Ladies Competitions

2019 Board and Trophy competitions From 1st January 2019 entry criteria for all HGC board and trophy competitions will be – members must have played in four qualifying competitions at Hoebridge in the twelve months prior to the date of entry, except the club championships which must include one medal (see below)

 Ladies’ Competitions

The term ‘Qualifying Competitions’, when referred to in the following Ladies’ Competition Rules, shall be taken to include all Club Ladies’ stroke play competitions where post event handicap adjustment under CONGU rules is applied.


Ladies’ Club Championship
  • The Ladies’ Club Championship is a 36 hole medal, stroke play event that is played over 2 days, dates for which are in the diary.
  • It is open to both 7 and 5 day members, and flexi with fee members, also to Junior members approved by the Committee. 
  • All must have a current CONGU handicap, and must have paid their competition entry fees.
  •  All entrants must also have played at least four Qualifying Competitions at Hoebridge since the last Ladies’ Club Championship, one of which must have been a medal.
  • Qualification must have been achieved 10 days prior to start of championships in year since the previous club championships.
  • Play in all rounds shall be from the red wooden tees of the day
  • The entry fee must be paid prior to playing the first round of the event.
  • The Ladies club championships comprises of five separate Competitions:
The Ladies’ Scratch Competition is a gross score stroke play event. The winner will be the player with the lowest gross two round aggregate score and will be declared the Ladies’ Club Champion;
The Ladies’ Nett Competition is a nett score stroke play event. The winner will be the player with the lowest nett two round aggregate score;
The Senior Nett Competition is a nett score stroke play event. The winner will be the player aged 60 or over with the lowest nett two round aggregate score and will be declared the Ladies’ Senior Club Champion.
The Eclectic Trophy will be presented to the Sunday player with the most improved score over her Saturday score.
  • The same member cannot win more than one prize at the Championships. In the event of the same member having the best score in two or more Competitions, that member will be the winner of the most prestigious Competition, usually referred to as the ‘Board Competition’, the order being as follows: 
Ladies’ Scratch Winner – Club Champion
Ladies’ Nett Winner
Ladies’ Senior Nett Winner
Eclectic Winner
  • In the event of a tie in either the Nett or the Senior Nett Competitions the winner will be decided by analysis of the nett scores on the back 9, 6, 3, 2 and 1 holes.
  • In the event of a tie in the Scratch Competition the winner will be decided by the players concerned playing a ‘sudden death’ match play starting at the 1st hole.
 Ladies Super Seniors Club Championships
  • The Ladies’ Super Seniors Club Championship is a 36 hole medal, stroke play event that is played over 2 non consecutive days, dates for which are in the diary.
  • It is open to both 7 day and 5 day and flexi with fee members
  • All must have a current CONGU handicap, have paid competition entry fees.
  • Entrants must have achieved their 70th birthday by the first day of competition 
  • All entrants must also have played at least four Qualifying Competitions at Hoebridge since the last Ladies’ Club Championship, one of which must have been a medal. 
  • Qualification must have been achieved by 10 days prior to the first competition day in the year of the competition.
  • Play in all rounds shall be from the red wooden tees of the day
  • The entry fee must be paid prior to playing the first round of the event.
  • It will not be possible to compete in any other of the club competition on the same days.
Ladies’ Singles Matchplay Trophy
  • This is a singles matchplay knock-out competition open to all 7 day members with a current CONGU Handicap, who have played in at least four Qualifying Competitions within the 12 months prior to the 31st January in the year of the competition.
  • Full handicap allowance will apply, the lower handicap player playing off scratch, and her opponent playing off the full difference between the handicaps.
  • Play in all rounds shall be from the red wooden tees of the day except on the 6th hole when they are on the forward teeing area, in which case please play from the red stones.
  • Matches will generally be arranged to be played at the weekends. However, providing both players consent, a midweek date may be agreed.
  • Both players are responsible for arranging and completing the match by the play-by date shown on the Competition draw sheet, which is posted on the Notice Board. Matches not played by the play-by date will generally result in both players being disqualified. Nevertheless, it is acceptable for a player to concede a match to her opponent. In such circumstances the Competition Organiser must be notified. Any problems in arranging matches must be reported to the Competition Organiser before the play-by date.
  • In cases of dispute or to request an extension to play-by dates, applications must be made through the Competition Organiser to the Ladies’ Committee for consideration prior to the relevant play-by date. Such extensions will only be granted in exceptional circumstances.
  • A Competition Entry Form must be completed and the entry fee, which will be stated on the sign-up sheet, paid to the Competition Organiser before the closing date (or as instructed on the sign-up sheet posted on the Club Notice Board). Completed forms together with fees may be put in an envelope, addressed to the ‘Ladies’ Singles Competition Organiser’, and posted into the Treasurers Box located by the Notice Board in the foyer.
  • This competition cannot be played at the same time as any other competition.
Ladies’ Pairs Matchplay Trophy
  • This is a pairs matchplay knock-out competition open to all 7 day members with a current CONGU Handicap, who have played in at least four Qualifying Competitions within the 12 months prior to the 31st January in the year of the competition.
  • The handicap allowance will be 90% of the difference between the handicaps of the players. The lowest handicap player allocated zero strokes with the other three players playing off 90% of the difference between their handicaps and that of the lowest handicap player.
  • Play in all rounds shall be from the red wooden tees of the day, except in the case of the 6th hole, when if they are on the forward teeing area, please play from the red stones.
  • Matches will generally be arranged to be played at the weekends. However, providing both players consent, a midweek date may be agreed.
  • All matches shall be played by the play-by dates shown on the Draw Sheet for the Competition, which will be posted on the Notice Board.
  • The play-by date for the final is listed in the Club Diary.
  • Both pairs are responsible for arranging and completing the match by the play-by date. Matches not played by the play-by date will generally result in both pairs being disqualified. Nevertheless, it is acceptable for a pair to concede a match to their opponents. In such circumstances the Competition Organiser must be notified. Any problems in arranging matches must be reported to the Competition Organiser before the play-by date.
  • In cases of dispute or to request an extension to play-by dates, applications must be made through the Competition Organiser to the Ladies’ Committee for consideration prior to the relevant play-by date. Such extensions will only be granted in exceptional circumstances.
  • If for any reason a player withdraws before (and in a reasonable time period) the deadline date for their match to be played, a qualifying substitute may play in their stead provided none of their first round matches has been played. If for any reason a person has to withdraw, their partner can still play the match as a single versus a pair.
  • A Competition Entry Form must be completed and the entry fee, which will be stated on the sign-up sheet, paid to the Competition Organiser before the date of the draw (or as instructed on the sign-up sheet posted on the Club Notice Board). Completed forms together with fees may be put in an envelope, addressed to the ‘Ladies’ Pairs Competition Organiser’, and posted into the ‘Treasurers Box’ located by the Notice Board in the foyer.
  • This competition cannot be played at the same time as any other competition.
Ladies’ Midweek Bronze Trophy
  • This is a singles matchplay knock-out competition open to all 7 day and 5 day members, and also to Junior members approved by the Committee, with a current CONGU Handicap of 25 and over. Competitors should have played
    in at least four Qualifying Competitions within the 12 months prior to the 31st January in the year of the competition.
  • Full handicap allowance difference will apply, the lower handicap player playing off scratch, and her opponent playing off the full difference between the handicaps.
  • Play in all rounds shall be from the red wooden tees of the day except in the case of the 6th hole , when they are on the forward teeing area, then please play off the red stones. Play must continue until there is an outright winner if the match is drawn after 18 holes. Matches must be completed on the day.
  • All matches are to be played mid-week and both players are responsible for arranging and completing the match by the play-by date shown on the Competition draw sheet, which is posted on the Notice Board. Matches not played by the play-by date will generally result in both players being disqualified. Nevertheless, it is acceptable for a player to concede a match to her opponent. In such circumstances the Competition Organiser must be notified. Any problems in arranging matches must be reported to the Competition Organiser before the play-by date.
  • In cases of dispute or to request an extension to play-by dates, applications must be made through the Competition Organiser to the Ladies’ Committee for consideration prior to the relevant play-by date. Such extensions will only be granted in exceptional circumstances.
  • A Competition Entry Forms must be completed and the entry fee, which will be stated on the sign-up sheet, paid to the Competition Organiser before the date of the draw (or as instructed on the sign-up sheet posted on the Club Notice Board). Completed forms together with fees may be put in an envelope, addressed to the ‘Midweek Bronze Trophy Organiser’, and posted into the ‘Ladies Committee Box’ located by the Notice Board in the outer foyer.
  • Players who are knocked out in the first round will automatically be entered into the ‘Plate Competition’ which will be played under the rules applying to the Trophy competition.
  • This competition cannot be played at the same time as any other competition (i.e. within a ladies medal or stableford).
 LADIES’ MORGAN CUP
  • This is a midweek, singles stableford competition open to all 5 and 7 day members and also to Junior
    members approved by the Committee, with a current CONGU handicap .
  • Competition dates are listed in the Diary.
  • Full handicap allowance will apply.
  • Ladies will play from the red tees of the day. Except in the case of the 6th hole where if the tees are on the forward tee, please play off the red stones
  • Competitors will submit 4 to 6 completed score cards from midweek stableford competitions noted in the diary from April to September;  their best four scores will be combined to give a cumulative score. The winner will be the player with the highest stableford score for their best four cards .
  • Competitors must pay an entrance fee and complete an entrance form which will be given to the competition organiser at the commencement of the competition or placed in the Committee box in an envelope marked “For the attention of the Morgan Cup organiser”.
  • In the event of a tie the winner will be decided by using the average score of the last 9 holes of the best
    4 cards. In the unlikely event of there still being a tie then the average scores of the last 6 holes of the best 4 cards will be used. If there is still a tie then the average of the last 3 holes of the best 4 cards will then be used.
  • In cases of any dispute arising applications must be made through the Competition Organiser to the Ladies’ Committee for consideration.





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