A Pierse Winner Munster Seniors 2013
Munster Seniors Amateur Open Championship 2014
at Thurles Golf Club 13/14 May
Sponsored by Clarion Hotel Limerick
Any queries please contact
Golfing Union of Ireland (Munster Branch)
6 Townview, Mallow, Co Cork Email: email@example.com Tel: 022-21026
1.The entrant must be 55 years of age or over on the first day of the Championship.
2.Entries must be made on-line through GUI website www.gui.ie/munster
3.Entries will be limited to 120 competitors with lowest exact handicaps at closing date. Should the total entry exceed available starting times, higher handicap entrants will be decided by ballot, to take place immediately after closing date. Unsuccessful applicants will have entry fees refunded.
4.Each competitor shall play one stroke round of 18 holes on consecutive days (2 rounds 36 holes).
5.A general pace of play condition will be implemented whereby 60 seconds will be the time allotted for addressing and hitting the ball once it is the player’s turn to play. Following two warnings of breach, the penalty will be 2 strokes.
6.The Winner of the Championship shall be decided on the best gross score after 2 rounds. In the event of a tie, the Winner of the Championship shall be decided by sudden death - hole by hole play off which shall take place as soon as possible. Other gross prizes will be awarded to runner-up, third, fourth, fifth and sixth in the Championship. Ties for these gross prizes shall be decided as set out in breaking of ties GUI Tournament Conditions booklet.
7.Subsidiary competitions by age groups shall be played within the Championship. Competitors returning best first and second nett in each of the following age groups:
‘A’ - 55 to 59 ‘B’ - 60 to 64 ‘C’ - 65 +
over 2 rounds will also be awarded prizes. Ties for nett/age group competition shall be treated in the same way until a decision is reached.
8.No competitor will receive more than one prize.
9.The Winner of the Tournament shall be the Munster Senior Amateur Open Champion Golfer for the year.
10.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.
11.The penalty for breach of Rule 1 shall be disqualification.
NB Closing Date 5.00pm
N.B. These Rules must be read in conjunction with the General Rules for Union Championships.