Draw Sheet 2018 Updated 23/08/2018

South Leinster Semi Final 15th September

Tullamore Golf Club v The Heath Golf Club
Tee off 11.30am

Coollatin Golf Club v Wicklow Golf Club
Tee off 12.15pm

Tea, coffee and scones will be provided on arrival.
A team photo will be taken of all teams.
All semi finalists will be entitled to 2 practice rounds on the course.
Finals will be played off white markers.
Please book your parctice rounds through the office to avoid dissapointment on arrival.
If teams require buggies please book them through our club pro Damian McGrane 0599131695
If teams require food after the semi final James Murray our chef will be happy to look after you 0599131695.

South Leinster Final Sunday 16th September

Final tee off 1.15pm
On arrival teams will be provided with tea, coffee and scones.
A buggy will be given to both managers courtesy of Carlow Golf Club.
Any extra buggies must be booked in advance with Damien our Pro.
Dinner will be served immedaitely after the final.
Presentation of the South Leinster Trophy to the winning club will take place after dinner.
There will be 10 trophies for the winners and runner up. 



(Holders Gowran Park Golf Club)

 Contact - Mr Ger Murray. Phone 086-0717300
Entries for the above competition, accompanied by an Entrance Fee of €100 per club, should be lodged with the Secretary, Carlow Golf Club, not later than Friday 9th March 2018.  The main provisions of the Rules governing the Competition are as follows:
1.       The tournament shall be organised and run by Carlow Golf Club and the trophy, which is perpetual, shall be known as the “South Leinster Trophy”. The South Leinster Trophy and Pennant shall be presented to the Manager of the winning team.
2.       Each Club may enter only ONE team.  Each team consists of seven male (7) players and all matches must be played to a finish unless an overall result has been reached.  Caddies are not permitted at any stage of the competition.
3.        For players of 16 handicap and upwards, on the 1st January 2018 playing singles matchplay off scratch.
4.       In order to be eligible to compete in the South Leinster Trophy a player shall have, in the calendar  
          year prior to the event, made a minimum of four returns in qualifying competitions (supplementary   
          scores are not included), all of which must be recorded on the handicap records of  
          the player’s home club on or before 31st December 2017.
          Note: If a player changes his club during the previous calendar year, it is his responsibility to
          produce evidence of having competed in a minimum of four Qualifying Competitions.
 5.      The respective Team Captains about to engage in a match shall exchange simultaneously, the 
          names and handicaps of the members of their team in correct order of play with the names and   
          handicaps of reserves not less than 30 minutes before the start of the match.
 6.      Except in the case of sudden illness or other emergency which is considered by both Team
          Managers to be sufficient justification, no alteration can be made to the list handed in, either in the  
          matter of players or in the order of play.
          Reserves taking the place of players after the team has been submitted, shall be placed in the same  
          position in the team as that occupied by the player who has taken ill or has been withdrawn.
7.       No extensions of date will be granted.  If clubs cannot agree on a date for playing a match, the match must be played on the final date for that round or be eliminated.
8.       No player may represent more than one Club in any one year. Penalty is disqualification  
          of player concerned.
9.      The use of distance finders are permitted in the tournament as per G.U.I. local rule. A player may  
          obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. If during a stipulated
          round, a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other
          conditions that might affect his play (e.g. gradient, wind speed, temperature etc.), the player is in
          breach of Rule 14-3 of the Rules of Golf , for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of
          whether any such additional function is actually used.
10.     Matches are played 4 at home and 3 away or vice versa according to the draw. 
11.     Members of teams must be at least 21 years of age by the 1st January 2018.
12.     No green fees are chargeable to members of a team for practice, during the seven days prior to the match.  It is suggested that 1 free practice round be made available as per G.U.I guidelines.  The Final shall be played from the White Patches (Tee Boxes). The use of Buggies is prohibited unless accompanied by an up-to-date medical certificate. However the Home Club’s rule on this must be observed.
13.     The winning club in each round must notify the result not later than two days after conclusion of the match to the office Carlow Golf Club - Tel: (059) 9131695 or email: info@carlowgolfclub.ie
14.       With a view to reducing travel costs for participating Clubs in the preliminary and early rounds
of the tournament, the draw will be made on a geographical basis.  Accordingly, four pools will
be created with the Winners of each group going forward to the Semi-Finals which will be played in Carlow on Saturday 15th September 2018.
The Final will take place the following day Sunday 16th September 2018.
15.     The Trophy shall be held by the winning Club and such Club shall be responsible for the safe custody and return to Carlow Golf Club before the final the following year.
16.     The decision of the Carlow Golf Club shall be final on any question arising out of this tournament.