South Eastern Group

England Golf South Eastern Group


Senior Mens Championship

Alan Hobson Trophy


Conditions of Play and Qualification - Refer also to SEG General Conditions 


1.   Conditions of Play

(a)   The Championship shall be decided by Stroke Play over 36 holes over two days, 18 holes being played on each of the two days.

(b)     72 or more competitors (to be decided by the Committee) shall be eligible to compete. The winner shall be the Competitor who returns the lowest Gross Score over 36 holes stroke play. 

(c)     In the event of a tie, the Championship shall be decided by a sudden death play-off, under stroke play rules, over holes to be nominated by the Committee to determine the winner. All others to be equal runners-up and to receive prizes. Minor prizes to be decided by a card play-off procedure. (All in accordance with General Conditions clause 13)

(d)     Subsidiary Competitions by age groups shall be played within the Championship. Competitors returning the lowest gross score over 36 holes in each of the age groups shall receive a prize. The Championship winner, the second and third placed players shall not be eligible for a subsidiary age group prize.


.2.     Qualification

To be eligible to enter, a player must:

(a)   Have as his home club, a golf club affiliated through its County Union to the South Eastern Group of England Golf.

(b)     Not have played for a County or in any Championship of a Countyoutside the South Eastern Group during the calendar year of the Championship.

(c)   Be in possession of an active competition playing handicap not exceeding 12 under the current CONGU Unified Handicapping System.

(d)   Be 55 years of age or over on the first day of the Championship.


3.   Entries

(a)   Entries must be made online via the SEG website.

(b) No entry fee will be refunded unless notice of withdrawal is received before the closing date for entries, except to any entrant who may be balloted out and who does not subsequently compete.


4.     Prizes

(a)   The winner of the Championship shall be the EG South Eastern Group Men's Amateur Senior Golfer for the year.

(b)     The Championship winner, the second and third placed players in the Championship and the winners of the age-group competitions shall receive mementos.


5.     Note - These Conditions of Competition must be read in conjunction with:


  1.    The England Golf - South Eastern Group “General Conditions”
  2.    The England Golf’s “Hard Card” (Standard Local Rules) and Conditions of Competitions,


Download a PDF of these Conditions here.

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