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Midland Golf Union


2018 Midland Open Amateur Championship (RD1)

Friday 24th August 2018 - The Leicestershire, White Tees

MIDLAND GOLF UNION LIMITED

 

2018 MIDLAND OPEN AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

(Open to amateur golfers of all nationalities with a handicap of 5 or less)

TO BE PLAYED OVER 72 HOLES ON

FRIDAY 24th & SATURDAY 25th AUGUST 2018

AT THE LEICESTERSHIRE GOLF CLUB & GLEN GORSE GOLF CLUB – LEICESTERSHIRE

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The championship will comprise of 72 holes stroke play. Each competitor will play 18 holes at the Leicestershire Golf Club and 18 holes at Glen Gorse Golf Club on Friday 24th August 2018. The leading forty competitors and those tying for fortieth place will play 36 holes at the Leicestershire Golf Club on Saturday 25th August 2018.

 

Entries will be accepted by online/post until Noon on MONDAY 6th AUGUST 2018 certified by the appropriate National Golf Union for overseas entries.

Entry Forms may be obtained from either:

Your club secretary or

The Midland Golf Union Administrator: Neil Harris

4 Dawson Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 8TR

Email: secretary@midlandgolfunion.co.uk

Tel: 01529 413195

Or the MGU website www.midlandgolfunion.co.uk 

For 'Online' entries all boys under 18 years of age on the 24th August 2018 must submit a PARENTAL CONSENT form . Entries will NOT be accepted unless completed.

Click Parental Consent

 

INFORMATION

THE EVENT

Title: The Midland Open Amateur Championship      

Format: 72 Hole Scratch Medal, playing 18 holes at The Leicestershire Golf Club and 18 holes at Glen Gorse Golf Club on Friday 24th August. Top 40+ ties play 36 holes The Leicestershire Golf Club on Saturday 25th August     

Number of competitors: Nominal 108 + ties

Starting Times: 7:15am and 12:30 (field of 120 would require 7:15am start)

Tees: 1st (3 balls at 10-minute intervals plus 1 starter space)

Time course closed to members: All day Friday (open 30 mins after last tee time)

 

CLUB DETAILS

The Leicestershire Golf Club

Evington Lane, Leicester LE5 6DJ

Manager: Will Bevan

Tel No.: 0116 273 8825

Email: manager@theleicestershiregolfclub.co.uk

Professional: Tim Stevens

Tel No.: 0116 273 8825

Caterer: Gaynor Adcock

Tel No.: 0116 273 8825

Course Manager: Chris Lewis

President: Alan Fletcher

Captain: Neil Scotchbrook

 

CATERING

All players will be provided with a lunch of sandwiches and chips prior to their second round. Lunch to be taken at the venue of the second round.

Bacon baps & coffee/tea are available from 06:30am at a cost of £3.50 on a cash sale basis

Breakfasts will be available on a cash sale basis.

A bar menu will be available all day on a cash sale basis

 

DRESS REGULATIONS

Clubhouse: Smart casual – No waterproofs or trainers.

Course: Normal golfing clothing Tailored shorts allowed with white sport socks

 

MGU ADMINISTRATION

The MGU registration desk will be located in the Foyer.

The MGU scoreboard will be located in the first-floor lounge. The leaderboard will also be available on the MGU website.

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

First Aid: Wayne Bown, Peter Zuj, plus others.                                                                                           

In the event of thunder and lightning the MGU have a klaxon and will take responsibility:                Club Klaxon

MGU have storm monitor and hand-held klaxons.

 

CAR PARKING

Large car park provided sufficient to suit number of competitors            

 

THE COURSE

Tees to be used: White

All players will be provided with a pin position chart on the registration desk.

Yardage Markers in place are discs in fairway at 150 yards to centre of greens.                                   

Player should be aware there is a bell on the 14th and 7th which players should use to signal to players following that it is clear to play.

Players should be aware that sleeper bridges over brook will be slippery when wet. Public walkway through the course.

There is a plan of each hole on the tee boards.

 

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 (7th August) except Tuesdays and Saturdays until 3pm. Friends or caddies 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

Driving range will be open 06:45 on both competition days.

 

DIRECTIONS

Directions on how to find the course: Follow Link: Click here

 

OTHER ITEMS

Accommodation:

Various Premier, Marriott, Ibis, etc.

 

CLUB DETAILS

Glen Gorse Golf Club

Glen Road, Oadby, Leicestershire LE2 4RF

Manager: Andy Rudkin

Tel No.: 0116 271 4159

Email: golf.manager@glengorsegolfclub.co.uk

Professional: Richard Reed

Tel No.: 0116 271 4159

Chef/Caterer: Jack Jarmine

Tel No.: 0116 271 4159

Course Manager: Chris Shuttlewood

President: Bob Taylor

Captain: Tim Smith

               

CATERING

All players will be provided with a lunch of sandwiches and chips prior to their second round. Lunch to be taken at the venue of the second round.

Bacon baps & coffee/tea are available from 06:30am at a cost of £3.50 on a cash sale basis

Breakfasts will be available on a cash sale basis.

A bar menu will be available all day on a cash sale basis

 

DRESS REGULATIONS

Clubhouse: Smart casual, collared shirts (No waterproofs)

Course: Normal golfing attire, shorts if worn must be tailored with white sport socks.

 

MGU ADMINISTRATION

The MGU registration desk will be located in the main lounge

The MGU scoreboard will be located in the main lounge. The leaderboard will also be available on the MGU website

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

First Aid: Chris + bar staff

Defib unit available                                           

There is a wooden shelter on the course at the 9th tee.

In the event of thunder and lightning the MGU has hand held klaxons and will take responsibility: Club System in place with fixed klaxon.

 

CAR PARKING

Large area available

 

THE COURSE

Tees to be used: White

Players will be provided with a pin position chart.

Yardage Markers on the course are discs at 250 yards, 200 yards, 150 yards and 100 yards plus posts at 150 yards all to centre of greens.

Players should be aware of public rights of way across the course. A footpath crosses the course at 2nd, 12th & 13th and at 3rd, 10th & 14th

 

PRACTICE

The club have kindly agreed to allow competitors a practice round at the guest rate of £5.00 any time after the entry closing date (7th August) except Tuesday mornings. Friends or caddies will be required to pay a full green fee appropriate for the day. All practice rounds are to be booked through the pro shop and are subject to availability.

 

Practice facilities:

 

DIRECTIONS

Directions on how to find the course:  Web link: Click here

 

OTHER ITEMS

Accommodation: Various budget accommodation locally.


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