Brigestone 'Chase Your Dream' Women's Trophy

Bridgestone ‘Chase Your Dream’ Women’s Trophy
(inc Regional Medal Finals and the Grand Medal Final)



The following must be read in conjunction with the England Golf “General Conditions and Rules”, “Hard Card” and other related policies applicable to all England Golf Championships, all of which can be found at www.englandgolf.org/championships
 

Conditions of Competition

1. Eligibility and stages of the competition
a. The Tournament shall be open to female amateur golfers of all ages, who are members of clubs affiliated to England Golf and in possession of a competition “c” handicap under the CONGU Unified Handicapping System.

b. The Tournament shall be played in three stages:

Stage One: Club qualifying rounds
Stage Two: Regional medal finals
Stage Three: Grand medal final

2. Stage One: Club qualifying rounds
a. Clubs may run a minimum of four and up to twenty-four stroke play competitions. Any, or all, of these competitions may be played in conjunction with a club stroke play competition, as authorised by the club committee and must be a qualifying competition for handicap purposes. There shall be no compulsory draw or entry fee for players competing in the club qualifying rounds only, but the club committee may make its own conditions regarding draws, starting times and entry fees for any competition played in conjunction with the England Golf Medal/club qualifying round.

b. The winner of the club medal will receive a memento and regional medal final entry form to complete.  These are supplied by England Golf.

c. Only the winner of the club medal is eligible to compete in one of the six regional finals.  No substitutions are allowed.

3. Stage Two: Regional Medal Finals
a. Players who have returned the lowest aggregate of four nett scores in club qualifying rounds from 1 January to 31 December are eligible to compete. Where more than one course has been used the aggregate score shall be calculated as the aggregate of the nett differentials between the standard scratch and the nett score returned.  If two of more competitor’s tie, the winner shall be decided on the nett score of the last 9, 6, 3 and 1 hole(s) of all four cards added together.  If still a tie, decision shall be by play-off over 18 holes on current playing handicap.

b. The maximum field size per Regional medal final is 120 players, playing 18 holes of medal stroke play with full handicap allowance, and shall be qualifying for handicap purposes.

c. England Golf will contact those winners of the club qualifying rounds who have gained entry into the 6 Regional medal finals.

d. The winner in each of the 6 Regional medal finals shall be the player who returns the lowest nett score over 18 holes and shall be presented with a trophy and a memento at the Grand final.

e. In the event of a tie for places, England Golf General Condition 15b (countback) will apply using nett scores relative to par for the holes concerned according to the stroke indexes on the players’ score cards.

f. Transportation/ Buggies: General Condition 18 applies.

4. Stage Three: Grand Medal Final
a. The top 10 best nett scores at each of the 6 regional medal finals will automatically qualify for the Grand Final where the maximum field size shall be 60 players.

b. The final shall be played over 18 holes of medal stroke play, qualifying for handicap purposes with full handicap allowance.

c. England Golf will contact the 60 qualifiers from the Regional medal finals who have gained entry into the Grand Final.

d. Transportation/ Buggies: General Condition 18 applies.

e. The overall winner shall be presented with the trophy, a memento and a prize voucher. Prize vouchers will be awarded to the top 3 places.

f. In the event of a tie for places, England Golf General Condition 15b (countback) will apply using nett scores relative to par for the holes concerned according to the stroke indexes on the players’ score cards.

g. The top 9 places will be awarded places at the Bridgestone Challenge Pro-Am.

 
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