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Golfing Union of Ireland Munster Branch

Munster Mid Amateur Open

Venue: Limerick Golf Club
Start Date: 06 Sep 2014 00:00
End Date: 07 Sep 2014 00:00

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Closing Date: 22/08/2014 17:00

J Moloughney, M Collins Winner 2013, G Gallagher

Munster Mid Amateur Open Championship 2014
At Limerick Golf club 6/7 September 

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

 

 

 

 

CONDITIONS
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 Mid-Amateur Open 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 and Officials appointed by Limerick Golf Club, who will be responsible for the organisation and management of the Championship.  
 
2. Eligibility 
a) A player who turns 35 on or before 1st day of the Championship and the holder of an official CONGU handicap is eligible to compete. 
b) To be eligible a competitor must have submitted a MINIMUM of 4 qualifying returns during the previous calendar year prior to the closing date of the Championship.
c) Penalty for breach  of above = Disqualification
 
3. Entries 
a) Entries must be made on-line through GUI website www.gui.ie/munster.
b) Entries will be limited to the 90 lowest handicapped players at closing date for receipt of entries.  A standby list of the next lowest 15 players will be used in the event of withdrawals.   
c) The decision of Championship Committee will be final on all matters relating thereto including acceptance of entries.
 
4. Format  
a) The Championship will be decided over 54 holes medal play, over 2 days, 36 holes being played on the first day. 
b) After 36 holes, the leading 45 competitors and all those tied for 45th place, will play a further 18 holes on the second day.
 
5. Breaking of Ties 
a) If there is a tie for the Championship, the competitors concerned will immediately play a stipulated three holes by stroke play. 
b) If still tied, will play sudden death starting at the first hole of the stipulated three holes. 
c) Other ties will be decided as set out in the GUI Tournament Conditions Booklet.
 
6. Prizes 
a) The winner of the Championship will be awarded a Trophy and will be the Munster Mid-Amateur Open Champion for the year.  He must return the Trophy in time for the following year’s Championship to the General Manager, Limerick Golf Club.   
b) Prizes will be awarded as follows: 1st – 6th, Best Nett 54 holes, Best Gross each round, Best Nett, each round. No player will receive more than one prize. 
7. Practice 
a) Official practice day is the day prior to the commencement of the Championship at the discretionary times as arranged with the Secretary/Manager of the Housing Club.
 
8. 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.  It may be necessary to change times/dates listed at the discretion of the Championship Committee.   
b) If a competitor fails to show at the tee without notification, entry may be refused the following year at the discretion of the Championship Committee.
 
9. 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 5.00pm Friday 22 August

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