Somerset Golf Union

West of England U18's Conditions

The following Terms & Conditions apply to the West of England U18 Scratch Open Championship. For the current general conditions, applicable, click on the link below. 

For all enquiries please contact: 

Rob Davis Tel: 07476 319281


Conditions of Play and Qualification

Conditions of play

The current general conditions relating to all England Golf Championships and Tournaments will apply to this Championship. The West of England Championship will be decided by Stroke Play over 54 holes. The winner will be the competitor with the lowest aggregate gross score. The Competition Committee’s decision in all matters is final.

In the event of a tie the Championship will be decided by play off providing conditions allow. If a play off isn't possible the Championship will be decided on countbac, last 18,9,6 etc.

Where entries exceed 63 in number, there will be a handicap index ballot with the lowest 63 WHS indexes forming the start sheet and a reserve list drawn, with no change thereafter of WHS index affecting the list order.

The current EG Hard Card will be used


To be eligible to enter, a player must be:-

  • A member of a golf club affiliated through its County Union to England Golf, The Golf Union of Wales or Scottish Golf
  • In possession of a competition playing WHS handicap index not exceeding index 4.0 (boys) & 6.0 (girls)under the current WHS Handicapping System.
  • Aged 18 or under on the 1st January (Year of Championship).
  • 12 starting places will be reserved for girls
  • Championship Trophies for girls (Presented by Tommy Tulk, Past President SGU) & boys (Presented by the Senior Golfer's Society o Great Britian)


Entries must be made online through the SGU website, Championship Enries, or an official entry form, available on request from

The SGU Secretary :

Rob Davis Tel. 07476 319281


The entry fee together with the duly completed entry form must be sent to:

The Somerset Golf Union

7 Allen's Lane



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