Competitions

The Challenge Trophy

Historically a Scratch foursomes Event with team members having to be a member of the same Golf Club, 2019 again sees the same format continued from 2018 with a Four ball better ball (Handicap) to encourage more competitors. The Challenge Trophy has been competed for over 100 years and is one of the most prestigious trophies in Scotland.

Area Team Competition

This Competition is for a 4 man Team to compete in a Stroke-play Competition. The three best scores count; with the fourth score counting in the event of a tie. The winning Team is entered in the Scottish Finals.

The Border Strokeplay Championship (Sponsored by Lloyd Motor Group)

An individual Stroke-play Competition, played initially over 72 holes but in recent years played over 36 holes.

The Border Matchplay Championship

Matchplay Competition with the winner going through to represent the Borders at the Scottish Champion of Champions event.

Summer League (D.McLeod Trophy)

This year the format will again see Clubs play matches in a league structure.

The leagues and number of matches to be played will be dependent on the final number of teams who enter the competition. Entries for this years competition close on Sunday 14th April.

The Draw will take place on Monday 15th April at the Council meeting

All league matches must by the stipulated round dates – The home team must give the away team 3 dates within the given week to play. If the away team cannot play any of those dates then the tie will be awarded to the home team.

Leagues will contain max 3 teams. The winning teams in each league will go forward to compete in a semi-final then a final at a neutral venue on Sunday 15th September.

Clubs may enter more than 1 team – Cost per team is £60

Players may only play for 1 team during the entire tournament

All matches throughout the tournament will be Singles matches

Matches will consist of 4 Scratch Ties and 2 Handicap Ties (Maximum Handicap 12)

Scoring System in the leagues will be 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for a loss. In the event of teams having the same number of points in the league the final league position will be decided on the highest number of ties won from all league matches. Failing that the result of the game between clubs will be taken into account with the number of holes up counted.

Border Junior Championship

A Strokeplay competition for boys under 18 years of age in the current year.

Under 14/16 Championships

A Strokeplay competition for boys in the relevant age groups.