Ladies Matchplay and Competition Events 2022

Sandown Cup:

Entry to the Sandown Cup closed on 30th April 2022. There is a handicap limit of 36. You can still enter if your handicap is higher than 36 but you will be playing off 36 for these matches.

The number of shots is calculated using the full difference of the players Course Handicap.

 

Club Finals will be played on 12th September 2022.

Ladies Inter-club Competitions:

The sign-up sheets for Inter-club competitions 2022 are on ClubV1. The competitions that we would normally be enter areas follows (each entry will depend on the number of Ladies signed up:

  • Junior Cup - To be eligible, players must have a handicap index of no less than 7.5

  • Intermediate Cup - To be eligible, players must have a handicap index of no less than 15.0

  • Junior Foursomes Cup – To be eligible, players must have a handicap index of no lower than 13.0. For a pair to be eligible, their handicap indexes, when added together, must not be lower than 28.0

  • Irish Mixed Foursomes - For a pair to be eligible, their handicap indexes, when added together, must not be lower than 19.0

  • O'Grady Cup - more information on eligibility to follow.

 

Ladies Internal Cup/Trophy Competitions:

Full members, 5-day members and Associate members are eligible to enter all

internal competitions but may not be eligible to win 1st prize (see section on Prize Eligibility).

  • Sandown Cup – Match play

  • Kathleen Ward Trophy – Singles

  • Con Martin Snr. Trophy – Singles

  • Eileen O’Reilly Trophy – Singles

  • Hickey Cup - Singles

 

Leagues:

 

The Lamb Leagues started on 8th Jan and will finish on 6th March. There are 2 leagues, one for Saturdays and one for Sundays.  Ladies need 6 cards entered to be eligible.

 

The Spring Teams will start on 5th February and end on 6th March. It is €5 per person to enter and players must have 3 cards entered to qualify for a prize. 2 best scores to count each weekend (same persons score can count twice over the weekend i.e. score from Sat and score from Sun).

 

Rush Ladies Golf Club Prize Eligibility 18 Hole Competitions in 2022:

  • Minimum number of players for all 18 hole competition is 6.

  • All prize vouchers will be from Rush ProShop.

  • Full Lady Members & Lady Associates can win all prizes as long as they have been a full member for a minimum of 12 months. Ladies who are full members for less than 12 months cannot win 1st prize in any Major competition: i.e. Lady Captains prize, Captains prize to the ladies, Presidents prize to the ladies, Hickey cup, Con Martin Snr. Trophy, Kathleen Ward Trophy, Eileen O Reilly Trophy. Ladies who were 5 day members for 12 months or more and who have transitioned to full membership will be eligible to win 1st prize in any Major.

  • 5 Day Members, Country Members & Junior Members are eligible to win all prizes in the ladies competitions with the exception of 1st prize in any Major competition: i.e. Lady Captains prize, Captains prize to the ladies, Presidents prize to the ladies, Hickey cup, Con Martin Snr. Trophy, Kathleen Ward Trophy, Eileen O Reilly Trophy.

  • All members must have entered and competed in a minimum of 4 Rush Ladies 18 hole Competitions in 2022, prior to the 1st leg of Lady Captains Prize, in order to win Lady Captains prize. 

  • All members are eligible to win Golfer of the Year (GOY).

  • Only some Thursdays are Invitational, see your Fixture Book. Visitors are eligible to win all prizes in Invitational competitions.

Farrell Cup:

Draw will be available in the Members Area or in Club V1 once the competition is underway.

Rules and format:​

  • BOTH parties are responsible for arranging to play their match.

  • Both parties should endeavour to contact their opponent(s) at the earliest opportunity to arrange their match date and time.

  • In the case of a tie in the match, continue play from the 1st tee and shots are applied on the respective index that applies to each hole.

  • The Committee reserves the right to cancel the competition entirely or to amend all dates (i.e. entry dates/round completion dates) as appropriate.

  • Match Results to be submitted through V1.

  • No extensions are allowed or can be facilitated, as failure to submit result means no name will  go through to next round and a bye will be given.

  • Cost of entry €10 per team (€5 per player). Mixed Foursomes played off handicaps of the day.

  • Each team will play with two balls (one per player) which must be clearly marked. The Male Team member will tee off on the odd numbered holes and his playing partner will tee off on the even numbered holes. The player teeing off will be responsible for ‘managing the ball’ during  the hole which means he/she is responsible for teeing off, drops where required, ball marking on the green and ball retrieval from the hole and play is from the WHITE markers for the men and RED markers for the ladies.

  • Handicap Strokes are applied as per the Men’s Course.

  • Under the WHS the applicable handicap for Foursomes Matchplay is 50% of the combined COURSE Handicaps of the two players.