2020 MIDLAND REGIONAL FINAL
SANDWELL PARK GOLF CLUB
Club address: Birmingham Rd, West Bromwich B71 4JJ tel: 0121 553 4637
Format: Play will be in fourballs from 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 email@example.com.
The scoring format will be Betterball Stableford. Playing Handicap will be 85% of Course Handicap.
At least the leading 3 pairs will qualify for the Grand Final.
Practice round: The green fee rate for a practice round will be £40. You must book in advance and state that you are a competitor in the Midland Regional Final of the Titleist FootJoy 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: Maximum Men – 24 Ladies – 30
You will be required to provide up to date proof of your current handicap on the day. An appropriate app on your mobile is acceptable.
Catering: Coffee and bacon rolls will be included on arrival. There will be no catering following play.
Dress code: Normal dress regulations will apply on the course.
Presentation: There will be no presentation but the qualifiers will be informed by email the following day.
Card playoff: In the case of tied scores places will be decided on a card playoff over the last 9, 6, 3, 1 hole/s as they appear on the scorecard regardless of starting tee. Any team losing out on a card play off will be offered another chance to qualify at the Play Off event at Sandwell Park, West Midlands on Monday 26th July
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.
Grand Final: The Grand Final will be played at the superb Vale do Lobo Golf & Beach Resort, Algarve, Portugal between Thursday 9th and Tuesday 14th December 2021. The prize will include: return flights from the UK; airport transfers; five nights accommodation in the luxury apartments at Vale do Lobo; five rounds of golf including - a practice round on Thursday 9th if your flight time permits, two rounds on the spectacular Ocean Course and two rounds on the magnificent Royal Course; Welcome Drinks and Presentation Dinner; some great prizes for the winners and a lot of fun for everyone.