SENIORS JUBILEE SHIELD

2021 Seniors Jubilee Shield Winner

Bramford

Ipswch Jubilee

General Information

A team shall consist of 8 players from each Club – each player having a Handicap Index of no more than 24 and being at least 60 years of age.
This is a four ball better ball competition. Strokes are given based on 90% of the difference of Playing Handicap between the lowest handicap player and the other three players.

Working out the strokes given – example:
All players will receive their shots from the lowest handicap player (course handicap).
Shots received is 90% of the difference in handicaps.

Home pair:
Player A – course handicap 10
Player B – course handicap 14

Away pair:
Player C – course handicap 20
Player D – course handicap 21

Players B, C and D take their shots from player A – the lowest handicap:
Player B receives 90% of the difference between her and Player A: 14 – 10 = 4, 90% of 4 = 3.6, Player B receives 4 shots
Player C: 20 – 10 = 10, 90% of 10 = 9, Player C receives 9 shots
Player D: 21 – 10 = 11, 90% of 11 = 9.9, Player D receives 10 shots

All rounds are to be played over 18 holes to a conclusion.

The venues will be drawn on a home or away basis.  There are no set dates for each round to be played – each match is by agreement between the Clubs within a specified time frame.  The only exceptions are the Semi-Finals and Final, which will be held at neutral courses on specified dates.

Trophy History

The idea of the Seniors Jubilee Shield was conceived in 2010.  The then President, Judy Hamshere, was keen to act upon feedback received from Clubs, whose members had requested that consideration be given to a senior competition played over 18 holes being added to the family of inter-club knockout competitions.

The Senior Jubilee Shield was first presented in 2012 and has proved to be extremely popular.

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