Teams to consist of 7 pairs, confined to players 12 handicap and over as at 1st January 2017. Each match to be played off current handicap subject to a maximum effective handicap of 15. A player whose handicap is reduced below 12 after 1st January 2017 is still eligible to play in the competition but must play off the reduced handicap and concede additional shot(s) where relevant.
Players must belong to an Adult Category of membership of their clubs.
In all rounds to the FINAL, the club at the top of the draw has four matches at home.
The FINAL will be played on a two-leg home and away basis, with seven matches in each leg. The first leg of the FINAL to be played on the course of the club at the top of the draw. Handicaps for the 2nd leg shall remain unchanged from the first leg.
All matches to be played to a finish, except in the final. In the final, halved matches will count. In the event of a tie, after the second leg of the final, the last match alive will play sudden death, starting at the first tee.
Customary procedure for taking shots in Fourball Match-play to apply, i.e.: – 90% of reduced handicap.
Team Manager: Owen Coyne
Assistant: Darryll Murray
First Round v Corrstown – Friday 5th of May – Donabate won 4-3
Second Round v Hollywood Lakes – Friday 2nd of June – Donabate won 4.5-2.5
Semi Final v TBC – To be played by Monday July 31st – 3 matches at home and 4 away