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To: All Affiliated Clubs in Connacht, Hon. Secretaries.
The Connacht Branch has released all of the 2020 Inter-Club Competition Draws, except for the Connacht U16 Boys Inter Clubs which is as of yet unconfirmed due to difficulties in securing a central venue.
Please note; matches can only commence on or after Monday 20 July 2020. Each round must then be completed on or before the date shown on the Draw Sheet.
Extensive guidance on participation in Interclub competitions for clubs and for individuals will be released "shortly" by the Golfing Union of Ireland.
Playing of Matches
All matches to be played over a single leg on a Home/Away basis with 3 matches at Home and 2 Away.
Exceptions – Irish U18 Boys Inter Club (Kenny Cup) and the Connacht U16 Boys Inter Club (if it commences).
Exceptions – Jack O'Sullivan Final shall be played over its traditional two legs.
Full "Terms of Competition" have also been finalised.
Draw Sheet A PDF version of each Draw, is available by selecting this link - https://www.golfnet.ie/about-us/documents/507/2020-revised-inter-club-draws-re-covid
Team Sheets To be completed for all matches and exchanged (electronically or otherwise following COVID-19 regulations) between Team Captains, when Connacht Branch Officials are not present.
Disputes Unresolved disputes must be notified to the Branch Office within 24 hours, of the issue giving rise to the complaint - email or call Executive Officer, see contact info above.
Guidance on Playing of Matches The GUI's Rules & Competitions Committee has issued interim guidance on the playing of inter-club matches between clubs. This information will be circulated by email, from the GUI Championships Manager. It will also be available on www.golfnet.ie from Monday 29 June at 5 pm - if this guidance should change we will notify clubs immediately.
Provincial / National Finals The Dates/Venues of the Provincial Finals are as follows;
Cups & Shields;
AIG National Finals at Donegal between Thursday 15 & Sunday 18 October Provincial; AIG Connacht Finals shall take place at Athlone Golf Club on the weekend of Saturday and Sunday September 26th & 27th. Semi-finals and Finals in both the AIG Senior & Junior Cups; AIG Bruen and Purcell Finals only.
Kind Regards, Enda L.
Enda Lonergan, Executive Officer.
Image is of the 5th Green at Athlone, venue for the 2020 Connacht Finals