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Competition sheets are posted in the club house where you can pick your preferred start time. For medals, you select a preferred 45 min. period for your tee-off time and you will be teamed up with other players in that time slot to make 2 or 3 ball groups. Your actual tee-off time will emailed to you via HowDidIDo (see Handicaps below). When you have finished your round, check and sign your card and place it in the posting box in the corner of the club house.
- Monthly Medals from April to October, the Snawdon Trophy awarded to the best 4 cards.
- The Summer Cup from April to September, the Frank Darbey Cup awarded to best 5 cards.
- The Peel Bowl and Dunbar Salver are matchplay knockout, the entry sheets going up in March.
- The Dewhurst Trophy in May and the Clachan Cup in August are Stableford competitions.
- The men use the Monthly Medals from May and June to determine the qualifiers for the Club group A & group B Championships in June.
The entry sheets for the Muir Trophy (two ball Gent’s Foursomes) and the Oliver Quaich (two ball Mixed Foursomes) are posted in April.
Between April and August, Gifford men play friendly matches with a number of local clubs. Watch the notice board for the entry forms asking for people who want to be included in the team.
The hardy and desperate can enter a winter medal and a winter greensome competition.
- Monthly Medals are on Tuesdays or Saturdays from April to October with the MacKay Trophy awarded to the best 4 cards.
- The Harrison Trophy is a ladies matchplay knockout. This is for the Club Championship.
- The Molly Glover Bowl is a ladies matchplay knockout. This is for the Bronze Division.
- The Ladies run (9/18 hole) Stableford Medals on selected dates through the Summer.
- The Tweeddale Medal and Maslowski Cup are additional competitions along with many fun competions.
The entry sheet for the Oliver Quaich (two ball Mixed Foursomes) is posted in April.
- Juniors compete for the Watt/Woodhead Trophy from May to September.
- The Gordon Brotherstone Trophy is in June.
- The Juniors have their own Open meeting in July.
- Junior girls have their own competition, The Main Spoon, in August.
Gifford Golf Club will maintain CONGU handicaps for members (where Gifford is their home course) posting the results into HowDidIDo.
HowDidIDo is a separate, commercial organisation that supplies the software we use to calculate your golf handicap according to CONGU rules. This software uploads the calculated handicaps to the web site www.howdidido.co.uk and to the Scottish Golf Central Database of Handicaps.
You are strongly advised to register with HowDidIDo so that you can see your handicap, a history of your progress and to receive emails notifying you of revised handicaps and medal competition tee-off times.
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