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Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters

Conditions of Entry


Age Limit                          - Born 2004 or later

Handicap Index Limit      - Boys 2.4

                                           - Girls 5.4

CDH    *******              - Players with CDH numbers must use this as their method of entry

                                     

NOTE:

 If you have a CDH number, but don't use it for entry, your handicap will not be automatically updated with the results of the tournament and you will have to ask your handicap secretary to update your handicap using the tournaments results.


For players that have a CDH number, the ballot will be conducted using the handicap index held at the time of the ballot on WHS. 


Overseas Players      - Overseas players may be asked for proof of handicap (No CDH number)             

If your handicap is better than scratch, please enter it as a minus number i.e. if your h/cap is "plus 1", please enter it as "-1".

Policies - By entering the tournament, a player accepts the Committee’s policies regarding medical, photography and data privacy.


NOTE:

With the implementation of the World Handicap System (WHS) and under the guidance from EnglandGolf, the organisers of this tournament will seek to ensure that competitors handicaps are not based entirely on home results.

To have entry considered, competitors previous 12 months playing records will be used to assist with this process. The decision for acceptance for entry for a player into the tournament is at the sole discretion of the tournament organising committee.


Process


Entry

Entry must be made by means of the online entry system


Payment

Either by credit/debit card or using a PayPal account.


NOTE – If payment is not made at time of entry, an email will be sent with a link to the payment system.  This email may take up to 24 hrs to be sent.


Closing date

The closing date for entries will be Monday 16th May 2022 @ 23:59 hrs.


Ballot

A draw (ballot) will be conducted by Friday 20th May 2022 to select 156 entrants. In addition, reserves will be selected. There will be a minimum of 30 players in each field.

                                

For players that have a CDH number, the ballot will be conducted using the handicap held, at the time of the ballot, on WHS. 


Notification

A table of entrants will be published on the website and will be updated periodically.  Following the ballot, all entrants will be notified by email as to whether they have been successful in the ballot.


Start Times

Provisional start times (for Friday and Saturday) will be published on the website within a week of the ballot being conducted.  These will be finalised on Monday 13th June 2022.


Exams etc

The Committee will accept requests from players for specific start times so as to accommodate examinations and other genuine circumstances.  Players are asked to submit their requests to david@thehenrycooper.net as soon as possible so as to stand the best chance of the request being accommodated.


Refunds/Withdrawals

Entrants NOT selected to play will have their entry fee refunded. (Refunds for reserves will be made post-tournament). Should an entrant withdraw before the closing date a full refund will be given. Should an entrant withdraw after the closing date, a refund will only be given if their place can be filled by a reserve.


Committee’s rights  -

The Championship Committee reserves the right to allow the entry of a few entrants, that would otherwise fall outside the ballot, where they are nominated by main sponsors or are needed to make up an international team – such international entrants must meet the handicap limit criteria.  All entries shall be subject to the approval of the Championship Committee which reserves the right to accept or refuse any entry without giving reasons for its decision, which shall be final. The  Championship Committee reserves the right to disqualify any competitor making a false or incorrect statement on their entry form.


The Competition


Practice Round

Players will be entitled to one courtesy practice round after the ballot.  Players can book practice rounds up to one week in advance, subject to availability by telephoning Nizels reception on +44 (0)1732 833 833. In addition a practice session will be held on Thursday 16th June 2022 in the afternoon.                                     


Competition

The Championship shall be a 72 hole stroke play competition, played over 3 days (Friday 17th June to Sunday 19th June 2022).  There will be a separate competition for boys and girls.

After 36 holes, there will be a cut, the numbers of Boys and Girls that make the cut will be dictated by the size of the starting field. The winners shall be the boy and girl who return the lowest gross scores over 72 holes. In the event of a tie there will be a ‘sudden death’ play-off over the 18th hole, until a winner is established. 


National Teams, consisting of 3 players (boys, girls or mixed) may be entered into the Nations Trophy which will be played for over the first 36 holes and will be decided using the best 2 scores from each round. 

There is a competition for the best U-16 boy and the best under-16 girl. 


Note: The age criterion is based on the date of the championship (not 1st Jan) and entrants are only allowed to win one prize, with the greater to be awarded.


Caddies

Caddies are permitted but must meet the same age limit as players.


Practice facilities

Details will be published on the website.


Questions


Should players have any questions, these can be sent to david@thehenrycooper.net .  All questions will be answered as soon as possible, however questions that are covered by the statements above will have a lower priority – so please check the above before submitting your question.


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Girls Entry Please Click Here






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