WINTER ALLIANCE RULES 2017/8 SEASON
For the season 2016/17 the entrance fee to competitors shall be £30 per couple to be paid on the day including £3.00 per player optional sweep.
The sweep money shall be divided 1st 33%, 2nd 25%, 3rd 20%, 4th 15% and 5th 7%. In the case of a tie sweep monies shall be shared.
The prize money (cash to professionals – voucher to amateurs) shall be divided as follows: - Professionals prize £100 to winner, £40 to second (minimum of eight professionals playing or prize money pro rata). The remaining prize money will be divided as follows: - 1st 33%, 2nd 25%, 3rd 20%, 4th 15% and 5th 7%.
B.D.U.G.C. ‘Rules for Competitions’ rule 9 (procedures in the event of a tie) shall apply to all Winter Competitions. The comparison of holes will start with the last 9 holes unless this is different with the host Club
All competitions except where stated shall be 4 Ball Better Ball Stableford played from 90% handicap allowance. For all competitions the entry will be limited to individuals with a playing handicap not exceeding 20 strokes. Combined handicaps not to exceed 36 strokes.
Competitors must use the name they are handicapped under at their own Club and have a CONGU (c) handicap
Entry is open to all male members of Member Clubs and members of the Professional Golfers Association who are retained by and working for Member Clubs and their assistants who again are working for Member Clubs and have either already passed or are in the process of taking the PGA Foundation Degree.
Competitors must strictly adhere to the published starting times. They must report to the starter 5 minutes before their allotted starting time. Late arrivals will be penalised in accordance with the Rules of Golf.
Where an amateur is a member of a winning couple he shall be penalised 2 strokes in the next Alliance competition he plays in.
All competitions and will be played from the front or winter tee. Preferred lies will apply in accordance with the Rules of Golf appendix 1, Rule 3 (b). Members of the PGA shall also play an Individual Stableford competition on the day.
Dress on the Course and in the Club House must conform to the House Rules of the Host Club.
All members of the PGA (including assistants) will be required to play off a handicap of scratch.