Competition Days

There are competition days for men, ladies and guests at Box Hill Golf Club

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 

In Club Championships, Ladies Championships and other specifically designated events, entry into the competition field will only be open to those Members whose handicap type and level are as designated in the conditions of competition and/or as indicated in the Programme. 

SATURDAY EVENTS 

Life, 7 Day, and Country. In addition, those invited from Intermediate Members 18 to 25, Student Members 18 to 25 and Junior 12 to 18 Members. 

SUNDAY EVENTS: 

Life, 7 Day, 6 Day, Restricted 6 Day, Restricted Sunday, Country, Intermediate Members 18 to 25, Student Members 18 to 25, Junior 12 – 18 Members. 

WEDNESDAY EVENTS: 

From first light until 12 noon the course is reserved for Ladies Competition only. Lady Members who hold a registered Golf Australia Handicap are eligible to play. 

WEEK DAY EVENTS: 

All Categories of playing Membership. 

(Visitors from other recognised Golf Clubs on payment of green fees by prior arrangement with Management). 

GUEST DAYS – GENERAL 

  • When booking for a Guest Day no booking will be taken nor competition fee accepted unless the name of the guest is supplied at the time of booking. No Green Fee applies. 
  • A Guest on Guest Day cannot be a Member of the Box Hill Golf Club and must hold the designated and current Golf Australia Handicap. 
  • A Member is able to invite one guest only on designated Guest Days. 

 

GENERAL COMPETITION RULES 

These rules apply to all members 

  • The Club Match Committee (which is defined in the Club’s Constitution) controls all play (male and female, competition and non competition) on the Course and has sole jurisdiction in all competitions. 
  • Competition Players must report to the Starter 10 minutes before hit-off time. 
  • Competition Fees must be paid before commencing a competition round and at the time of player registration. 
  • Players in Competition shall have right of way on the Course over non competition players. 
  • Players not entering into the Club Competition specified for the day and time can only play in those times allocated for non competition play or at the end of the competition field. 
  • Players must continue play without undue delay at all times. Tees must not be left vacant; players must not discontinue play after nine holes unless the Tee-master is informed and gives permission for such delay. 
  • Hole in One: On the occasion of a Member holing in one in Match Committee controlled competitions it will be the Club’s pleasure to honour the occasion, with the approval, and at the discretion of the Club Captain or Ladies Captain. 

 

COMPETITION RULES – LADIES 

Lady golfers are reminded that the following rules of entry to Competitions must be observed in conjunction with the Rules of Golf. 

  • Competitors must pay competition fees and register for the Competition (through Golf Shop) before commencing play. 
  • Ties in Competition are decided by the Golf Australia count back system, unless conditions state otherwise. 

 

GA Handicap Allowances – Ladies 

STROKE PLAY: 

SINGLES: Full GA Handicap 

PAR: Full GA Handicap 

STABLEFORD: Full GA Handicap 

FOURSOMES: 1/2 combined Handicap 

CANADIAN FOURSOMES: 3/8 combined Handicap 

CHAPMAN FOURSOMES: 3/8 combined Handicap 

LADY MEMBERS CHAMPIONSHIP RULES 

Rules and conditions of entry relating to all Ladies major events are displayed on the Ladies Notice Boards as part of the conditions of entry to the respective event. 

 

GOLF AUSTRALIA HANDICAPPING SYSTEM 

A player shall have an Australian Handicap only and this shall be allotted by his or her nominated home club. It is the responsibility of the player to report to his or her home club all scores returned by him or her at other Clubs. 

All competition cards must be returned as directed by the Match Committee whether completed or not. Failure to do so could, without notice, result in a change of handicap. 

Handicaps are adjusted in accordance with the USGA slope system of Handicapping described in the Golf Australia handbook and also on the Golf Australia internet site. 

New Members are required to return three fully completed scorecards from any golf course to obtain an initial handicap. These cards must be signed by the player, endorsed by a marker and returned to the handicapper via the club office. All three cards are to be submitted together at the one time. 

Players in competitions must use the handicap displayed by GolfLink immediately prior to the commencement of the round (even if a recent round may have been delayed in being recorded in the GolfLink system which could potentially affect the player’s existing handicap). 

 

The maximum handicap for men is 36. 

The maximum handicap for women is 45. 

 

Competition – Men 

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 

In Club Championships, Ladies Championships and other specifically designated events, entry into the competition field will only be open to those Members whose handicap type and level are as designated in the conditions of competition and/or as indicated in the Programme. 

SATURDAY EVENTS 

Life, 7 Day, and Country. In addition, those invited from Intermediate Members 18 to 25, Student Members 18 to 25 and Junior 12 to 18 Members. 

SUNDAY EVENTS: 

Life, 7 Day, 6 Day, Restricted 6 Day, Restricted Sunday, Country, Intermediate Members 18 to 25, Student Members 18 to 25, Junior 12 – 18 Members. 

WEDNESDAY EVENTS: 

From first light until 12 noon the course is reserved for Ladies Competition only. Lady Members who hold a registered Golf Australia Handicap are eligible to play. 

WEEK DAY EVENTS: 

All Categories of playing Membership. 

(Visitors from other recognised Golf Clubs on payment of green fees by prior arrangement with Management). 

GUEST DAYS – GENERAL 

  • When booking for a Guest Day no booking will be taken nor competition fee accepted unless the name of the guest is supplied at the time of booking. No Green Fee applies. 
  • A Guest on Guest Day cannot be a Member of the Box Hill Golf Club and must hold the designated and current Golf Australia Handicap. 
  • A Member is able to invite one guest only on designated Guest Days. 

  

GENERAL COMPETITION RULES 

These rules apply to all members 

  • The Club Match Committee (which is defined in the Club’s Constitution) controls all play (male and female, competition and non competition) on the Course and has sole jurisdiction in all competitions. 
  • Competition Players must report to the Starter 10 minutes before hit-off time. 
  • Competition Fees must be paid before commencing a competition round and at the time of player registration. 
  • Players in Competition shall have right of way on the Course over non competition players. 
  • Players not entering into the Club Competition specified for the day and time can only play in those times allocated for non competition play or at the end of the competition field. 
  • Players must continue play without undue delay at all times. Tees must not be left vacant; players must not discontinue play after nine holes unless the Tee-master is informed and gives permission for such delay. 
  • Hole in One: On the occasion of a Member holing in one in Match Committee controlled competitions it will be the Club’s pleasure to honour the occasion, with the approval, and at the discretion of the Club Captain or Ladies Captain. 

COMPETITION RULES – MEN 

  • If field size is less than 50 1 grade only 
  • If field size is 50 – 100 2 grades 
  • If field size is 100 – 150 3 grades 
  • If field size is 150 + 4 grades 

The Pro Shop may reduce the number of grades to ensure adequate ball rundown. 

A, B, C and D Grades will be determined by even disbursement of handicaps and will be noted on the whiteboard outside the Golf Shop on the day of Competition. 

  • All major events of the Club (including perpetual and special trophies and Golf Victoria medals) shall not be open to 6 Day, Weekday or Restricted Members unless stated in the Programme. 
  • Players in Competitions must hold a current Golf Australia Handicap. 
  • Each player is responsible for the correct return of their own card. 
  • All Competition cards should be returned as soon as possible on completion of the round, signed by the player and countersigned by a marker, whether the round is completed or not. Rule 6-6b applies. A player who fails to return their competition score card will have their handicap reviewed. 
  • Monthly Medals: – Ties must be played on the next Saturday Stroke Round or as directed by the Match Committee. 

  

MALE MEMBERS CHAMPIONSHIP RULES 

Conditions of Entry to the Competition field and Championship Information are published in full prior to the opening of entries. The following is a guide only. The competition field is open only to Members who hold a Golf Australia handicap. 

  

GOLF AUSTRALIA HANDICAPPING SYSTEM 

A player shall have an Australian Handicap only and this shall be allotted by his or her nominated home club. It is the responsibility of the player to report to his or her home club all scores returned by him or her at other Clubs. 

All competition cards must be returned as directed by the Match Committee whether completed or not. Failure to do so could, without notice, result in a change of handicap. 

Handicaps are adjusted in accordance with the USGA slope system of Handicapping described in the Golf Australia handbook and also on the Golf Australia internet site. 

New Members are required to return three fully completed scorecards from any golf course to obtain an initial handicap. These cards must be signed by the player, endorsed by a marker and returned to the handicapper via the club office. All three cards are to be submitted together at the one time. 

Players in competitions must use the handicap displayed by GolfLink immediately prior to the commencement of the round (even if a recent round may have been delayed in being recorded in the GolfLink system which could potentially affect the player’s existing handicap). 

 

The maximum handicap for men is 36. 

The maximum handicap for women is 45. 

 

Competition – Juniors 

Juniors are permitted to play in competitions from Sunday to Friday and once they have achieved a Daily Handicap from the Blue Course of, will be invited to play on Saturday’s. 

We have regular Junior/Cadet sessions on Saturday afternoons as well as Sunday sessions to help young golfers on the course.   The club takes pride in its dedication to junior golfers and their development and people and golfers and continues to improve and develop the program for junior members. 

RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF GAMBLING

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