Constitution of the McIntyre League

Updated after 2022 AGM

  • The League shall be designated ”The McIntyre League”.  All matches arranged in the League shall be played under match play rules.  Winning clubs shall retain the respective trophy for one year.
  • Clubs will be admitted to membership by the decision of the committee of representatives.  The committee of representatives consists of the seven member clubs two nominated representatives.
  • The seven member clubs consist of Cardross G.C., Clober G.C., Clydebank & District G.C., Clydebank Overtoun G.C., Dumbarton G.C, Helensburgh G.C. and Vale of Leven G.C
  • Office bearers will be:-
  • a) Honorary President
  • b) President
  • c) Vice-President
  • d) Secretary

A Honorary Secretary shall be appointed annually

Each club shall nominate two representatives to attend at all meetings.Voting will be on the basis of one vote per club.

Five voting members  clubs present shall form a quorum.

The committee of representatives shall have the power to make such regulations and constitutional changes as are necessary on all pertinent matters.  Voting on constitutional changes will only take place if the member clubs are given advanced notice of proposals along with any General Meeting notice.

The Secretary shall call representatives to the Annual General Meeting on the first Thursday in December or to a Special General Meeting, if requested by two member clubs

The winner of trophies will/can be presented at the winning clubs Annual Presentation Dance.

The foregoing shall form the constitution of the McIntyre League and may not be altered or added to except at an Annual or Special General Meeting.  A quorum should not be less than five member clubs in attendance and  a simple majority to vote in favour of  any proposal for acceptance.  If voting is tied then the status quo will remain.

Rules of the Scratch League

Amended 11/12/22

The Scratch League will now comprise of 8 clubs playing  either 4 home & 3 away matches

Each club will play every other club once per season (home and away in alternative years).

A team will consist of 6 players with 2 reserves in attendance, optional

Points will be awarded as follows:-

6 points will be available for each match played, home and away

1 point awarded for each game won, home and away and half a point for a draw.

Team representatives will exchange match lists prior to the start of each match.

Home teams will reserve the tee for a period of one hour and games will start at 17.30 hours and all games will Tee-off in that period.

The rules of golf supplemented by local rules will apply.

Matches postponed due to unplayable conditions must be played as soon as possible after the postponement.  Rescheduled matches can be played on any day.

In the event of a tie in points, a count back of games won at (AWAY) will decide the winner of the League.  If games won at home are tied a play off at a neutral venue shall decide the League winner.

If a player is a member of two clubs he must nominate which club he will play for and only play for that club in any one season.

The foregoing rules may be altered or added to by the committee of representatives (see para. 7 of the constitution).

5/8 Knockout Tournament

Amended 11/12/22

The 5/8 Knockout will now be known as McIntyre Knockout League

The Index handicap limit will now be between 4 & 8 (3.5 & 8.4)

The league will now be comprised of 14 clubs split into 2 sections of 7

Competing Clubs:-

Cardross – Clober – Clydebank & District – Clydebank Overtoun – Dumbarton – Hayston – Helensburgh – Kirkintilloch  – Vale of Leven – The Carrick – Dullatur – Hilton Park – Douglas Park – Milngavie

  1. A random Draw will be made to determine two leagues of seven teams
  2. Each club will play 3 home and away and not the same club twice
  3. All ties to play 18 holes with holes up determining the winner
  4. Points to be awarded as follows:-  3 points for away win, 2 points for home win, 2 points for away draw, 1 points for home draw
  5. Top 4 teams with most points in each section go through to quarter finals
  6. Quarter Final draw will now comprise of the following
  7. Winner Section 1 v 4th place in Section 2
  8. Winner Section 2 v 4th place in Section 1
  9. Runner Up Section 1 v 3rd place in Section 2
  10. Runner Up Section 2 v 3rd place in Section 1
  11. Quarter Final will comprise of one match with home advantage to all winners and runners up of each section.
  12. Semi Finals will be Home & Away matches.
  13. Final:  Winner of two semi finals to play on a fixed date at McIntyre host club. If any finalist are from host club a neutral venue will be organised. Host Club 2023, Cardross
  14. The competition shall be open only to those members who have attained the age of sixteen years of age and over.
  15. Amended WHS Rules for 5- 8 knockout

Each Team Captain can pick a team based on the players INDEX handicap, between 3.5 – 8.4.   The COURSE handicap to be applied to each game and 9/10th of the difference being the PLAYING handicap allowance. Playing handicap maximum will be 8.

McIntyre League Team Trophy

Amended 13.12.2022

The format will be a Texas Scramble being 4 members of each club made up of a McIntyre Scratch player, McIntyre Knockout player & 2 conveners

Date Sun 24th Sept 2023, to be confirmed by host club, Cardross

All McIntyre league teams included co-opted clubs, 14 in total, to participate in this competition.