Details of the gents competitions at Milngavie GC are as follows:-
Monthly Medal (usually last Saturday in each month) – The winner of the scratch and the winners in each handicap class qualify for the Medal Finals which are played on the date of the September Monthly Medal.
Additional Medal – second Saturday in each month, unless otherwise stated. In the event of no play on the pre-arranged date then the Medal will be cancelled. The winter additional medals (November to March inclusive) shall be stableford competitions. They shall be a 3 man Texas Scramble the Rules of which shall be posted on the Notice Board
Tuesday Medal – usually second and fourth Tuesday during summer months (April to October inclusive), unless otherwise stated. In the event of no play on the pre-arranged date then the Medal will be cancelled.
Adair Quaich – The best 18 hole scratch score on the final round of the John M. Gardner Stroke Play Championship provided the player is not the winner of the J.M. Gardner Trophy.
Allander Quaich – Handicap competition for current Committee Members played for during the Vice-Captain’s Cup outing.
Australian Trophy – Greensome stroke competition
Breckenridge Trophy – Handicap stableford competition
Britannia Trophy – Winter League Foursomes competition
Carrick Cross – Lowest Scratch score in Autumn Meeting.
Clark Snr Memorial Handicap Knockout Competition – The lowest 8 combined Nett scores, excluding those players who have qualified for the Club Championship, will qualify for the knockout stages on the same basis as outlined in the qualifying regulations for the Club Championship.
W.D. Dixon Trophy – Lowest combined Nett score returned in the Spring and Autumn Meetings
Dumgoyne Rose Bowl – Mixed Foursomes Handicap Match Play competition. Rules of the competition are that Gents must drive at the 1st hole and that the Gents stroke index will be applicable.
Jim Dunan New Members’ Trophy – Handicap Stroke Play competition for new Members (being Members of less than two years standing) played for during Captain’s Prizes.
Douglas Duncan Trophy – Handicap Singles Match Play competition, open to Members retired from full time work and aged 60 years and over.
John M. Gardner Stroke Play Championship – The lowest combined 36 hole scratch score played over the Black Tee course.
H.L.I. Cup – The 16 lowest Nett scores from all classes in the Spring Meeting will qualify for the knockout stages.
Howat Salver – Mixed Foursomes Stableford competition played off half combined handicaps. Rules of the competition are that Gents must drive at the 1st hole, and that the Gents stroke index will be applicable.
Laighpark Trophy – Handicap Fourball Match Play competition with no restriction on handicap partnerships.
Bonnie Leezie Lindsay Trophy – Handicap Fourball Match Play competition, open to Members retired from full time employment and aged 60 years and over.
Milngavie Cup – Handicap Singles Match Play competition.
Milngavie Championship Cup – The current holder and the lowest 15 combined Scratch scores from any two of the qualifying competitions will qualify for the knockout stages. In the event of only two of these competitions being played within the time frame then both will count and if only one is played it will count.
C.J. Morley Memorial Handicap Stroke Play Championship – The lowest 16 combined Nett scores and those tying for the 16th place from any two of the three qualifying rounds will qualify to play in the final 18 holes. Only the final 18 holes will count for the Championship.
Mugdock Quaich – Handicap Foursomes Match Play competition. Teams to consist of one player with a handicap of 14 or under and one player with a handicap of 15 or over.
Past Captain’s Cup – One Stableford round for Past Captains who are still Members of the Club.
Rider Cup – Texas Scramble competition played over the Black Tee course. Teams of four players with a minimum combined handicap of 30. A rule of the competition is a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 drives per player.
6’s Competition – Teams of 3 players. One best Nett score at holes 1 – 6, two best Nett scores at holes 7 – 12 and all three Nett scores at holes 13 – 18 to count.
R.L. Taylor Trophy – Stroke Play competition restricted to past and present Committee members.
Thistle Award – Best Nett aggregate from 8 out of 10 medal rounds during April to September.
Triam – Teams of three players. The best Nett scores in each hole to count.
Veteran’s Cup – Handicap Stroke Play competition. Open to Members aged 50 years and over. Played for during Captain’s Prizes.
Vice-Captains Cup – Better ball pairs Stableford competition for the current Committee members and Team Selectors.
Victory Cup – Handicap Bogey competition
Young Trophy – Better ball pairs Handicap competition
Auchterlonie Poker – Youth Championship. Best Nett score from a Youth Member in Captain’s Prizes.
Handicap Allowance for Knockout Competitions
Singles – full handicap difference
Fourball – 90% handicap difference from lowest handicap
Foursomes – half handicap difference from full combined handicap
Mixed Foursomes – half handicap difference from full combined handicap
Handicap Allowance for Stroke Play Competitions
Medal Play – full handicap
Bogey – full handicap
Stableford – full handicap
Fourball – 90% handicap
Greensome – 6/10 of lower handicap plus 4/10 of higher handicap
Count – Back System
Ties in all Medal competitions shall be decided on the day of play as follows:
In 18 hole competitions: The best last nine, last six, last three, last hole.
In 36 hole competitions: The best last round, last nine, last six, last three, last hole.
Club Championship Qualifying Rounds: In the event of a tie for knockout stages, the player with the lowest qualifying round goes through. If two or more players are still tied, normal countback procedures apply, using each players lowest qualifying round. In the event of the foregoing not producing a result, the Committee shall have the power to make a ruling.
Ties in other competitions must be decided by either sudden death or by a play-off within the time limits specified, as agreed by the competitors.
Finals must be decided by sudden death.
Challenge Dates for Competitions
First name(s) is /are the challengers.
Three dates MUST be provided, these dates spread over a minimum of ten days, one of which must be a Saturday or Sunday.
Common sense and good etiquette suggests that, if those being challenged are aware of restrictions to their availability to play the tie within the timetable provided, they should make contact with the challenger at the earliest opportunity to ensure that the tie can be contested within the dates stated.
The Committee expect that, having entered a competition, Members will make every effort to play ties and that extensions to the scheduled dates will only be granted if all parties are in agreement that every effort was made to play the tie within the required timetable.