Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I play as a guest before I join the VETS ?
    • Yes – either contact a member who can book you in (subject to availability) or contact the committee (email if you like) and ask if there is availability
  • Do I have to play every game?
    • No – you can play at the events that you wish – subject to availability
  • Are there multiple grades in each event ?
    • Yes – each Stableford event will typically have 3 grades
      • A Grade handicap up to 14
      • B Grade handicap from 15 to 20
      • C Grade handicap 21 and above 
  • Will my score count towards my handicap ?
    • Yes – each round (apart from team competitions) will be submitted to Golflink by MDVGA and will count towards your handicap
  • How many players in an average field ?
    • The Vets typically have between 80 and 120 players per event – this will vary greatly on a number of factors in particular the weather forecast 
  • Is there an good booking system ?
    • Yes – The Vets have an excellent booking system that opens 1 week in advance of the event day, typically at 5pm. Members are notified by email of the booking confirmation and cancellations. There is also a wait list system. Cancellations after the event closes are done via mobile phone
  • How are scores in events reported ?
    • The Vets Match committee on the day develop a comprehensive Match Report detailed all scores 32 points (for the ball run down) and above and the nearest to the pins (usually 4 holes). This is published to the web site on the following day