TGC Competitions 2022/2023

Here are TGCs competitions for the 2022/2023 season. All competitions are subject to change. Please keep up to date with communications. Please contact the competition secretary with any queries. As with all fixtures, the website calendar is a guide. The official entry, timings, and format will be displayed through the computer at the club house on the day of competition.

Majors

The President's Prize

The President's Prize

Dates: 4th & 11th June

Format: Stableford, 36 holes

Handicap: 95%

Win: Prize Table

Entry: £5

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: Yes

Eclectic Qualifier: Yes

Current Champion: Sean McLernon

President Mick Parenti has yet to set the format for his second year. Last year’s was a combined score of two rounds of Stableford.

The JHJ Barker Trophy

The JHJ Barker Trophy

Dates: 14th & 21st July

Format: Strokeplay, 36 holes

Handicap: 95%

Win: Trophy

Entry: £5

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: Yes

Eclectic Qualifier: Yes

Current Champion: Reece Gill

The JHJ Barker is set over two rounds of strokeplay.

The Championship

The Championship

Date: 27th August

Format: Strokeplay, 36 holes

Handicap: Scratch

Win: Trophy

Entry: £5

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: Yes

Eclectic Qualifier: Yes

Current Champion: Chris Thornsby

The Championship is off scratch. 36 holes are to be played in one day.

The Fred Hirst

The Fred Hirst

Dates: Draw 20th April

Format: Matchplay

Handicap: Full Difference

Win: Prize Pot

Entry: £5

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: Yes

Eclectic Qualifier: No

Current Champion: Warren Duckworth

The draw will be 20th April. Qualifying round maybe necessary. The round deadlines to be announced. All players must be able to make the final (TBD) on entry.

The Captain's Prize

The Captain's Prize

Dates: 2nd & 9th July

Format: TBD, 36 Holes.

Handicap: 95%

Win: Prize Table

Entry: £5

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: Yes

Eclectic Qualifier: Yes

Current Champion: Allan Stobbs

Captain for 2022, Peter Ransom, is yet to decide the format.

The Thomson Centenary

The Thomson Centenary

Dates: 23rd April

Format: Stableford, 18 holes

Handicap: 95%

Entry: £5

Win: Trophy

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: Yes

Eclectic Qualifier: Yes

Current Champion: Vince Korobczyc

The Thomson Centenary is a single round and usually a Stableford format

The Rive Rocks Centenary

The Rive Rocks Centenary

Dates: 30th July

Format: Stableford, 18 holes

Handicap: 95%

Entry: £5

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: Yes

Eclectic Qualifier: Yes

Current Champion:

The Rive Rock Centenary is a single round and usually a Stableford format

The Rabbits Captain's Prize

The Rabbits Captain's Prize

Date: 3rd September

Format: TBD

Handicap: 95%

Entry: £3.50

Win: Trophy

Tees: Yellow

Player of the Year Qualifier: Yes

Eclectic Qualifier: Yes

Current Champion: Ryan Gaffney

The Rabbit Captains prize for 2022 is yet to be decided.

Monthly Medal

Monthly Medal

Dates: 16/4, 7/5, 25/6, 23/7, 6/8, 17/9

Format: Strokeplay, 18 holes

Handicap: 95%

Entry: £3.50

Win: Prize Pot

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifiers: Yes

Eclectic Qualifiers: Yes

The top Rabbit & Tiger in each medal qualify for the Gold Medal Final. Subsequent qualification means the place is awarded to the next ranked player.

Top Tiger Trophy

Top Tiger Trophy

Dates: 30/4, 8/5, 18/6

Format: Strokeplay, 18 holes

Handicap: 95%

Entry: FOC

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: No

Eclectic Qualifiers: Yes

The top two Tigers in each round qualify for a knock out matchplay finals. Subsequent qualification means the place is awarded to the next ranked player.

Silver Rabbit

Silver Rabbit

Dates:  30/4, 8/5, 18/6

Format: Strokeplay, 18 holes

Handicap: 95%

Entry: FOC

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: No

Eclectic Qualifiers: Yes

Current Champion: Paul Snook

The top two Rabbits in each round qualify for a knock out matchplay finals. Subsequent qualification means the place is awarded to the next ranked player.

Gold Medal

Gold Medal

Date: 18th September

Format:  Strokeplay, 18 holes

Handicap: 95%

Win: Prize Pot

Entry: £3.50

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: No

Eclectic Qualifier: Yes

Current Champion: John Stobbs

The top Tiger and Rabbit from each of the medals plays in a strokeplay medal. The highest placed wins the Gold Medal.

Midweek Pairs

Midweek Pairs

Dates: Starts 22nd April

Format: Matchplay, Knockout

Handicap: 90% Difference from low man off scratch

Win: Prize Pot

Entry: £10/pair

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: No

Eclectic Qualifier: No

Current Champions: Ryan & Chris Gaffney

Players choose their own partners and are drawn on a matchplay knockout format.

Player of The Year

Player of The Year

Dates: Selected Comps

Format: League points

Win: Trophy

Entry: FOC

Tees: N/A

Eclectic Qualifier: No

Current Champion:

Qualifying competitions will formulate a system of points. The player with the most points will win Player of the Year

Buck Rabbit

Buck Rabbit

Dates: 6 Medals + 4 Silver rabbits

Format: League Table

Handicap: N/A

Win: Trophy

Entry: FOC

Tees: White

Player of the Year Qualifier: N/A

Eclectic Qualifiers: N/A

Current Champion: Pete Borders

The Buck Rabbit is a league table of Rabbit scores from the 6 monthly medals and the 4 Silver Rabbit rounds. 10pts are awarded to first placed Rabbit in those medals, 9pts for second, etc. The most points wins.

The Summer League

The Summer League

Dates: Every Weds – 31st August + 1 compulsory round on 7th September

Format: Stableford, 9 holes

Handicap: Full Course

Win: Prize Pot

Entry: £2/week

Tees: Whites

Player of the Year Qualifier: No

Eclectic Qualifier: No

Current Champion: Isaac Davey-Day

Played on Wednesdays. The first 9 holes played counts.

The Winter League

The Winter League

Dates: Starts 16th October

Format: Stableford, 18 holes

Handicap: Full Course

Win: Prize Pot

Entry: £5 + £2.50 weekly

Tees: Yellow

Player of the Year Qualifier: No

Eclectic Qualifier: No

Current Champion: Mick Heys

Sunday league format. Separate comp rules apply – 1 shot deduction for 40pts or above + 1 shot deducted for a win. Cards entered for handicapping.

Captains v Presidents

Captains v Presidents

Dates:  TBD

Format: Mixed

Handicap: TBD

Min Win: TBD

Entry: FOC

Tees: N/A

Player of the Year Qualifier: No

Eclectic Qualifier: No

Current Champions: The Captain’s Team

Captain Dave Rushton and President Mick Parenti will decide formats for a Ryder Cup style weekend competition. Played whilst the Ryder Cup is on at Whistling Straights the formats and prizes will be annouced in due course.

The Eclectic

The Eclectic

Dates: Selected Comps

Format: Any Individual round

Handicap: Applied at end

Min Win: £50

Entry: FOC

Tees: N/A

Player of the Year Qualifier: No

Current Champion: Dale Chew

Run throughout the season for any individual competition, a players best gross score for each hole creates a single ‘best’ card. A players handicap at the end of the season plus a competition calculation is applied for the final score. Scores count only from point of entry into the competition.

Women

Women Championship

Women Championship

Date:  5th & 7th July

Format:  Strokeplay, 36 holes

Handicap:   Scratch

Tees: Red

Women Captain's Prize

Women Captain's Prize

Date: 16th & 23rd June

Format: Strokeplay, 36 holes

Handicap: 95%

Tees: Red

George Seel

George Seel

Date: 19th & 27th August

Format: Strokeplay, 36 holes

Handicap: 95%

Tees: Red

Women President's Prize

Women President's Prize

Dates: 19th May

Format: Stableford

Handicap: 95%

Tees: Red

Women Centenary

Women Centenary

Date:  5th May

Format:  Stableford

Handicap:   95%

Tees: Red

Women Rive Rocks Centenary

Women Rive Rocks Centenary

Date: 14th April 

Format: Stableford

Handicap: 95%

Tees: Red

Women Stoodley Trophy

Women Stoodley Trophy

Date: 21st July

Format: Stableford

Handicap: 95%

Tees: Red

Helen Gray

Helen Gray

Dates: 7/4, 12/5, 9/6 & 28/7

Format: Stableford + Final

Handicap: 95%

Tees: Red

Women Queen Platinum Jubilee

Women Queen Platinum Jubilee

Date: 2nd June

Format: Stableford

Handicap: 95%

Tees: Red

Good Luck and enjoy your competition!

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