LWGA Competitions - Trophies and Formats

LWGA Competitions - Trophies and Formats

 

Competition Overview

 

Handicap Allowances are in accordance with Appendix C of the Rules of Handicapping January 2020. 

All entrants must have a WHS Handicap Index with at least five scores on their record in the 12 months prior to the date of the competition.

All competitions are available to enter from our website   Welcome to the LWGA | Lincolnshire Women's Golf Association

Start sheets and result sheets are published on our tournament software, Golf Genius.

Food may be included in the entry fee  – see individual competition details on Golf Genius.

Trophies and prizes, where possible, will be presented on the day of a competition.  If necessary winning vouchers will be posted.  Winners of all trophies will be announced at the LWGA AGM and remaining trophies presented.

Trophy winners hold their trophy for one year, ensuring it is returned prior to the following year’s competition. It is the responsibility of all trophy winners to have their trophies engraved before return (reasonable costs refundable).

 

County Championship Meeting – Played over 3 days

Handicap Index limit is up to 20.4, with a handicap allowance of 95%. 

 

The Championship

Consists of two 18 hole qualifying rounds played over one day. The players returning the 16 lowest gross scores shall qualify for the championship match play played off scratch over the next 2 days. The players are seeded according to their stroke play finishing place. 

Each match will consist of 18 holes – any match that finishes all square will continue until a player wins a hole. Players should proceed directly from the 18th green to the 1st tee.  The eventual winner of the match play final becomes the Lincolnshire Ladies Champion.

Players who do not qualify for the match play stages will have the opportunity to play in the 18 hole stroke play competition on day 2 and/or the Foursomes competition on day three.  Places will be allocated, subject to available tee times.

  • The Championship Trophy – will be awarded to the Championship winner.
  • The Runner-Up Salver – will be awarded to the Championship runner-up.
  • The Barbara Watson Trophy – will be awarded to the best 36 holes gross.
  • The Mary Roberts Trophy – will be awarded to the best 36 hole gross under 30 years of age.
  • The Presidents Bowl – will be awarded to the best 36 holes nett to players not otherwise winning a gross trophy 

Other prizes/vouchers will be awarded to players not otherwise in the prizes.

 

Butlin Trophy

Handicapped 18 hole stroke play competition, played on Day 2 of the Championship Meeting. 

  • The Butlin Trophy – will be awarded to the best 18 hole nett score

Other nett prizes/vouchers will be awarded.

Foursomes Competition

18 hole Stroke Play Foursomes Competition on Day 3 of the meeting, played off 50% combined Course Handicaps, having both gross and nett prizes.

  • The Julia Sales Salvers – will be awarded to the best 18 hole gross.

Prizes/vouchers will be awarded to the best 18 hole nett winners – not otherwise in the prizes.

Gross and nett runners-up will receive prizes.

 

County Senior Ladies Championship Meeting

Handicap index limit up to 36.4, with a handicap allowance of 95%.

This event will be played as an 18 hole stroke play competition.

Entries are restricted to Ladies who are 50 years and over on the day of the competition.

  • The Kathie Craigs Salver – will be awarded to the best 18 Hole gross.  Other gross prizes will be awarded.
  • The Joan Payling Silver Salver – will be awarded to the best 18 Hole nett, unless winning best gross.

Other prizes will be awarded in the order 2nd gross, 2nd nett, 3rd gross, 3rd nett etc.  A players shall not win more than one prize.

 

County Spring Meeting – Played over 2 days

Handicap Index limit is between 20.5-36.4 and between Handicap Index 36.5-54.

Day 1 - 18 hole individual stableford competition, with a handicap allowance of 95%.

Day 2 – 18 hole Fourball Better Ball stableford, with a handicap allowance of 85%.

Handicap team event (optional) – Best aggregate stableford points, played in conjunction with the individual stableford competition.  Each club nominates a team of 4 taken from players in the individual stableford. The winning club being the club with the best aggregate scores of 3 of the 4 nominated players. Clubs can enter more than one team. Teams must be nominated before the competition date.

  • The Gwen Bamber Trophy – will be awarded to the player with a Handicap Index of between 20.5-36.4 and the best stableford score.

Other prizes/vouchers will be awarded.

  • The Mary Mundy Salver – will be awarded to the players with the best Fourball betterball stableford points.

Other prizes/vouchers will be awarded.

  • The 2020 Salver – will be awarded to the player with a Handicap Index between 36.5 – 54.0 and the best stableford score.
  • The Dorothy Marshall Shield  – will be awarded to the club with the best 3 stableford points from a team of 4 on day one

Other prizes/vouchers will be awarded.

 

County Betterball North

Handicap Index limit up to 36.4, with a handicap allowance of 85% of Course Handicap.

The event will be played as an 18 hole Fourball betterball stableford.

Only players whose home club is in the North Region (a list is on the entry form on Golf Genius) are permitted to enter this competition.

  • The Isabel Halmshaw and Betty Gresham Salvers –will be awarded to the players with the best stableford score.

Other prizes/vouchers will be awarded.

 

County Betterball Central 

Handicap Index limit up to 36.4, with a handicap allowance of 85% of Course Handicap.

The event will be played as an 18 hole Fourball betterball stableford.

Only players whose home club is in the Central Region (a list is on the entry form on Golf Genius) are permitted to enter this competition.

  • The Edna Whitehouse and Chris Means Salvers –will be awarded to the players with the best stableford score.

Other prizes/vouchers will be awarded.

 

County Betterball South

Handicap Index limit up to 36.4, with a handicap allowance of 85% of Course Handicap.

The event will be played as an 18 hole Fourball betterball stableford.

Only players whose home club is in the South Region (a list is on the entry form on Golf Genius) are permitted to enter this competition.

  • The Isabel Halmshaw and Betty Gresham Salvers –will be awarded to the players with the best stableford score.

Other prizes/vouchers will be awarded.

 

County Autumn Meeting

A.  Handicap Index limit of up to 20.4, with a handicap allowance of 95%.  In the event of a player increasing her handicap before the competition, she must play off a Handicap Index of 20.4.

This event is played over 18 holes as an individual stroke play competition.

Handicap Team event (optional) – played in conjunction with the individual competition. Each club nominates a team of 4 taken from players in the individual stroke play. The winning club being the club with the lowest aggregate nett scores of 3 of the 4 nominated players. Clubs can enter more than one team. Teams must be nominated before the competition date.

  • The Elsham Centenary Salver – will be awarded to the player with the best gross score.
  • The Brocklesby Cup – will be awarded to the player with the best nett score unless the winner of the Elsham Centenary Salver (best gross).

Other nett prizes/vouchers will be awarded.  Players may not win more than one prize.

  • The Lincolnshire Shield – will be awarded to the club whose team has the lowest aggregate nett score of 3 from a nominated team of 4.

 B.  Handicap Index limit is between 20.5-36.4, with a handicap allowance of 95%.

The event will be played as a stableford competition and will follow the lower Handicap Index competition.

  • The Coronation Cup – will be awarded to the player with the best stableford score.

Other prizes/vouchers will be awarded

 

County AM AM

Handicap Index limit is 36.4, with an 85% handicap allowance, played at the end of the season. 

This is a stableford event over 18 holes with a two tee start time. 

The best two from four scores to count.

Team prizes along with individual spot prizes for nearest the pin will be awarded.