Durham County Veteran Ladies' Golf Association


D.C.V.L.G.A.       COMPETITIONS  & FORMATS  (All singles events are ‘non qualifiers’ for handicap)
‘American’  Scramble               4 person team event

All handicaps added together and then given a 1/10th allowance for the team. (Max h’cap 30). Medal Stroke Play.  Teams may be composed of any  members of the D.C.V.L.G.A..   Prizes are vouchers.

Bronze Spring Meeting              Singles ‘Stableford’

The top 20 players with the best gross scores make up the Bronze Team Squad, to play in matches against Cumbria and Northumberland.     Trophies for Nett and Gross winners  (Also the Margaret Robinson ‘over 65yrs’ trophy for best gross score)

Silver Spring Meeting & Championship

Day one -  everyone plays Singles Medal Stroke Play. Trophies for Nett and Gross winners (Also Betty Staincliffe trophy for best gross score of those 65yrs +)

Day two - ‘The Championship’ - the top 16 players with the best gross scores from Day One play Knockout Match play.
               Singles Stableford - for players who did not qualify, or do not wish to play in the Championship Match Play event. Vouchers for winners.
Day three - Semi Finals and Final of the ‘Championship’. Trophies and prizes.
Jean Wood Trophy

Teams of three, which may be composed of any members of the DCVLGA. Stableford event with full handicap allowance.  Waltz format e.g. 1score to count on the first hole,  then 2 on the 2nd and  finally,   3 to count on every 3rd hole. Trophy for best Nett.

‘Open’ Greensomes

Pairs can be composed of any members of the DCVLGA.  Handicap allowance as per Greensome Rules.  Trophies for best Nett and Gross Scores.

Autumn Singles

Stableford (full handicap allowance) with two categories  - Silver Players - Bronze Players. Trophies for Best Nett and Best Gross in both categories.

9 hole stableford with a prize donated by the President.  This competition is for ladies who do not wish to play 18 holes.

Sivewright Fours

Pairs may be composed of any members of the DCVLGA.  4BBB Stableford . Handicap allowance as per 4BBB rules Trophies for both Best Nett and Best Gross scores.  Also a shield trophy for the best nett score from a couple from the same club.

9 Hole Team Event

Team of three. Stableford. Best two scores from three.  Full handicap allowance .

Vouchers for the winning team, 2nd and 3rd places.  Nearest the pin. 

Additional Information about team prizes

In additions to the Trophies, individual prizes or vouchers are presented to:

Best gross, Best nett, 2nd nett, 3rd nett & (4th nett, if justified by a very large entry)

You can download a pdf of the competition formats by clicking here.