• The Melbourne District Veteran Golfers Association Inc.

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    • Annual Championships 2018 Conditions

      MELBOURNE DISTRICT VETERAN GOLFERS ASSOCIATION 34th ANNUAL CHAMPIONSHIP For the MALCOLM MACPHERSON PLATE

      To be played at

      • Cranbourne Golf Club, Monday, 13 Feb 2017 and
      • The National - Long Island Site,  Monday 20 March 2017

      CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

      Entrants must be a financial member of the MDVGA and have a current handicap

      There is no additional cost to play, just the normal entry fees for the daily events

      The Club Championship is a Stroke event. Entrants must also return a Stableford card to gain entry to the daily competition

      Members not wishing to compete in the Championship event can play Stableford and be eligible for the daily competition (A, B & C Grades

      The winner of the Scratch Championship is ineligible to play in the 2018 Bill Edgar Handicap Bowl played June/July 2018. (however they can play on the days for the usual ABC Grades)


      COMPETITION FORMAT

      This is a scratch, stroke competition to be played over two (2) rounds each of 18 holes.

      After Round 1, the field will be cut. Only the top 8 players and ties will advance to the Final Round.

      These players will be guaranteed a place on the time sheet for the Final round at Long Island on Monday 19 March 2018 and will be grouped together using a seeded draw.

      After the Final round, the player with the lowest two round totals will be declared the winner. In the event of a tie occurring, the winner will be decided by count-back with the Golf Australia approved system being used.

      If for any reason, either round is cancelled before all competitors have completed that round, the MDVGA Match Committee will either decide to reschedule the cancelled round to another day or reduce the Championship to an 18 hole competition.

      Any disputes will be decided by the MDVGA Match Committee whose decision will be final.