Golfing Union of Ireland Munster Branch

Munster Boys U17 Amateur Close

Venue: Kanturk Golf Club
Start Date: 07 Aug 2014 00:00
End Date: 07 Aug 2014 00:00

Entries Closed

R Hill (Tralee) with P English Junior Convenor Munster Branch

Munster Boys Ul7 Amateur CLOSE Championship 2015
at Kanturk Golf Club 6 August 

Any queries please contact
Golfing Union of Ireland (Munster Branch)
6 Townview, Mallow, Co Cork
Email: info@munster.gui.ie Tel: 022-21026 



A player must be a member of a Munster Club affiliated to the Golfing Union of Ireland in order to enter this Championship


1. General 
a) These Rules must be read in conjunction with the General Rules for Union Championships.
b) This Championship will be called the Munster Boys U17 Amateur Close Championship to be played annually under the control of the Championship Committee which will consist of Officials appointed by the Munster Provincial Council of the Golfing Union of Ireland through its Junior Committee.  
c) This Committee will be responsible for the organisation and management of the Championship.
2. Eligibility 
a) A member of a Munster Club affiliated to the Golfing Union of Ireland.
b) A player who turns 17 on or after 1st January in the year of the event and is the holder of an official CONGU handicap is eligible to compete. (Penalty for breach disqualification.)
c) The Championship Committee reserves the right to refuse any entry and may call for the production of a certificate of birth of any competitor before or during the Championship.  
3. Entries 
a) Entries must be made on-line through GUI website www.gui.ie/munster.
b) Entries will be limited to the lowest 75 entrants in order of handicap.  In the event of oversubscription, a waiting list in the exact handicap order will be drawn up and decided on ballot if necessary. If withdrawals occur before 5pm on the day prior to the competition, entrants on this waiting list will be given the opportunity of competing.
c) At 5pm on the day prior to the Championship, a Standby List will be established on a first-come, first-serve basis of players who, having entered the Championship, have registered at the Venue. Should withdrawals occur after this time, players on this list will be allocated a place in the field in order of registration, irrespective of handicap or age.
d) Any entrant who is not offered a place in the field will have his entry refunded.
4. Format  
The Championship will be decided by one round of 18 holes stroke play.
5. Breaking of Ties 
a) All Ties shall be decided by the best score over the last 9, 6 and so on holes as set out in the GUI Tournament Conditions Booklet.
6. Prizes 
Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third gross.
7. Practice 
a)  Official practice day is generally the day prior to the commencement of the Championship at the discretionary times as arranged with the Secretary/Manager of the Host Club.
8. Caddies 
a) No person whose age exceeds the age limit for this Championship may act as caddie or assist him with advice or guidance during the course of play 
b) No Professional may act as a Caddie.  
c) Penalty: 2 strokes at each hole the infringement occurs, to a maximum of four shots.  That any further breach will lead to the disqualification of the player(s).
9. Time of Starting & Groups 
a) Players will commence play at the time laid down by the Championship Committee as per 6-3 Rules of Golf. 
b) It may be necessary to change times/dates listed at the discretion of the Championship Committee with the approval of Host Club.  
c) If a competitor fails to show at the tee without notification, entry may be refused the following year at the discretion of the Provincial Council.
10. Other 
a) Players shall play without undue delay and in accordance with any pace of play guidelines which may be laid down by the Championship Committee.

N.B. Closing Date 1.00pm 


The Golfing Union of Ireland Munster Branch does not take responsibility for accommodation list provided.