RULES - Men and Women
entries will be accepted.
should not be accepted, except where a bye can be
||Combined Club teams
are welcome for any competition
must be financial members of
an Aorangi South Canterbury Club. (6.1 of the
constitution of the Aorangi SC Golf Association
||Women Golf members are permitted to play in the
Aorangi Mens Pennants if the Match Committee has granted
approval. (All play off the men's tee, using
the men's card).
||Aorangi SC Golf
will prepare draws and allocate venues for each pennant
competition, and official publication of these details, and
any subsequent alterations, will be via the Aorangi SC Golf website.
in the District
will be used unless a club withdraws its course or the Match
Committee of the Association deems the condition of the
cause a round to be postponed or conditions are unsuitable
for play at a particular course on the scheduled day, host
clubs should contact/notify the Convenor of the
Committee at the earliest possible time. The Match Committee
will determine the course of action to be taken.
Local radio stations will generally not
be used to advise pennant cancellations.
||The Host Club to return the score sheet
as soon as possible.
Captain will be
responsible for completing the team sheet and then signing
off the results of the matches. The team Captain must ensure
all cards are properly filled out, signed and returned.
Failure to do so will result in
a penalty of 2 points.
||When a team
defaults from a
competition more than once they will be disqualified from
the competition and all points scored in matches against the
team will be cancelled.
||At the discretion
of the Match Committee, a team may be granted dispensation
to play a pennant match at a later date.
||Any alteration to
these rules will only be made
reached at duly convened
Men’s Forum meeting and formalised
by circulation to clubs for confirmation.
||Where possible a
rules official will be available, particularly at semi-finals
devices such as GPS and laser rangefinders are approved for
use in all pennant competitions, provided they measure
distances only. Devices that have features which measure
other factors such as wind speed and/or direction, and
gradient is in breach of Rule 14.3 are not permitted, and
use of same by a player will result in loss of match
regardless of whether or not this feature is actually used.
may only use a Golf Cart
if that player
normally uses a Golf Cart in his everyday play. The Match
Committee may grant a dispensation to a player on medical
grounds, but only with a Doctors certificate.
Association will hold all Pennant results for the current
be destroyed after the
||In addition to
the “Guide to
Clubs Hosting Pennants” on slow play, the slow play policy
will be used when and where necessary for all Aorangi SC Golf
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WOMEN'S PENNANTS POLICIES 2013
Printable Pennant Policies -
Silver Pennant handicaps
20.4. Teams may have some players on a higher handicap
Index but they must play off
20.4. All other teams 40.4
– singles only. Second
round is completely different match and substitutions
may be made
Preference to be given to Business Women (full or
part-time) and Students but all Club members may play.
||Veterans Pennant -
must be 60 years of age or over on day of
play. Veterans pennant will be singles only NO
FOURBALL for 2013.
Trial for this year.
to consist of Silver,
Veterans - 4 players. Open - 6 players
and Weekend – singles and fourball matches.
to take precedence.
there are 2 or more teams
representing the club in each Pennant, a player may play
for one team
competition. It does not preclude her from
playing in any
is a bye going into
the 1/4 or semi-finals the team (or teams) with the next
highest points will go in the draw. If 2 teams
have the same number of points it will be done by lot.
Slow Play. Host Club to inform Match
Committee of any slow play, the Club will be warned,
after 2 warnings, 3rd time 2 points will be
taken off the Clubs points.
All matches to finish after 18 holes. In
quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals when the result
is tied, a sudden death playoff including the fourball
match (Open and Weekend) for No 1 & 2 players
only, will be played
starting from the Tee where the match began until a
decision in reached. With an official following play.
and finals the highest handicap players
will tee off first, with the No 1 & 2 players teeing off
last, this is if there is a tie after 18 holes they can
go straight to the extra play off hole or holes.
||Scoring will be:
||2 points for a
win, 1 for a half
||1 point for a win, 1/2 for
||2 points for a win, 1 point
for a draw
||Default - 7 points
||Default - 9 points
||Default - 7 points
||Default - 12 points
are reminded that it may
be worth fielding a team even if they are one short.
||In all pennant matches the stroke
allowance is the full difference of the handicaps.
||The lowest handicap
index player is the No 1
even if No 2 is playing off the same course handicap.
If played out of order instant disqualification.
||Players are to
provide own lunch unless the Host Club has caterers in
they MUST be used. Clubs with resident
caterers are. Ashburton, Temuka, Timaru, Gleniti,
||A charge of $2 per
person for the day's play at all clubs. Team Captain to collect and