Brora Five Day Open
2nd - 6th August 2021
Registration Form


Name:
Email:
Mobile phone:
We will use your mobile number only to notify you by SMS of your qualifying round draw time and to advise you of any changes to the draw that affect you during the week.
You will not receive unsolicited calls from us and we will not give your mobile phone number out to third parties.

Address:
Home club
CDH Number
Handicap index (required for the purposes of the draw)
Will you be under 18 on 31 July 2021?
Juniors who elect to pay half-price qualify for half of the adult SGU Voucher amount.

Player category
How did you find out about the Five Day Open?
Please note any special requirements you may have below and we will do our best to accommodate them:
Conditions of entry

1. The tournament will be decided by 36 holes stroke play qualifying, from which the leading 16 scratch scores and thereafter the leading 48 nett scores, in three handicap divisions, will contest knockout match play.

2. Ties in the qualifying competition will be decided by the best last 18 holes. If the competitors are still tied the winner will be decided by the best last nine holes, then last six holes, last three holes and finally the last hole. If competitors are still tied the result will be decided by lot.

3. Matches finishing all square will continue from the 1st hole until one side wins a hole. In the handicap sections shots will be allowed as in the prescribed round.

4. Prizes will be awarded as follows:-

Scratch Salver - Winner minimum £400 + bottle of single malt whisky or equivalent
Handicap Sections - Winner £350 + bottle of single malt whisky

Runners up and losing semi finalists will receive vouchers to a value no less than £100. All losing quarter finalist will receive a bottle of Single malt whisky.

The player returning the lowest aggregate scratch score in the qualifying rounds will receive the W. J. Henderson Medal.

The player returning the lowest aggregate nett score in the qualifying round will receive the Peter Thomson Salver.

The Junior (under 18) returning the best aggregate scratch score in the qualifying rounds will receive the Paul Lawrie Trophy.

Prizes will be awarded for the best scratch score in both qualifying rounds and leading nett aggregate outwith the main prize winners.

5. The qualifying rounds will be held on Monday 2nd August and Tuesday 3rd August. The match play rounds will be held on Wednesday 4th August to Friday 6th August.

6. There will be a supplementary competition held Wednesday 4th August to Friday 6th August for entrants no longer competing in the main tournament or those eliminated in the first round of matchplay. The format will be two 18 hole handicap stableford competitions on Wednesday 4th August and Thursday 5th August. The leading two aggregate scores from each stableford competition will contest knockout match play on Friday 6th August. Qualifiers from day one will not be eligible to qualify on day two.  Player eliminated from the matchplay competition in the main event on Wednesday 4th August will not be eligible to qualify on day one of the supplementary competition.
 
7.  The organising committee reserve the right to curtail the scope of the competition in the case of bad weather, in which case completion of the main competition will be given priority over the supplementary competition.
 
8. A limited number of free practice rounds will be available from 15.00 on Sunday 1st August. Please book in advance.

9. Entry will be open to amateur male golfers with a handicap recognised by the authority controlling golf in the country from which they enter (for the UK & Ireland this is CONGU). The maximum permitted handicap in the competition will be 28.

10. Entry fee will be £125 (members £60). Juniors who hold a recognised handicap may pay half the entry fee but will only be entitled to half the prize voucher. Under no circumstances will juniors be permitted to accept alcohol as part of their prize. They will be given a suitable, equivalent value, alternative.

11. Entries will only be accepted on this entry form accompanied by the relevant entry fee and a handicap certificate or online at www.broragolfclub.co.uk/visitors/fivedayopenregistration

12. 12. Players not on the Scottish CDH will need to provide evidence of their current handicap index before starting their qualifying rounds on Monday, 2nd August. Players qualifying for the handicap sections of the matchplay events will be allocated to the handicap sections according to their WHS Handicap Index as at 2nd August. It is the responsibility of each player to calculate their Course Handicap for the matchplay rounds, updated for the impact of their qualifying round scores on their Handicap Index. The stroke allowance for the matchplay rounds will be 100% of the Course Handicap, with the player with the lower Course Handicap conceding the difference in allowance to the player with the higher Course Handicap. Evidence of handicap for the matchplay rounds must be made available to the Competition Committee on request.

13. Please return entries to: Matches and Handicaps Committee, Brora Golf Club, Golf Road, Brora, Sutherland, KW9 6QS. Entries close Friday 16th July 2021 (unless this closing date is extended at the sole discretion of he Matches and Handicaps Committee).