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Inter Club Results 2024

CompetitionWomen’s Ulster Trophy
RoundOpponentHome / AwayResult
Round 1  Bye
Round 2BalmoralHomeWon 4 1/2 – 1 1/2
Round 3MassereeneHome16 / 06 / 2024
CompetitionJunior Cup
RoundOpponentHome / AwayResult
Round 1  Bye
Round 2OmaghAwayLost 4 – 1
CompetitionJimmy Bruen
RoundOpponentHome / AwayResult
Round 1CastlerockAwayWon 2 1/2 – 1 /2
Round 2LambegHome02 / 06 / 2024
CompetitionPierce Purcell
RoundOpponentHome / AwayResult
Round 1LambegAwayLost 3 – 1
Round 2   
CompetitionUlster Cup
RoundOpponentHome / AwayResult
Round 1RathmoreHomeWon 4 1/2 – 1 1/2
Round 2FortwilliamHome
CompetitionSenior Men’s Inter-Club
RoundOpponentHome / AwayDeadline
Round 1  Bye
Round 2NewtownstewartAway02 / 06 / 2024
CompetitionUlster Men’s Four-Ball
RoundOpponentHome / AwayDeadline
Round 1  Bye
Round 2BallymenaHome16 / 06 / 2024

Prize Draw Winners

Prize NoPrizeWinning NumberWinner
1Free Membership88Sparky [Antrim Snooker Club]
2Free Membership128Paul McCrory
3Overnight Stay for Two in any McKeever Group Hotel143Ryan McKee
44ft x 6ft Mattress Supplied by Direct Furniture270Tommy Clarke
5£50 Vouchers for Corrs Corner Bar & Restaurant [McKeever Group]205Damien Silo
6Case of Beer101Peter Kirkwood
7Case of Beer140Trevor McMillan
8Case of Beer197Karen McIlroy
9Easter Egg44Ronan Gunn
10Easter Egg6Craig Smylie
OrderNumber DrawnOrderNumber Drawn
1889270
212810205
32011116
412612101
514313140
610514197
72361544
8225166

Golf Ireland Inter Club Competitions

CompetitionWomen’s Ulster Trophy
RoundOpponentHome / AwayDeadline
Round 1  Bye
Round 2BalmoralHome26 / 05 / 2024
CompetitionJunior Cup
RoundOpponentHome / AwayDeadline
Round 1  Bye
Round 2OmaghAway19 / 05 / 2024
CompetitionJimmy Bruen
RoundOpponentHome / AwayDeadline
Round 1CastlerockAway12 / 05 / 2024
Round 2   
CompetitionPierce Purcell
RoundOpponentHome / AwayDeadline
Round 1LambegAway05 / 05 / 2024
Round 2   
CompetitionSenior Men’s Inter-Club
RoundOpponentHome / AwayDeadline
Round 1  Bye
Round 2NewtownstewartAway02 / 06 / 2024
 or Ballycastle  
CompetitionUlster Cup
RoundOpponentHome / AwayDeadline
Round 1RathmoreHome12 / 05 / 2024
Round 2   
CompetitionUlster Men’s Four-Ball
RoundOpponentHome / AwayDeadline
Round 1  Bye
Round 2BallymenaHome16 / 06 / 2024

All participants must be a member of the Club they wish to represent on 30 April in the year of the event.
  
CompetitionJunior CupCaptained byStephen Cullen
Size of TeamFive players
FormatSingles match play.
Handicappingi) To be eligible, players must have a Handicap Index that was active on 1 January in the year of the event and not lower than 2.5 in the previous calendar year. 
ii) Players must have 20 scores recorded on their handicap record as of 31 December 2023. 
iii) All matches are played off scratch.
  
CompetitionJimmy Bruen ShieldCaptained byJohnny McPoland
Size of Team8 players (4 x pairings)
FormatFoursomes Match Play.
Handicappingi) To be eligible, players must have a handicap Index that was active on 1 January in the year of the event and no less than 3.5 in the previous calendar year. ii) Players must have 20 scores recorded on their handicap record as of 31 December 2023.
iii) For a pair to be eligible, their lowest Handicap Indexes in the previous calendar year, when added together, must not be lower than 14.0.
iv) All matches are played off scratch.
  
CompetitionPierce Purcell ShieldCaptained byStephen Fox
Age18 years and over as specified in Section A of the General Regulations.
Size of Team8 players (4 x pairings)
FormatFoursomes Match Play.
Handicappingi) To be eligible, players must have a handicap Index that was active on 1 January in the year of the event and no less than 10.5 in the previous calendar year.
ii) Players must have 20 scores recorded on their handicap record as of 31 December 2023.
iii) For a pair to be eligible, their lowest Handicap Indexes in the previous calendar year, when added together, must not be lower than 25.0. iv) All matches are played off scratch.
  
CompetitionSenior Men’s Inter-ClubCaptained byPaul Trimble
Age50 years and over as specified in Section A of the General Regulations.
Size of Team4 players (5 x pairings)
FormatFour-ball Match Play.
Handicappingi) To be eligible, players must have a Handicap Index that was active on 1 January in the year of the event and a lowest Handicap Index of no higher than 24.0 in the previous calendar year. A player with an Handicap Index of 24.1 or higher in the previous calendar year may still compete, but must use a Handicap Index of 24.0 to determine Course and Playing Handicaps in matches.
ii) Players must have 20 scores recorded on their handicap record as of 31 December 2023.
iii) For a pair to be eligible, their lowest Handicap Indexes in the previous calendar year, when added together, must not be higher than 36.0. Other than provided for in e) i) above, dropping down of players to meet the combined limit of 36.0 is not permitted. Ie. Two players with Handicap Indexes of 24.0 or lower cannot drop down in handicap to meet the combined Handicap limit.
iv) There must be no more than a 10.0 shot difference between the lowest handicap index in the previous year, of the 2 players selected as a pair.
v) Strokes will be calculated using the players’ lowest Handicap Indexes in the previous calendar year.
vi) Strokes will be taken against the player with the lowest Handicap Index, using 90% of the difference between the rounded Course Handicap of each player.
  
CompetitionUlster CupCaptained byGeorge Baird
AgeOver 30 as set out in Section A of the General Regulations
Size of Team6 players
FormatSingles Match Play.
Handicappingi) To be eligible to compete, a player must have a Handicap Index that was no lower than 9.5 in the previous calendar year. The Inter-Club team member’s report will provide this verification.
ii) All players must have 20 scores recorded on their handicap record as of 31 December 2023
iii) All matches played off scratch
  
CompetitionUlster Men’s FourballCaptained byJohn Moreland
Size of Team12 players (6 x pairings)
FormatFour-ball Match Play.
Handicappingi) To be eligible, players must have a Handicap Index that was active on 1 January in the year of the event and a lowest Handicap Index of no lower than 15.0 in the previous calendar year.
ii) To compete a pair the two players must have a combined handicap index of no lower than 34.0 in the previous calendar year.
iii) Each player must have 20 scores recorded on their handicap record on or before 31 December 2023.
iv) Strokes will be calculated using the players’ lowest Handicap Indexes in the previous calendar year.
v) Strokes will be taken against the player with the lowest Handicap Index, using 90% of the difference between the rounded Course Handicap of each player.
CompetitionWomen’s Ulster TrophyCaptained bySusan Crawford
Size of Team6 Players
FormatSingles Match Play.
HandicappingThe Team shall comprise 3 players in each of the following two handicap bands; 1) no lower than 10.0 or higher than 22.0, 2) no lower than 22.1 or higher than 36.0, both based on the players lowest handicap index in the previous calendar year.
ii) No drop down permitted.
iii) The 3 players within the lower band shall compete at the “Home” venue and the 3 players in the higher band shall compete at the “Away” venue.
iv) Players will compete in handicap order at each venue
v) All players must have 20 scores recorded on their handicap record as of 31 December 2023
vi) Full allowance between the Rounded Course Handicap of the players in any match will determine the number of strokes
CompetitionPeggy Nelson TrophyCaptained by 
Size of TeamTeam of three players
FormatSingles Stableford
Regulationsi) Competition shall be open to all Golf Ireland affiliated members in the Ulster Region. ii) Stableford – Singles in Stage 1 and 3-person team in Regional Final
iii) Two rounds of 18 holes – the Club Qualifier and the Final

Club Qualifier:
iv) Each club will hold an 18 holes stableford competition and send the winning qualifiers in each of the classes listed in e) below to the Regional Final.
v) If a Club has no class (a) player, an extra class (b) player may be substituted but must use a handicap Index of 15.9

Final:
vi) The Final will be an 18 holes stableford team competition.
vii) If a qualifying player reduces her handicap index after qualifying, she may still compete in the final, off her current handicap index in the class in which she qualified. viii) If a Player increases her handicap index after qualifying, she may still compete in the final, playing off the maximum handicap index in the class in which she qualified. ix) Best TWO scores to count at each hole and all 3 scores at the Par 3’s
x) In the event of a tie in the regional final, this will be broken in accordance with the General Regulations ie. Use the best 2 cards then the best card etc
HandicappingThere are three classes for handicap purposes:
a) Index 15.9 and under
b) Index 16.0-23.9 &
c) Index 24.0-36.0