Bradley Cook rules 2019

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Scratch team competition & Parallel Plate competition

Please read these rules in conjunction with the KCGLA General Competition Conditions 2019

Entries to be received by 20 January 2019.

1. Date of Final: Sunday 6 October 2019
Bradley Cook and Parallel Plate – The Finals of both competitions will be played on the same day and take place on a course and date specified by the KCLGA.

2. Venue: Sittingbourne & Milton Regis Golf Club

3. County Organiser: Sue Siddle – bcook@kentladiesgolf.org.uk

4. Format: 5-a-side Scratch Team Competition initially played in a Round Robin format.
The winning team in each group will proceed to the knock-out stage of the Bradley Cook. The runners-up in each group will proceed to the knock-out stage of the Parallel Plate. Matches to be played Home and Away at all stages up to, but not including, the Final. Matches must be played in playing handicap order and where possible commence from the 1st tee. Clubs must play both the Home and Away matches or may face exclusion from the following year’s Competition. Only one entry per club.

5. Entry Fee: Waived for 2019

6. Eligibility: Any player playing in a Final, must have played at least twice in the current year’s competition prior to the Final. No player may represent more than one club during the course of the event.

7. Seeded Clubs: Finalists and semi-finalists will be placed in opposite sides of the main draw the following year.

8. Dates and Tee times offered:
Round Robin – Initial Draw
Each team to make contact and confirm dates within 6 weeks of the date of the initial draw with the other teams in their group. At the time of contact, at least four dates, spread over a minimum of four weeks, must be offered and must include one weekday and three weekend dates. Should a team fail to make contact, within 21 days for the
round robin stage, the opposing team may claim HOME advantage for both legs of the match.

Knock-out stages
Each team to make contact and offer, within 14 days of the draw, four dates spread over not less than two weeks, which must include one weekday and three weekend dates. Should a team fail to make contact, within 14 days for the knock-out stage, the opposing team may claim HOME advantage for both legs of the match.
Bank Holidays are classed as weekend dates.
Matches to commence between 9.00 am and 3.00 pm.

9. Substitutes: If any player is more than 30 minutes late from the commencement of the first match, she shall forfeit her match unless a reserve is immediately available.

10. Results:
Round Robin
Each individual game must be played to a CONCLUSION. Placings at the end of the round robin will be decided on the number of overall matches won. If there is a tie, the result shall be decided on the number of overall individual games won and then, if there is still a tie, the number of holes won. Should there still be a tie, the number of games then holes won in the matches between the tied teams will decide the winner.
If a match is conceded prior to play, the score for that match will be 6 and 5.

Knock-out stages
In the event of a tie in the knock-out stages, the result will be decided on the total number of holes won. If a tie still exists, each team must nominate one person to play sudden death.
If in the second leg the result is known then any matches still being played need not be played to a conclusion but both teams need to agree this prior to play.
If a match is conceded prior to play, the score for that match will be 6 and 5.

For competitors under 18 years of age on the day of the competition the parent/guardian must have completed an Annual Junior Player Profile Form* and Code of Conduct for Young Golfers*, without which the entry cannot be accepted.
*Valid from 1 September to 31 August.
These forms are available here.

 

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