Inspire Accounting & Business Services Inspire sponsored the Mackay Golf Club Inc. Thursday Club event on 15/8/19. 140 players turned out in what was the largest Thursday Club field in ages.
Inspire clients, Dave Watling from DCQ Concreting and Dan Blines from Blines Plumbing and Roofing won the day with well known vintage solicitors Peter Eyre and Kevin Zahmel getting lucky winning the mystery prizes.
Several other Inspire clients went home with a prize of a sore head the next morning as did our director Gary West. ... See MoreSee Less
MEN AND WOMEN FOURSOMES - SUNDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER. TIMESHEET NOW OPEN.
CONDITIONS OF PLAY 2019 MEN’S/WOMEN’S FOURSOMES CHAMPIONSHIPS 1. The Championships are open to all amateur male (teams of two) golfers and female (teams of two) golfers with an Australian Handicap who are current financial members of the Mackay Golf Club and eligible to play in the weekend adult members’ competitions. Players must play with the same partner for all rounds of the event. 2. The Competition shall be under the management and control of the Match Committees, the composition of the Committees being determined by the Mackay Golf Club. A decision of the Match Committees will be final in all matters and in the absence of the full Committee, such members thereof as may be present at any time may give a decision and that decision shall be deemed to be the decision of the full Committee. 3. The Match Committees reserve the right to fix and/or alter starting times; to shorten the Competition or fix another day or venue; to vary any condition; to reject any entry without assigning any reason thereof; and to restrict the size of the field for any round of any Competition. 4. The Rules of Golf as adopted by the Royal and Ancient and USGA “Rules of Golf” (effective January 2019) will apply, with such Local Rules as are approved by the Match Committee. Any Supplementary Local Rules for the day will be posted on the Competition Notice Screen in Pro Shop and located on the noticeboard located in the Clubhouse adjacent to the scorecard entry point. 5. Players shall start at the time and in the order arranged by the Match Committee. (Rule 5.3a) -penalty for breach of Rule 5.3a is disqualification except in these three cases: Exception 1 – Player Arrives at Starting Point, Ready to Play, No More Than Five Minutes Late: The player team gets the general penalty applied to his or her first hole Exception 2 – Player Starts No More Than Five Early: The player’s team gets the general penalty applied to his or her first hole Exception 3 – Committee Decides that Exceptional Circumstances Prevented Player from Starting on Time: There is no breach of this Rule and no penalty 6. The Foursomes Championship is a gross event and is scheduled to be played on Sunday 15th September 2019 over 36 holes foursomes stroke play as evidenced in the Club Program or otherwise as decided by the Match Committee. A Foursomes Nett competition will be held in conjunction and played off half the combined handicaps of the two partners. Players retain, for both rounds on the day, the handicap on which they began the championships. 7. Nominations in teams of two players shall be entry via the electronic timesheet located on the Mackay Golf Club website. 8. The competition entry fee for the 2019 Men’s & Women’s Foursomes Championships shall be $60 per team which includes a lunch between rounds and nibbles prior to presentations on the day. Non-bulk members will be required to report to the Pro-Shop to pay the normal green fee on the competition day. See 9 below. 9. The Competition entry fee must be paid in full prior to playing the first round. Member’s green fees for all non-bulk members are payable on the day of play. NOTE: Penalty for breach of this condition – Disqualification 10. Scorecards completed in accordance with the rules must be entered into the electronic scanning system within fifteen (15) minutes of the completion of each round and in doing so will be deemed as lodged with the official scorer. Each team must ensure their score has in writing a gross score indicated for each hole. Such written numeric scores for each hole being deemed to be the scores recorded for the purposes of Rule 6-6. The Match Committee requests players clearly mark their cards in the corresponding pictorial space with an appropriate “dot” enough to satisfy the scanning equipment requirements. In the absence of evidence suggesting otherwise the following methodology will apply: - If there is a discrepancy between the written number/s and pictorial “dot” scores the written score/s will be deemed the score recorded for each hole played. 11. Any protest must be lodged in writing to the Match Committee within ten (10) minutes of the last card for the round being handed-in in accordance with Clause 10. 12. In the event of a tie for the 36 Hole Gross Championship gross event, the winners will be decided by continuous play hole by hole, until one team gains at least one stroke advantage. A competitor’s team must make themselves available to contest a play-off. If a competitor’s team is unavailable, that team will forfeit any such play-off/s to their opponent/s. All ties in other events will be decided by the accepted countback system. 13. No player may win more than one trophy in the competition over 36 holes or 18 holes. Players are eligible to win one trophy only for each 18 holes played and winners of any 36-hole gross or nett event will not be eligible to win any 18-hole event run in conjunction. 14. The use of motorised golf carts is allowed in this competition for both gross and nett events 15. SEQUENCE OF PLAY: The partner of the player who tees-off first for the first round shall tee-off first for the second round. This also applies should a shotgun start be used for the day.