Terms of Competition
The Victory Cup is a Match Play competition, without handicap, contested by the current holder, Chris Wedgeworth, and the fifteen qualifying players with the lowest two gross scores at the following Medal Competitions: Spring Meeting (Saturday 8th May), Saturday 15th May and Saturday 29th May. The competition is open to all members whose membership category permits them to play at weekends.
All players who qualify for the Knock-Out stages of the competition must confirm they are available to play in all rounds at the following times and dates:
|1st Round (last 16 players)||Saturday||5th June||07:45 to 09:00|
|2nd Round (last 8 players)||Sunday||6th June||08:00 to 08:45|
|Semi-final||Saturday||12th June||08:00 to 08:30|
|Final||Sunday||13th June||12:00 to 12:30|
The pairings will be decided using the General Numerical Draw basis, with the current holder ranked one and the remaining fifteen based upon the two best aggregate gross scores returned from the qualifying competitions. In the event of a tie, places will be decided by aggregating the scores of the two best qualifying rounds based on the Handicap Master software
In the event of a player withdrawing after the draw has been made, but more than 48 hours before the competition commences, there will be a full re-draw based on the procedure outlined above. If a player withdraws less than 48 hours before the competition starts, then the draw will stand and the qualifying player with the next best two gross scores from the qualifying medals will take the place of the player withdrawing.
Each round, including the final, will be played over 18 holes from the White (back) stones. A match which ends all square will be played off hole by hole until one player wins a hole. The play off will commence at the first hole.
Players must not ride on any form of transportation during the competition unless authorised by the Captain, Match and Handicap Convener or the Referee.
All disputes must be reported to the Match and Handicap Convener whose decision will be final.
The George Duthie Shield is open to Ordinary and Life Members who have attained the age of 60 by the date of the Spring Meeting, Saturday 8 May. The fifteen lowest scores on handicap from the Spring Meeting plus the current holder (Gordon Wishart) will qualify for a knockout match play (to be played off the White Medal tees on full difference of course handicap).
The dates of the knockout will be determined once the draw is made, with the Final scheduled to take place on Finals Day. This year, Finals Day is Sunday 12thSeptember 2021.
If you would like to enter the George Duthie Shield, please indicate by putting a large “D” on your Spring Meeting scorecard.