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Order of Merit

RULES FOR COMPETITIONS


1. An Order of Merit, to encourage players whose home Club is in the South Area to compete in the major local competitions and to find the most consistent golfer in the South of Scotland, will be collated annually.

2. The Order of Merit shall take place during a calendar year, where players shall receive points for each top ten finish that they achieve in the counting events in accordance with the following table:-


























3.  Any 36 hole scratch competition (Southerness Challenge, Brotherston, JAL Brown, Lennox Trophy) that is reduced to 18 holes, for whatever reason, be awarded points as per the 18 hole competition specification for top ten places as mentioned below. Any Major Event (South Strokeplay, Shamash Trophy) reduced to 18 holes, for whatever reason, be awarded points as per County Championships for top ten places.

4.  Any positions, other than first place, involving ties will see accumulative points divided between the players in that tied position

5.  Points for the Sutherland Chalice are only obtainable by making the 36 hole cut. Placings will be taken for South Area players only.

6.  The winner for the year shall be the player who amasses the most points and will qualify for automatic selection for the following year’s Area Team Championship.

7.  The winner shall receive a monetary voucher issued by the Scottish Golf Limited and the voucher must be used within the stipulated time and in accordance with the current conditions. In the event of a tie all those with the leading points total will receive a voucher of equal amount.

8.  The top five players and ties in the Order of Merit will qualify for selection to the South of Scotland Squad for following year

NOTES

Competition

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

Major Events

Shamash Trophy

South Championship

150

125

100

80

60

50

40

30

20

10

36 Hole Scratch Comps

Southerness Challenge

Brotherston Trophy

Lennox Trophy

JAL Brown

120

100

80

70

60

50

40

30

20

10

18 Hole Scratch Comps

Douglas Maxwell

McRobert Salver

75

60

50

40

30

25

20

15

10

5

County Championships

Dumfriesshire

Kirkcudbrightshire

Wigtownshire

100

80

70

60

50

40

30

20

10

5

South Match Play

100

80

60

60

30

30

30

30



County Match Plays

Dumfriesshire

Kirkcudbrightshire

Wigtownshire

75

60

40

40

20

20

20

20



Special Events

Sutherland Chalice

75

60

40

30

20






Order of Merit Table