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#16 Lukos87

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Posted 20 October 2015 - 05:15 AM

Shooting that and you're in b grade at aa small club. Must be a healthy dose of good players out of that 50?


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Posted 20 October 2015 - 06:37 AM

Oh I should explain our only day of play is Sunday at 7am.

My closest rival in b grade had his baby's first birthday last Sunday so he would have got shot if he missed that and one of the A graders had his daughters wedding.

Plus you should see the amount of bad rounds on the first one as it's the day after the grand final.

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Posted 20 October 2015 - 07:20 AM

In days gone by 95%+ of big amateur events were matchplay. There's a lot more stroke events out there now and I can't help but think that this is to better prepare the good ones for a future in the pro ranks.

I am still of the belief that an amateur champion should be declared via matchplay. Have a trophy or 'stroke champion' for the low qualifier if need be.

Been lucky enough to be involved in both formats at the pointy end of a club championship and there was by far more buzz around the club in the matchplay event.

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Posted 20 October 2015 - 02:28 PM

I expected most clubs to have similar requirements, but I see there is some variety.  I'm a member at two clubs.

 

Club 1:  Three rounds of stroke, aggregated. Starting handicap determines which grade but results are based on gross scores. There is also a 'best nett' overall.

 

Club 2: Two rounds of stroke, aggregated.  Starting handicap determines the grade, results are on gross scores.  Top 8 in each grade go into match play playoff.


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Posted 20 October 2015 - 03:45 PM

When I played in my last club champs it was a four round stroke play event. I was in the final group of the seeded draw and finished runner-up in the end. 

 

 

I had already mentioned the format Piney does, but I needed another avenue to say that I was in the final group 


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Posted 20 October 2015 - 05:09 PM

 If you win the Matchplay it shows that you are a good matchplayer 1 on 1

 If you win playing 4 rounds of stroke play you are the best golfer out there for those 4 rounds

  Matchplay you have to beat 4 or 5 other players. ( Not easy )

 4 rounds stroke play you have to beat 40 or 50 or more ( Bloody hard )IMO.


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Posted 20 October 2015 - 09:19 PM

We alternate between matchplay and stroke. This year was stroke, and 4 players were within 1 shot of each other with 3 holes to play. No lack of interest





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