MAJOR COMPETITIONS 2017
Royal Cape Trophy & Birthday
Format:18 Hole Stroke Play. Team of 4, best 3 nett scores to count.
Format: 18 Hole 3 Ball Stableford Alliance with 2 scores to count – Drawn partners, one from each division.
PJ Geldenhuys Memorial Trophy
Format: 4 Ball Better Ball Stableford
Date: 18 & 19 March
Stroke Play Championship
Format: 36 Hole Stroke Play in divisions. 18 Holes on Sat. & 18 holes Sun. Sunday’s round seeded.
Date: 25 & 26 March
Match Play Championship
Format: Each round over 18 holes match play by division off scratch
Date: 11 February, 22 July and 30 September
Goodwill Trophy (Ladies Tournament)
Format: 18 Hole 3 Ball Stableford Alliance with 1 score to count on 1st 3 holes of each 9, 2 scores to count on 2nd 3 holes of each 9 and 3 scores to count on last 3 holes of each 9. 1 Lady & 2 Men and no player may play with the same partner in more than one round.
Date: 27 May
Format: 18 Hole Individual Medal off handicap
Date: 24 June
Format: 18 Hole Pinehurst medal off 40% combined handicaps, both players tee off, both players play their second shot using their partners ball, one ball is then chosen which is struck alternately by each player until it is holed.
Date: 8 July
Format: 18 Hole Individual Stableford
Date: 29 July
Format: 18 Hole 4 Ball Better Ball Bonus Bogey
Date: 5 August Qualifier, 12 August & 13 August Match Play
Format: 18 Hole medal off handicap, top 16 available players play 18 hole match play in each round, with handicaps adjusted so that lower handicaps play off scratch.
Date: 19 August
JL Hicky Memorial Trophy
Format: 4 Ball Better Ball Medal
Date: 26 August
Centenary Plate (Ladies Tournament)
Format: 18 Hole 3 Ball Stableford Alliance with 2 scores to count – one Lady and two Male Members
Date: 30 September @ MGC & 1 October @ VCC
Format: 36 Hole stroke play by divisions at MGC & VCC. 18 Holes Saturday & 18 holes Sunday at each course, which is alternated annually. Players are seeded for Sunday.
Date: 15 October @ MGC
Format: 36 Hole medal played in divisions on Sunday alternating each year between MGC & VCC
Date: 22 October
Format: Stableford, foursomes & match play, each over 6 holes
Format: Individual Stableford
Date: 28 November – on or close to 29th November (Date of Club Fire in 1990)
Phoenix Golf Day / All Seasons Classic
Format: To be decided by Committee