BETTERBALL PLAYOFF FINAL, Sandwell Park, Birmingham
27 Oct 2023 SANDWELL PARK Results




Club Address: Sandwell Park GC, Birmingham Rd, West Bromwich B71 4JJ     Tel:  0121 553 4637


If any pair loses out on a card playoff at any of the Regional Finals they will be invited to the playoff final at Sandwell Park GC on Friday 27th of October where the leading pair on the day will qualify for the Grand Final at Vale do Lobo, Algarve 4 - 8 January 2024. 

Pairs that successfully qualified for the Grand Final last year but were unable to attend for valid reasons will have the chance to compete in the Playoff Final. 


Format: Play will be in fourballs from  approximately 11:00am from the 1st tee.  The draw will be online within 7 days of the event. If you require an early or late tee time please contact the office

The scoring format will be Betterball Stableford. Playing Handicap will be 85% of Course Handicap.

The winning pair will qualify for the Grand Final.


Practice round:  You may book up to 5 days in advance as a non-member. Sandwell Park have kindly offered this at the members guest rate of £25 per person. You must book in advance and state that you are a competitor in the Vale do Lobo Matchplay Championship.


Rules: The Rules of Golf as laid down by the R&A will apply along with any relevant Local Rules.


Tees: Play will be from the white or medal tees for men depending on the weather conditions on the day and from the red tees for ladies.


Handicap Index: Maximum        Men – 18         Ladies – 24


GPS & Lasers:  The use of GPS and laser rangefinding equipment is permitted as under the R&A Rules of Golf the use of smart phones and other devices which provide additional information such as wind speed/direction and distance taking into account gradient is in breach of the Rules of Golf.


Caddies:  Caddies may be used but any catering will be at their own expense.


Buggies:  The use of buggies is permitted and the buggy is the full responsibility of the player/s who is hiring it.  Please note the use of buggies is dependent on course conditions and the decision will be made by the golf club on the day.


Catering:  Coffee and bacon rolls will be available on arrival.  There will be no catering following play. 


Dress code: Normal golf attire.