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Scratch Shield and President’s Trophy
(2020 Updated)

1. These Stroke Play Competitions shall be played on a Saturday or Sunday in June in each
year, and one team of four male players shall represent each Club in both competitions. Any
Club is eligible to win both competitions.

2. The Association Shield shall be held for one year by the Club whose team returns the best
aggregate scratch score for eighteen holes.

3. The President's Trophy shall be held for one year by the Club whose team returns the
best aggregate nett score for eighteen holes under handicap, each player being limited to a
Handicap Index of 12.4.

4. In the event of a tie for the Shield In the event of a tie for these places it shall be decided
by comparison of cards as outlined in General Rule 6.

5. In the event of a tie for the President's Trophy In the event of a tie for these places it shall
be decided by comparison of cards as outlined in General Rule 6.

6. The Scratch Medal will be won by the competitor returning the best gross score for the 18
holes of the Shield Competition. In the event of a tie it shall be decided by comparison of
cards, as outlined in General Rule 6.

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE
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