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2019 Midland Open Amateur Championship - Northamptonshire County

Friday 23rd August 2019 - Northamptonshire County Golf Club, White Tees

THE EVENT

Title: The Midland Open Amateur Championship      

Format: 72 Hole Scratch Medal.

All entrants play 18 holes at Northamptonshire County Golf  Club and 18 holes at Northampton Golf Club on Friday 23rd August.

Top 40+ ties play 36 holes Northamptonshire County Golf Club on Saturday 24th August

Number of competitors: Nominal 108 + ties

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

Tees: 1st tee only on Friday at both courses

1st on Saturday (18 x 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). All day Saturday (open 30 mins after last group has passed through.

ONLINE ENTRY WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM 1st JANUARY 2019.

Scroll to bottom of page for online entry, downloading entry form, rules and a list of entrants.

New for 2019: The Midland Open Amateur Championship is now a Midland Order of Merit event with 150% points value available. Top 15 places will receive Order of Merit Points from 225 points for the Open Champion down to 15 points for 15th place. 

CLUB DETAILS

Northamptonshire County Golf Club                                             

Golf Lane, Church Brampton, Northampton NN6 8AZ                              

Tel No.: 01604 843 025

Manager: Robert Griffiths 

Pro/Golf Manager: Tim Rouse

Steward/Caterer: Adam Skinner

Course Manager: Rob Hay

President: Bill Clayton

Chairman: Malcolm Watkins

Captain: David Adams      

Club Websites - Northamptonshire County Golf Club and Northampton Golf Club

CATERING

The Clubhouse will be open from 6:30am on competition days.

All players will be provided with a lunch on Friday and Saturday for those making the cut.

Bacon or sausage baps will be available on a cash sale basis for £…..

Bar menu will be available on both competition days.

 

DRESS REGULATIONS

Clubhouse: Smart casual, collared shirts (No jeans, trainers or waterproofs)

Course: Normal golfing attire, tailored shorts with white sport socks (and ankle socks).

 

MGU ADMINISTRATION

Locality of registration desk: Front entrance lobby     

Score Cards: MGU tear off strip cards will be issued at the registration desk.

Local rules/temporary local rules: EG hard card + any local rules on the day

Course planners are available for £4.00 each.              

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

First Aid: All staff are trained. Defib unit available.   

There are wooden shelters on the course to back of 7th, 3rd green, 16th green, left of 10th tee.

In the event of thunder and lightning the MGU has a klaxon and will take responsibility: MGU hand held klaxons and storm monitor. Club also have system in place.

 

THE COURSE

Tees to be used: White (measured course)

Players will be provided with a Pin position chart.                      

Yardage Markers: Disc at 150 yards to centre green, some posts at 150 and yardages on sprinkler heads.

Out of Bounds: White posts define perimeter of course.

There are public rights of way at various places around course. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 15th, 16th and 18th.

 

PRACTICE

 

The club have offered practice rounds for competitors at the member/guest rate of £27.50 each weekdays and £30.00 Friday pm and Weekends. All other visitors (competitor friends/caddies/family members) are required to pay the full green fee appropriate on the day.

 

Practice facilities at the club include full range, par 3 course, putting green and chipping green.

 

DIRECTIONS

Directions on how to find the course: Club website: http://countygolfclub.org/

 

 

OTHER ITEMS

 

Accommodation:

Various budget accommodation nearby.

 

CLUB DETAILS

Northampton Golf Club

Harlestone, Northampton, NN7 4EF

Tel No.: 01604 845 155

Manager: Barry Randell    

Pro/Golf Manager: Nick Soto

Steward/Caterer: Rosey Youngman

Course Manager: John Allen

President: Rose Heath

Chairman: Teresa Hammon

Captain: Dave Goldman                   

 

CATERING

The Clubhouse will be open from 6:30am on competition days.

All players will be provided with a lunch on Friday

Other food will be available from 6:30am on Friday

Bacon rolls at £4.00 and tea/coffee at £1.50 all on a cash sale basis

 

DRESS REGULATIONS

Clubhouse: Smart casual – no waterproofs, no spikes (except in spike bar)

Course: Normal golfing attire, tailored shorts allowed with sport socks

 

MGU ADMINISTRATION

Locality of registration desk: In ground floor entrance foyer    

Score Cards: MGU tear off strip cards will be issued at the registration desk.

Local rules/temporary local rules: EG hard card + any local rules on the day

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

First Aid: Approx. 5 staff on site fully trained

There is a wooden shelter on the course at the 1st Tee and the half-way house at 9th          

In the event of thunder and lightning the MGU has a klaxon and will take responsibility: MGU hand held klaxons and storm monitor. Club have fixed klaxon on building.

 

THE COURSE

Tees to be used: White (measured course)

Players will be provided with a Pin position chart.                      

Yardage Markers: Discs in fairway at 150 yards to centre of greens                        

Out of Bounds: External OOB White posts

There is a public right of way on the 15th

 

PRACTICE

 

Practice rounds will be available after the competition closing date (approximately 3 weeks before competition date) and will be subject to availability. Cost to be confirmed.

 

DIRECTIONS

Directions on how to find the course:              Club website. http://www.northamptongolfclub.co.uk/

 

OTHER ITEMS

Accommodation: Hopping Hare Hotel – Special rate may be available

Premier Inn,

Travelodge

 

 

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