Ulster Carpets Johnston Shield 2017

A Number of important changes have been made for this year’s annual competition.

This year’s Johnston Shield qualifying period will be played as “Fourball Aggregate Stableford”.

The qualifying period will run for 6 weeks commencing Saturday 7th January 2017 and finishing on Friday 17th February 2017. The entry fee will be £20 per pair.

The competition shall be played over a 12 hole winter course. Each player will receive 2/3 Handicap allowance. The best 4 from 6 cards total will determined which pairs will go through to the matchplay stage. A league table with each pair’s aggregate scores will be published each Friday evening.

Players are not required to play together, however will require a marker, independent of their partner. Each Player must insert the name of their partner on their score card, a system previously used successfully in Council Cup qualifying. The computer must be used for returning scores with cards returned in the wooden box.

Players are permitted to choose any day of the week on which to return their weekly scores, their names must be entered in the relevant entry sheet in the pro shop before commencing play.

Full copy of the Conditions for the competition will be posted in the Men’s locker room or click here to download/view.

Colin Mckillop
M&H Secretary