Leeds & District Union of Golf Clubs

LEEDS & DISTRICT UNION of GOLF CLUBS

 

RULES FOR THE MONDAY NIGHT SCRATCH LEAGUE AND NETT LEAGUE

 

Scratch League Rules

1.     Clubs entering will be divided into 4 Divisions and will form the League.

2.     At the end of the season promotion and relegation will be two teams from each Division when possible.

3.     In the case of a tie for Championship, promotion or relegation, then these positions

        will be decided by:

                   The number of wins then

                   The number of away wins then

                   Least Losses

                   Least Away losses and most Away points.

4.    A Club Team will consist of THREE players.

5.    Each Club shall play a home and an away match as laid down in the fixture list.

6.    Matches shall take place on Monday evenings as set out in the fixture list commencing at 17.30 hours or at a time mutually agreed by the two Captains

       concerned. If it is not possible for the home club to host the match on the day, the match must be played within 7 days. The responsibility for arranging

       this rests with the Team Captain of the Home Club.

7.    All matches to be played from scratch over 18 holes in accordance with the R & A Rules of Golf for Match play.

8.    Points will be awarded for each game in each match - 2 for a Win and l for a halved game, making a total of 6 points for each fixture.

9.    Only the Team Captains can decide whether a match should be postponed or suspended (after start of play, in accordance with Rules of Golf) and in

       the case of postponement the decision must be made on the first tee at 17.30 hours or later, on the day of the match. Any match postponed due to

       inclement weather or the state of the course should be notified to the LDUGC League Secretary before the 22:00 hours deadline on the date of the

       original fixture. A match postponed due to inclement weather or the state of the course should be played within SEVEN days where possible. In the

       event of this not being possible, the League Secretary should be notified within SEVEN days of the original fixture and in exceptional circumstances,

       only, a date should be proposed and mutually agreed with him when the match will be played. In the event of teams failing to play or rearrange a 

       match postponed within the stipulated period, both teams shall be awarded no points. When a match has started and has to be suspended, in

       accordance with the Rules of Golf and can not be completed on the same day any game completed shall be awarded the appropriate points, any 

        unfinished games shall be considered halved. Matches shall not be rearranged.

10.    If a player fails to be present at the time fixed for the match he shall be recorded as having lost.

11.    To decide the order of play the Captain of the Home Team will present his team list to the Visiting Captain who will arrange the matches. The Captain

         of the Home Team will supply score cards and local rules.

12.    A player may represent only one Club in any one season.

13.    Disputes must be communicated to the League Secretary prior to 17.00 hours on the day after the date of the match. This must be followed by a  

         letter to the Honorary Secretary of the Leeds & District Union of Golf Clubs within 7 days of the date of the match. The decision of the Executive

         Committee regarding all disputes shall be final.

14.    It is the responsibility of the HOME CLUB to immediately notify the result of a Fixture to Mr. Alan Webster by e-mail to:

         leaguesecretary@ldugc.co.uk but before 17.00 HOURS on the day after the match is played. Please give player details on Results e-mail.

15.    Failure to comply MAY result in the deduction of ONE POINT from the HOME TEAM.

16.    If a team fails to turn up for a match it will be given written notice that if it re-offends it will be immediately eliminated from the league

        and all results involving that team will be expunged. The Club will be required to make application to rejoin the league in the following

        season prior to the 1st September for Executive approval and, if accepted, the team will resume in the lowest Division.

 

Nett League Rules

1.      Clubs entering will be divided into 4 Divisions and will form the League.

2.      At the end of the season, promotion and relegation will be two teams from each division when possible.

3.      In the case of a tie for Championship, promotion or relegation, then these positions

         will be decided by:

                The number of wins then

                The number of away wins then

                Least Losses

                Least Away losses and most Away points.

4.      A Club Team will consist of 3 players with Competition handicaps up to a maximum of 12.

5.      Each Club shall play a home and an away match as laid down in the fixture list.

6.      Matches shall take place on Monday evenings as set out in the fixture list commencing at 17.30 hours or at a time mutually agreed by

        the two Team Captains concerned. If it is not possible for the home club to host the match on the day, the fixture must be played within 7

        days. The responsibility of arranging this rests with the Team Captain of the Home Club.

7.      All matches to be played from handicap over 18 holes in accordance with the R & A Rules of Golf for Match play and with lowest handicapper

        giving shots to be taken in accordance with the Stroke Index of the Course being played. Full handicap allowance.

8.      Points will be awarded for each game in each match - 2 for a Win and 1 for a halved game, making a total of 6 points for each fixture.

9.      Only the Team Captains can decide whether a match should be postponed or suspended (after start of play in accordance with Rules of

         Golf), and in the case of postponement the decision must be made on the first tee at 17.30 hours or later, on the day of the match. Any

         match postponed due to inclement weather or the state of the course should be notified to the LDUGC League Secretary before the 22:00

         hours deadline on the date of the original fixture. A match postponed due to inclement weather or the state of the course should be played

         within SEVEN days where possible. In the event of this not being possible, the League Secretary should be notified within SEVEN days of the

         original fixture and in exceptional circumstances, only, a date should be proposed and mutually agreed with him when the match will be

         played. In the event of teams failing to play or rearrange a match postponed within the stipulated period, both teams shall be awarded no

         points. When a match has started and has to be suspended, in accordance with the Rules of Golf, and can not be completed on the same

         day any game completed shall be awarded the  appropriate points, any unfinished games shall be considered halved. Matches shall not be re

         arranged.

10.    If a player fails to be present at the time fixed for the match he shall be recorded as having lost.

11.    The order of play will be decided by order of handicap lowest being first off etc.  The Captains of both teams will exchange team lists in handicap order and the Home team Captain provide score cards and local rules and shall ensure that the correct pairs play against each other.

12.    A player may represent one Club only in any one season.

13.    Disputes must be communicated to the League Secretary prior to 17.00 hours on the day after the date of the match. This must be followed

         by a letter to the Honorary Secretary of the Leeds & District Union of Golf Clubs within 7 days of the date of the match. The decision of the

         Executive Committee regarding all disputes shall be final.

14.    It is the responsibility of the HOME CLUB to immediately notify the result of a fixture to Mr. Alan Webster by e-mail to:

         leaguesecretary@ldugc.co.uk but before 17.00 HOURS on the day after the match is played.

15.     Failure to comply MAY result in the DEDUCTION OF ONE POINT from the HOME TEAM.

16.     If a team fails to turn up for a match it will be given written notice that if it re-offends it will be immediately eliminated from the

         league and all results involving that team will be expunged. The Club will be required to make application to rejoin the league in the

         following season prior to the 1st September for Executive approval and, if accepted, the team will resume in the lowest Division.





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