Juniors Golf

PKCGU Codes of Conduct and Competition rules for junior events.

By entering and supporting any of the County Junior events players and parents, spectators , coaches, offficals , club officials and others are agreeing to comply with the PKCGU codes of conduct , and any decision made by the executive will be so based. 1/12/2016 DSR

U18 players

Parents

Spectators

Club Officials

Technical officials

Coaches

 

Strokeplay and Matchplay Championships

The Championship will be played over 18 holes - strokeplay (scratch) and the field restricted by ballot if necessary to the lowest handicap golfers entered by the closing date, but not exceeding 12 handicap.

In the event of a tie for the championship the championship will be decided over the last 9 holes etc. Only players whose HOME club is registered within the Area may participate.

The Matchplay Championship shall consist of the best 16 scratch scores returned in the Strokeplay Championship. All matches will be played over 18 holes with extra holes where necessary to obtain a result.

All County competitions will be run under the rules of the Royal & Ancient Golf club of St Andrews and any local rule pertaining to the day. In the event of any dispute the decision of the area executive will be final.

Spring and Autumn Meetings

The tournaments will be 18 holes strokeplay - (scratch only) in age sections.. Prizes and or vouchers will be awarded to the winner of the Under 14, Under 16, and Under 18 sections. The field will be restricted by a handicap limit if over subscribed handicap for the tee times allocated to the County. The tournaments will be confined to members of clubs within the area. In the event of ties the results will be decided on the best 9 holes etc.

3 Man Team Championship

The championship will be played over 18 holes of strokeplay (scratch) Teams MUST consist of three players with the best two scores counting on an aggregate basis. If a team fails to field three players they will not be eligible for any prize.

In the event of a tie the third score shall be added. If a further decision is required the last 9 holes of all three team members shall be added then the last six holes etc. The championship will be confined to players whose HOME club is registered within the Area.

 

Junior Scratch League Rules - 2017

1…There will be two leagues, one known as Red and one known as Blue.
2…The winners and runners up of each league qualify for the semi-finals which will be played home and away, the final will be played at Gleneagles.

3...A team shall consist of THREE PLAYING MEMBERS from the club, (not necessarily the player’s home club); there are no limits to the size of pools. Clubs may enter more than one team; players are not permitted to play for both club teams unless there are exceptional circumstances and agreed in advance with Perth and Kinross County Executive.

4...A player may only play for ONE CLUB in any one season.

5...All matches will be played over 18 holes of match play, three singles games, and played on or before the scheduled date.

6...All teams must play their players in strict handicap order, (exact handicaps will apply, not playing handicaps), boys play from the white tees and girls play from the red tees. Should a team have less than 3 players then they will play their lowest handicap available as player 1, next as player 2, and forfeit game 3. If they should have only 1 player they will forfeit games 2 and 3.   

7...All matches must be played. The County Junior Scratch League Convenor will plan the dates of games. No date changes or extensions will be permitted (unless there are exceptional circumstances and agreed in advance with Perth and Kinross County Executive). It is the responsibility of each junior convenor to ensure all fixtures are agreed with their counterparts and played on or before the final date for that round.

8...In the event that a match is not re-arranged, the executive reserve the right to impose a result and the match will be considered to have been played.                              

9...Scoring System: 2 points for win

                            1 point for draw                                                                                          

In the event of teams having equal points at the end of the season, individual game results (games won and lost over the season) will decide the qualifiers. Should this result in a tie; the executive will arrange a play-off on a neutral course. In the event of a drawn match (semi-final & final only), the game or games finishing all square must play "sudden death"

10...MATCH RESULT SHEETS, SIGNED BY BOTH COMPETING CLUBS, MUST BE RETURNED BY THE HOME TEAM (BY EMAIL OR MOBILE (PHOTO) NO LATER THAN THREE DAYS AFTER EACH MATCH TO the current Junior Scratch League Convenor

11…Please note: CADDIES ARE NOT PERMITTED AND COMPETITORS ARE REMINDED THAT THEY MUST NOT SEEK OR ACCEPT ADVICE FROM PARENTS, OTHER COMPETITORS OR ANY OTHER PERSON.  NB.  "Advice" is any counsel or suggestion that could influence a player in determining his play, the choice of a club or the method of making a stroke.

 12…Any disputes must be addressed to the Junior County Executive through the Area Secretary, they will be considered by a panel consisting of, Area President, Junior Scratch League Organiser and the Area Secretary. The decision of the panel is FINAL.

13… No junior shall be allowed to participate in the consumption of alcohol at any time.

 

David Ramsay

Perth and Kinross Area Secretary

revised 14/03/2017 plus update in red 3/06/2017

 

Junior Bell trophy Rules 2017

1...A team shall consist of FIVE PLAYING MEMBERS from the club, (not necessarily the player’s home club); there are no limits to the size of pools. Clubs may enter more than one team; players are not permitted to play for both club teams unless there are exceptional circumstances and agreed in advance with Perth and Kinross County Executive.

2...A player may only play for ONE CLUB in any one season.

3...The players must be played in strict handicap order (exact handicaps will apply, not playing handicaps). In the event of any team being a player short they will forfeit that game.

4…The matches will consist of five games played over 18 holes of match play. In the event of a drawn match, the game or games finishing all square must play "sudden death" with players taking their allocated strokes at the appropriate holes until a result is obtained.

5…All matches must be played by the scheduled date. No date changes will be permitted (unless there are exceptional circumstances and agreed by Perth and Kinross County Executive); therefore it is the responsibility of each junior convenor to ensure all fixtures are agreed with their counterparts. 

6…For the first round ONLY, teams will play on a home and away basis with the result being decided on aggregate scores, thereafter (quarter final onwards) it will be straight knockout. If the aggregate scores are tied (first round only) “sudden death” will take place between the two No. 1 players. The semi-finals will be at neutral venues. The final will be at Gleneagles when possible.

7…All County competitions will be run under the rules of the Royal & Ancient Golf club of St Andrews and any local rule pertaining to the day. In the event of any dispute the decision of the area executive will be final.

8…Category A players are not permitted, players with handicaps between 6 and 28 (boys), 6 and 36 (girls) are eligible.

9…Boys play from the yellow tees, girls from the red tees, full handicap allowance. If a match occurs between a boy and a girl the handicaps MUST be adjusted if the CSS for gents and ladies differ (i.e. Craigie Hill gents CSS 67, Craigie Hill Ladies 69), therefore the girl would get an extra 2 strokes), strokes should then be taken as per the stroke index on the scorecard/s. If in any doubt please contact Ian Young prior to the match/game taking place.

10...MATCH RESULT SHEETS, SIGNED BY BOTH COMPETING CLUBS, MUST BE RETURNED BY THE HOME TEAM (BY EMAIL OR MOBILE (PHOTO) NO LATER THAN THREE DAYS AFTER EACH MATCH, to the current County Junior Bell trophy Convenor.

11…Please note: CADDIES ARE NOT PERMITTED AND COMPETITORS ARE REMINDED THAT THEY MUST NOT SEEK OR ACCEPT ADVICE FROM PARENTS, OTHER COMPETITORS OR ANY OTHER PERSON.  NB.  "Advice" is any counsel or suggestion that could influence a player in determining his play, the choice of a club or the method of making a stroke.

12…Any disputes must be addressed to Perth and Kinross County Executive through the Area Secretary, they will be considered by a panel consisting of President, Vice President, Junior Convenor, Junior Scratch League Convenor and the Area Secretary. The decision of the panel is FINAL.

13…No junior shall be allowed to participate in the consumption of alcohol at any time.

14…In the event that a match is not played, the executive reserve the right to impose a result and the match will be considered to have been played.

David Ramsay
Perth and Kinross Area Secretary, amended 13/02/2017

Junior Under 18 Championship.

The leading gross score from the Matchplay Qualifying round is used to decide the winner of the Under 18 Championship.

Order of Merit.

The lowest cumulative gross score from the undernoted events is used to decide the Order of Merit winner

  1. Spring Meeting
  2. Autumn Meeting
  3. Qualifying event for Matchplay.

Lee McCormack Trophy

This award is for the Junior who is deemed to have done most at County and/or National level to forward the standing and success of the County at Junior level. It can also be presented to the Junior who shown a special degree of team commitment and who has given a very good perception of Junior Golf in the county in inter area matches.


All County competitions will be run under the rules of the Royal & Ancient Golf club of St Andrews and any local rule pertaining to the day. In the event of any dispute the decision of the area executive will be final.

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