Constitution of the McIntyre League
- 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
Each club will play every other club once per season (home and away in alternative years).
Points will be awarded as follows:-
8 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.
A team will consist of 8 players with 2 reserves in attendance, optional
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).
Junior League Rules
Each McIntyre League Club to host a Junior Medal (Stableford format)
Each club can enter up to 4 Juniors, boys and girls.
Stableford format. Bogey 1 point, Par 2 pts, Birdie 3 pts, Eagle 4 pts
Handicap allowance ¾
Best 2 combined stableford points from each club to count.
Competitions to take place on Sunday afternoons, dates listed below.
A total of 6 competitions with the final competition being,
The Junior Presentation Day taking place at the host club (2018 V.O.L)
Dates and clubs for Junior Stableford Competition.
Sunday 27th May Dumbarton
Sunday 10th June Clober
Sunday 24th June Cardross
Sunday 8th July Clydebank & District
Sunday 22nd July Helensburgh
Sunday 5th August Host Club & Junior Presentation. Vale of Leven.
5/8 Knockout Tournament
Cardross – Clober – Clydebank & District – Clydebank Overtoun – Dumbarton – Hayston – Helensburgh – Kirkintilloch – Vale of Leven – The Carrick – Dullatur – Kilsyth – Bearsden – Hilton Park
- A random Draw will be made to determine two leagues of seven
- Each club will play three home and three away ties
- All ties to play 18 holes with holes up determining the winner
- 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
- Top two with most points in each league go through to semi final
- Draw dates may be moved one week either way with mutual agreement
- Semi Finals: 1st in section 1 to play 2nd in section 2 & 1st in section 2 to play 2nd in section 1. Team with most holes up go through to final
- Home and away format. Winners of each section decide to play first leg home or away.
- 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
- The competition shall be open only to those members who have attained the age of sixteen years of age and over.
McIntyre League Team Trophy
The Competition shall be a “Texas Scramble”.
It shall be played annually on the first Sunday in October
There will be two teams from each club and will consist of:-
a) Scratch player
b) Junior player
c) 5/8 Knockout player
d) Senior player
Handicaps will be as laid down by the rules of golf
A prize fund will be set aside and vouchers will be awarded to the:-
(For rules of play see Past Captains Trophy)
Past Captains Trophy Texas Scramble Rules
Played on the last Sunday in August.
All players shall drive off at each tee
A drive shall be selected and shall be marked against the driver on the score card
One persons drive shall be selected and that person shall play the ball as it lies
A peg shall mark the spot
The other three balls shall be placed and played from a circle of six inches radius (150mm) from the peg but not nearer the hole
The same shall apply to all other shots played towards the green
All putts shall be from the position of a selected ball marked on the green
Not more than five drives from the tee, of any one person, shall be the selected drive. (marked on the card)
Stroke allowance shall be 10% of the teams aggregate handicap
At least one Captain, Vice-Captain or Past Captain may be used to make up a team