CONGU Handicapping Changes FAQs
Wednesday 13th December 2017
New changes in the CONGU handicapping System.
Essex Amateur Championship Day 1
Saturday 9th June 2018 - Upminster, White Tees
ESSEX AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP
A Championship meeting shall be held each year to decide the Essex Amateur Championship, the Esplen Trophy and the Jubilee Trophy.
The Amateur Championship of the County shall be open to any amateur who qualifies under paragraph 2 of the County Regulations or who qualifies for County Team or Boys Team selection.
The Amateur Championship shall be decided by a 72-hole Stroke Play Competition.
The top 42 players and ties on the first day will qualify for the final 36 holes.
This is a Qualifying Event for WAGR Points
Played for in conjunction with the Essex Amateur Championship and awarded to the leading player who is under 21 years of age at 00.00 hours on 1st January in the year of the event.
The winner of the County Championship may also hold the Jubilee Trophy.
The competitor returning the lowest gross aggregate shall be the winner.
The Essex County Hard Card will apply.
CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (THE ESPLEN TROPHY)
Played in conjunction with the Essex Amateur Championship and open to all affiliated Clubs.
Stroke Play Competition decided over 36 holes played on the first day of the Championship. The winning Club being that which has the lowest gross aggregate of their best two scores taken from up to three nominated players.
In the event of a tie the result will be decided on the scores over the last 18, 9, 6, 3, or 18th hole on the card. (Please note: If no players are nominated, the scores of the two players with the lowest handicaps shall be used).
No Refund will be offered if a withdrawal is made after the closing date.
A £5 administration fee is payable if a late entry is considered.
(Signup Closes at 11:59 pm on 25/05/2018)