LEEDS & DISTRICT UNION of GOLF CLUBS
The Competition is a Scratch Match Play event.
The leading 16 Competitors from the Amateur Stroke Play Championship provided they have confirmed entry prior to tee off to the Competition Secretary, and are available to play on Finals Day (17 September 2023) if successful, shall qualify for the Leeds Amateur Championship. In the event of any of the 16 being unavailable a list of reserves, in order of finishing, shall be drawn up by the Competition Secretary. No additional entry fees shall be payable.
Each round shall be over 18 holes with a final round over 36 holes. The players play match play until a winner is decided. The winner shall be the Leeds Amateur Champion and shall receive the Grantham Eley Trophy and a prize. There shall be a prize for the runner up and such other prizes as may be decided by the Executive Committee.
In the event of a tie after 18 or 36 holes, play shall continue until a winner is decided.
A seeded Draw, Dates and Venues of each round shall be made by the Competition Secretary. Copies of the draw and results for each round will be sent to the Home Club of players remaining in the Competition. If the Club appointed as a venue for a match is unable to accept the date and time agreed by the contestants, then and only then, by mutual agreement of the two players the venue may be changed providing approval is first obtained from the Competition Secretary.
All matches must be arranged with the Club Secretary at least Five (5) days prior to the match
All matches must be played by the specified date and the last tee time shall be 17.00 hours on the last day. If only one player is present the match will be awarded to him. If both players are absent they will both be eliminated
It is the responsibility of the WINNER of the match to notify the result to email@example.com by no later than 22:00 hours on the final day of that round. If no result is received within the time then both players will be eliminated.
Finalists must be available to play on the date published for the Final.
All disputes shall be referred to the League Secretary whose decision shall be final.
The Competition Committee reserves the right to make a decision in equity when it is impossible to complete a match in accordance with the Rules of Golf.