INDIVIDUAL FINAL for ENGLAND & WALES - MONDAY 28th OCTOBER
SANDWELL PARK GOLF CLUB
Club address: Birmingham Rd, West Bromwich B71 4JJ tel: 0121 553 4637
Practice Round: The club has very kindly offered us a discounted green fee of £20 per person for any competitor wishing to play a practice round. You will need to call the club office on the number above and speak to either Dan or Richard to book a tee time in advance stating that you are a competitor in the Titleist FootJoy Matchplay Championship.
Qualification for Grand Final: The leading seven competitors will qualify on the day.
Tee times: Play starts at 09:15am.
Format: The scoring format will be Individual Stableford with full handicap allowance.
Ladies’ stroke allowance will be calculated as full handicap plus the difference between the SSS.
Ladies will use the par and stroke index from the red tees..
Practice range: Tokens for practice balls are available to purchase in the pro shop
Rules: The Rules of Golf as laid down by the R&A will apply along with any relevant Local Rules.
Tee Times: The draw will be made 7 days prior to the event. Click on ‘Entries’ above to view your tee time.
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. Please note it will not be acceptable to ask us to check your handicap on the internet.
Catering: Coffee and bacon rolls will be available on arrival and a two course lunch will be served following your round.
Dress code: There is no need to change into a jacket & tie after play. The presentation will take place within a few minutes of the last match finishing. Normal dress regulations will apply on the course.
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 Monday 6th and Saturday 11th January 2019. 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 Monday 6th 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.