Competitions

The Competitions organised by the BCLGA can be categorised as follows:

County Championships
The main County Championships comprise a 36 hole stroke play qualifying event, held on one day, with the top 16 players entered into a match play knockout format to determine the overal County Champion. The Seniors Championships comprise an 18 hole stroke play event held in parallel with the County Championship qualifying rounds.The Juniors Championships are held on a separate date.

One Day Meetings
Events that take place on a specific date; any female amateur golfer belonging to a Bucks club or holding individual membership of the County can enter these competitions, subject to any specific rules for each competition. 

Competitions for Clubs
Events where entries are organised through the Bucks clubs: some being organised on a League basis, some on a knockout basis with a County organised final, some are on a one day meeting basis, some based on performance during the season.

Knock-out competitions for Individuals or Pairs
Knockout events that run over a number of months;  any female amateur golfer belonging to a Bucks club or holding individual membership of the County can enter these competitions, subject to any specific rules for each competition.

England Golf competitions
Competitions run by England Golf that may be of interest to Bucks Ladies and Junior Girls

There are some Local Rules and Terms that will apply to all the BCLGA competitions and these can be found below.
Specific rules that apply to individual competitions can be accessed alongside the individual competition entry forms.

 

County Championships

The main County Championships comprise a 36 hole stroke play qualifying event, held on one day, with the top 16 players entered into a match play knockout format to determine the overall County Champion. The Seniors Championships comprise an 18 hole stroke play event held in parallel with the County Championship qualifying rounds. The Juniors Championships are held on a separate date.

County Championship36 hole strokeplay qualifier competition, handicaps 18.4 or lower; last 16 continue in Matchplay format
More info
Entry formRulesResults
Seniors County Championship50 and over. 18 hole strokeplay held in parallel with the 36 hole County Championships qualifier competitionEntry formRulesResults
Intermediate County ChampionshipAged between 18 & 25 on 1 January – best 36 hole gross score. Scratch & handicap prizesEntry formRulesResults
Junior County ChampionshipsFor girls aged under 18 on 1st January; 18 hole stroke play for silver division players and 18 hole stableford for bronze division players
Entry formRulesResults

One Day Meetings

All of these events are open to all subject to age and handicap restrictions. Team events may be made up of players from more than one club.

Seniors Spring
Meeting
3 Ball Team Alliance for ladies over 60. Usually Betterball
Stableford, best 2 scores to count. Prize for Individual
best score. All handicaps welcome
Entry
Form
RulesResults
Summer Meeting3 Ball Team Alliance. Usually Betterball Stableford, best 2
scores to count. Some spot prizes. All handicaps and ages
welcome
Entry
Form
RulesResults
Seniors Autumn
Meeting
3 Ball Team Alliance for ladies over 60. Usually Betterball
Stableford, best 2 scores to count. Prize for Individual
best score. All handicaps welcome
Entry
Form
RulesResults

Competitions - Club

Interclub FoursomesA one day event normally held in the Autumn with entry limited to two pairs per club - Closing date 1st OctoberEntry formRules
Results
Cygnet TrophyA qualifying stableford competition held at each club, with their best results being submitted to the County; a trophy is awarded at the AGM for the best result. This is a fund-raiser for County junior golf - Closing date 5th October
Entry form
RulesResults
Charity Eclectic CupAn summer eclectic competition run at each club with the best results being submitted to the County; a trophy is awarded at the AGM for the best result. This is a fund-raiser for the County Captain's charity/ies - Closing date 1st October
Entry formRules
Coronation MedalsBCLGA awards a silver medal for the best aggregrate of 4 scratch scores achieved within the County and a bronze medal for the best aggregate of 4 net scores. One entry accepted per club. Closing date 1st March
Entry formRules
Bucks Challenge ShieldThe premier club team matchplay knockout competition run throughout the summer culminating in a Semi Final/Finals Day in September - Closing date 31st January
More info
Entry formRulesResults
Champion of ChampionsA matchplay knockout singles competition open to the individual scratch champions from each club culminating in a Final at a nominated venue - Closing date 28th February
More info
Entry formRulesResults
Summer Silver LeagueA league matchplay competition, organised in divisions, for club teams of 3 players with a handicap of 20 or below run throughout the summer - Closing date 31st January
More info
Entry formRulesResults
Summer Bronze LeagueA league matchplay competition, organised in divisions, for club teams of 3 players with a handicap of 21 and above run throughout the summer - Closing date 31st January
More info
Entry formRulesResults
Winter LeagueA league matchplay competition,organised in divisions for club teams of 6 players, 3 pairs, run throughout the winter - Closing date 31st August
More info
Entry formRulesResults

Competitions - Individuals

Challenge CupSingles knockout for players with a handicap of 20 or less, played throughout the summer with a final organised at a neutral venue - Closing date 28th February
Entry formRulesResults
Rose BowlSingles knockout for players with a handicap of 21 or more, played throughout the summer with a final organised at a neutral venue - Closing date 28th February
Entry formRulesResults
Summer GreensomesKnockout Greensomes, played throughout the summer with a final organised at a neutral venue - Closing date 28th February
Entry formRulesResults
Winter FoursomesKnockout Foursomes, played throughout the winter with a final organised at a neutral venue - Closing date 15th SeptemberEntry form as PDF
Entry form in Word
RulesResults

England Golf



DateActivityVenue/Timing
Wed 8 MayEngland Golf Medal winners (previously called Bridgestone CYD) Midlands South-Regional Final
Buckingham

contact via England Golf, Woodhall Spa
01526 354500

championships@englandgolf.org
Mon 13 - Fri 17 MayEnglish Senior Women's Amateur champsEnville
Wed 22 – Sun 26 MayEnglish Women’s Amateur OpenSaunton Sands
Tues 18 - Thurs 20 JuneEnglish Senior Women's strokeplay champsSt Enodoc
Wed 10 July
English Schools Team Champs
 
Woodhall Spa
Tues 16 July
Midlands South Region Australian Spoons final 
Leamington Spa

Contact Issy Bartram
0121 454 7847

isobelbartram@blueyonder.co.uk
Tues 30 July – Thur 1 AugustEnglish Girls Open Amateur Stroke play championshipsGog Magog
Mon 5 AugustAbraham trophyGerrards Cross
Tues 6 – Thur 8 AugustEnglish Girls U16/U14 Open Amateur Stroke play championshipsGerrards Cross
Tues 20 – Wed 22 AugustEnglish Womens Strokeplay champsPurdis Heath
Fri 6 – Sun 8 SeptemberCounty Champion of ChampionsWoodhall Spa (Seniors, Womens, Girls)
Mon 9th - Tues 10th SeptemberPing 4BBB Grand Final and Plate FinalThonock Park
Sun 15 – Fri 20 SeptemberNational County Finals WeekDelamere Forest

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