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JUNIOR GIRLS PLAYING RIGHTS 2017

  1. THE LADIES SECTION IS COMMITTED TO THE PROMOTION OF JUNIOR GIRLS GOLF AND THE PARTICIPATION OF JUNIOR GIRLS IN THE LADIES COMPETITIONS WHERE THEY HAVE REACHED AN APPROPRIATE STANDARD.
  1. THESE RULES SHOULD BE READ IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PLAYING RIGHTS FOR JUNIOR, YOUTH AND INTERMEDIATE MEMBERS OF GREYSTONES GOLF CLUB AS AMENDED IN NOVEMBER 2016, AND GREYSTONES GOLF CLUB LADIES SECTION COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS 2016.
  1. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THE ENTRY AGE FOR GIRLS JOINING SHOULD BE LOWERED FROM 10 TO 9 FROM THE 1ST OF JANUARY IN A GIVEN YEAR. (THIS HAS TO BE APPROVED AT AN AGM AND WILL BE PUT FORWARD AT THE LADIES AGM 2017)
  1. GIRLS WITH A HANDICAP OF 35 OR LESS, MAY ENTER, PLAY AND WIN LADIES COMPETITIONS ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS EXCEPT FOR “MAJOR” COMPETITIONS (WHERE THEY ARE RESTRICTED FROM WINNING FIRST AND SECOND PRIZE ONLY)

GIRLS WITH A HANDICAP OF 36 OR LESS MAY PLAY AND WIN IN TUESDAY AND THURSDAY COMPETITIONS WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE LADY CAPTAIN.  GIRLS MAY NOT PUT THEIR NAMES ON THE TIME SHEET FOR TUESDAY AND/OR THURSDAY COMPETITIONS UNTIL THE MONDAY OF THE WEEK OF THE COMPETITION, EXCEPT BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT WITH THE LADY CAPTAIN OR THE COMPETITION SECRETARY, OR UNLESS PLAYING WITH A LADY MEMBER.  AS STIPULATED BY THE ILGU, JUNIOR GIRLS WITH A CONGU HANDICAP MAY COMPETE IN THE MONTHLY MEDAL AND ARE ELIGIBLE TO WIN THE MEDAL.

JUNIOR GIRLS ARE REQUIRED TO PAY THE NORMAL COMPETITION ENTRY FEE.

IN ALL THE MAJORS AND THE PGA TANKARD, SAVE THE LADY CAPTAINS PRIZE, JUNIOR GIRLS WITH A HANDICAP OF 35 OR LESS MAY ENTER AND ARE ELIGIBLE TO WIN ALL PRIZES SAVE FIRST AND SECOND AND THE PGA TANKARD.  THEY ARE ELIGIBLE TO WIN THE GROSS PRIZE.

IN THE LADY CAPTAINS PRIZE ONLY GIRLS 18 YEARS OR OVER OR WITH A HANDICAP OF 30 OR UNDER MAY ENTER (PROVIDED THEY HAVE NOT ENTERED THE LADY CAPTAIN’S PRIZE TO JUNIOR GIRLS) THEY ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN OVERALL FIRST OR SECOND, THEY MAY WIN GROSS, DAY PRIZES OR ANY OTHER PRIZE.

PRESIDENTS PRIZE TO THE LADIES, JUNIOR GIRLS WITH AN ILGU HANDICAP OF 35 OR LESS MAY PLAY IN BUT NOT WIN 1ST OR 2ND PRIZE.

SUNDAY COMPETITIONS: GIRLS OVER 18 YEARS OF AGE OR WITH A HANDICAP OF 25  AND UNDER MAY PLAY AFTER 12, OR IF PLAYING WITH A FULL MEMBER CAN PUT THEIR NAMES DOWN ANYWHERE 24 HOURS BEFORE THE COMPETITION.  GIRLS MAY PUT THEIR NAMES ON THE TIMESHEET OF COMPETITION ON THE MONDAY OF THE WEEK OF THE COMPETITION UNLESS PLAYING BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT WITH A LADY MEMBER.

GIRLS MAY COMPETE IN ALL LADIES SINGLES, FOURBALL, FOURSOMES, OPEN AND SEMI-OPENS, TEAM EVENT COMPETITIONS. THE MAY PLAY TOGETHER IN FOURSOMES.  YOUTH ASSOCIATES MAY PLAY IN THE GLENAVY, GIRLS CAN QUALIFY TO PLAY IN THE LE BLONDE CUP.

GIRLS CAN PLAY IN THE GOLFER OF THE YEAR, BUT, ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN THE GOLFER OF THE YEAR TROPHY.

GIRLS OF SUFFICIENT STANDARD HAVING A HANDICAP OF 36, MAY BE INVITED BY THE LADY CAPTAIN TO PLAY IN SPECIFIED LADIES COMPETITIONS.

ON SUNDAYS AND BANK HOLIDAYS

IN TEAMS OF 4, NO MORE THAN 2 GIRLS (UNLESS PLAYING WITH A PARENT OR GRANDPARENT) MAY PLAY TOGETHER. IN 3 PERSON TEAMS NO MORE THAN ONE JUNIOR SHALL BE ON THE TEAM, UNLESS PLAYING WITH A PARENT OR GRANDPARENT.

JUNIOR GIRLS MUST ADHERE TO THE ETIQUETTE OF GOLF – AVOID SLOW PLAY, ALLOW THOSE BEHIND THEM THROUGH IF THEY LOSE GROUND TO THE GROUP AHEAD, REPAIR PITCH , DIVOTS ETC AND WEAR APPROPRIATE ATTIRE.

 

MARCH 2017.