To sign-up  for Tuesday play:  By Email to:  loyalistmensgames@gmail.com

or sign up in the Mens locker room by 12:00 pm the preceding Thursday.

TEAM GAMES:

All in Scramble

All players hit from tee box and take best drive. From that point all players play own ball to hole with full handicaps.  Exception: Par 3s where each player will play their own ball throughout the hole. Minimum number of drives per player is 3, excluding Par 3s.  Team Score is the best net score on each  hole.

4 Man Best Ball

Play own ball using full handicap. Team score based on best net score of a player on the hole.  For 3-man teams,  options to play a  phantom ball have been modified  (new in 2019) to allow for  more equitable participation.

4 Man Best Ball – 3 Clubs and a Putter (new in 2019)

A new version of the 4 man Best Ball game we are trying this year. Players can choose any 3 clubs in their bag + a putter. No borrowing clubs.  Leave your other clubs in the car, locker or at home. See how you do with just 3 clubs.  Scoring same as above

Scramble

Teams select best drive on each hole,  everyone hits 2nd shot from the same spot and process is repeated  until ball is in the hole.   Maximum number of drives per player is 5 for a 4- man team and 7 for a 3-man team (including par 3’s).  For 3-man teams  options to play a  phantom ball have been replaced  (new in 2019) to allow for more equitable participation.

Member – Guest Day – 2 Man Best Ball/2 Man Cumulative Net

A 2 man team both with GO Handicaps will play a 2 Man Best Ball. Each player will play own ball.  Team score based on best net score of a player on the hole.

For 2 man teams where only one player has a GO handicap, the handicapped player will play own ball and record gross score (with a  maximum of Double Par per hole), then deduct their handicap to determine a net score for the round.  The non-handicapped player will play own ball and record gross score  (maximum double par on any hole) – their handicap will be calculated, after the game, using the Callaway Scoring System* – both net scores will be added together to establish a team score.

*The Callaway System is a handicap algorithm designed to provide a handicap estimate based on one round of play. The Callaway ‘handicap’ can then be used to calculate a net score for that round.

Captain’s Cup Day – Team Cumulative Net Score

Participants are placed into 4 teams (flights) based on handicap. Play own ball, record gross score for each hole then deduct handicap from overall 18 hole total to determine net score.  Net scores are aggregated by flight to determine the winning team. To improve pace of play, the maximum number of strokes on any hole will be 10.  Each team (flight) will tee off together with a block of tee times.

Modified Alternate Shot

Modified Alternate shot is a stroke play golf competition format for 2-person teams in which both golfers on a team hit drives. The best drive is selected. Players then play alternate shot until ball is in the hole. The golfer whose drive was not chosen hits the second shot. The ball is played as it lies and not to be replaced under any circumstances unless governed by the rules of golf.

Teams will be balanced to the greatest extent possible according to handicap.  New in 2019: Both players can hit an approach shot for the purposes of Closest to Pin prize.

Net Stableford – Team Game  (new in 2019)

Team version of Net Stableford . See below

Gross Stableford – Team Game  (new in 2019)

Team version of Gross Stableford . See below

INDIVIDUAL GAMES:

Net Stableford
Play own ball, record gross and net score per hole and apply applicable Stableford points
for the Net score. (4 points for eagle, 3 for birdie, 2 for par, 1 for bogey).
Add up the Stableford points for the round.

Gross Stableford
Play own ball, points awarded based on gross score per hole, 4 points for eagle, 3 for birdie, 2 for par, 1 for bogey.
Total number of Stableford points for 18 holes is then added to your handicap. To improve pace of play, a player can pick-up when their number of strokes matches or exceeds their maximum Equitable Score for the hole.

Good, Bad & Ugly
Play own ball, points awarded based on net score per hole, 3 points for eagle, 2 for birdie, 1 for par, 0 for bogey, minus 1 for double bogey or worse.

Stringball (new in 2019)

Players play their own ball. Each player is issued a length of string. (1 foot per player’s  Handicap . Eg. A 12 handicap player gets 12 feet of string.  During a round a player can move the ball from a hazard, get the ball out of a difficult lie or hole-out a putt by measuring the distance moved and cutting that amount of string. Once a player has used up the string he must complete the round under the Rules of Golf. ** Bring scissors!  Record Gross score only.  String replaces use of handicaps.

Chicago (new in 2019)

Players play their own ball. Players start by subtracting their handicap from 39 to get a points Target. Players then accumulate points (4-eagle, 3-birdie, 2- par, 1-bogey) and compare the total to the Target points.

(A 12 handicap player would have a target of 39-12= 27. If the player accumulates 31 points his score would be +4.)

Medal Play (new in 2019)

Individual stroke play using full handicaps. Record Gross score on each hole and Net score for the round. The field will be divided into 4 Flights based on Handicaps. ** No Maximum score on a hole.  Do not pick up when ESC maximum  reached for a hole. No gimmies allowed for this game – putt everything in **

Low Gross and Low Net prizes in each flight.

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