Summer League Rules

Summer League (D.McLeod Trophy)

This year sees a new format where Clubs will play matches in a Round Robin league structure playing all teams in their league both home and away. There are 4 leagues of 4 teams.

All league matches must be completed by 31st August. (Now extended till Friday 7th Sept)

The winning teams in each league will go forward to compete in a semi-final then final & 3rd place playoff at a neutral venue on the 22nd September.

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 9)

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.

Results should be entered on the official results form that can be downloaded and printed off by clicking B.G.A Summer league results sheet 2018

Please could results sheets be photographed and emailed to and copied to

Any queries or disputes should be directed to Ian Ford on 07917815741