Seniors Team Matchplay Winners 2023 - Dunscar GC

Seniors Team Knockout Trophy 2024
Winners 2023 Dunscar Golf Club

All matches are to be played under R&A Rules and Local Rules in Force on the Day

  1. Each team will consist of 10 players. 5 Players with a Handicap Index of 15.0 or less, the remaining 5 players with a handicap index of 15.1 to 24.0 inclusive. All handicaps must be current and active. All players must be a member of the relevant golf club.

    2. Players must be over 55 years old on 1st January 2024.

    3. The format will be 4 ball better ball matchplay. The Playing Handicap generated is 100% of the Course Handicap - players now take 90% of the difference between that of the lowest handicapper and each other player in the group.

    4. The home team will decide which tee will be used for the competition i.e white or yellow and the corresponding stroke index will be used.

    5. Before play commences the team captains must exchange team sheets with the order of play.

    6. The order of play will be as per the team sheet. Any team failing to field a full team will forfeit the match not played. The opponents of the forfeited match must be in attendance and ready to play in order to claim the match.

    7. There are no halved matches. If a match finishes all square after 18 holes the match will be awarded to the AWAY team.

    8. Members of more than one MDGA club can only play for one nominated club in all 2024 MDGA team knockouts.

    9. The HOME TEAM must offer a choice of three dates which must be weekday dates i.e Monday to Friday. The home team are under no obligation to offer any alternative dates to these three dates. The match may be played on a Saturday or Sunday WITH THE AGREEMENT OF BOTH TEAMS. The weekend dates are in addition to the three weekday dates.

    10. Extensions to the closing date will not be granted and it is recommended that matches are played as early as possible so as to allow for a re-arranged match in the event of adverse weather conditions and course closures.

    11. A courtesy round should be offered for each round for a maximum of six pairs. Arrangements are to be made between the relevant team captains.

    12. If a match is not completed in the specified time the MDGA Executive will adjudicate.

    13. The winners must notify the MDGA secretary of the result by text or email by the closing date of each round.

    14. Use of Buggies. Please refer to the MDGA Buggy Policy on the website.

    15. Should any contingency arise which is not covered by the rules the decision of the MDGA Executive will be final. LOCAL RULES ON THE DAY OF THE MATCH APPLY.

Seniors Knockout Trophy Quarter Final

As we are still trying to catch up following the difficult start to the season.

Please try and play the Quarter Final matches as soon as possible. This will then allow successful teams slightly longer to play their semi final match.. Unfortunately we are unable to alter the date of the final.

All Quarter Final matches must be completed by Monday 19th August

Quarter Final
Haigh Hall v Westhoughton
Hart Common v Worsley Marriott
Bolton Old Links v Denton
Davenport v Houldsworth