Competitions

Please note all detailed information about a competition, including entry forms etc, can now be found on a page dedicated to that competition. There will be a link to the page in the tables below or you can 'find' the relevant page via the Search facility.

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 played over two days to determine the overall County Champion. The Intermediate Championship is held over the same 36 hole event: eligible age-group players can play in both events simultaneously. The Seniors Championships comprise an 18 hole stroke play event which in 2020 will be held at the same time as the match play final round.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.

Bucks Golf Clubs Open competitions
One day events throughout the county with competition formats decided by the organising clubs.

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, and entry forms, can be accessed via the page dedicated to individual competitions entry forms.

Specific competitions that are restricted to juniors can be accessed via the Juniors tab.


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 played over two days to determine the overall County Champion. The Intermediate Championships comprise a 36 hole event held in parallel with the County Championship qualifying event. The Seniors Championships comprise an18 hole stroke play event which in 2020 will be hald in parallel with the County Championship match play final round. The Juniors Championships are held on a separate date.


County Championship

14th May +
16th May/17th May 2020
36 hole strokeplay qualifier competition, handicaps 18.4 or lower on 14th May; last 16 continue in Matchplay format on 16th and 17th May
Venue: Flackwell Heath



Seniors County Championship

17th May 2020
For players aged 50 and over. 18 hole strokeplay championship to be held on the afternoon of 17th May 2020
Venue: Flackwell Heath


Intermediate County Championship

14th May 2020
For players aged between 18 & 25 on 1 January, a 36 hole stroke play championship to be held in parallel with the County Championships qualifier event
Venue: Flackwell Heath
More info
Junior County Championships

16th August 2020
For girls aged under 18 on 1st January; 18 hole stroke play for silver division players and 18 hole stableford for bronze division players
Venue: Harleyford
More info

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/Vets Spring
Meeting

Tuesday 28th April 2020
3 Ball Team Alliance for Seniors (50 to 64) and/or Vets (65+). Mixed age teams are
permissible but play in Seniors competition. Prizes for best Seniors and Vets teams. All handicaps up to 36.0 welcome
Venue: Buckingham GC


More info





Summer Meeting

Friday 17th July 2020 

3 Ball Team Alliance. Usually Betterball Stableford, best 2 scores to count. Some spot prizes. All handicaps up to 36.0 and all ages welcome
Venue: Gerrards Cross GC
More info

Seniors/Vets Autumn
Meeting

Wednesday 7th Oct 2020
3 Ball Team Alliance for Seniors (50 to 64) and/or Vets (65+). Mixed age teams are
permissible but play in Seniors competition
. Prizes for best Seniors and Vets teams. All handicaps up to 36.0 welcome
Venue: Oakland Park GC
More info

Competitions - Club

Interclub Foursomes

15th Oct 2020
A one day event normally held in the Autumn with entry limited to two pairs per club - Closing date 1st October
Venue: The Lambourne




Cygnet Trophy

anytime during summer
A 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


County Eclectic Cup

April to Sept
A 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 Captain's Charites
Closing date 1st October
More info
Coronation Medals

2019 best scores
BCLGA awards a silver medal for the best aggregrate of 4 scratch scores and a bronze medal for the best aggregate of 4 net scores achieved within the County in the previous season. One entry accepted per club. Closing date 1st March
More info
Bucks Challenge Shield

Final Saturday
3rd October 2020
The premier club team matchplay knockout competition run throughout the summer culminating in a Final Day in October - Closing date 31st January
More info

Champion of Champions

April to Sept/Oct
A 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


Summer Silver League

April - Sept
A 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

Summer Bronze League

April - Sept
A 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
Winter League


Oct to April
A league matchplay competition,organised in divisions for club teams of 6 players, 3 pairs, run throughout the winter - Closing date 31st August

Competitions - Individuals

Challenge Cup

April to Sept
Singles knockout for players with a handicap of 20.4 or less, played throughout the summer with a final organised at a neutral venue - Closing date 28th February
More info
Rose Bowl

April to Sept
Singles knockout for players with a handicap of 20.5 or more played throughout the summer with a final organised at a neutral venue - Closing date 28th February
More info

Summer Greensomes

April to Sept
Knockout Greensomes, played throughout the summer with a final organised at a neutral venue - Closing date 28th February


Winter Foursomes

Oct to April
Knockout Foursomes, played throughout the winter with a final organised at a neutral venue - Closing date 15th SeptemberMore Info

Bucks clubs Open competitions


DateVenueFormat/CostMore info
Thurs 21 May 2020
Gerrards Cross Ladies Opentba
Online entry
Tues
19 May
2020
Harewood Downs Ladies OpenPairs
£70 pair
Entry forms from:
assistant@hdgc.co.uk
Poster

Ellesborough Ladies Opentba

Thurs
18 June 2020
Magnolia Park Ladies Open3 Ball Alliance
£114 per team

To enter email:
proshop@magnoliapark.co.uk

Poster
Tues 8 Sept
Burnham Beeches Ladies OpenPairs 
£99 per pair
Entry form
Thurs 21 May &
Thurs 3 Sept
Whiteleaf Coffee Mornings & GolfTeams of 3
£45 per team
Entry form

England Golf & Regional Competitions


DateActivityVenue/Timing
Sun 21June 2020England Golf Medal winners  Midlands South-Regional FinalDrayton Park

contact via England Golf, Woodhall Spa

01526 354500

championships@englandgolf.org

Results
Mon 11- Fri 15 May 2020English Senior Women's Amateur champsPeterborough Milton GC
Wed 27 – Sun 31 May 2020English Women’s Amateur OpenSheringham GC
Tues 16 - Thurs 18 JuneEnglish Senior Women's strokeplay champsAbbeydale GC
tba
Midlands South Region Senior's Championship


Thurs 8 July 2020English Schools Team ChampsWoodhall Spa
Tues 6 July 2020Midlands South Region Australian Spoons finalMill Ride Golf Club


Tues 21 July - Thurs 23 July 2020English Girls Open Amateur Stroke play championshipsSandy Lodge GC
tbaAbraham trophytba
Tues 28 July – Thur 30 July 2020English Girls U16/U14 Open Amateur Stroke play championshipsThorndon Park GC
Tues 18 – Thurs 20 August 2020English Womens Strokeplay champsBurnham & Berrow GC
Thurs 20 Aug
Midlands South Region 4BBB ChampionshipCopt Heath GC
contact Claire Barker
claire.barker@clara.co.uk
Tues 25 August 2020Midlands South Region Girls' ChampionshipBeaconsfield GC
contact Janet Beal
07834 819633
janet@brewis-beal.co.uk
Sat 5 & Sun 6 Sept
County Champion of ChampionsWoodhall Spa (Seniors 5th and 6th; Womens 6th only; Girls 5th only)
Mon 8 Sept 2020Ping 4BBB Grand Final and Plate FinalThonock Park
Mon 14 – Fri 18 Sept 2020National County Finals WeekSpalding GC
Mon 21 Sept
Inter County Seniors Team ChampionshipRochford Hundred GC
Bucks team selected by
Susanna Mitterer
seniorscaptain@bclga.org.uk