IGC Match Play 2019

The first round of matches in this year’s match play competition has been completed by all contenders. The deadline to play the 2nd round is 18 August 2019. Ross beat Lars 2 up  in the 2nd round at Royal GC de Belgique and is first to reach the quater finals.
You can play at any venue you decide with your opponent including IGC events. Following the rules of golf, matches will be played of the full playing handicap difference. 
This page will be updated regularly so that you can check who you’re next opponent is.

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RULES  Match Play (R&A 1996 – Rule 2)
– Penalty for breach of rules – loss of hole.
FORMAT Individual knockout.
PLAY – On any recognised 18 hole course;
– Play at any time, anywhere, during the official time limits as given below, and in line with the official entry / results table;
– Tees to be agreed or determined by the winner of a toss of a coin – honour to be decided by the order of the draw.
– Time limits for completion of the rounds are as advised in the draw above; the Final must be played on or before the “Closing Cup”
– Players not completing their matches within the time limit may be disqualified.

– The person with the honour, as determined by the order of the draw, is responsible for ensuring that their match is scheduled according to the rules.
– If a date cannot be agreed upon, the Captain & Vice Captains  will then decide the outcome of the match by a toss of a coin.

– strokes received.

The lower handicap players plays off scratch.
The higher handicap player receives 100% of the handicap difference based upon the playing handicap of the chosen course and tee.
For example: A has a playing handicap of 10, B has a playing
handicap of 27; B receives (27 – 10) x 100% = 17 strokes.
putt, hole or match
Yes! At any time. A concession cannot be declined or subsequently withdrawn.
  • a match?
– The player who has more holes in advance of the number of remaining holes to play. For example: 3 up, with 2 to play.
– The player who is present on the tee in the event of a “no show”.
  • a halved match?
– The winner of a sudden-death play-off directly following the first 18 holes, starting at a convenient hole agreed by both players, and with the same strokes applicable at the same holes as during the preceding 18 holes.