Men's Competitions
 
MENS COMPETITIONS FOR 2019 – 2020 SEASON

Before entering any event, please take into account your entire social, domestic and other sporting events and prioritise your commitments to be fair to all participating competitors. Dispensation will only be granted as specified below.

PLAYING OF EVENTS:

The Men’s Golf Committee (the Committee) will specify dates on which events shall be played, or by the date specified and all events arranged by The Committee shall be played off the BLUE TEES unless otherwise specified in the individual competition conditions set out below.

The onus is on all competitors to enter into events arranged by the Committee by entering the competition as requested when requesting your card and answering yes or no to the competition for that specified day and any subsequent days where the competition extends past one day. Completion on day one does not automatically include in the subsequent days of the competition. Failure to complete such request will mean automatic exclusion from the competition.

Where a draw has been completed and posted by the Committee or their representatives it is the responsibility of all competitors to post the results of matches once completed by the date specified. Failure to observe above will lead to the disqualification of all competitors concerned.

It would be of considerable assistance if members would promptly notify their default if they are not available.


DISPENSATION FOR EXTENSION OF MATCHES:

To be fair to all competitors, only the following criteria will be considered, provided an application has been made to the Committee prior to the date specified for the completion of the match:

  • Death or serious injury in the immediate family
  • National or Provincial Representation in Golf including HB Golf Academy Requirements
  • Club Representation in the following competitions:
      • Pennants
      • Greenwood Cup
      • Kevin Pike Cup
      • Coronation Cup
      • Junior Interclub

In any matter under dispute the decision of the Committee shall be final.

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

Stroke Play Championships

To be held in conjunction with the Club Championships Qualifying Rounds and shall be competed for over two stroke play rounds on two Saturday rounds to be determined and published by the committee.

   · The player(s) returning the best (two) combined gross scores in each division (as detailed below) shall       be declared the winner and in the event of a tie the trophy decided by golf manager countback       system.

In addition to the above:

   · The player returning the best (two) combined gross scores shall be awarded the Captains Trophy and       in the event of a tie the trophy decided by golf manager countback system.
   · The player returning the best (two) combined net scores shall be awarded the Malcolm Bellerby Cup       and in the event of a tie the trophy decided by golf manager countback system.

Player’s wishing to participate in this competition must select “Club Championship Strokeplay” when selecting their card failure to do so will exclude you from this competition.

Club Championship Match Play Qualifying

To be held in conjunction with the above Strokeplay Championships with the first sixteen players from each division as specified below returning the best two of four gross scores qualifying for the Championship Matchplay which shall be played under Matchplay off Scratch conditions over 18 holes and the second sixteen players from each division qualifying for the Second Sixteen Match play which shall be played under handicap conditions over 18 holes.

With all Championship Finals shall be contested over 36 holes and the Second Sixteen Finals shall be contested over 18 holes.

Player’s wishing to participate in this competition must select “Club Championship Matchplay Qualifying” when selecting their card failure to do so will exclude you from this competition.

If you wish to participate in both competitions, you must select both “Club Championship Strokeplay” and “Club Championship Matchplay Qualifying” when selecting their card failure to do so will exclude you from one or both of these competitions.

Club Championship Course Handicap Divisions

Senior - Up to and including 7

Intermediate - 8 to 12 inclusive

Junior A - 13 to 17 inclusive

Junior B - 18 to 36 inclusive

A player’s division shall be determined by his course handicap as at the commencement of the first round of the Club Championship Qualifying rounds. Once established this shall be the player’s division for this year Championship.

The player's playing handicap will be determined on the day as the course handicap as published in DotGolf and is subject to change during the competition.

CLUB TROPHIES COMPETITIONS:

Pharazyn Cup - Presented by the late Mr G M Pharazyn.

Conditions:

   · Awarded to the player returning the Best Net Aggregate score of two medal rounds during the       qualifying rounds for the Patrons Trophy and ID McCaskill Rosebowl.
   · Handicap limit of 24.

Patrons Trophy - Presented by the late Mr R D Kettle.

Conditions:   

   · For handicaps 19 and under on the day of the first qualifying round.
   · The better one of two qualifying rounds played under medal conditions to count.
   · The sixteen (16) players returning the best Net scores will be drawn to play Match Play on handicap.
   · All matches to be played over 18 holes and on blue tees only.

Player’s wishing to participate in this competition must select “Patrons Trophy” when selecting their card failure to do so will exclude you from this competition.

I D McCaskill Rosebowl - Presented by Mr I D McCaskill.

Conditions:

   · For handicaps 20 and over on the day of the first qualifying round.
   · The better one of two qualifying rounds played under medal conditions to count.
   · The sixteen (16) players returning the best Net scores will be drawn to play Match Play on handicap.
   · All matches to be played over 18 holes and on blue tees only.

Player’s wishing to participate in this competition must select “I D McCaskill Rosebowl” when selecting their card failure to do so will exclude you from this competition.

Sam Parsons Trophy - Presented by members of the Parsons family.

   · Awarded to the Pair with the lowest Net score of the Club's 18 holes Men’s Foursomes

The Tremain Fourball Salver

Conditions:

   · Pair’s event where the combined medal handicaps to be not less than 24.
   · One qualifying round of combined stableford played on handicap with the best 16 scores to qualify for       Match Play.
   · Match Play off scratch using the South African system. i.e., partner’s scores are multiplied at each hole       to determine the winner of the hole. Both partners must hole out.
   · All matches to be played over 18 holes and on blue tees only.
   · Blue tees only

Player’s wishing to participate in this competition must first enter their names on the entrance form provided and then must select “The Tremain Fourball Salver” when selecting their card failure to do so will exclude you from this competition.

Humphries Cup - Presented by the late Mr John Humphries.

Conditions:

   · Four Ball Best Ball Match Play on Handicap.   
   · One qualifying round of Four Ball Best Ball Par.
      Best 32 pairs to qualify to play.
  • Blue tees
   · Maximum individual handicap 24. Players on handicaps higher than 24 may enter but must play off 24       in the qualifying round and subsequent matches, unless their handicap reduces below that level prior       to any Match Play round.

Player’s wishing to participate in this competition must first enter their names on the entrance form provided and then must select “Humphries Cup” when selecting their card failure to do so will exclude you from this competition.

Humphries Cup Supplementary

Conditions:

   · Four Ball Best Ball Match Play on Handicap.
   · One qualifying round of Four Ball Best Ball Par. 
   · Played for by those pairs which do qualify for the cup draw.
   · Maximum individual handicap 24. Players on handicaps higher than 24 may enter but must play off 24       in the qualifying round and subsequent matches, unless their handicap reduces below that level prior       to any Match Play round.

Donnelly Cup - Presented by the late Mr G P Donnelly.

Conditions:

   · For Handicaps up to 36 on the day of the first qualifying round.
   · To be played over two medal qualifying rounds.
   · The sixteen (16) members returning the best aggregate Net scores will be drawn to play Match Play on       handicap.
   · All matches to be played over 18 holes and on blue tees only.

Player’s wishing to participate in this competition must select “Donnelly Cup” when selecting their card failure to do so will exclude you from this competition.

Donnelly Cup Group - Presented by Mr A M McClurg.

Conditions:

   · Played for by the second sixteen (16) qualifiers returning the best aggregate Net scores from the       Donnelly Cup qualifying rounds will be drawn to play Match Play on handicap.
   · All matches to be played over 18 holes and on blue tees only.

President's Trophy

Conditions:

   · Presented to the member returning the best aggregate (two) net scores in the qualifying rounds of the       Donnelly Cup.
 

A J Douglas Veterans Cup - Age limit 60 year and over.

Conditions:

   · Players who enter on the entry sheet provided by the date indicated shall be randomly drawn to play       Match Play on handicap.
   · Matches shall be played off the tee of the day i.e. weekdays from the white tees, weekends and public       holidays from the blue tees.
   · All matches are to be played over 18 holes.

Kapi Tareha Trophy - Presented by the family of the late Kapi Tareha.

Conditions:

   · For the lowest gross 18-hole score in medal competition round during the season by a member of the       Napier Golf Club.
   · In the event of a tie, the Cup shall be held by the player with the lowest net round on handicap

NZ Insurance Limited - Awarded to the Club Player of the Year.

Conditions:

   · The winner is determined by The Committee as the player who has performed best in the Clubs       Competitions outlined above, Club Championships and results whilst representing the Club at       Pennants, Coronation Cup or Greenwood Cup Representative Competitions and all competitions shall       be considered equal when comparing individual results. Points awarded on the following basis:

      Club Representative Matches            Won            2 points

      Club Representative Matches            Halved         1 points

      Club Trophy Competitions                  Winner         5 points

      Club Trophy Competitions                  Runner Up   2 points

      Club Trophy Qualifying                        Winner           5 points

      Club Trophy Qualifying                        Runner Up     2 points

      Club Trophy Match Play                      Winner         10 points

      Club Trophy Match Play                     Runner Up      5 points

      Club Championship Stroke Play        Winner         10 points

      Club Championship Stroke Play        Runner Up      5 points

      Club Championship Match Play         Winner         20 points

      Club Championship Match Play         Runner Up   10 points

     · No points will be awarded for plate or second sixteen events. Only Championship or Trophy
      competition shall be awarded points.

A J Davy Cup - A Stableford competition for Thursday golfers.

Conditions:

   · The aggregate of the best 4 of 6 Stableford Rounds to be on specified rounds on a Thursday afternoon.

Player’s wishing to participate in this competition must select “A J Davy Cup” when selecting their card.  Failure to do so will exclude you from this competition.

 

 SUMMER COMPETITIONS

WHO CAN PLAY IN THESE EVENTS?

As the summer season has no restrictions on who may participate in Club Competitions, all members shall have equal playing rights excluding nine hole members only. Juniors and Student Members are welcome to participate in all events.

Before entering any event, please take into account your entire social, domestic and other sporting commitments and prioritise your entry into events so as to be fair to all competitors. Dispensation will only be granted as specified below.

Clarke Fourball Championship: Presented by J W Clarke.

Conditions:

   · Four Ball Combined Stableford Match play competition.
   · Maximum Handicap of 36
   · Competition Tees – Blue Tees only

Clarke Fourball Plate: Presented by J W Clarke.

Conditions:

   · Event for first round losers in the Clarke Fourball Championship.
   · Maximum Handicap of 36
   · Competition Tees – Blue Tees only

Summer Stratford Salver: Presented by V W Stratford.

Conditions:

   · The four best competitors returning four (4) best Stableford cards during the months of November,       December, and January will be drawn for to play Match play on handicap.
   · Maximum Handicap – 36
   · Competition Tees – Blue Tees only

It is the individual player’s responsibility to select that he wishes to participate in this event by selecting the event each Saturday on the computer whilst selecting his card. Failure to select the competition on an individual card will render the card ineligible for this competition. No exceptions.

Summer Championship Cup: Presented by J. J. Mullany.

Conditions:

   · Match play on handicap over the months of November, December and January.
   · Field is limited to the first 64 Players listed on the entry sheet and depending on entries The       Committee may divide the competition into Senior and Junior divisions.
   · Maximum Handicap - 36
   · Competition Tees – Blue Tees only