Wicklow Golf Club

.... a great coastal challenge

Wicklow Golf Club

.... a great coastal challenge

Club Matchplay


Welcome to the Club Matchplay page. Here we will store the details of the draws for each competition as they progress through to the eventual winners. Draws will be updated at the end of each deadline, once all matches for that particular round have been completed. Draws can be opened in PDF format. You may need to zoom in to view properly. If you encounter any issues or notice any discrepancies please contact the competitions chairperson.

Winner 2017 - Conor Jameson

Background: This competition was organised by the committee in 1969 in order to encourage scratch and matchplay golf in the club.

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Winner 2017 - Killian Jameson

Background: This cup was presented to the club in 1923 by the Killy Club of Dublin, in appreciation of the kindness accorded to them on their visits to the club. In 1934 the Killy Club presented a Killy Plate which was competed for annually.

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Winners 2017 - Conor Jameson & Tony O'Neill

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Winners 2017 - Simon Carroll & Des Nichols

Background: This competition was inaugurated in 1960 by the Club Committee.

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Winners 2017 - Gavin Carroll & Breda Carroll

Background: This Matchplay competition was held for the first time in 1995. It then went to abeyance until Captain Liam Devlin and Lady Captain Mary Kavanagh presented the inaugural Centenary Mixed Trophy to the club in 2004.

 

Rules:

  • All matches are played off the player's handicaps on the date of the match.
  • The stroke allowance is one half of the full difference between the player's handicaps. Strokes to be taken according to the Stroke Index on the Men's Scorecard.
  • Men play from the Blue Markers and Ladies play from the Red Markers.
  • Men must drive on the first hole.
  • Matches in each round must be completed before the Closing Date.
  • The winning pair is responsible for posting the result on the Draw Sheet before the Closing Date.
  • Both pairs are equally responsible for the organising of matches. Each pair must offer their opponents the choice of at least two dates to play a match. In the event of the pairs being unable to agree a time / date for a match, it shall be played at a time / date decided by the Referees, as per Rule 33-3 of the Rules of Golf. A breach of any of the above Rules will result in Disqualification.
  • 5-Day Members must pay a green fee if playing a match on a Saturday or a Sunday.
  • Extensions to the Closing Date for any round will only be allowed in exceptional circumstances. Any decision to allow or refuse an Extension shall be at the sole discretion of the Referees.
  • The Referees shall have the right to alter the Closing Date for any or all rounds.
  • Any decision made by the referees shall be final.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the Winner and Runner-Up.

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Rules:

All matches are played off the player's handicaps on the date of the match. The stroke allowance is one half of the full difference between the player's handicaps. Strokes to be taken according to the Stroke Index on the Men's Scorecard. Men play from the Blue Markers and Ladies play from the Red Markers. Men must drive on the first hole. Matches in each round must be completed before the Closing Date. The winning pair is responsible for posting the result on the Draw Sheet before the Closing Date. Both pairs are equally responsible for the organising of matches. Each pair must offer their opponents the choice of at least two dates to play a match. In the event of the pairs being unable to agree a time / date for a match, it shall be played at a time / date decided by the Referees, as per Rule 33-3 of the Rules of Golf. A breach of any of the above Rules will result in Disqualification Extensions to the Closing Date for any round will only be allowed in exceptional circumstances. Any decision to allow or refuse an Extension shall be at the sole discretion of the Referees. The Referees shall have the right to alter the Closing Date for any or all rounds. Any decision made by the referees shall be final. Prizes will be awarded to the Winner and Runner-Up.  



Winner  2016  - Mary Cahill

Background: This beautiful challenge trophy was presented to the ladies of the club in 1910 by Colonel Charles Tottenham of Ballycurry, Ashford. Initially to be played for by lady members of the club against bogey. The competition was changed to strokes in 1912 and it remained in that format until 1960. In 1960 the competition was changed to matchplay and has since become the premier matchplay event on the ladies calendar. In 1939 when the original trophy filled up with names, the Tottenham family donated a replacement cup. In 1978 the original trophy was renamed the Tottenham Trophy and has since been used for a separate competition.

 

Conditions of Entry: Anyone wishing to play must enter their name on the Entry Sheet in the Ladies locker room and write their name on an envelope along with the entry fee and return it to the scorecard box in the Ladies locker room prior to the draw. The draw will take place on Wednesday 31st May. Entries received without the Entry Fee will be excluded from the Draw. The Entry Fee is €6

 

Rules:

  • Competitors shall play off their current handicaps.
  • Handicap allowance is the full difference between the Handicaps of the two players.
  • A choice of at least two dates must be offered by each player.
  • 5-Day Members must pay a green fee if playing a match on a Saturday or a Sunday.
  • There will be no extensions granted. If a match is not played by the closing date both players will be disqualified unless one of the players has received a walk-over.
  • Results of matches must be posted by winning player by due date; otherwise both players will be disqualified.
  • Referees shall have the right to alter the closing date for any or all rounds.
  • Referees decision is final.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the Winner and Runner-Up.

 

Referees: Mary Cahill & Nora Dunne

Deadlines are provisional except for the 1st round. Players are advised to play matches as early as possible.

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Winners 2016 - Trish Shannon & Anne Hollingsworth

Background: This competition began in 1968 and went into abeyance in 1977. It was resurrected in 2001 by the Lady Captain, Mary Flynn and her Committee, and it is now going stronger than ever.

 

Conditions of Entry:
Any pair wishing to play must enter their names on the Entry Sheet in the Ladies locker room and write their names on an envelope along with the entry fee and return it to the scorecard box in the Ladies locker room prior to the draw. The draw will take place on Wednesday 31st May. Entries received without the Entry Fee will be excluded from the Draw. The Entry Fee is €10.00 per pair.

 

Rules:

  • Competitors shall play off their current handicaps.
  • The pair with the higher combined handicap will play off half the difference between their handicap and their opponents.
  • A choice of at least two dates must be offered by each pair.
  • 5-Day Members must pay a green fee if playing a match on a Saturday or a Sunday.
  • There will be no extensions granted. If a match is not played by the closing date both pairs will be disqualified unless one of the pairs has received a walk-over.
  • Results of matches must be posted by winning pair by due date; otherwise both pairs will be disqualified.
  • Referees shall have the right to alter the closing date for any or all rounds.
  • Referees decision is final
  • Prizes will be awarded to the Winner and Runner-Up

 

Referees: Ann Nichols & Doreen McGettigan

Deadlines are provisional except for the 1st round. Players are advised to play matches as early as possible.

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Winners 2017 - Gavin Carroll & Breda Carroll

Background: This Matchplay competition was held for the first time in 1995. It then went to abeyance until Captain Liam Devlin and Lady Captain Mary Kavanagh presented the inaugural Centenary Mixed Trophy to the club in 2004.

 

Rules:

  • All matches are played off the player's handicaps on the date of the match.
  • The stroke allowance is one half of the full difference between the player's handicaps. Strokes to be taken according to the Stroke Index on the Men's Scorecard.
  • Men play from the Blue Markers and Ladies play from the Red Markers.
  • Men must drive on the first hole.
  • Matches in each round must be completed before the Closing Date.
  • The winning pair is responsible for posting the result on the Draw Sheet before the Closing Date.
  • Both pairs are equally responsible for the organising of matches. Each pair must offer their opponents the choice of at least two dates to play a match. In the event of the pairs being unable to agree a time / date for a match, it shall be played at a time / date decided by the Referees, as per Rule 33-3 of the Rules of Golf. A breach of any of the above Rules will result in Disqualification.
  • 5-Day Members must pay a green fee if playing a match on a Saturday or a Sunday.
  • Extensions to the Closing Date for any round will only be allowed in exceptional circumstances. Any decision to allow or refuse an Extension shall be at the sole discretion of the Referees.
  • The Referees shall have the right to alter the Closing Date for any or all rounds.
  • Any decision made by the referees shall be final.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the Winner and Runner-Up.

 

Referees: Una Doyle

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