Hertfordshire Golf

HG Championships - What's new for 2019

HG Championships will be running 3 new competitions in 2019:

1       Mixed Scratch Championship

This is a 36 hole, scratch mixed foursomes championship, played at Brookmans Park GC on Friday August 2nd. Pairs must include one man and one woman and have a combined handicap of 18 or less at the time of entry. Both players must be members of Hertfordshire clubs but may come from different clubs. Each player will tee-off at different holes in the morning and afternoon rounds.

The main championship is a scratch event but there will also be handicap prizes.

2       Mixed Greensomes Knockout

This event will run throughout the year. Each club is invited to enter up to 2 pairs. Pair A will be guaranteed entry; Pair B’s entry will be dependent on the total number of entries received. It is suggested that the nominated pairs should be winners of major mixed competitions at their club last season, but clubs may enter any pairs of their choice.

Pairs must include one man, maximum handicap 28, and one woman, maximum handicap 36. There will a new draw for each round with home and away ties for each pair balanced as much as possible.

Matches will be greensomes, with the handicap allowance being the full difference between the pairs’ greensomes handicaps (0.6 x lower + 0.4 x higher handicap).

The final will be played as part of HG Finals Day at West Herts GC on Sunday October 20th.

3       Family Cup

This is an 18 hole fourball stableford competition, played at South Herts GC on the afternoon of Sunday July 14th. Pairs must comprise one junior playing with an adult relative. Both players must be members of Hertfordshire clubs but may come from different clubs, and each must have a handicap of 36 or less at the time of entry.

Entry forms for all of these events are now available on the HG website:

Full Terms of Competitions will also be posted on the website.

HG Championship Committee, January 2019

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