by another player playing in that specific competition.

 

For both Open and Closed competitions, the starter may under exceptional circumstances appoint a player to mark another player’s card. Such exceptions may be but are not limited to, injury to marker, non-completion of round by marker.

 

Review of Competitions

 

Every year, Match Committee shall review the description of each competition and then prepare the calendar for the forthcoming year.

 

ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES FOR WOMAN’S COMPETITIONS

 

If the number of entries for any competition is below the number specified, the competition will not be played. Should bad weather or unforeseen circumstances prevent play in a competition the following will apply:

 

  • Single round competition: this will be rescheduled if possible but if not, the trophy will not be awarded.
  • Multiple round competitions: if the competition has already started but it is not possible to complete the required rounds or reschedule the outstanding ones the trophy will be awarded on the round(s) that have been completed.
  • If the competition has not started then the trophy will be awarded based on the remaining scheduled rounds. If none can be completed the trophy will not be awarded.

 A reserve day has been scheduled for 18 hole Strokeplay Championships. For competitions that are played on Tuesday and Saturday, players may choose the day they play but if they enter on both days their first score will count.

 

18 HOLE EVENTS

 

The competitions marked with (T) will be entered into Dot Golf as Tournament Scores. A minimum of two players is recommended to make any competition or club competition valid.

 

SUMMER CUP (Open)

 

Played over the summer months between closing and opening day. Best total four rounds of stableford. Players are not required to play all available rounds.

 

HIBISCUS CUP (Closed)

 

4BBB stableford competition with chosen partner.

 

LGU MEDAL COMPETITIONS (Closed)

 

In conjunction with club competitions a medal round is played six times a year, best four out of six rounds. Competition is for sliver and bronze medals awarded by NZ Golf. These rounds are played on adjacent Saturdays and Tuesdays. Players may choose the day they play but if they enter on both days their first score will count. Silver = 0 – 18.4, Bronze = 18.5 – 40.4. The winner of the LGU medal for a silver or bronze division will be the player with the lowest aggregate, as described in the NZ Golf Club manual, of the four nett differentials returned.

 

NATIONAL TEAM’S EVENT (previously Kohler)

 

Teams consist of four players returning the best two 4BBB nett scores at the club competition. This competition is played on a Saturday and Tuesday. Players can only compete in either Tuesday or Saturday competition.

 

AOTEAROA CUP (Closed)

 

This is played in conjunction with National Teams Event. It is an 18 hole nett competition for both Silver and Bronze division. This is a national competition where the best score is recorded and compared against the rest of New Zealand clubs to decide the winner. Ties decided on count back. Players can only compete in either Tuesday or Saturday competition.

 

CORONATION MEDAL (Closed)

 

Format the same as the Aotearoa Cup but only for sliver division players. Players can only compete in either Tuesday or Saturday competition.

 

VETERANS TROPHY 70+ (Closed)

 

Played in conjunction with National Teams Event and Aotearoa Cup for players 70 years and over. Players can only compete in either Tuesday or Saturday competition.

 

RENE STOODLEY MEMORIAL TROPHY (Closed)

 

Matchplay event for a minimum of six players. No qualifying round. Players seeded by lot. Handicaps count with strokes given or received.

 

THOMPSON ROSEBOWL (Closed)

 

Players must complete a minimum of two rounds of nett. There are three playing days set and total of the best two cards will count.

 

WINTER MATCHPLAY TROPHY (closed)

 

Handicap match play competition with no qualifying round. Players to be seeded by lot. Minimum of four players. Handicaps count with strokes given or received.

 

GWEN BIKERSTAFF MEMORIAL TROPHY (Open)

 

Two rounds best total stableford score. Ties decided on count back.

 

MATCHPLAY CHAMPIONSHIPS (Closed)

 

There are four divisions (maximum) – Silver, Bronze 1,2 and 3 depending on entry numbers. There must be a minimum of two players in each division except for Bronze 3, which may have only four players. This will be at the discretion of the Ladies Committee. If entry numbers eliminate the requirement for a qualifying round the draw will be on handicap index. No flights. Handicaps do not apply. Competition can be played on or before the next round.

 

NON WINNERS TROPHY (Closed)

 

One round nett competition for those who have not won any competition throughout the season. Players can only compete in either Tuesday of Saturday competition.

 

STROKEPLAY CHAMPIONSHIPS (T)

 

There are four divisions (maximum). Divisions are based on handicap index. Silver = 0 – 18.4, Bronze 1 and 2 = 18.5 – 33.4, Bronze 3 = 33.5 – 40.4. Cut off for the Bronze 1 and 2 division based on entries and at the discretion of the Ladies Committee. It may be necessary to combine divisions Bronze 2 and 3. The event is played over 2 rounds. In the case of a tie, there will be a sudden death play-off starting on hole No.1. All other places to be decided by count back. This event is played off the stick. A reserve day will be scheduled. There must be at least two entries in each division.

 

PASSMORE CUP (Closed)

 

Best nett first round (non winners only) of the Strokeplay Championship. Winner must have played all rounds of Strokeplay Championship.

 

NOVEMBER TROPHY (Open)

 

Two rounds best total stableford. Ties on count back.

 

FIVE CLUB DAY

 

Five clubs only permitted in golf bag on the day (includes putter). Scramble of the day 5 clubs only.

 

CURTIS CUP

 

One round with partners of combined stableford.

 

RONALENE SHIELD

 

A minimum of two pairs combined stableford over two rounds.

 

WINTER STABLEFORD

 

Best two of three stableford rounds deciding the winner. You are eligible to compete with two cards returned and in the event of a tie, count back is made on best card.

 

BEEHRE TROPHY

 

One round best total par score.

 

ELLIOT TROPHY

 

Two rounds best combined total stableford score.

 

BOWEN CUP

 

Two rounds best combined total nett score.

 

MORGAN PUTTING CUP

 

Played in combination with the Jess Bowen Cup. The winner is the player with the least number of putts over the two rounds.

 

VETERANS TROPHY 50+

 

One round nett.

 

GRANDMOTHERS AND GREAT AUNTS

 

One round best stableford.

 

JOY ELLIS CUP

 

Two rounds best total stableford for players 60 years and over.

 

LADIES 9 HOLE COMPETITIONS

 

LN 1 – KILSBY TROPHY

 

Four rounds – two front nine and two back nine. Best stableford score from each nine added together for combined total. Ties decided on count back on best card for each nine.

 

LN 2 – HANDICAP MATCH PLAY

 

Matchplay competitions – handicaps count with strokes given/received.

 

LN 3 – SUE BUNT SALVER

 

Nett competition four rounds – two front nine and two back nine. Best stableford score from each nine added together for combined Nett total. A National competition.

 

LN 4 - FORD CUP

 

Nett competition four rounds – two front nine and two back nine. Best stableford score from each nine added together for combined Nett total.

 

LN 5 – ALL IRONS

 

(plus 1 hybrid / rescue wood) Stableford competition played over 2 rounds – One front nine and one back nine. Cards not entered for handicapping.

 

LN 6 – PUTTING TROPHY

 

Four rounds – winner with least total number of putts.

 

LN 7 – STROKE PLAY

 

Four rounds – two front nine and two back nine. Two divisions based on handicap index. Divisions set at discretion of the 9 Hole Ladies Organiser.

 

LN 8 – WINTER CUP

 

Stableford competition played over two rounds - two front nine and two back nine.

 

LN 9 – SUMMER CUP

 

Played through December/January. Total of best four stableford scores - two front nine and two back nine. Two divisions.

 

LN 10 – MID WINTER MADNESS

 

Best six stableford rounds – three front nine and three back nine, played over July / August.

 

LN 11 – WEBBER TROPHY

 

Matchplay trophy played in divisions based on handicap index. Divisions at discretion of the 9 Hole Ladies Organiser.

 

LN 12 – THORNE PLATE

 

4BBB. Drawn pairs, two rounds. Only count best stableford score from each pair per hole.

 

LN 13 – PROGRESS CUP

 

Awarded to player who has shown the most improvement in their golf this year.

 

LN 14 – FOURSOMES PAIRS

 

Drawn partners. Played over two rounds. Best nett scores using combined handicaps. Alternate shots – one ball.

 

LN 15 – 9H MIXED STABLEFORD

 

Played after Closing Day on following Tuesday.