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Midland Golf Union


2018 Midland Boys Amateur Championship (RD1)

Thursday 5th July 2018 - Coventry Golf Club, White Tees

MIDLAND GOLF UNION LIMITED        

 

THE MIDLAND BOYS CLOSED AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

AT COVENTRY GOLF CLUB - WARWICKSHIRE

ON THURSDAY 5th JULY 2018

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Thirty-six Holes Scratch Medal Play

FOR THE

BIRMINGHAM POST & MAIL CHALLENGE CUP

Holder: George Clarke - Druids Heath Golf Club - Staffordshire

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The Boy under sixteen years of age on the day of the competition with the best gross score over 36 holes will be presented with the

JOHN PRESTON MEMORIAL TROPHY

HOLDER: Oscar Bartram - Notts Golf Club - Nottinghamshire

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Further prizes will be given for 36 holes and 18 holes

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The Competition is open to Boys with an amateur status who are under the age of 18 on 1st January 2018 and hold a CONGU ‘active’ handicap of 5 or under and whose “Home Club” is affiliated to one of the following County Golf Unions:

Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire & Herefordshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

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Entry Fee £30.00 – Which includes a snack lunch.

Entry Forms/Conditions can be obtained from Club Secretaries, County Union Delegates, www.midlandgolfunion.co.uk, or from the Administrator:

Neil Harris, 4 Dawson Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 8TR 

Tel: 01529 413195

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Entries close for online/post at Noon on Monday 18th June 2018

For 'Online' entries all boys under 18 years of age on the 5th July 2018 must submit a PARENTAL CONSENT form . Entries will NOT be accepted unless completed.

Click PARENTAL CONSENT complete and submit the form.

Click here for a copy of the Spectator code for junior events.

The Midland Boys Amateur Champion for 2018 will gain exemption into the English Boys’ under 18 Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship for the CARRIS TROPHY at Fulford Golf Club on 24th to 27th July 2018 (subject to meeting all the entry criteria) and the entry fee will be paid by the Midland Golf Union.

 

INFORMATION

 

CLUB DETAILS

Coventry Golf Club

St. Martins Road, Finham, Coventry CV3 6RJ

Secretary: Kay Forrest

Tel No.: 02476 414152 (2)

Email: secretary@coventrygolf.co.uk

Professional: Martin Sutliff

Tel No. 02476 414152 (1)

Caterer: Anthony Jones

Tel No. 02476 414152

Course Manager: Kevin Brown

President: Peter Holt

Captain: Tim Barnby

 

THE EVENT

Midland Boys Amateur Championship

Format: 36-hole scratch medal

Number of competitors: 60 and ties

Starting Times: 8.00am & 1.15pm

Starting Tees: 1st & 10th

Time course closed to members: All day – until competition is complete

 

CATERING

Club house should be open by 6:30am

Players will be provided with a lunch of sandwiches and chips plus squash between rounds. Meal tokens will be issued when first round cards are returned to the MGU registration desk.

Bacon rolls and coffee will be available on a cash sale basis from 7:00am onward.

 

DRESS REGULATIONS

Clubhouse: Smart casual. – no waterproofs, no golfing gear. (soft spikes allowed)

Course:  Normal golfing attire, Shorts not allowed by MGU unless exceptional hot weather.

Mobile Phones: The use of mobile phones on the course and within the club house is not permitted unless used in the case of an emergency. All phones must be kept on silent mode.

 

MGU ADMINISTRATION

The registration desk will be located in the First floor lounge                   

Scores will be displayed in the main lounge at first floor level on the MGU scoreboard or the golf club TV.

Course planners are available at £6.00 each for the standard design or £10.00 each for the strategy design.

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

There are wooden shelters on the course at the halfway house between 10th green & 11th tee         

 

THE COURSE

White tees to be used.

A pin position chart will be provided on the registration desk for each player.

There are yardage markers on the course in the form of posts at 150 yards to centre of greens.

There is a plan of the course available on a free APP along with yardage books available to purchase.

 

PRACTICE

The club have kindly agreed to allow competitors a practice round at the guest rate of £10.00 any time after the entry closing date. Friends or parents (non-competitors) will be required to pay a £30.00 green fee by using the county card. All practice rounds are to be booked through the pro shop and are subject to availability.

 

DIRECTIONS

Directions on how to find the course: Web link: http://www.coventrygolf.co.uk/

 

ACCOMMODATION

Low cost accommodation is available locally

The contact for this competition is Neil HARRIS (07906 156701)
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