Mens Matchplay Rules

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McConnell Cup: (Handicap Singles Matchplay)
• Handicap – The handicap you play your match off is the lower of (a) your handicap on the day of the match or (b) your handicap on entry deadline day. Full differential applies. (e.g., player A is off 8 and player B is off 16; full differential is 8)
• No Qualification – Names & entry fee in an envelope, paid in the box in the Proshop, by entry deadline day.

Kelly Cup: (Foursomes)
• Handicap – The handicap you play your match off is the lower of (a) your handicap on the day of the match or (b) your handicap on entry deadline day. Half the Full difference between the aggregate playing handicaps of either side (e.g., side A are off 8 and 14, and side B are off 12 and 17; the aggregate handicaps are A – 22 and B – 29; half the full difference (7) is 3.5 (rounded up to 4).
• No Qualification – Names & entry fee in an envelope, paid in the box in the Proshop, by entry deadline day.  1 Pair per envelope. Members without a partner will be paired up with a fellow member.

Fourball Matchplay: (Fourball Betterball)
 • Handicap  – The handicap you play your match off is the lower of (a) your handicap on the day of the match or (b) your handicap on entry deadline day. Lowest player goes to scratch and the other three players receive strokes based on (CONGU’s new rule for 2016 of) 9/10’s of the difference between the full handicaps. (e.g. Lowest player is off 6 and goes to 0. Player B off 16 goes to 10 and plays off 9/10’s of the adjusted handicap (9); players C&D are similarly adjusted.)
• No Qualification – Names & entry fee in an envelope, paid in the box in the Proshop, by entry deadline day.  1 Pair per envelope. Members without a partner will be paired up with a fellow member.

Sheehan Cup: (Scratch Matchplay)
• Qualification - The holder and the remaining lowest 7 handicaps of the club, along with the 8 lowest gross scores of the April Medal will qualify. If a player plays both days their first card counts for qualifying. The automatic 8 picks will be seeded with the 8 medal qualifiers drawn for the remaining spots.

Rules for all Matchplay Competitions

All matches must be played by the specified date WITHOUT EXCEPTION. All matches are to be played off Blue Tee Markers. It is important for both players / sides to afford ample time to complete your fixture.

• The first named player/side has the responsibility to contact their opponent(s) & arrange a date for the match to be played. However, in the interest of avoiding difficulty with an approaching deadline, it is advised that both sides take the initiative to arrange the match as early as possible.

• All matches in each round must be played and the name of the winner entered for the next round on or before the specified date. Failure to decide a match before the specified date may result in both players/sides being disqualified. Note: This will be strictly enforced as per recent years.

• All Matchplay finals must be played on Finals Day as outlined in Annual Diary. Any member in more than one final must play one final on Finals Day and other final(s) before. No exceptions.

• It is the player’s responsibility to organise matches. All Queries or disputes are to be referred to the Club Matchplay Committee who can only be contacted at:

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Club Policy

The following is Killeen Golf Club's policy on dress code for both the restaurant\bar and on the golf course.  Smart casual is expected at all times and it is not permitted to wear golf shoes in the restaurant\bar.  On the course metal spike are not permitted, jeans or sleeveless shirts are also not permitted. The club thanks all members and visitors for the complience.